Feel that crispness in the air? It’s home tour season! And Lookiloos is giving away two pairs of tickets to the 2011 Rose Garden Homes Tour in San Jose this weekend, Oct. 14-15. See below how to win! And take a look at the facades of the homes on tour below, and just imagine what’s inside!
Don’t you want to go inside this meticulously-restored Neoclassical Victorian, shown above? There’s some amazing salvaged stained glass, high ceilings, and a spectacular master bedroom, which had been an attic. How about this one below, a 1930 Spanish-style family home with remodeled kitchen and bathrooms, inlaid with special vintage-inspired tiles?
Check out this one below” A newly-built Tuscan home with exceptional stonework and a wall of windows that slide open to the garden. It’s amazing.
The traditional ranch house below has amazing woodworking details and hand-painted finishes.
These four lovely homes, plus an elegant Victorian garden will be featured Oct. 15-16 during the 16th annual Rose Garden Homes Tour in San Jose, benefiting St. Martin of Tours School.
Gather your friends, put on your walking shoes and enjoy an afternoon in one of San Jose’s finest neighborhoods. Afterward, indulge yourself with a gourmet luncheon and browse through a gift boutique in the gardens of a rescued and lovingly restored Italianate Victorian.
When: Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15-16, 2011. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Tour begins at 2017 University Way, San Jose
Tickets: $30 in advance. $35 at the door. Lunch tickets must be ordered by Oct. 11, $13.
Tickets may be purchased through the website at www.rosegardenhomestour.com , Not Too Shabby at 481 S. Bascom Ave. San Jose; Willow Glen Home and Garden on Lincoln Avenue, and Vintage and Vogue at 241 E. Campbell Avenue, Campbell.
Benefiting St. Martin of Tours School, San Jose.
To win the tickets, leave a comment on our lookiloos facebook page (we’re having a technical problem here) and tell us why you want to go and we’ll pick a pair of winners!
Photos by Marie McEnery.