The 16-room, nearly 5,000-square foot house sits on a lovely block in Evanston, Illinois. Its original owners, who oversaw the residence's construction in 1891, would be proud of how beautiful it still looks today.
The landscape design for this Tudor home's front garden used a layered planting plan of evergreen and deciduous shrubs, perennials and bulbs. Plants include purple Salvia, Allium and Geranium 'Rozanne'; white peony, Viburnum, Azalea, Rhododendron 'multimaculatum' and Cornus Kousa; and yellow Chamaecyparis and Alchemilla. Evergreen Ilex glabra and ornamental grasses are attractive in multiple seasons.
Timeless, Inviting Exterior With Tudor Revival Features
This Beverly Hills home features Tudor Revival-style diamond-shaped window panes and a steeply pitched roof, though the selection of gray shingles and white board and batten siding offer an updated look.