- by Laura
It’s all about curb appeal, and these homes have enough curb appeal to stop traffic. From shaker siding to astounding brickwork, these high-class homes feature beautiful exterior designs created by expert craftsman. Once you take a look at these stunning homes, you will want to give your own home a face lift. Fortunately, any one of the features you see on these homes can be recreated on yours.
Image: Country Home inside the City
Inspired by fairy tales, this lovely house features a gingerbread design that’s made complete by rugged, rustic woodwork.
Image: JB Architecture Group, Inc
The builder used two types of brick on the exterior of this home to enhance architectural detail and draw the eye to the main entrance.
Image: Oak Hill Architects
Designed with expert stonework, intriguing details, and lead windows, this country home also boasts a beautifully manicured lawn.
Image: Landmark Builders
Designed with extra-large windows, this lovely stucco home makes great use of dormers, which add character and an extra design element to the home.
Image: Carl Vernlund
Wooden shaker siding lends this house a rustic look and makes this exquisite home appear at one with nature.
Image: Fusch Architects, Inc.
Exquisitely crafted, this upscale home possesses several unique design elements like those found on the dormers.
Image: Erotas Building Corporation
Bold and beautiful, this striking home has gorgeous red barn siding offset with white trim, which gives this home a country vibe.
Corrugated tin siding, natural wood, and artisan stonework converge to create this stunning country home.
Rustic and rugged, this fabulous home features three different kinds of wood siding, which adds interest and flair to this elegant home.
Image: Lake Country Builders
Black trim really makes the natural wood pop on this stunning home. And the view from the back is sensational too.
A wonderful wrap-around porch turns away from the home and cuts a swath through the forest, creating an inspiring lookout on this country home.
Grand and imposing, this remarkable home features expert craftsmanship and amazing stonework.
Perched delicately on a beautiful wooded hillside, this lovely home has a lot of character thanks to gorgeous stonework and two types of wood siding.
Elegant and formal, this upscale country manner home greets guests with a marvelous one-and-a-half story stone arch.
Image: ADV MASONRY
Exquisitely designed with contrasting stonework, this regal country home is brought to life by the architectural detail.
Wood siding and rustic stonework lend this home a log-cabin feel. The whole look is tied together with large, natural stones, which have been incorporated into the landscaping.
An imposing, awe-inspiring window graces the face of this house that features redwood, shaker, and tin siding.
Stunning yet simple, the exterior of this home is made beautiful with shaker siding and clean white trim.
Image: Barnes Vanze Architects, Inc
Floor-to-ceiling windows allow lots of light to enter this home while giving the exterior that certain wow factor.
It doesn’t matter how beautiful your home is on the inside. If it’s not gorgeous on the outside, most people will never give it a second look. If you take as much care to design the exterior of your home as you do the interior, you will create a home that people love to drive by and gawk at.