Curb Appeal: Midcentury Ranch in Palm Springs

Concrete pavers and slabs in disparate sizes easily draw visual interest to this classic midcentury modern home in Palm Springs, Calif. A bold red door and Sputnik-style light fixture enliven the entryway, as well as ensure that this home from H3K Design positively pops against its desert surroundings.

From: H3K Design

Photo By: Patrick Ketchum

Photo By: Patrick Ketchum

Photo By: Patrick Ketchum

Photo By: Patrick Ketchum

Photo By: Patrick Ketchum

Photo By: Patrick Ketchum

Photo By: Patrick Ketchum

Photo By: Patrick Ketchum

Photo By: Patrick Ketchum

Midcentury Ranch Home Atop Grassy Hill With Stone Slabs

This midcentury ranch home sits on top of a hill, thus minimizing the view of structural roof items that would normally be visible. A large expanse of grass is broken up by large stones as well as a walkway made from large stone slabs.

Lush Lawn With Stone Slab Walkway for Midcentury Ranch Home

A lush, green lawn with stone slab walkway adds to the curb appeal of this midcentury modern ranch home, which is surrounded by stately palm trees.

Lush, Green Lawn Adds Curb Appeal to Midcentury Modern Ranch

A lush green lawn with large stones and a stone slab walkway adds to the curb appeal of this midcentury modern ranch home.

Slab and Gravel Driveway for Midcentury Modern Ranch Home

A driveway of large concrete slabs surrounded by a bed of gravel leads to the garage of this midcentury modern ranch home. Adjacent to the driveway can be seen a lush, green lawn with stone slab walkway leading to the front door.

Midcentury Ranch Home With Hardscaping and Water Feature

This midcentury modern ranch home features attractive hardscaping of gravel and stone slabs, as well as a grouping of cactus plants in the front. A narrow water creates the impression of a creek running in front of the home. The covered entry features a red French door and is lit by a Sputnik chandelier.

Midcentury Ranch Home With Red Front Door and Stone Walkway

A bright red French door leads into this midcentury modern ranch home. Adjacent to the stone exterior, a small water feature contrasts with cactus and gravel landscaping. A stone slab walkway leads to the front door, which is illuminated by a Sputnik chandelier.

Cactus Bed and Water Feature Near Front of Midcentury Ranch

A gravel bed in the front of this midcentury modern rancher is home to a few strategically placed cacti while a bubbling blue water feature adds contrast nearby.

Stone Slab Walkway and Landscape Lights at Midcentury Ranch

Landscape lights help define the path created by large stone slabs leading through the front lawn of this midcentury modern ranch home during the evening hours.

Midcentury Modern Ranch Home With Slab Walkway at Night

A stone slab walkway through a green lawn provides texture and dimension, adding curb appeal to this midcentury modern ranch home.