This bright, Tudor kitchen features new recessed LED lights installed in the ceiling with dimmers. The wall cabinets have a LED light under them, mounted at the front for maximum task lighting. The wall cabinets also holds the state-of-the-art tracks with outlets at 6” on center, providing all the plugs one could ever need without breaking up the clean look of the backsplash tile.
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.
A row of round shrubs lines the concrete path in front of the home's well-manicured front yard. Sloping and steep rooflines are emphasized by a darker gray roof, creating an overall design rooted in 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.
The 16-room, nearly 5,000-square foot house sits on a lovely block in Evanston, Illinois. Its original owners, who oversaw the residence's construction in 1891, would be proud of how beautiful it still looks today.
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.
Pavers in a quatrefoil design, repeated from this home’s Tudor-style architecture, is a focal point of the motor court. Reclaimed street pavers are used for the front drive, as well as, the back patio. The scale of the motor court was defined and softened with boxwood hedging and large lindens spaded in. The home in Glencoe, Ill., was an Association of Professional Landscape Designers 2015 Landscape Design Award winner.
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.