French Country Estate

Luxurious touches abound at this French country estate. The expansive property features a warm, welcoming palette throughout, custom wood furniture and an open floor plan, while multiple outdoor living areas offer sweeping views of the San Diego Bay.

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Photo By: Larny J. Mack

Natural Materials on Exterior of French Country Estate

The main portion of this French country home and the fence enclosing the courtyard are built from natural stone. The exterior of the private spaces of the home are clad in a contrasting stucco, drawing a visual boundary between public and private spaces, even from the exterior of the home.

Elegant Glass Doors Lead Into Landscaped Courtyard

The front doors to this French country home are elegantly crafted glass that lead from the foyer into the landscaped courtyard.

Sophisticated Front Entrance of French Country Home

The front entrance of this gorgeous French country estate is covered in beautiful, natural stone. Stucco arches cover the windows on one side of the home, the smooth surface contrasting with the rough stone, creating a visual division between the first and second stories.

Warm, Elegant Master Bathroom With Gold Accents

Warm neutral paint reflects natural light let in through frosted privacy windows in this luxurious master bathroom. Large mirrors over the custom vanity and makeup table also reflect light, making the space feel large and bright.

Magnificent Pool Views at Back of French Country Home

From the back of this French country home every room on this side of the home has a brilliant view of the pool. The upper-level guest rooms each have their own private Juliet balcony, while the master suite extends into its own private second-floor patio. From the first floor, all the private spaces have pool access, and a downstairs patio provides the homeowners with the perfect place for entertaining next to the pool.

Pool Views and Access at Back of French Country Estate

Rooms on the second floor of this French country estate all have a view of the pool from their private Juliet balconies. These balconies are covered by overhangs that match the terra-cotta tile roof. From the first floor, large French doors lead out of the common spaces onto the back patio and landscaped concrete pad around the pool.

Large Round Foyer in French Country Estate

The foyer of this French country estate feels like an atrium thanks to the clerestory windows. The spacious foyer opens to the kitchen, living room, family room and one of the staircases.

French Country Estate Exterior Features Neutral Tones

Designers used dark natural tones to contrast with the rough, neutral stucco siding of this French country home. Elegant sliding doors open onto the patio, which is perfect for taking in views of the San Diego Bay.

Sleek Dark Wood in French Country Kitchen

Dark cabinets streamline the design of this French country kitchen and add the upscale look the homeowners desired. A kitchen island with a granite countertop and a casual breakfast bar adds extra workspace and a place to dine in.

Elegant Wood Staircase in French Country Estate

From the first floor to the second, rich wood stairs lead into the private spaces of the home. Halfway up a landing opens to the outside, keeping the stairwell bright and open. Off the landing, the staircase ascends to the second floor, providing access to the home's bedrooms.

French Country Master Bedroom

A warm yellow covers the walls of this French country master bedroom, while natural light spills in through beautiful French doors, making the space feel bright. The curtains' large floral pattern matches the bedspread, while built-in shelves provide storage and one set conceals a television.

French Doors Provide Seamless Indoor-Outdoor Transition

The design of this elegant French country estate allows for the seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces. On the first floor, all of the public spaces in the home are connected to the outdoor spaces by French doors.

French Country Powder Room With Custom Vanity

Arches and vaulted ceilings make this French country powder room feel larger and more open. The custom vanity and marble countertop in the space add warmth, while textured wainscoting adds texture. Designers tucked the toilet behind a small wall, giving the area a bit of privacy.

Open-Concept French Country Dining Room and Living Room

Off the hallway, an elegant French country dining room and living room boast an open-concept design. With their open feel and easy access to each other and the back patio, these spaces create the perfect place to entertain family and friends.

French Country Estate With Indoor Grill

One of the luxury amenities the homeowners wanted in their space was an electric grill, so designers installed a custom area to meet their needs. Rich toned wood cabinets give the homeowners a place to store necessities, while the concealed ventilation system rushes smoke out of the home and into the outdoors.

French Country Kitchen and Dining Room

Views of the San Diego Bay can be enjoyed from the dining room of this French country home. The dining room is adjacent to a spacious kitchen with a custom range hood that serves as an eye-catching focal point.

French Country Kitchen With Black Cabinets

Sleek black cabinets topped with white countertops provide plenty of storage in this French country kitchen. A multifunctional island offers extra storage and workspace, with a breakfast bar at the end for dining in.

Neutral Hallway With Arched Doorway

To keep small spaces like this hallway from feeling closed off and dark, designers added stained-glass windows to fill the area with natural light.

Formal French Country Living Room

The secluded formal living room in this French country home makes it perfect for formal gatherings. A marble mantel overlay serves as a focal point while adding texture and depth.

French Country Estate With Large Swimming Pool

This custom French country home has a large backyard swimming pool that offers expansive views of the San Diego Bay. The surrounding patio offers plenty of space for outdoor entertaining.

Marble Tub Alcove in French Country Master Bathroom

Tucked in a cozy alcove, a marble tub invites a long soak in this French country master bathroom. Surrounding windows allow natural light, but are frosted for privacy, while an elegant chandelier adds a splash of flair.

Master Bathroom Adjacent to Home Gym

This spacious master bathroom features a custom vanity and a private walk-in shower. The bathroom is also conveniently located adjacent to the home gym.

Outdoor Living Room With Rich Wood Accents

This French country estate's outdoor living room offers the same comforts as an indoor one. A flat-screen TV hangs over the fireplace, while comfortable seating offers plenty of room for family and friends.

French Country Estate With Swimming Pool

The pool in this custom French country estate's backyard serves as a great place to entertain and relax.

Beautiful Wood Doors Open Into Home Office

Uniquely shaped, rich wood doors open to create an elegant entrance to the spacious, professional home office in this beautiful French Country estate.