With its huge portico, soaring stone columns, wrought iron balconies and grand staircase, this mansion in Dallas could easily be mistaken for a palace. Planters overflowing with palm fronds are staggered across the stone steps to draw the eye up to the glittering entrance.
Improving Mediterranean curb appeal involves attending to wrought iron balconies, gates and fixtures with a fresh eye, and perhaps repainting with a product like Behr’s Alkyd Semi Gloss Enamel, that works equally well on plaster, aluminum and wrought iron.
This simply chic neutral bedroom features a black wrought iron bed paired with frilly white and gray bed linens, and floral throw pillows. An antique candelabra chandelier hangs overhead, while white louvered doors provide outdoor balcony access. Dark brown hardwood floors add a finishing touch.
The rooftop deck offers the best views of the ocean, especially from this wrought iron balcony. An outdoor dining room sits underneath the covered area, perfect for entertaining or romantic evenings watching the sun set.
This Los Angeles-area home is loaded with Mediterranean charm, from its arched front entry to its wrought-iron balconies to its lush landscaping. Italian tile graces the front steps, adding a custom touch to the home's curb appeal.
Curves rule the day in this elegant Washington foyer, from the curved walls to the engaged columns to the petite center table and crescent-shaped bench. The scrolled design in the wrought iron balcony rails is echoed in the double front doors.
This stunning Texas-based home boasts a traditional look with a French Provincial vibe. The white exterior is paired with charcoal shingles and light gray shutters, while top level windows feature wrought iron balconies to match the fence that encloses the perimeter of the yard. Detailed landscaping completes the look.
This French Country Estate is grand yet inviting. With over 5000 square feet of living space this home is the perfect retreat for a growing family. This home’s exterior stucco finish and native stone wainscot come together to beautify the structure. Wrought iron balconies, custom wood shutters and window planter boxes, copper spires, and subtle archways compliment the design.
Architectural detail abounds in this space, from the inlaid flooring to the beamed, cathedral-height ceiling, to the custom wrought-iron balcony rails. A Medieval-inspired chandelier gives a nod to the castle-like detailing in the home's architecture. A stone fireplace creates a focal point, and traditional furnishings are in proportion with the room's generous dimensions.
A wide room made multiple seating areas possible. Putting two sofas back-to-back to accomplish seating while keeping access to the deck unprohibited. Splattered pattern rugs soften the hickory hardwood floors and create a mirror image in the seating spaces. A rustic fireplace surround creates a grand separation between the two balcony access doors.
Stone and wood accents in this rustic living room give a nod to the mountainside setting of this luxury ski cabin in Avon, Colorado. A loft space overlooks the living room via a wrought iron balcony. In the living room itself, comfortable seating creates a cozy conversation area, while a wet bar in one corner adds to the home's many entertainment options.
A marble courtyard gives grand presence to the muted and elegant interiors of this Newport Coast, California, estate. The Mediterranean-inspired architecture continues indoors through the use of rustic ceiling beams and wrought iron balconies, though the rooms have contemporary flair. Arched openings used throughout this courtyard also are repeated inside. The roof hinted at above features 300-year-old ceiling tiles reclaimed from an Italian castle.
Matt Anderson, owner of Anderson Framing & Remodeling in East Sandwich, Mass., used AZEK Trim and Mouldings, made of cellular PVC, as a low-maintenance replacement for wood or wrought iron, which is perfect for his colder climate.