The view into this sitting room from the patio shows comfortable chairs set to enjoy the theater of the outdoors through large windows. Whites and neutral tones make the space comfortable and echo the scenery all around.
Licensed contractor Chip Wade of HGTV's Elbow Room converts a barn into a large open great room with soaring ceilings. Green-striped chairs and a white sofa bring a contemporary element to the space, while the stone fireplace and paneled walls preserve the history of the barn.
A traditional stone fireplace commands attention in this Gothic-style sitting room, pairing well with the built-in shelves and heavy wood beams above. An upholstered bench and ornate area rugs help soften the stone walls.
This quaint balcony right off the master bedroom might be small but smart, simple furnishings make it a great outdoor sitting area. Traditional sconces stand out against the stone wall for added character.
This spacious contemporary backyard features a teak deck surrounded by a stone wall and lush green plants. A painted black pergola is positioned over a sitting area with matching Adirondack chairs and end tables.
In this bright white sitting room, a stone fireplace is flanked by two upholstered armchairs and a glass coffee table. The mantel extends up the wall adding visual height to the room's already soaring ceiling.
This serene home office features a sitting area with a white sofa covered in various-shaped pillows and sitting against a stone tile wall with a pair of sconces and black-and-white artwork. A graphic area rug complements two modern coffee tables of different heights.
This rustic entrance features a neutral stone accent wall paired with gray stone flooring. A heavy wooden door is propped open to reveal the mountain view, while a green bench offers a place for sitting to remove shoes and snow attire.
The exterior stone wall of the house makes an accented background for this covered patio sitting area. Brown wicker furniture is padded with gray cushions that match the gray concrete floor. Floral pillows add a softer detail to the stone and concrete.
The sloped ceiling of this cozy sitting area gives interesting dimension to the fireplace whose dark gray stone facade stands out in bold contrast to the white walls. In this room as seen throughout the home, the entire side wall folds back to allow access to the ocean breezes and outdoor spaces.