36 Houses with a Circular Driveway (Photo Collection)
Incredible collection of stately homes and mansions with a circular driveway. The ciruclar driveway is reserved for large properties which generally have large homes... often grand homes. We feature a diverse collection of home and driveway styles.
Not every mansion has a circular driveway, but most properties with a circular driveway have a mansion. Circular driveways are expensive given all the concrete, brick and/or asphalt needed to create it. They certainly have a grandiosity to them.
As you’ll see in our extensive collection of photos below, the materials used to build these driveways vary from concrete to asphalt to brick, gravel or pavers. I particularly like brick and stamped concrete driveways, but that boosts the price up compared to asphalt or regular concrete.
It adds up big time. A standard driveway on a suburb lot is 38′ x 16′. A concrete driveway of that size would cost approximately $3,648. Now, expanding it into a circular driveway that is 150′ x 16′ made of concrete would cost $14,400. Imagine high-end brick or expensive stamped concrete. You could easily spend $100,000 on a circular driveway in no time.
Some of our examples are truly circular with an actual full circle in front of the home (circa grand manor homes of Europe) while others are a u-shaped drive peaking in front of the home. I include the u-shape in this collection because it’s still grand and it’s often considered “circular” when referring to such a driveway.
These days all styles of homes can incorporate such a front drive including manor-style home, contemporary, McMansion, colonial, Mediterranean, etc. Enjoy the collection.
I love the sloping u-shaped driveway bordered with box hedge and gardens. It’s a very nice design and makes for a fabulous entrance to this home.
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Mansion set back from the road accessed via concrete and brick driveway that enters through gates and ends with a full circle. Hedge bushes and flowers planted in the middle of the circle which makes for a beautiful entrance to this property.
Old Gold Coast red-brick and ivy covered mansion with round red brick front walkway.
Concrete and paver driveway leading up to light grey stone exterior home.
Old manor home with round gravel driveway with fountain in the center.
Large McMansion on a hill with asphalt circular driveway winding through the front of the property.
Asphalt circle driveway that circles through the front of the property and has an arm that drives through a garage portico to the rear of the home.
Contemporary mansion with red paver u-shaped driveway bordered with grey pavers leading up to a front portico in front of the front door.
Red brick large suburban home with u-shaped brick driveway.
Lovely grey and white home with short circular driveway in the front.
Stately red brick mansion with u-shaped circular brick driveway.
New house on huge property with full circular beige driveway in front of the home.
Elegant and ornate mansion with circular grey brick driveway bordered with lighter gray concrete perimeter.
West Vancouver home with short u-shaped driveway leading past the front door and extending off to the front and side garages.
Large home with plain dark asphalt driveway in a u-shape design.
Contemporary rambling home with u-shaped brick driveway (might be red pavers… hard to tell).
Stately red brick mansion with beige concrete u-shaped driveway with matching walkway to the front door.
Close up of grey stone mansion with asphalt circular driveway nicely bordered with gray pavers.
Sizeable home on a regular suburban lot with what appears to be a u-shaped driveway, but it’s very cleverly designed where half of it is just a walkway. I like the effect.
Here’s another example of what appears to be circular driveway is in fact a walkway extending from the main driveway. I included it because it’s clever and looks great and gives the impression of a circular driveway.
Grand mansion with huge two-story portico with brick driveway leading up to the front entrance and winding through the portico down to the opposite end of the large property. Just imagine what this lengthy driveway cost to build.
Elegant and ornate three story mansion with circular brick driveway with garden in the center and bordered with boxwood hedge.
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