This spacious covered sitting area features a dark wood beadboard ceiling paired with neutral tones, as seen in the stone patio tiles. Two brown wicker outdoor sofas boast comfy neutral cushions and striped throw pillows, while a distressed coffee table provides a rustic touch. An outdoor kitchen is located nearby.
This home boasts a warm, sun-washed exterior and flat roofline for a classic Southwestern look. Bold colored patio furniture brightens the pool deck and provides shaded space for relaxation after a swim in the pool or dip in the hot tub.
The homeowners love to entertain, so the house is designed to create an open and casual atmosphere with a strong connection to the outdoors. The home is oriented toward the best view of the river while maintaining good solar orientation for taking advantage of solar heat gain in the winter and keeping out the hot summer sun. The large roof over the living room serves to shade large areas of glass in the summer, while geothermal heat pumps and high levels of insulation help keep it warm and energy efficient in the winter. With such an extreme climate in Big Sky, Mont., the house is specifically designed to withstand both sides of the temperature spectrum.
This stone and stucco home is inspired by an Italian Farmhouse, but with a contemporary twist. Clean lines make the architecture stand out from the traditional, and large windows and sliding doors provide sweeping views of the Hill Country.
Bold colors, fanciful patterns and rustic details define this 6,000-square-foot mountain ski home in Park City, Utah. The rustic exterior combines with interior elements that blend the client’s love of pattern and color with the ruggedness of the Park City landscape.
This private 13-acre estate features a light green siding exterior paired with wood and stone accents, giving it a rustic look. Evergreen trees line the property, while a stream and pond provide a natural backyard water feature.
Understated style in a tidy package, this tastefully contemporary deck may inspire an espresso habit. The beautiful dark decking grounds the space, while the lofty white umbrella provides shade for sunny days.
This Lake Tahoe-area home is located directly on the skyway, which gives it ski-in/ski-out access to Northstar Ski Resort in a neighborhood of only 25 home sites. The gated community offers exclusivity and privacy, while the home's orientation on its lot provides 180 degree views.
This neutral home exterior features multiple wooden entrances, including garage doors and a gated walkway. Mirrored windows reveal the surrounding landscape, while tropical plants decorate the front yard. A gray tin roof completes the look.