Front Yard Pictures From HGTV Smart Home 2016

Craftsman architecture, manicured landscaping, and a subtle exterior color palette comprise this inviting exterior in North Carolina.

By: Jeannie Matteucci

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Sarah Dorio/Flynnside Out Productions ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Rozar/ Auto Imaging Inc ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Sarah Dorio/ Flynnside Out Productions ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Sarah Dorio/Flynnside Out Productions ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Sarah Dorio/Flynnside Out Productions ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Sarah Dorio/Flynnside Out Productions ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Sarah Dorio/Flynnside Out Productions ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Memorable Welcome

This HGTV Smart Home 2016 with a two-car garage was designed for a family to enjoy, with Southern traditional craftsman style, cottage details and a subtle color palette that creates a memorable welcome.

Wonderful Walkway

A beautiful walkway with pavers creates a welcoming path from the driveway to the home's front porch and entry.

Stylish SUV

The HGTV Smart Home 2016 prize package includes this lightweight, fuel-efficient and stylish midsize SUV.

Mobile Control

Smart technology makes it easy to control many systems of the home right from the driver's seat of this top-of-the-line midsize SUV.

Advanced SUV

Rich leather, ventilated front seats, multicolor ambient lighting and remote diagnostics bring this advanced SUV to the next level.

Innovative Options

Innovative multimedia options for navigation, music and online features keep communication and entertainment within easy reach.

Charming Garage Door

The well-detailed garage door reflects the classic and elegant style of traditional carriage house doors, but equipped with the user-friendly benefits of modern technology.

Stylish Shakes

Straight edge shakes add character, increase curb appeal and improve the durability of the home's exterior.

Walk This Way

Manicured landscaping flanks each side of the inviting path with pavers that leads to the front entry.

Custom Columns

Handmade custom columns create a more prominent front entrance, and add dimension to the home.

Easy to Find

Visitors can easily find this family home, thanks to street numbers added to one of the front entry's custom columns.

Porch Seating

Made to withstand a range of climates, four outdoor rocking chairs provide seating for the home's welcoming front porch.

Beautiful Boxwood

A row of boxwood plants in the front yard accentuates the width of the house and dresses up the front yard of this well-detailed home.

Adds Height

A twisty tree adds height and texture to the manicured landscaping in the front yard at HGTV Smart Home 2016.

User-Friendly Security

The wireless home security system can be monitored and operated via touch panels in the house or by using a smartphone.

Curves Ahead

The curves of the attractive path that leads to the front door softens the front yard's manicured landscaping.

Prominent Entry

Two frost-proof textured stone planters with drainage holes flank the front door, adding color and texture to the porch and making the entry stand out.

Touchscreen Deadbolt

A touchscreen deadbolt lock on the front door is integrated with the home’s automation system, which allows monitoring and locking and unlocking the door from a smart phone app.

Lovely Lanterns

Lanterns on each side of the mahogany front door with glass inserts illuminate the entry and welcome visitors inside.

Enjoy the View

The rocking chairs on the porch provide the perfect place to catch up on email or enjoy views of the front yard.

Durable Chairs

The durable front porch white rocking chairs with stainless steel hardware are made to withstand both hot sun and cold winters.

Chic Side Table

Cement and natural fiber side tables with a distressed finish and planters on top sit between both pairs of front porch rocking chairs.

Proper Drainage

This look under the half-round aluminum gutters shows the home's system for controlling rain water that can shed from the roof.

Gutter System

The half-round aluminum gutters help collect and divert rainwater away from the roof edge and also protect the foundation of the house by channeling water away from the base.

Custom Shutters

Handmade custom shutters give the front of this welcoming and well-detailed home a cottage feel.

Stylish Details

A pair of “S” shaped holdbacks add style and secure the shutters in the open position.

Subtle Colors

A subtle exterior color palette gives HGTV Smart Home 2016 an elegant and timeless look.