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An Accent On Style: 5 Homes With Eye-Catching Accent Walls

Whether they use bold colors, intriguing textures, or striking wallpaper, accent walls easily infuse a home with style and create a focal point for attention or art.

Fabulous Florida Contemporary


Patricia Mahaney & JB Edwards | Sotheby’s International Realty – Palm Beach Brokerage

Nearly every space of this lofty six-bedroom contemporary residence in Palm Beach Gardens is exceptionally appointed. Both the living room and the family room have floor-to-ceiling windows, the streamlined kitchen is sure to please any cook, the theater is perfectly outfitted for an at-home cinematic experience, and the sophisticated dining room boasts wine storage, dazzling light fixtures, and a striking accent wall. A verandah with an outdoor kitchen, the pool and spa, and the terrace overlook the eighth hole of the Old Palm Golf Club.

Pacific Heights Hideaway


Carrie B. Goodman | Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage

Creatively re-imagined by one of San Francisco’s premier designers, this five-bedroom Pacific Heights home has an open floor plan perfect for effortless living and entertaining. The main level features a chef’s kitchen with a Calacatta marble island, a five-burner gas cooktop, a built-in espresso machine, and a wine chiller; an enviable deck with built-in gas grill and sink; a butler’s pantry with a warming drawer and a dishwasher; formal living and dining areas; and a spacious, discreet powder room with mesmerizing floral wallpaper.

Picturesque Modern Oasis in Houston


William Finnorn | Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty 

This chic residence in Houston’s inner loop blends sophisticated contemporary style with Tudor inspiration. Highlights include a living room with soaring beamed ceilings and a marble fireplace, a sleek kitchen with superior appliances and a quartzite island, a study, a formal dining room, four bedroom suites, an upper-level family room, and walls of windows that reveal a dazzling pool accompanied by a patio with an outdoor kitchen. Richly hued accent walls in various rooms create ideal spaces to display art.

Colorful San Francisco Sanctuary


Wendy Storch | Sotheby’s International Realty – San Francisco Brokerage

Edwardian architecture and vibrant modern panache combine in this cheerful two-bedroom home in a desirable location on San Francisco’s popular Fillmore Street. Among the numerous stylistic details are hardwood flooring, crown moldings, marble mosaics, handsome woodwork, arched windows, and in the living room, a gray accent wall that adds a pop of saturated color and beckons for art or other decorative pieces. Residents enjoy use of a shared rear garden and deck.

Charming Inspiration in Studio City


Michael J. Okun | Sotheby’s International Realty – Sherman Oaks Brokerage

Classic Cape Cod inspiration arrives as an iconic Southern California location in this charming Studio City residence. Spaces throughout are ideal for festive entertaining and tranquil private moments, from a living room with a stalwart gray fireplace as its centerpiece and a formal dining room with a stunning accent wall to four peaceful bedrooms. Sliding glass doors open to a four-season patio and a backyard with a built-in spa, a verdant lawn,and mountain views. The property also includes a detached studio.

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