A custom pergola frames views of Deer Lake beyond while creating an inviting space to relax and gather with friends or family. Beneath its cedar beams, a custom limestone fireplace and timber mantle stands silhouetted against the horizon. A stone retaining wall serves as a visual foundation for the landscape composition.
Fun details fill the house with personality, like the rope swing and fireplace on this covered porch and the round porthole-style window in the nearby library. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff
For the homeowners, the built-in brick grill was a selling point of this Spanish-style home. And after a serious outdoor remodel, their courtyard is now a comfortable place for both relaxing and entertaining. It's equipped with two grills, a living wall, hammock, shade panels and lush greenery.
Your guests will never want to leave this expansive patio area. Soaking up the sun in a contemporary lounge chair or enjoying a meal at the outdoor dining table will have you hoping for an endless summer. The wood pergola provides an enclosed intimacy while still allowing light and nature in.
The elevated, diagonal ridge beam that projects out on the leading edge of the wooden structure posed a challenge for the design team. Custom steel connections and careful planning made the outdoor layout successful in creating a cozy lounge for the homeowners and their guests to enjoy.
A double-sided fireplace lends warmth and ambiance in both the master bedroom and patio, where a chimney, wrapped in matte hot-rolled steel and surrounded by site-sourced boulders, becomes a captivating focal point.
The covered patio acts as a transition from interior to exterior and provides a cozy outdoor living space. The orientation of the entertainment barn and pool terrace take advantage of the distant mountain views.
Surrounded by lush plants and incredible mountain views, this rock patio is the ultimate place to relax and unwind. A small bridge over the infinity pool connects to the patio which features two distinct seating areas. A pair of poolside rocking chairs offer a place to sit and enjoy the view.
The use of concrete was essential for creating multi-purpose benches and retaining walls across the back and sides of the structure, which envelope the domineering Aura fireplace with a curved, centralized hearth.
A flagstone terrace with comfortable, stylish woven seating overlooks a sweeping valley that leads to California's Lake Arrowhead. The private and secluded Tudor-style home rests on 4.5 acres, with seven bedrooms, soaring ceilings and a 3,200-square-foot guest house.
A U-shaped outdoor bench with trellis-patterned cushions overlooks stunning views of the Arizona desert and mountains. In the middle of bench sits a long stone firepit, making this the perfect outdoor space for gathering with friends.