Surrounded by more than 465 feet of waterfront sprawling over half of a private isle, this spectacular Mediterranean-style estate creates the ultimate resort-at-home paradise. Located in one of the premier waterfront communities of Fort Lauderdale, Bay Colony is a prestigious guard-gated enclave of estate homes lining tranquil waterways that embody Fort Lauderdale’s acclaim as the "Venice of America."
Container-Planted Japanese Maple in Traditional Terraced Garden
A Japanese maple is planted in a rustic planter, offering it more prominence as a focal point than it might receive planted in the ground. The color of the leaves, along with the red hues of another Japanese maple add vibrancy to this elegant terraced garden.
Welcome to Chateau Montclair, the former home of NFL and MLB sports star Deion Sanders. Located outside Dallas, it has an indoor football field, lap pool, bowling alley and basketball court. Also 10 bedrooms. Also a barber shop. Step inside and live the luxe life.
Completely refurbished in 2007, the mansion epitomizes the classical style. The building materials were taken from other historical homes, now gone, such as the Mansion of the Count of Romanos and the ancient German Embassy.
Placing a barbecue and swimming pool in the side yard of this small home is an amazing way to expand outdoor living space. The yard's simple yet attractive landscaping provides privacy, and the grill is appropriately placed against the house for safety.
Fall’s blazing hues of orange, gold and red blend artfully with pretty pink tones, like those in found in this basket of blushing annuals. The trio features frost-hardy Rose Veined Trailing Supertunia (small pink petunia), Blushing Princess sweet alyssum and Royal Magenta Supertunia (large deep pink petunia). Supertunias withstand light freezes to 30°F, while dainty sweet alyssum bounces back from hard freezes of short duration. In other words, this mix of bloomers can bring on color from early fall to whenever consistent cold arrives in your neck of the woods.
The neoclassical or new classical, is an extravagant home style that romanticizes ancient Greek and Roman architecture. Design features often include wrought-iron railings, white columns and grand porches or verandas.
Neoclassical Home With Dramatic Patterned Driveway
Landscaping clearly articulates the entry statement even prior to encountering the front door in front of this neoclassical-style home. A row of cypress trees and paver driveway with a diamond grass pattern are as dramatic as the home itself.
This blush pink home features a low pitched roof with multiple roof lines, iconic of the Arts & Crafts movement. A large front porch overlooks a manicured lawn, while trimmed hedges offer orderly curb appeal.
Pink stucco is a common exterior choice for the Mediterranean style home. Clay roof tiles are often used in warmer regions both to add beauty and keep the home cool. Angel statues an ornate concrete fence border greet guests and create a sense of luxury and elegance to the front space.