Lavish Mediterranean Estate With Lake Views

Jenkins Custom Homes built this lavish estate with Mediterranean influences, seen inside and out. The home has a gorgeous backyard that takes in the lake views, while the interior is a soothing space decorated luxuriously.

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Photo By: Jenkins Custom Homes Design&Build

Photo By: Jenkins Custom Homes Design&Build

Photo By: Jenkins Custom Homes Design&Build

Photo By: Jenkins Custom Homes Design&Build

Photo By: Jenkins Custom Homes Design&Build

Photo By: Jenkins Custom Homes Design&Build

Photo By: Jenkins Custom Homes Design&Build

Photo By: Jenkins Custom Homes Design&Build

Photo By: Jenkins Custom Homes Design&Build

Photo By: Jenkins Custom Homes Design&Build

Photo By: Jenkins Custom Homes Design&Build

Photo By: Jenkins Custom Homes Design&Build

Photo By: Jenkins Custom Homes Design&Build

Photo By: Jenkins Custom Homes Design&Build

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Neutral Mediterranean Exterior at Sunset

The deep blues and purples of the sunset are a spectacular backdrop for this elegant Mediterranean home. Multi-layered landscaped beds frame in its large front courtyard.

Mediterranean Exterior and Pool at Night

Rising three stories tall, this beautiful Mediterranean-style home presides over its backyard and pool like a noble Spanish castle. Balconies, patios and a lush lawn maximize use of the home's outdoor space.

Round Pool and Home Exterior at Night

A petite round pool bordered by blue mosaic tiles makes a just-right place to cool off. On a separate tiered level just above, the hot tub joins the fun.

Neutral Mediterranean Seating Area With Fish Tank

A series of arches and columns break up the different areas of this floor. Here, a fish tank becomes an additional room divider behind two armchairs.

Wood Fish Tank Room Divider

With high ceilings, stone columns and curving archways, this home exudes a grand atmosphere. Here, a fish tank makes for a lively room divider.

Neutral Mediterranean Living Area With Columns

Taking on the feeling of a great hall or cathedral, this home's living areas are broken up by arches, columns and half walls and cabinets that keep the sight lines open.

Neutral Mediterranean Eat-In Kitchen With Chandeliers

A series of graceful swooping curves add softness to this eat-in kitchen, further enhanced by its warm cream and brown palette. The two chandeliers, one over the island and one over the dining table, bring light and a touch of luxury.

Neutral Mediterranean Kitchen With Curved Island

In the Mediterranean-style kitchen, the subtle color palette is enhanced by lovely details: a pale green mosaic tile backsplash, scrollwork on the island, elaborate molding on the range hood. The crowning touch: a chandelier, of course.

Curved Neutral Mediterranean Dining Room

The round dining table and curved back chairs echo the curve of this dining room's circular outer wall. Step outside the glass door and onto the patio for easy indoor outdoor flow.

Neutral Mediterranean Living Room With Lake View

Soaring ceilings and huge windows let light pour into this Mediterranean-style living room. Soft browns and creams set a relaxing mood; bronze metallic fabric on the armchairs introduces a hint of luxe glamour.

Brown Wood-Paneled Home Office

Gleaming wood paneling covers this stately home office from ceiling to floor. The angled desk helps to break up the room's boxy shape.

Brown Wood Paneled Home Office With Chandelier

In the home office, gorgeous wood paneling and an elaborately decorated coffered ceiling just might make it difficult to pay attention to the task at hand. Fortunately, there's also a chandelier to shed some light on the subject.

Neutral Mediterranean Bedroom With Fireplace

A coffered ceiling adds height and dimension to this grand bedroom; painting it a pale neutral keeps it from feeling too heavy. The room's large size is enough to include a fireplace and cozy seating area with sweeping views.

Neutral Mediterranean Spa Bathroom With Sconces

Dark wood cabinetry and light fixtures with crystal teardrops give a feeling of sumptuous luxury to this Mediterranean bathroom.

Traditional Neutral Living Room With Lake View

Leopard print armchairs jazz up this neutral traditional living room. The windows frame a breathtaking lake and forest panorama.

Mediterranean Dining Area With Bar

This living and dining nook features a bar, dining table and seating area. Recessed wall niches are ideal for showcasing artwork.

Red Home Theater With Geometric Carpet

Red walls and gold velvet seating ups the drama and luxury of this home theater. The geometric print carpet is the perfect supporting actor.

Neutral Outdoor Living Room With Stone Fireplace

The expansive covered porch takes on all the luxurious features of a living room with laid-back armchairs, a stone fireplace and a ceiling fan. The space also includes a grill and sink to complete the outdoor entertaining possibilities.

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