Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines opened the porch back up, bringing back a more classic and elegant look to the exterior. Though they opted to keep the original brick and not paint the exterior, new stucco and contrasting gray trim highlight the home's traditional Tudor style.
Tudor Revival Half-Timber Framing Softened With Neutral Colors
The look of the half-timber framing of this Tudor Revival home is softened with a neutral color palette at this Beverly Hills home. A well-manicured lawn frames patio zones for dining and lounging as well as the nearby swimming pool.
Beverly Hills Home Features Strong Tudor Revival Details
Tudor Revival details are prominent in this Beverly Hills home, including the combination of brick and half-timber framing, arched passageways and leaded, casement-style windows. The diamond ironwork on the upstairs balcony mimics the diamond window panes often found on Tudor-style homes.
A wide porch gracefully wraps around the back of the home, offering a shady respite from which to enjoy views of the pretty backyard and fountain. The porch then gives way to a stone patio with direct backyard access.
A charming foot bridge leads to a back door with a criss-cross paned window, part of the charm of this luxurious home's classic Tudor construction. The 6,700-square-foot house rests on 4.5 acres in California's Lake Arrowhead community.
Built in 1891 in Evanston, Illinois, the house showcases the Tudor Revival style of architecture. The inside has received respectful modern upgrades over the years to keep the kitchen, living areas and seven bedrooms comfortable for today's needs.