Situated on a mountaintop outside Charlottesville, Virginia, Monticello, a 5,000-acre plantation, was the home of Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, third president of the United States, and founder of the University of Virginia.
C.B. Conlin Landscaping: Gorgeous Plan for a Georgian Home
C.B. Conlin Landscaping created a thing of beauty in crafting each detail of the outdoor plan for this stately Georgian home that enhances its beauty and setting. Each shrub, plant, flower, stone element and color choice were carefully selected and staged to balance, formalize and contribute to a point of view--a serene, comfortable and inviting place to call home.
This historic colonial home was spruced up with details that are respectful to the home's heritage while still giving it an updated quality. Inside, the same story is told through a classic, yet modern design that includes an open concept first floor as well as plenty of natural light and functional, stylish spaces.
Three Seasons Entertaining Space in Modern Spanish Colonial Courtyard
To give the homeowners a more versatile courtyard space, designers added a sitting area next to a fireplace, adding a three seasons patio for entertaining. Bright red cushions and pillows in this area pop against the neutral colors that traditionally adorn Spanish Colonial homes, bringing in the modern touch that the homeowners love.
More than 20 interior designers collaborated to turn this dated 1950s Colonial estate into a decked-out showhouse in Washington, D.C.’s Spring Lake neighborhood. The traditional brick home is accented by crisp white columns and trim and black shutters.
Colonial Home With Covered Front Porch Supported by White Beams With Spacious Grass Yard
A soft siding color is contrasted with black shutters and white support columns. The brick from the walkway continues onto the covered porch with outdoor sitting space. The healthy grass yard gives off a natural, colorful glow.
The blue-gray color lends a little fresh twist to this typical colonial architecture. Like all colonial styles, Georgian focuses on strict symmetry. It is typically a box shape and adorned with shuttered windows. The style also features a paneled front door below a decorative crown, which is usually framed by simple, sometimes flattened, columns.
Sunlight shines through the trees at this Asheville, NC, historic home. Located on a lovely wooded lot, this beautifully restored Colonial style mansion offers a wraparound porch to enjoy the manicured landscaping.
The symmetrical entrance and rigidity of a traditional colonial are softened by the shingle style and supplemented by stonework. An angled garage wing responds to the natural contours of a plateau on which the house sits, addressing the natural landscape as well as clients' needs.
Natural materials in earth-tone colors were used to make this house feel at home. Though it is only two-stories on the front facade, the dormers and chimney pots help to elevate an otherwise horizontal structure. The breezeway to the left of the garage allows guests to reach the rear-yard pool without going through the house.
Charming details were added to the exterior of this 1980s colonial home, creating major curb appeal. A curved driveway, which wraps around the front and leads to a three-car garage on the side of the house, completes the classic look.