The 41st Annual Lakewood Home Festival is back and the six homes selected are stronger than ever. This year's theme "We are Lakewood: Remembering our neighbor, Vickie Thompson" honors a legendary Lakewood volunteer whose home was featured on the tour in the 1980's.
The tour is November 11-12 from 11 am-5 pm. There is also a candlelight tour on November 11 from 7-9 pm. Sales benefit the Lakewood Early Childhood PTA.
Buy tickets at The T Shop, Talulah & Hess, or Comerica Bank for $15 or on the day of at the houses for $20.
6957 Delrose Dr.
The homeowner's Greek heritage inspired this two-story stunner located in one of Lakewood's most peaceful pockets. Constructed in 2013, its architectural influences can be spotted immediately with its Spanish tile roof.
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Entertaining friends and family is perfected in this home's two oversized, outdoor living spaces that overlook meticulously manicured landscaping.
Keeping the Mediterranean ambiance in mind, this outdoor oasis features abundant seating options for a beautiful place to unwind.
6908 Lakeshore Dr.
New life was breathed into this 1930 Georgian Colonial when the homeowners executed a major renovation in 2012. But lovers of tradition musn't fear; this home is the perfect hybrid of modern upgrades and original charm. In fact, the home is full of antiques and art meaningful to the homeowner.
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The warm and cozy kitchen serves as the heart of the home, featuring white staple colors with bold pops of color in the form of art and upholstery.
A secret basement is said to be the preferred escape of the homeowner's son when he is entertaining friends or craving a little alone time.
6538 Bob O Link Dr.
We dare you to try to find a more showstopping exterior in Lakewood, or anywhere for that matter. This unique front facade is rivaled only by its dreamy backyard that features an oblong pool that could be the subject of a Slim Aarons photograph.
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And just when you think the property couldn't possibly be more exciting, inside you steal a glance inside at the custom Saltillo stained floors that change patterns in each room.
Each piece of furniture and art was commissioned especially for the home and is proudly showcased throughout the museum-like property.
6708 Lakewood Blvd.
This 1927 traditional was part of the initial development of Country Club Estates. Despite its extensive renovation in 2011, it manages to seamlessly blend old and new.
Its gorgeous exterior is a testament to the homeowners' deep appreciation for this quintessential Lakewood home and lot. The back yard is their favorite place to spend time with their adult children.
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The interior is a reflection of the pair's love of travel and adventure with carefully curated art, furnishings from local sources and abroad, and vibrant yet refined colors that are exciting and complementary.
6859 Westlake Ave.
This 1960s ranch home is all things funky and fun from the moment you lay eyes on it. And trust us when we say the inside is even better, if possible, than its incredibly maintained exterior.
We dig the exposed wood beams on the ceilings and lust over the luxurious master retreat that is all things calm and sexy.
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This light-filled home showcases the homeowners' eclectic collection of art in a contemporary, indoor-outdoor space that is deal for a busy, growing family.
Make sure to head down the small flight of stairs during the tour to check out the wine room. Don't you know these folks are bound to be the most popular neighbors on the block?
6820 Cornelia Ln.
This bold contemporary property is honed with stone handpicked from a nearby Texas quarry. It wastes no time welcoming guests with a curved driveway leading right into the property's primary living spaces.
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The use of the brown color palette is stunning, and the stone used in the kitchen is jaw-droppingly gorgeous.
Although built in 2015, this home's cool palette, clean lines, and thoughtful decor help it to blend in as if it has been around for years.