Built-in banquette seating is paired with cozy wicker chairs around a fire pit for a comfortable entertaining and conversation spot. Light blue cushions are used throughout the space and on the pool lounge chairs reflect the stunning blue skies of Arizona.
This is not your average pool house: The structure includes a meditation area and fire pit. Along the back side is a spa-like glass-tiled shower and changing room as well as an outdoor shower. The building's stone wall doubles as a climbing wall and features a waterfall that empties into the pool.
Unwind on this comfortable wood hammock shaded by the lacy canopy of tree branches from above. Blue cushions add color and comfort to help you relax for hours. The flagstone patio is interplanted with a soft green groundcover and is framed by planting beds with an array of drought tolerant plants
The Zen garden outside this home gives the family a great space for relaxation. Inspired by an Asian garden, the bonsai trees, koi pond and Asian statues give the family the perfect spot for meditation.
This stunningly crafted tool shed serves as a pump house for a water feature that trickles into a Koi-filled moat that surrounds the garden patio. Designed by Art Harrison Interiors in Franklin, Mich., this ultimate garden shed complements the architectural details of the home.
Another wonderful feature of this French-themed home is a private patio area and fireplace that appears separate from its main gathering space. One can relax, take a breather or even meditate in this small, out-of-the-way area that is as beautifully apportioned as the rest of the home. Mark Scott and Associates designed the landscaping with a more secluded space in mind.
A private bench offers a tranquil space to enjoy the exquisite views of the bay on the grassy, outdoor grounds. Strategically placed fire-pits add warmth for cooler nights so the glorious outdoor space can be used all year long.
Inspired by the tranquility of traditional Asian gardens, this stunning multicolored round river stone walkway encourages an intentional, quiet reflection. The meandering shape of the path defines the surrounding green spaces, while the varying sizes and textures of the stone promote concentrated steps, causing visitors to slow their pace and relax.