The lake seems to start right at the edge of the patio, where long twin sofas and a roof overhead make it possible to enjoy the view rain or shine. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff
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.
Two wood rocking chairs are divided by a small wood table in front of a gray stone fireplace. A stone bench runs along the front of the fireplace to provide extra seating on this flagstone patio. Lush green ivy and trees create a cozy surrounding and beautiful scenery.
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
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.
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.
Along the home's upper level stretches a generous balcony, wide enough to comfortably manage several seating areas, all offering sweeping lake views. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff
Large fieldstones are used to create a rustic patio that overlooks the California coast. A propane-fueled campfire circle is surrounded by comfortable Adirondack chairs for a cozy spot to gather during the day and night.
Located on a golf course and surrounded by picturesque mountain views, this neutral home features a rustic patio area complete with a lodge-style pergola and fire pit. Basalt boulder retaining walls are seen throughout the property, as well as a variety of layered plantings.
This small weekend retreat on the flank of the rolling grassy coastal plain in Hollister Ranch, near Gaviota, Calif., looks out on breathtaking panoramic views of ocean and foothills. The flagstone and gravel patio leads to a cozy fire pit surrounded by Adirondack chairs.
We’re all a fan of the deep grain texture that a wood deck offers, but aren’t fans of the maintenance that goes along with it. Good Life composite decking from Fiberon, in the subtle Cabin color, showcases rustic graining against more modern furnishing and clean, white composite railing – but never requires staining or painting.
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.
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.