For Sale: Homes That Epitomize 'Curb Appeal'

6442 lakehurst ave dallas tx
ZillowSome of the classic curb appeal elements of this house in Dallas include pavers of various shades.
By Catherine Sherman

Whether you're after a classic or modern-style home, you want to be wowed from the curb. Here's a look at a few high-end listings that make a strong first impression. The best part: These ingredients for curb appeal can be replicated with any home in any price range.

CONNECTICUT

14 Rocky Point Road, Old Greenwich
For sale: $4.795 million
Greenwich, CT
Home facts: 6 bedrooms, 6 baths, 5,198 square feet.
Ingredients for curb appeal: White fence and matching white trim, wrap-around porch, flower boxes, manicured garden.

CALIFORNIA

300 E Islay St., Santa Barbara
For sale: $3.295 million
Santa Barbara, CA
Home facts: 3 bedrooms, 4 baths, 3,900 square feet.
Ingredients for curb appeal: Blue door with matching steps and porch ceiling, potted plants of varying heights, pendant light.

TEXAS

6442 Lakehurst Ave., Dallas
For sale: $2.395 million
Dallas, TX
Home facts: 4 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, 7,335 square feet.
Ingredients for curb appeal: Contemporary door hardware and sconces, pavers of varying shades, columns, porch light.

ARIZONA

8423 E Sutton Drive, Scottsdale
For sale: $998,500
Scottsdale, AZ
Home facts: 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 3,795 square feet.
Ingredients for curb appeal: Landscaping suited for the Southwestern architectural style and climate, archway leading to front door.

WASHINGTON

1831 N. 55th St., Seattle
For sale: $749,950
Seattle, WA
Home facts: 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2,560 square feet.
Ingredients for curb appeal: Tasteful garden and hanging plant, front porch with rocking chair, mowed lawn, bright white trim.

ILLINOIS

2 Currie Court, Bloomington
For sale: $569,000
Bloomington, IL
Home facts: 5 bedrooms, 5 baths, 5,028 square feet.
Ingredients for curb appeal: Manicured hedges, dark wood door contrasted by light trim, flower pots and windows framing the door.

IDAHO

2870 E. Red Cedar Court, Coeur D Alene
For sale: $369,900
ID
Home facts: 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, 3,996 square feet.
Ingredients for curb appeal: Front porch with sitting area, landscaping with lighting, stone path cutting through the grass.

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