Turning right off the foyer leads into the formal dining room, where a round, glass-topped table and eight slipper chairs sit centerstage. A neutral area rug softens the terra cotta tile floors and accentuates the room's light and airy aesthetic.
Breakfast Nook Features Banquette Seating, Fireplace and Sunny Sitting Area
On the other side of the kitchen in this Mediterranean style Santa Ynez Valley, Calif., home sits a breakfast nook with built-in banquette seating, a corner fireplace and a sunny sitting room with doors leading to the outside terrace.
French Doors Link Living Room to Back Patio in California Home
French doors link the living room of this Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., home to the back patio and a casual grilling and al fresco dining zone. A large stone fireplace makes makes this a cozy space to curl up with a good book or for casual conversation.
An arched stone entry bridges the living room and kitchen in this Tuscan-inspired home in Austin, Texas. In the living room, a beamed ceiling and warm wood finishes give a nod to Mediterranean design, while a wall of glass offers sweeping views of the outdoors. The stone fireplace ties in the with both the accent wall and the home's exterior.
Classically Styled Dining Room With Inset Antique Buffet and Mural
Andrea Michaelson adorned this dining room with many beautiful antiques, such as this gorgeous inset buffet in silver and gold, displaying silver accessories. A bucolic scene painted in wood sits above the buffet with a dignified air, along with a golden wall hanging that crowns the display.
Spanish Modern Living Room With Lantern Pendant Lights
Dark-stained wood ceiling beams call attention to the lofty ceilings, which give this living room its airy feel. Lantern pendant lights bring an intimate feel and old-world look to the spacious living area. Neutral chairs and sofas create a cozy conversational area around the fireplace.
This great room features a glass wall that offers sweeping lake views. Instead of using steel as a structural support, the wall is supported by stacked glass, similar to an urban skyscraper. An automated cabinet above the fireplace opens at the click of a button to reveal the TV. Meanwhile, ceiling beams and warm wood finishes give a nod to the home's Mediterranean design.
Moroccan-Inspired Sitting Room With Bold Orange Wall
This beautiful, classy sitting room takes inspiration from Moroccan style by mixing bright, warm tones with darker colors and neutrals. An orange wall creates an eye-catching background for the navy sofa adorned with turquoise pillows and a purple throw. Neutral horseshoe-shaped chairs coordinate with the area rug, completing the look.
Cozy Living Room Opens to Private Courtyard and Patio
A cozy living room is anchored by a large stone fireplace, dark wood beams and oversized rug. Sliding doors open onto a private entry courtyard on one side and the back patio on the other. A pair of yellow sofas offer a comfortable conversation space while embracing the sunniness of this bright space.
Close to the kitchen and breakfast room, this living space is a great place to relax with friends and family. A plush, leather sectional with bright red accent pillows offers a comfy spot to sit and enjoy a movie.
This light-filled formal dining room looks into the conveniently located wine bar with a wine cooler and wine racks. A diamond-patterned accent wall adds some glam and sheen to this space. An imposing chandelier hangs from the recessed ceiling.
Indoor entertaining feels like outdoor entertaining when the doors to the patio slide back and the location is as spectacular as this home's. The room's neutral palette keeps the focus on the ocean views.