The extravagant courtyard features a Grecian style pool with water features splashing into the sides and connected to a hot tub. Large shrubs and trees act as privacy walls, while a dining area is covered by the second story patio. Comfortable lounge seating is poolside.
The exterior of this Greek Revival home has a classic pedimented gable and four elegant columns. Architectural detailing can be found in the fascia and eves and a crawl space helps this home stand tall.
Greek Revival-Style Foyer With Carved Double Doors, Chandelier
The entrance to this mansion is just as elegant as you'd expect, with two-story windows that overlook the perfectly manicured grounds. A large, traditional chandelier fills out the space overhead, while glossy tile floors lead to the imperial staircase.
A gold freestanding claw foot tub fills the center of this Grecian bathroom. Venetian plastered purple walls and a hand-painted ceiling that depicts Greek gods overlook a large gold mirror with two candle-bearing wall sconces.
Greek revival architecture began in America as a snub to Britain and to pay homage to the spirit of democracy. This style was first seen in Philadelphia, however in later years it became a popular on Southern plantations. Tall columns and pediments, painted plaster exterior, horizontal transoms, symmetrical shape, bold moldings and embellishments are all key to the style.
How pretty is this outdoor space? On their way to the pool, the owners and their guests can pass under a pergola covered with greenery. Stone columns and a patterned walkway give the space a distinct Greek Revival feel that complements the main house.
This luxurious neoclassic bathroom in Santa Ana Heights, Calif., boasts a gigantic Roman tub, a flat screen TV with retractable art, custom chandeliers and shagreen front vanity cabinets with durable Caesarstone counter tops.
Imperial Staircase Adds Drama to Greek Revival-Style Foyer
Jaws will definitely drop when guests see the imperial staircase in this Greek Revival-style foyer. Carved wooden banisters have a dramatic effect as they climb towards the home's second level, which includes four bedroom suites, a game room, home office and bar.