Curb Appeal: Contemporary Texas Two-Story

Steel-grid windows and dark, charcoal-colored trim balance the more traditional features of this limestone-clad home from Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects. Neutral hues inside and out set a calming tone, while colorful tile and exposed beams warm both floors.

Photo By: Tre Dunham

Photo By: Tre Dunham

Photo By: Tre Dunham

Photo By: Tre Dunham

Photo By: Tre Dunham

Photo By: Tre Dunham

Photo By: Tre Dunham

Photo By: Tre Dunham

Glass Sunroom on Home's Front Elevation

On the front of the house, a glass sun room is warmed by the beautiful light of the morning sun.

Windows Allow Natural Light In and Give Home a Pool View

The windows scattered across the home's rear elevation allow plenty of natural light to come into the home's interior spaces, while allowing the view of the home's backyard to take center stage-even from the inside of the house.

Pool House with Modern Entertainment Space

Just off the pool area, a set of stairs leads up to the pool house. Underneath the pool house is a sitting area with modern furniture that gives the homeowners a great space to entertain with the perfect view of the pool.

Multi-Functional Kitchen Island Adds Casual Dining Option

The island in the kitchen adds plenty of serving, prep space and storage while giving the family a casual dining space.

Accent Wall with Open Shelving Adds Color and Contrast to Neutral Kitchen

To add color to the neutral room as well as create a focal point, patterned tile was added to the accent wall behind the sink. To add a bit of storage and contrast, open shelving was added to the design.

Modern Fireplace Gives Focal Point to Neutral Living Room

The fireplace in the living room creates a sophisticated focal point in the living room while providing the modern home with an alternative heat source.

Naturally Lit Formal Dining Room

The formal dining room is lit by a floor to ceiling window that gives the eight person table a view of the home's private courtyard.

Contemporary Second Floor Bathroom

On the home's second floor, the master bathroom has a simple, contemporary design. A neutral color palette keeps the space light and bright, while a tile floor laid out in a chevron pattern gives the space texture. To complete the space, a shower sits off to the side of a soaker tub that rests in front of a floor to ceiling window that gives the space a perfect view of the home's backyard.

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