35 Different Red Front Doors (Many Designs & Pictures)

A collection of 35 different red front doors for residential homes. Check out the many types of red doors for your front entry.
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Elegant white with a red front door atop stairs to the front entrance.

The front entry of everyone’s home is the center of its attractiveness. You can catch anybody’s eyes if you have a red door at your home’s entry point. Make an impact by dressing it up or by installing additional accessories that will enhance its vibrant color.

Your red door should be a mirror of what’s inside your home, so you must make your front entry polished and select a wreath or a swag that will also manifest your own personality. You must change old elements like light fixtures, door locks, knockers, wall mailboxes, and house numbers as they can add glamour to your home’s exterior charm.

Choose perfect symmetry for your door accents and light fittings. They should coordinate with any planters, urns, or hardware. Container gardens can add a welcoming touch and lively charm to the exterior of your home. You can make one yourself or you can purchase any ready-made containers from any garden shop.

Doing a mailbox renovation will also complement your home and express your personality. So if you choose a mailbox, select one that will match with your home trimmings. It should match the exterior color of your home or your door. You can also try adding decorative fence panels, garden gates, or arbors that will improve your front garden and make your home more attractive. Also make your doorsteps more appealing by adding blossoming urns on the sides of the steps or front walkway and if needed, upgrade the railings on the porch.

Your front door can lure more attention if you apply architectural moldings on the sides or even at the top. Stylish sidelights and transoms, and white or ivory door casing will make your red front entry gorgeous. A facelift done to your front door will automatically converts the totality of your home’s curb appeal.

A bold red front door with sidelights and lounge chairs on either side.

The six-paneled front door above has sidelights of clear rectangular glass on both sides, cased in a burgundy framing. The door also has a bronze doorknocker and a “please come in” plate. The front door is coated with burgundy paint and has bronze locks and a bronze handle. It is wholly supported by a white casing attached to the sage green siding. To the left of the door are brick-red wooden resting chairs and white finished wall lamps.

This front door and entryway has six panels with a gold metallic kick plate. The door has barn red coatings and is accessorized with a black eagle design door knocker made of cast iron, and black handle and locks. The arch-shaped door has multi-paneled sidelights and transom of clear and decorative glasses. A typically designed cottage door, it is supported by white casting and framing fixed to an ivory wall. The door ceiling is supported by beige-coated columns

This front door and entryway has six panels with a gold metallic kick plate. The door has barn red coatings and is accessorized with a black eagle design door knocker made of cast iron, and black handle and locks. The arch-shaped door has multi-paneled sidelights and transom of clear and decorative glasses. A typically designed cottage door, it is supported by white casting and framing fixed to an ivory wall. The door ceiling is supported by beige-coated columns.

This door is a typical cottage-style front door. The red front door has rectangular panels with a golden colored handle and locks. The sidelights on both sides have clear glass panels with geometric designs. The transom is also made of clear glass and is attached to white framing. The red and white cottage-style door has four pillars and a mailbox affixed at the left side just below the sidelight.

This door is a typical cottage-style front door. The red front door has rectangular panels with a golden colored handle and locks. The sidelights on both sides have clear glass panels with geometric designs. The transom is also made of clear glass and is attached to white framing. The red and white cottage-style door has four pillars and a mailbox affixed at the left side just below the sidelight. Source: Zillow DigsTM

The stone walkway and steps leading up to the bold red front door are lined with shrubbery and bright violet hydrangeas. The siding of the home is in a duller, brick-red.

 The stone walkway and steps leading up to the bold red front door are lined with shrubbery and bright violet hydrangeas. The siding of the home is in a duller, brick-red.

The entry to this home is an arched door decorated with a black, metallic handle, mailbox slot and knocker. The steps leading up to the door are made of bricks and lined with various species of cacti, each with a placard.

The entry to this home is an arched door decorated with a black, metallic handle, mailbox slot and knocker. The steps leading up to the door are made of bricks and lined with various species of cacti, each with a placard.

The door of this house is made of four rectangular panels attached to a mullion of the same brick-red color. The door has sidelights on both sides, composed of five glass panels affixed to the ivory white casting. At the left side of the door is the golden lock, while a traditional exterior lantern light fixture hangs from the center of the small porch.

The door of this house is made of four rectangular panels attached to a mullion of the same brick-red color. The door has sidelights on both sides, composed of five glass panels affixed to the ivory white casting. At the left side of the door is the golden lock, while a traditional exterior lantern light fixture hangs from the center of the small porch. Source: Zillow DigsTM

The front door features bronze lion door knocker, handle, and lock. The bright red door also has a golden metallic door mailbox slot at the center. The door is attached to white moldings and framing which has sidelights and a transom. Exterior lighting is fixed to either side of the brick facade around the porch. The steps to the front door are decorated with huge pots of blossoms and plants.


The front door features bronze lion door knocker, handle, and lock. The bright red door also has a golden metallic door mailbox slot at the center. The door is attached to white moldings and framing which has sidelights and a transom. Exterior lighting is fixed to either side of the brick facade around the porch.  The steps to the front door are decorated with huge pots of blossoms and plants.

A bronze doorknocker, mailbox slot, and knob highlight the door. The red-coated door has white molding and framing designed to look like pillars. This multi-paneled door also has a rectangular transom just above the doorframe. Nestled in an ivory-painted concrete wall, it also features a black finished wall lamp at its upper right side with the house number just below it.

A bronze doorknocker, mailbox slot, and knob highlight the door. The red-coated door has white molding and framing designed to look like pillars. This multi-paneled door also has a rectangular transom just above the doorframe. Nestled in an ivory-painted concrete wall, it also features a black finished wall lamp at its upper right side with the house number just below it.

This light olive-green house features a double door design. The red-colored door has two handles and locks located at the center and a mistletoe wreath hanging on the right door. The doors are highlighted with two outside lights placed on either side and two tall black pots containing various plants. The front walkway winds through a landscape of lush, properly trimmed and cultivated plants.

This light olive-green house features a double door design. The red-colored door has two handles and locks located at the center and a mistletoe wreath hanging on the right door. The doors are highlighted with two outside lights placed on either side and two tall black pots containing various plants. The front walkway winds through a landscape of lush, properly trimmed and cultivated plants. Source: Zillow DigsTM

The arched door features a black metal door knocker, and golden mailbox slot and knob. The red-painted front door with raised upper panels also has a peephole just below the knocker and a lock on the left. The white-coated casting and framing strengthens the door with its arched transom of clear glass. Attached to the rough brown brick exterior, the steps leading up tot he door are concrete.

The arched door features a black metal door knocker, and golden mailbox slot and knob. The red-painted front door with raised upper panels also has a peephole just below the knocker and a lock on the left. The white-coated casting and framing strengthens the door with its arched transom of clear glass. Attached to the rough brown brick exterior, the steps leading up tot he door are concrete.

The entry, a six-paneled door, is red and has a bronze kick-plate. On both sides are sidelights with inside blinds for privacy. There are balcony railings above the red door supported by two white pillars. The door is accessorized by a concrete pathway, green grasses, and multi-colored flowering plants.


The entry, a six-paneled door, is red and has a bronze kick-plate. On both sides are sidelights with inside blinds for privacy. There are balcony railings above the red door supported by two white pillars.  The door is accessorized by a concrete pathway, green grasses, and multi-colored flowering plants.

This brick house has a bold red door in a more simple design. Seamless sidelights run the length of the door and are topped by an arched transom. The front walkway includes a small patio just beneath the single step. The absence of a porch is made up for by this seating arrangement.

 This brick house has a bold red door in a more simple design. Seamless sidelights run the length of the door and are topped by an arched transom. The front walkway includes a small patio just beneath the single step. The absence of a porch is made up for by this seating arrangement. Source: Zillow DigsTM

Off-white molding and framing support this bright red door, which has five rectangular panels and features a bronze doorknocker and a bronze doorknob. A black mailbox fixed to the wall is placed at the left side of the door.

Off-white molding and framing support this bright red door, which has five rectangular panels and features a bronze doorknocker and a bronze doorknob. A black mailbox fixed to the wall is placed at the left side of the door.

This door is very similar to the one above, with a lion's head knocker and white plaster pillars on either side. The narrow entryway has black iron railings on either side. The wear on the door and concrete shows the age of this home.

This door is very similar to the one above, with a lion’s head knocker and white plaster pillars on either side. The narrow entryway has black iron railings on either side. The wear on the door and concrete shows the age of this home.

The red of this door is a more muted shade of brick-red, which is still a shade or two brighter than the shingle siding. The series of four steps leading up to the door are stone and mortar. The short walkway up to the steps is lined in easy-to-care-for shrubs.

The red of this door is a more muted shade of brick-red, which is still a shade or two brighter than the shingle siding. The series of four steps leading up to the door are stone and mortar. The short walkway up to the steps is lined in easy-to-care-for shrubs.


The door to this home is a more modern example, compared to the previous examples you've been shown. The left-opening door has three glass panels. The siding of the home is in various materials, including the more industrial aluminum siding on the left and the natural wood above and below the expansive windows.

The door to this home is a more modern example, compared to the previous examples you’ve been shown. The left-opening door has three glass panels. The siding of the home is in various materials, including the more industrial aluminum siding on the left and the natural wood above and below the expansive windows. Source: Zillow DigsTM

The manicured front lawn has a flagstone path leading up to the front door, which is decorated festively for Halloween. The dusky blue of the siding and trim is emboldened by the pop of the red door. The trim is ornately carved and a golden accent at the top-center adds additional elegance.

The manicured front lawn has a flagstone path leading up to the front door, which is decorated festively for Halloween. The dusky blue of the siding and trim is emboldened by the pop of the red door. The trim is ornately carved and a golden accent at the top-center adds additional elegance.

Instead of sidelights, which we see on most of these front doors, this entryway has panels on either side of the door that match the style of the door, and only very small glass windows at the very tops.

Instead of sidelights, which we see on most of these front doors, this entryway has panels on either side of the door that match the style of the door, and only very small glass windows at the very tops.

The wood grain of this painted door is still clearly visible beneath the bold red. The ornate trim adds elegance to the otherwise unassuming, modestly-sized porch. The fixtures on the door are all brand new, in a shiny gold finish.

 The wood grain of this painted door is still clearly visible beneath the bold red. The ornate trim adds elegance to the otherwise unassuming, modestly-sized porch. The fixtures on the door are all brand new, in a shiny gold finish.

This impressive stacked-stone home is decorated for the holidays, with two black urns playing host to a pair of poinsettia plants. The double doors of the entryway are decorated with a swag of pine garland and holly wreathes. The pillars on either side of the stairs are also decorated with pine garlands.

This impressive stacked-stone home is decorated for the holidays, with two black urns playing host to a pair of poinsettia plants. The double doors of the entryway are decorated with a swag of  pine garland and holly wreathes. The pillars on either side of the stairs are also decorated with pine garlands. Source: Zillow DigsTM


This simple, unassuming front door has stone and mortar steps leading up to it, with black iron railings on either side. A vintage-style mailbox is affixed to the siding just left of the door.

This simple, unassuming front door has stone and mortar steps leading up to it, with black iron railings on either side. A vintage-style mailbox is affixed to the siding just left of the door.

The arched frame surrounding the bold red front door is in a pristine white with sidelights and an arched transom. The brick facade of the building arches up around the transom.

The arched frame surrounding the bold red front door is in a pristine white with sidelights and an arched transom. The brick facade of the building arches up around the transom.

Around this southwestern style door is a concrete perimeter that connects to the aged stone building. Vines trail up the walls, above the small window to the left of the door, and nearly reach the door itself, gently draping above the transom.

 Around this southwestern style door is a concrete perimeter that connects to the aged stone building. Vines trail up the walls, above the small window to the left of the door, and nearly reach the door itself, gently draping above the transom.

The angular slope of this modern home is reflected in the low-maintenance front yard. The right half is pebbles with several small shrubs, while the left is manicured grass and a small container garden.

The angular slope of this modern home is reflected in the low-maintenance front yard. The right half is pebbles with several small shrubs, while the left is manicured grass and a small container garden. Source: Zillow DigsTM

 Aged brick steps lead up to this distressed, yet elegant front door. The front glass panels are obscured from the inside by polka-dotted curtains. The exterior of the door is brightened by elegant floral wreathes and matching urns used as planters. A plaque to the right of the door proudly proclaims that this is a historical home.

 Aged brick steps lead up to this distressed, yet elegant front door. The front glass panels are obscured from the inside by polka-dotted curtains. The exterior of the door is brightened by elegant floral wreathes and matching urns used as planters. A plaque to the right of the door proudly proclaims that this is a historical home.

 A white door frame with an arched top and a half-circle transom help this red door stand out from the more muted shade of the bricks and light gray stone steps.

 A white door frame with an arched top and a half-circle transom help this red door stand out from the more muted shade of the bricks and light gray stone steps.

 This charming front porch has a door mat, perennials potted in white urns, and the house number boldly placed on the center of the door in a contrasting white.

 This charming front porch has a door mat, perennials potted in white urns, and the house number boldly placed on the center of the door in a contrasting white. Source: Zillow DigsTM

The small stoop of this home is full of beautiful, vibrant potted flowers, including pansies and gerbera. The decorative glass panels on the upper half of the door obscure the view of the home from the outside while still letting in some natural light.

 The small stoop of this home is full of beautiful, vibrant potted flowers, including pansies and gerbera. The decorative glass panels on the upper half of the door obscure the view of the home from the outside while still letting in some natural light.

A very simple and contemporary front door with light gray siding and brushed nickel fixtures. The top half of the door is adorned by nine glass panels.

A very simple and contemporary front door with light gray siding and brushed nickel fixtures. The top half of the door is adorned by nine glass panels.

The blue siding of this home contrasts beautifully with the red door. The small white railings on either side of the raised porch match the pristine white trim around the door and window.

The blue siding of this home contrasts beautifully with the red door. The small white railings on either side of the raised porch match the pristine white trim around the door and window. Source: Zillow DigsTM

 This more modern example has a single sidelight on the right side of the door, which has three glass panels taking up the majority of the door. The facade of this home is partially a dusky, beige brick or a light beige siding.

 This more modern example has a single sidelight on the right side of the door, which has three glass panels taking up the majority of the door. The facade of this home is partially a dusky, beige brick or a light beige siding.

 The aged brick walkway up to the front door of this home has a small white gate that adds cottage charm to the bright red door with gold finished accents.

 The aged brick walkway up to the front door of this home has a small white gate that adds cottage charm to the bright red door with gold finished accents.

The curved walkway to the front of this home is lined with manicured landscaping. Outside the door is a small white bench and planter, just under the extended roof.

The curved walkway to the front of this home is lined with manicured landscaping. Outside the door is a small white bench and planter, just under the extended roof. Source: Zillow DigsTM

This amazing historical home has been perfectly renovated in a lovely, rich blue. The door and shutters are in a bold red to accent the softer tones of the blue. The wraparound porch is somewhat obscured by the tall bushes and small trees in the landscaping.

 This amazing historical home has been perfectly renovated in a lovely, rich blue. The door and shutters are in a bold red to accent the softer tones of the blue. The wraparound porch is somewhat obscured by the tall bushes and small trees in the landscaping.

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