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.
CONNECTICUT14 Rocky Point Road, Old Greenwich
For sale: $4.795 million
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.
CALIFORNIA300 E Islay St., Santa Barbara
For sale: $3.295 million
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.
TEXAS6442 Lakehurst Ave., Dallas
For sale: $2.395 million
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.
ARIZONA8423 E Sutton Drive, Scottsdale
For sale: $998,500
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.
WASHINGTON1831 N. 55th St., Seattle
For sale: $749,950
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.
ILLINOIS2 Currie Court, Bloomington
For sale: $569,000
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.
IDAHO2870 E. Red Cedar Court, Coeur D Alene
For sale: $369,900
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.