Mediterranean 4412 Lorraine facade

Photos: Costa Christ Media

Nothing evokes a serene and relaxed lifestyle quite like a Santa Barbara Mediterranean home. Traditionally, this is a blend of Spanish Colonial Revival, Mediterranean, and Moorish architectural elements. Today, builders are putting a fresh spin on the look. Defining features such as white stucco and red-tile roofs keep the architectural heritage intact, but gone are the days of colorful tiles and heavy dark wood.

There’s no better example of this than our stunning Monday Morning Millionaire. Danes Custom Homes just put the finishing touches on this Santa Barbara Mediterranean at 4412 Lorraine. Their appreciation for quality, timeless elegance, and craftsmanship is evident everywhere you look.

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3200-Purdue-a

Designing a house is lot like writing music, and architects bear a close relationship to composers. William S. Briggs designed this stunning University Park transitional at 3200 Purdue Avenue, our Inwood National Bank Home of the Week, with these thoughts in mind. (more…)

man caves

The 19,500-square-foot house at 4105 Hartlee Field Rd. in Denton has multiple man caves. All photos: Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.

Man caves provide a place for dudes to recharge their batteries after a long day on their jobs, and a space where they can hang out with buddies, family, or alone. Many people say that men have a basic, primal, instinctual need to have a space to call their own, and the man cave fulfills that. They come in all shapes and sizes—sometimes, it’s a shed in the backyard. Other times, it’s a super posh spot in the house.

The folks over at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty have six houses on the market now that take man caves to their highest level. These ultra luxury digs showcase man caves in all their glory, from a full basketball court with airstrip outside, to a ten-car garage created to be the ultimate relaxation space, too.

Read on to get inspiration for your man cave.

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