A neutral paver driveway leads up to a gorgeous southwestern-inspired home with stucco walls and terracotta roof tiles. Desert landscaping, full of cacti and pebbles, reflects and takes full advantage of the Arizona surroundings.
Surrounded by beautiful trees and plantings, this home combines southwestern and modern styles to create a welcoming home that fits perfectly into natures. Stacked stone walls provide privacy as well as texture to the exterior, and bright green front doors are a bold burst of color to the home.
These homeowners' main concern is that the exterior of their home be very drought friendly, so they used a gabion wall, made of reclaimed materials, to add to the ambiance of their desert oasis. The plants featured in this design are drought resistant and can go for quite a time without a drop of water. Some of the plants include: cactus, agave and yucca.
Escape to paradise at this gorgeous Puerto Vallarta home. The smooth white stone pops against the bright blue sky and rich green palm trees. Ample porch space on the house and a tiled patio provide views of the beautiful scenery and large swimming pool from all angles.
This southwestern-inspired home features stunning architectural details, including stacked stone exterior walls. A flagstone terrace with a curved perimeter captures the 180-degree view of foothills and mountains beyond.
This modern desert villa is nestled into an Arizona hill, creating a 7,500-square-foot southwestern vacation home. The floor plan is designed to highlight the stunning views with large picturesque windows and comfortable outdoor living areas.
This eco-friendly Southwestern style landscaping features modern terraced steps to lead to the home's front door. The plants featured in this garden are drought resistant to stand up to the extreme temperatures of this home's desert location. Other aspects of this design include sustainable materials such as reclaimed stone for the gabion wall and the stone that requires no watering.
The concern for this design was sustainability, so to landscape the exterior of the house, the designers used mostly reclaimed materials, like the stones that make up the gabion wall, and plants that wouldn't require much water, such as the cactus.
To add dimension to this front yard, the homeowners have used their steps to give the space height. Instead of adding plants of varying heights that could obstruct a direct view of the house, the homeowners have terraced their steps, and also their flowerbeds, to give their drought friendly front lawn a little extra pizzaz.
Open archways connect the interior of this beautiful Puerto Vallarta home to the tropical exterior elements. The stone stairwell descends to an inviting poolside surrounded with natural life from the palm trees.
The natural materials of stone and wood blends seamlessly with the desert surroundings. A negative edge pool captures and reflects the beautiful sunset drama and makes this outdoor space simply divine.