Contemporary Style Modernizes Ranch Home

This contemporary ranch house was designed to be a couple's empty-nest home outside the city. Designer Paula Ables delivered on the couple's desire for a low-maintenance home, privacy and a view of a nearby creek to create the ultimate retreat.

Photo By: COLES HAIRSTON

Photo By: COLES HAIRSTON

Photo By: COLES HAIRSTON

Photo By: COLES HAIRSTON

Photo By: COLES HAIRSTON

Photo By: Paula Ables

Photo By: COLES HAIRSTON

Photo By: Paula Ables

Red and White Stone Ranch Home Exterior and Driveway

A mile-long driveway gives plenty of time to take in this stunning ranch home. White stone pairs with red siding and a metal roof for a charismatic contrast.

Red and White Ranch Exterior and Carport

For this ranch home in Austin, Texas, a carport was all the coverage the clients required. A small courtyard makes the front porch and entry especially cozy and inviting.

Red and White Ranch Home Exterior and Courtyard

Enter this incredible red and white ranch home through a courtyard and up onto the front porch. The tower on the right houses the kids' and guest rooms. The stone area is a winding stairway leading to an observation deck.

Ranch Home Front Porch and Front Door

Reach the front entry to this charming red and white ranch house through a courtyard. A wide porch topped with metal roofing waits to welcome you.

Neutral Contemporary Country Kitchen With Pendant Lights

This charming kitchen exudes country warmth thanks to rich wood finishes and a neutral tile backsplash. Metallic accents like the barstools and stainless steel appliances bring a contemporary crispness.

Neutral Contemporary Master Bathroom With Floating Vanities

Relaxing and classic, this master bathroom features his-and-hers floating vanities and a luxurious soaking tub. Beautiful wood finishes and a brown tile backsplash warm up the space.

Neutral and Red Ranch House Exterior and Lawn

As the sun goes down and the lights come on, this lovely stone ranch home surrounded by wide expanses of lawn gets cozy and welcoming.

Ranch Home Stone Exterior and Pool

Creating an outdoor space that can be enjoyed year-round, this ranch home's pool and spa are heated and equipped with an electric cover to protect them from nearby trees.