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This stone-framed home exudes curb appeal with a terraced front yard and traditional brick walkway. A classic stone mailbox adds to the charm, as do manicured hedges, soft ground covers and graceful mature trees.
The modern front entrance of this Midcentury Modern home welcomes guests into the space. Instead of traditional landscaping, gravel, concrete and a few native, drought resistant plants create a low maintenance space that will be durable throughout California's dry summer months.
Grand Gray Stone Home Exterior With Gravel Driveway and Lush Planted Front Yard
This gorgeous home is introduced with visit curb appeal from lush planted garden sections featuring shaped shrubs and soft florals. The gray stone exterior of the home rises above the plants with a graceful and timeless traditional style. A gravel walkway winds between the plants to arrive at the entrance.
The symmetrical entrance and rigidity of a traditional colonial are softened by the shingle style and supplemented by stonework. An angled garage wing responds to the natural contours of a plateau on which the house sits, addressing the natural landscape as well as clients' needs.
Natural materials in earth-tone colors were used to make this house feel at home. Though it is only two-stories on the front facade, the dormers and chimney pots help to elevate an otherwise horizontal structure. The breezeway to the left of the garage allows guests to reach the rear-yard pool without going through the house.
A lush, green front yard adds instant curb appeal to this traditional home, which boasts a gorgeous exterior combination of brick and siding. A charming front porch with seating for two completes the front facade.
This traditional home features a large front yard with detailed landscaping. The hedges creates a formal border around the yard, while the plant design inside features lots of flowing and inviting grass variations.
This home features a narrow, bluestone walkway leading guests from the driveway to the open landing and front porch of this traditional-style property. Large trees and a low-cut hedge give the front yard a formal feel, with lush, flowing plants inside.
Painting the shutters and front door black on this traditional home creates a visual rhythm. The white picket fence and stone columns framing the white gate provide a beautiful frame for this well manicured yard.
This home was designed to straddle the worlds of both traditional and modern design in terms of both style as well as separation. While this house is detached, and has front and rear yards, it is also influenced by older homes with carriage houses in front.
The designers were very careful to pay close attention to Cape Cod style and details when choosing every aspect of HGTV Dream Home 2015’s front yard. Rather than a paved driveway, a traditional pea-gravel drive adds to the home’s New England style.