A step outside the blue French doors leads to the front patio at this California beach home. White cushioned swivel chairs and a built-in corner bench surround the ground-level fire pit, and a large dining table with wire chairs creates an outdoor dining space. Plants border the yard, adding natural life and color.
Cottage-Style Home With Brick and Cedar-Shake Siding
This ranch home combines a variety of building materials to create an adorable cottage look. The brick siding, cedar shakes, slate patio tiles and stone planters mix beautifully with the swirled topiaries, pine-needle mulch and flowering window boxes.
Cottage Front Yard With Pergola And Spherical Wooden Yard Art
A flowering, shrubby vine grows up the pergola to eventually provide full shade over the front porch. The spherical yard decoration made of driftwood is representative of the home's owners appreciation for art, which is evidenced by numerous collected pieces displayed throughout the house.
A beautiful wooden entryway pairs with blue shutters to give this home a traditional cottage feel. Stone walls topped with red siding expand the home's space and create an intriguing shape. Concrete squares provide a walkway to the front door through the surrounding gravel and mulched yard.
Quaint Cottage-Style Home Exterior With Beautiful Landscaping
After: A brick path was laid in three different levels with the lowest level at the yard's gate, the middle level at the seating area and the upper level near the entryway. To save money, the window sashes were painted a bold red that popped against the existing house color.