14 front gardens with the right curb appeal

Whether your style is contemporary or classic, getting your front garden right will enhance your home’s architecture and provide your property with a welcoming entrance. We’ve sourced 14 projects that will inspire you to pay just as much attention to your front garden as you do the backyard.

1. Concrete House

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It’s the stunning concrete structure by Matt Gibson Architects that gives this front garden impact.

Features: Eco Outdoor Baw Baw and Felitti stone.

2. Quaint weatherboard

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The front garden of this quaint weatherboard home is kept simple with Basalt architectural concrete pavers the main statement element.

3. Coastal vibe

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This front garden by Michael Cooke Garden Design is all about keeping it sympathetic to the natural environment.

Features: Felitti stone flooring.

4. Classic with a twist

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Outdoor Establishments has kept the front garden of this family home classic and a modern design aesthetic is adopted out the back.

Features: Raven Granite paving and cobblestones.

5. Contemporary Acacia

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Combined with a contemporary, minimalist landscape the strong form of this home design by Brandon Architects offers great curb appeal.

6. Bellevue Hill

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Weir Phillips Architects didn’t let a steep site stop them from creating a visually pleasing front garden.

Features: Endicott Cobblestones.

7. Open Space

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In keeping with the neighbourhood, Lockyer Architects created an open front garden of lawn, plants and bluestone steppers in this island property.

Feature: Bluestone organic rounds.

8. Change of levels

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Philippa Mowbray Architects have added interest through changes in levels in this strong front garden design.

Featured: Endicott stone paving.

9. Coastal Suburban 

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A level change separates the driveway from the garden of this North Curl Curl home designed by Gartner Trovato Architects.

Featured: Newport Random Ashlar natural stone.

10. Contemporary Rockery

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Banyon Tree Design has created an informal rockery garden on the bank of the contemporary home in Seattle.

11. Lawned elegance 

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Wax Design Space has added a layer of elegance in this front garden with Bluestone paving steps and terraced lawn.

Featured: Bluestone Paving.

12. Native beachside

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Kings Landscaping has opted for a native front garden to suit aesthetics of this beachside town.

Featured: Porphyry Flagstone.

13. Beach Hideaway

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The attention to detail of this modern, three-storey hideaway by MHN Design Union offers an insight into what’s to come.

Featured: Fallow Granite Natural Stone.

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The original 1960’s facade of this home designed by Bower Architecture is celebrated with a sophisticated front garden.

Featured: Endicott Flagstone.