There are a number of reasons that you might be thinking about putting up a fence around your home. Maybe it’s for security, or maybe you just want to put something between your family and all of those nosey neighbors. Perhaps you just like the way a fence looks and think that one might add to the aesthetic appeal of your home. Whatever the case, if you’re going to install a fence in front of, behind, or even around your home, you want to make sure it looks as good as it can!
That’s why we’ve collected 21 totally cool home fence design ideas for you to look at. As you’ll see, these fences run the gamut in terms of color, materials, and even functionality. Some of them have been designed purely for aesthetic value, and others have been designed to provide much-needed privacy for outdoor living spaces.
So, if you’re thinking that it’s time to put up a fence on your property – or to replace one that’s seen better days – then come take a look. They may just be fences, sure, but we’re sure that, after you see how well designed the ones we’ve collected are, you’ll find plenty of inspiration here.
1. Metal and Concrete
The metal and concrete fence in front of this home has tremendous curb appeal.
With holes along the top of this fence, you’re able to achieve privacy without blocking the outside world entirely.
3. Stone Deco
Here you have a fence that’s absolutely cool. It combines a simple stone fence with a grand, art-deco style gate.
4. Wood and Lights
Though unique, you have to appreciate the attractiveness of this wood fence with lights at the junctures.
If you choose to go completely custom with your fence design, you can do something incredible like this.
6. The Gate
If you’re going with a simpler fence design, you can add some pizzazz by making the gate visually interesting.
7. Brick and Metal
This brick and metal fence as an elegant appeal that absolutely oozes luxury and refinement.
Aluminum fences like this one are popular choices for homes that have a contemporary style.
9. Adding Interest
For a minimal and contemporary home like this one, wood can add some visual interest to the home’s exterior.
This totally unique fence has a futuristic appeal that’s hard to ignore.
A fence doesn’t have to be entirely separate from your home, instead it can build off of and extenuate your home’s design.
This contemporary fence design offers a modest level of privacy thanks to its translucency.
Making smart design choices around the gate in your fence can really pay off in terms of curb appeal.
14. Plexi Glass
Another material that can be used for contemporary homes’ fences is plexi glass, like you see here.
With its long, metal gate, this simple fence has a decidedly monolithic appeal to it.
This garden style fence has a look to it that perfectly blends in with the natural environment surrounding.
If you’re willing to spend the money, you can design an awesome custom fence like this one for your home.
18. Crawling Vines
A fence design like this one will allow you to use vines to create a natural look outside your home.
The woven bamboo that makes up this home fence is quite beautiful, as is the blue gate.
Can you spot the gate in this seamless and deliciously contemporary fence? It’s where the house number is.
Adding shelves to the interior of your home’s fence can add a level of functionality to your outdoor living spaces.