French Provincial Style

  • Pool: Park-Like Property in Alamo, Calif.

    This view of the pool offers a peek at one of the many outdoor balconies the home has to offer.   See the Image

  • Pool Area: Park-Like Property in Alamo, Calif.

    Vibrant green outdoor umbrellas provide shade to the multiple poolside lounge areas. The backyard features detailed landscaping, including colorful trees, shrubs and flowers.   See the Image

  • Poolside Seating: Park-Like Property in Alamo, Calif.

    Relax poolside in one of the many outdoor sitting areas. In addition to many well-positioned trees, outdoor umbrellas provide shade from the sun.   See the Image

  • Home Exterior: Park-Like Property in Alamo, Calif.

    Old World elegance and sophistication are the hallmarks of this 5,868-square foot residence. The home includes an 800-square-foot, fully conditioned cabana and a separate guesthouse with 997 square…   See the Image

  • Staircase: French Normandy Stunner in Montecito, Calif.

    Known for simple Spanish Colonial homes with light, airy interiors, George Washington Smith designed this house in French Normandy style with timeless design elements.   See the Image

  • French Doors: French Normandy Stunner in Montecito, Calif.

    Just off the master bedroom, glass French doors lead to the landscaped backyard and allow plenty of natural light.   See the Image

  • Living Room: French Normandy Stunner in Montecito, Calif.

    In the living room, lofty ceilings and gleaming floors contribute to the open feel of the warm space. A decorative brick pattern frames the fireplace and showcases the room’s historic French Normandy…   See the Image

  • Butler's Pantry: French Normandy Stunner in Montecito, Calif.

    A charming French window provides views of the yard while working in the butler’s pantry. A second sink offers additional prep space, and glass-front cabinets reflect the natural light, contributing…   See the Image

  • Kitchen: French Normandy Stunner in Montecito, Calif.

    The remodeled galley kitchen boasts a farmhouse sink, stainless steel appliances and marble countertops. Streamlined moss-colored cabinets lend French country charm.   See the Image

  • Exterior: French Normandy Stunner in Montecito, Calif.

    Climbing vines add character to the façade of this French Normandy home, a style uncommon for architect George Washington Smith, founder of the Spanish Colonial revival. Known as the Wagner…   See the Image