Sitcoms to series, television has always given us a view of spectacular and opulent homes. These houses have furniture that is perfectly arranged, high ceilings, and floor to ceiling windows with panoramic views. Tidiness is another consideration, the hardwood floors are always gleaming, plants never droop and the rooms are almost always tidy.
On one level, they are just sets. On another level the results are so impressive. Lighting and camera angles contribute, of course, but all these houses seem to have high ceilings and with room to spare. Unexpected color combinations and accents work magic, too. These set designers have surprised, inspired and called forth ugly green envy.
Here’s a look at the 20 most beautiful homes from television shows: