The one-and-a-half acres making up this remarkable property sit on a bluff overlooking the Caribbean in St. Barts. The buildings—there are eight in all—represent the classic Caribbean architecture: white wood shingle sides topped with a green roof.
Following this cobblestone driveway is like traveling back through time, as guests arrive at a carriage house complete with sleeping quarters. Having a whole top level to stretch out will surely make visitors feel comfortable.
An exterior wall in the kitchen was opened to create a doorway to the 900-square-foot wooden deck that comfortably fits a 10-foot concrete topped dining table, three all-weather modular sectional sofas and a five-foot concrete fire pit.
Exterior: Pristine Georgian Colonial in Greenwich, Conn.
The beautiful eight-bedroom home, minutes from downtown Greenwich, Conn., boasts a symmetrical, rectangular shape and a formal design — hallmarks of the Georgian Colonial style. Stately white columns add sophistication to the exterior.
Depicted by a simple box shape and the large central dormer, this style of colonial home is called the Foursquare. Its full-width porch and low roof with a deep overhang are also in keeping with this post-Victorian design. The simple white and green color scheme ties into the style of the home.
Stunning Colonial Brings a Touch of Southern Living to California
As seen on HGTV's House Hunters, this two-story Colonial-style home features a wraparound porch and balcony, bringing a touch of Southern charm to Sonoma, California. The property, appropriately named Rosewood Estate, includes a garden of more than 250 rosebushes as well as a private vineyard.
With limited space along the front façade of this home, every space that could contain plants became a planter. Framing the house with soft edges include a Japanese Maple and a Magnolia, boxwood globes, bacopa and carex grass.
Keep a color palette simple while still making it visually compelling by mixing and matching patterns and fabric. In this hallway, the rug and accent pillows liven up the blue, white and neutral scheme.
The family room area was transformed into a bold and bright gathering place. The red, white and blue palette is appropriate for the colonial architecture of the house, while the playful touches and interesting shapes are graphic, modern and playful.