Spanish Style Homes

  • Exterior: Old World Estate in Daytona Beach, Fla.

    One of the earliest luxury homes built in Daytona Beach, Castillo de Tropical enchants with its Spanish-style exterior. A decorative brick driveway leads to the front of the home where palm trees and…   See the Image

  • Entryway: Old World Estate in Daytona Beach, Fla.

    The interiors exude old-world charm through Chicago brick floors, arched doorways, and plaster walls. Necessary renovations maintained the character and integrity of the Spanish-style home, with…   See the Image

  • Dining Room: Old World Estate in Daytona Beach, Fla.

    Within the formal dining room, a tray ceiling crafted from pecky cypress draws eyes upward to the magnificent chandelier. French doors on both sides of the room overlook the private courtyard and…   See the Image

  • Bar: Old World Estate in Daytona Beach, Fla.

    The well-kept residence dates back to 1922. With four bedrooms, six bathrooms, a media room, game room, great room, five fireplaces, bar and wine cellar, this home offers truly unique living and…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Warm Colors

    While you once found Mediterranean architecture only in the sun-drenched states claimed by conquistadores long ago, the style has become so popular that you can now find it coast to coast.…   Read the Blog

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Warm Colors

    Browse photos of Mediterranean-style homes with impeccable curb appeal, plus get expert tips for sprucing up your own Mediterranean home’s landscaping and exterior.   See the Gallery

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal: Arresting Arches

    “Too often, we see homeowners have chosen a color matching the home’s stucco for columns and arches," say the experts at The Plan Collection. "That is playing it safe, but at the price of being…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Pop Up the Pillars

    The experts at The Plan Collection ask, "Since most Mediterranean-style homes have arch motifs, columns or both as part of their architectural design, why not highlight them?"     See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal 101: Fountains

    “If you don't have a view of water, you might want to include some sort of fountain or pond 
to embrace this element that is so important in Mediterranean style,” suggest the Phantom Screen…   See the Image

  • Mediterranean Curb Appeal: "Phantom" Screens

    You can increase your living space by adding screens to your porch or courtyard, like these from Phantom Screens, that are practically invisible. They recess into arches and columns and are only…   See the Image