First impressions are always important, and you can set the tone for the rest of your property by carefully selecting exterior components that give your house a personality. This natural stone walkway, lush landscape and warm exterior add sophistication and wow factor.
A warm wood retaining wall features the home's address number that complements the exterior. Lovely green shrubs and plants fill the landscape, and a gravel walkway leads the way to the front entrance.
Set low against the horizon and encircled by trees, this Mediterranean-style home in Scottsdale, Ariz., appears like an oasis in the desert, exuding peace and tranquility. A gravel path gently guides visitors past the front lawn to the main entrance.
Mediterranean-Style Home With Colorful Landscaping
"Many Mediterranean-style homes in the United States are often found in warmer climates. That means that trees and shrubs around your Mediterranean-style home are likely to grow much more quickly and fully than around homes in other parts of the country," according to the experts at The Plan Collection. "As a result, frequent landscaping and gardening maintenance is essential for enhancing curb appeal."
Craftsman Home With Shake Siding and Lush Landscaping
This craftsman style home is differentiated by its split shake siding. Bold window and door trim and low pitched roof are in keeping with the arts and crafts design. The mustard yellow and olive color scheme compliment the home's style.
Light Gray Home Exterior With Lush Green Landscaping
The entryway planter of this traditional home is brimming with eclectic and vibrant plants, including Pittosporum 'silver sheen', Liriope 'sunproof', Euphorbia, Boxwood, Helichrysum, Dietes, orange Abutilon and Heuchera.
Quaint Cottage-Style Home Exterior With Beautiful Landscaping
After: A brick path was laid in three different levels with the lowest level at the yard's gate, the middle level at the seating area and the upper level near the entryway. To save money, the window sashes were painted a bold red that popped against the existing house color.
Lush, Colorful Plant Life Lining Gravel Driveway Leading to Gorgeous Plantation Home
A thick growth of yellow flowers, ornamental grass and shrubbery creates a lively and colorful border for the gravel driveway winding toward this plantation home. The spacious yard and natural decoration create an airy feel.
English Cottage Home Boasts Of Stunning Brick, Gray Shingle and Rolling Landscaping
This English cottage radiates with personality through the use of prestigious brick and gray shingles. A white trim adds style to the outlines while perfectly picked and pruned landscaping bursts with color.