Add Drama to Your Front Entrance with a Traditional Gothic Archway

First impressions are important. When it comes to your home, the first thing guests will see is your front entryway. Having a beautiful and dramatic entrance is an excellent way to set the stage for the many other charming architectural features that friends and family will encounter when visiting for the first time. Here’s what our Kirkland architect company came up with for this dramatic gothic home.

European architecture by a Kirkland architect company
Lakefront Gothic’s archway adds charm and character to the home’s front entrance.

If your tastes lean towards the traditional beauty of European architecture, consider adding an evocative Gothic archway. In the Gelotte Hommas designed Lakefront Gothic, the front entrance establishes a romantic and mysterious tone that is carried throughout the rest of the home’s interior design.

A steeply angled roof caps this warm, wooden archway and wrought iron nails punctuate the posts with character. The cutouts over the arch add charm and complete the European architecture inspired look. This archway also serves as the connection point between two garages on this property, with doors on either side of the arch leading into and out of each garage. Gas lamp style lanterns illuminate the walk-up and provide romantic lighting after dusk. After walking through this archway, guests will feel transported to another time and place.

If you need help getting started on your gothic-inspired dream home, contact Gelotte Hommas, our Kirkland architect company.