Spanish Inspired Exteriors

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Spanish homes have the charm and elegance only a centuries old tradition can have. The design is simple yet grand. Spanish exterior will definitely make your home unique and charming.
Spanish Home
White stucco exterior and walls

Fresh white paint covers roughly textured stucco — a hand-applied mix of cement, water and sand or lime. The result is an aged-looking Old World surface. This is the characteristic feature of a traditional Spanish home.

White Stucco Walls
Terracotta roof tiles

The red clay roof tops give the homes a warm, earthy, rustic look. Often the roof lines are multi-level to create interest and asymmetry. These tiles can be used for decoration purpose only with a cement roof below them or just by themselves. They are great for keeping the home cool during summer and help with air circulation.

Terracotta Tiles
Balconies

These were designed so that you could step out from your room above to enjoy the fresh air and views. All Spanish homes would feature large doors that open out on the balcony. The railing is either wrought iron or wooden.

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Curves and arches

Here, curved steps lead to a graceful archway to the front door. This is yet another characteristic Spanish feature that instantly stands out. It reminds me of the old colonial splendor and grandeur.

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