Hacienda Style Homes
Years ago in Mexico, in the time of the great land barons, colonial hacienda style homes called rachos were actually a self-sufficient small towns. There was the town where the peasant workers lived, a private chapel, bunkhouses for the vaqueros (cowboys), a tack room for saddles and harnesses, barns for special animals and of course the buildings for the prosperous families. However, times have changed and today hacienda homes have a much broader and more decorative meaning. You do not have to buy tequila or wine estate. You can turn your home into more Southwestern appeal with some smaller or bolder changes by incorporating to interior and exterior patio dining furniture or talavera flower planters with vivid colors.
It is a truth that Mexican hacienda homes should have a courtyard with surrounding bedrooms and access to the rooms under a walkway. It is a must in a classic way of interpreting it. If you are lucky enough and you are building a new or renovating the old house, you can take it into consideration. Typical courtyard has towering walls and some supporting accessories. Create a calming oasis through the flowering vines, arches, carved stone columns, tranquil fountain, and tempting palm pools. The Spanish style homes still need stone, soil, wood, and tile textures to reveal the Southern characters. The outdoor architecture of this kind of a house takes material, design, and texture from the geographical location and available natural resources. You can, for instance, build a house around existing old trees that perhaps speak the history of the terrain and build up a pool there that would be a more modern interpretation of the rustic building material for unique design ideas.
Mexican Hacienda style homes are not that rare in Southern USA and the rest of Latin America. Nowadays they have developed and was adopted for designing expensive residences of central Mexico and the US. They are very popular among rich and famous as well as expats living South of the border while escaping cold weather. As for the interiors, they are rustic as far as it supposed to have authentic organic and earthy appearance. It is definitely using colonial elements such as hand painted tiles, forged iron chandeliers, punched tin mirrors, considerable pieces of furniture Products such as zinc range hoods, dining tables and handmade wooden furniture are also an integral part of the colonial houses. The main source of Mexican hacienda style homes furnishings is colonial heart of the country, the cradle of this trend.
Our company specializes in creating authentic and handmade Colonial homes masterpieces in kitchen and bathroom appliances, wall decoration, lighting fixtures and Mexican outdoor dining furniture, fountains and many more. You will be able to realize your own Hacienda style home improvement and renovation by placing our metal range hood in a kitchen, followed by Talavera tiles or Mexican landscape mural on the kitchen backsplash. The tile sporting a rustic look pairs perfectly with well-worn wood tables and benches topped by a black wrought iron chandelier. Hand-forged ironwork is a centuries-old trade. Hacienda patio and homes interior architecture features ironwork on the interior and exterior doors, hacienda chandeliers, stairways and hardware. Moving on to the bathroom, embrace the Mexican and rustic feel with a freestanding copper bathtub that is hand hammered and customized just for you. Place it as a bold statement and surround it with cheerful and bright tiles. Do not forget about the extra details such as stair risers covered in talavera tile that are both eye-catching and practical, as the tile protects them from scratches. Cantera stone fountain could be your cherry on top for the perfect Hacienda style homes.