The large scale of the home’s elegant arched entryway provides a dramatic first impression of luxury and space. The view through the glass doors to the backyard fountain is one of the owners’ favorites.
A salvaged door from Arte de Mexico framed in teak opens to the breezeway, which leads to an entry courtyard. The Beaumaniere limestone flooring sets the tone for the laid back atmosphere ahead, where abundant plantings blur the lines between the interior and exterior spaces.
Lamb’s Edwin Lutyens-style front door carries the idea of fanlights throughout the design, adding a modern element to this stately columned façade originally designed by Edwin Kreisle in 1936. The venerable Dallas firm Lambert Landscape Company designed the extensive gardens.
Large panels of glass outfitted with arched wood create a welcoming entrance to this sophisticated mountain home.
The home’s red tile roof and light-colored stucco complements the desert landscape.