Rustic Style

  • Landscape: Joel Schumacher's Rustic Retreat in Carpinteria, Calif.

    Exquisitely landscaped grounds create a stunning setting harmonious with the home's surroundings and complementary to the views.   See the Image

  • Master Suite: Joel Schumacher's Rustic Retreat in Carpinteria, Calif.

    At the top of the stairs, the master suite is a spacious yet intimate hideaway. The sitting room enjoys dramatic ocean and mountain views and cozies up to its own fireplace. The bed is tucked away in…   See the Image

  • Library: Joel Schumacher's Rustic Retreat in Carpinteria, Calif.

    Built-in shelving lines the walls of the library, which could also serve as a cozy den. A full bathroom and closet allow for a third bedroom suite in the house.   See the Image

  • Kitchen: Joel Schumacher's Rustic Retreat in Carpinteria, Calif.

    Just off the living room, the gourmet kitchen is a chef's dream with top-of-the-line appliances and a walk-in pantry. Rough-hewn wooden beams ornament the ceiling.   See the Image

  • Hallway: Joel Schumacher's Rustic Retreat in Carpinteria, Calif.

    Original murals and eclectic decor grace the hallway.   See the Image

  • Great Room: Joel Schumacher's Rustic Retreat in Carpinteria, Calif.

    French doors in the living room offer stunning ocean views immediately upon entering the home. Truly a great room, the space boasts soaring pitched ceilings, an expansive second-story loft currently…   See the Image

  • Entrance: Joel Schumacher's Rustic Retreat in Carpinteria, Calif.

    The director hired architect Don Nulty to design the home, which features reclaimed wood from several 200-year-old barns.   See the Image

  • Dining Room: Joel Schumacher's Rustic Retreat in Carpinteria, Calif.

    With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the pool, gardens and coastal vistas, the dining room opens up to the kitchen and offers a fantastic space for both casual and formal occasions.   See the Image

  • View: Warm Contemporary in Bainbridge Island, Wash.

    A walk out onto the home's backyard patio offers a panoramic view of the water. Surrounded by deep been forests, in addition to well-manicured landscaping, the backyard is an ideal place for adults…   See the Image

  • Bathroom: Warm Contemporary in Bainbridge Island, Wash.

    This luxurious contemporary bathroom features a separate bathtub and glass-enclosed shower stall accented by a window-covered vaulted ceiling. Large neutral floor tiles paired with the small, brown…   See the Image