Nestled behind private gates, this contemporary estate boasts gorgeous vaulted ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows that allow a panoramic ocean view. A wraparound deck provides several spots for outdoor entertaining and relaxing.
The thatched, vaulted roof recalls traditional beach palapas, but the scale here is ever so much more grand. Saltillo tile floors and simple wood tables make the interior friendly and practical for vacation living.
One of the smaller guest bedrooms received a total overhaul thanks to a vaulted ceiling and loads of natural daylight. The original ceiling was low and gave the room a dark, cramped feeling. Raising the height of the room and the flooding it with light allowed the homeowners to use bold colors without worry it would overpower the smallish space.
With soaring ceilings, unexpected bursts of bright colors and soft, cozy textures, the living room of HGTV Dream Home 2014 blends everything there is to love about modern mountain living. Steel collar ties support the weight of the roof and, paired with glue-laminated wood beams, offer a striking visual element.
Unpainted wood trusses and metal beams and braces give this vaulted ceiling a rustic but clean look. The roof's construction is a design feature in itself, with bolts fastened in a checkerboard pattern that attracts the eye.
Natural light streams into this living room thanks to glass doors and windows below the gabled roof. Low-slung furniture, a bold area rug and shades of brown and olive add midcentury modern flair to the space.
The rustic, traditional family room makes use of the Tudor-style pitched roof with a vaulted ceiling and wood beams. A custom oak built-in houses the flat-screen TV, entertainment components and fireplace. The large gray sectional is comfortable and the perfect spot to relax.
Re-pitching the roof line created the opportunity to create a much more dramatic space with vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and lots more natural light. The living space also features new hardwood floors and a oversized chandelier. The open concept space allows a sneak peek at the kitchen and sunroom.
Re-pitching the roof line created the opportunity to create a much more dramatic space with vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and lots more natural light. The living space also features new hardwood floors and an oversized chandelier.