HGTV Dream Home 2011: Front Yard Pictures

 HGTV Dream Home 2011 Warm and Welcoming Exterior

The exterior design of HGTV Dream Home 2011 is inspired by resort architecture, namely Adirondack Great Camps, circa 1860s-1920s.

HGTV Dream Home 2011 Morning View of Front

This year's HGTV Dream Home, following in the Great Camp tradition, utilizes locally sourced building materials that connect the home to its surroundings.

HGTV Dream Home 2011 Covered Front Entry

The tongue-and-groove, square-edge plank door, crafted from reclaimed hemlock, is protected by a gable overhang, constructed on-site.

HGTV Dream Home 2011 Mudroom Front in Morning

A separate entrance to the mudroom allows guests to remove ski apparel and equipment before moving into formal interior spaces.

 HGTV Dream Home 2011 Front Porch Roof with Icicle

Dormers on the roof are stepped out to accommodate the home's boiler vent.

HGTV Dream Home 2011 Garage Roof Front

The gable end soffit is supported by large hemlock timbers. Hemlock was cut and milled locally for this project.

HGTV Dream Home 2011 Mountain View from Front

Views of Mount Mansfield can be enjoyed from every vantage point, a credit to the HGTV Dream Home design and build team.

HGTV Dream Home 2011 Evening View  Front Windows

A seamless transition is made from pine siding to windows.

HGTV Dream Home 2011 Front Entry Stones

Boulders reclaimed from the property serve as rustic steppingstones.

HGTV Dream Home 2011 Front Porch in the Snow

Local river stone serves as both a decorative border and drainage bed.

HGTV Dream Home 2011 Front Porch

The front patio, paved in bluestone, features two hemlock columns that support a gable end overhang. Rock bases were hand-scribed on-site by craftsmen.

HGTV  Dream Home 2011 Mudroom Grate

A sewage grate purchased at a local architectural salvage center serves as a boot scrape at the mudroom entrance.

HGTV Dream Home 2011 Covered Front Entry Door

Rebar, fed through the hemlock columns into each column's rock base, provides structural support.

HGTV Dream Home Front of Garage Exterior

Contemporary lighting fixtures serve as a foil for more rustic exterior features.

Dream Home 2011 Night Shot Outside of Mudroom

Downlights add drama during evening hours and serve to spotlight the home's most outstanding features.

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