The siting of this rustic home offeres commanding views of some of the most dramatic scenery in the world. The home is visually engaging from both the exterior and interior because of the exposed nature of the site.
Known as Palazzo di Mare, this Miami mansion features a large driveway and a Mediterranean-style façade. The home was rented by socialite sisters Kourtney and Kim Kardashian while they filmed their E! reality series, Kourtney and Kim Take Miami.
This cottage home takes a cue from several different European styles: The half timbering in the gables gives a nod to Tudor revival. The Gothic arched window and brick front suggest a French Provencal influence.
This Southwestern house combines stone and stucco facades. Heavy lintels span doors and windows and a chimney pokes up at the entrance and towers over the Spanish-tiled roof and formal, desert-style landscaping below.
Red cedar wood shingles were not only chosen for the roofing, but required by the community for a consistent neighborhood appearance. A cupola with a weathervane sits atop the garage as a tall spectacle.
A white picket fence stands guard at the front of this contemporary farmhouse. Complete with a tin roof, stone chimney and inviting front porch, the home is a picture of country charm. The third-story tower offers an unexpected twist in typical farmhouse design.
At the 2012 HGTV Dream Home, the finished landscaping, inspired by indigenous meadow grasses, caps the exterior design of this exquisite modern rustic ranch home. The beautiful 4000-square-foot home, located in Park City, Utah, was designed to resemble a family compound expanded over time.
As seen on Beach Flip, contestants Lucy and Daphney took the blank and bland area under the beach deck and converted it into a new shaded patio area with plenty of seating at the renovated Southwind condo. The wood bench at the perimeter also acts as a retaining wall to keep the sand out.