Contour Drive, Estate of the Day
They say to never judge a book buy a cover and it could be said that judging a house by its exterior is a similar folly. That would definitely be the case with today's home in San Antonio, Texas. The outside reveals its past, a French country home built in the 1930s, all ivy and stone and charm. But the home was renovated in 2000 by owners with an eye to having a far more modern home. Modern art, track lighting and the use of exposed pipe furniture creates a very contemporary look. There are things to love here, the gleaming floors, the bright white bookcases and the serene pool and spa area. The overall look of the home is just so different from the outside that it is a bit disconcerting. It is listed at $3.7 million. After the jump, new art and old rugs.