Stacked stone walls, a wood planked ceiling and lantern sconces create a warm, welcoming front entry. Patterned glass on the sidelights and transom window gives the front door a distinct Craftsman look.
Taking advantage of the California weather, a covered porch is the ultimate entertaining space. An outdoor kitchen, complete with grill and smoker, makes cooking outdoors a breeze, while a long, contemporary table is perfect for dining al fresco.
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.
Driveway View of Modern Home With Full Window Wall
A classic car shines in the driveway of this modern home. A full wall of windows highlights the brightness of the home's indoor lighting. Natural rock beds and a short privacy wall add texture to the home's smooth finishes and flat yard.
An expansive deck has stunning views of the 25,000-acre South African game reserve. Built-in sofas surround a cozy fire pit, perfect for entertaining. The deck is nestled into the trees creating a seamless transition with its natural surroundings.
Contemporary, Welcoming Outdoor Living Space With Views
Rich woods create a welcoming, contemporary deck surrounding the sleek swimming pool in the South African outdoor living space. A covered pavilion provides a space to gather out of the sun and enjoy the views.
This Edwards, Colorado home in Arrowhead's slopes features ski-in/ski-out access and includes mountain views from almost every room within the house. The exterior relies on a combination of neutral stone and wood materials to create a rustic finish, while the rear of the home features a private hot tub area.
This spacious backyard deck features vibrant orange-red furniture, including two armchairs with matching ottomans. A brown wood coffee table sits in the center, while large stones and lush green plants line the deck, providing a natural landscape.
This stone and stucco home is inspired by an Italian Farmhouse, but with a contemporary twist. Clean lines make the architecture stand out from the traditional, and large windows and sliding doors provide sweeping views of the Hill Country.
This Colorado mountain retreat features a beautiful rustic stone exterior, large balconies for entertaining and a gorgeous pool area. Contemporary lounge chairs make for the perfect spot to relax by the pool.
This modern outdoor dining area includes a raised deck and pergola, both stained in a dark brown hue. A dining table with built-in benches and two metallic chairs creates the perfect space for entertaining, while a stainless steel kitchen nearby makes al fresco dining a breeze. Vibrant flowers and lush greens surround the area, adding a beautiful finishing touch.
Sleek stone columns raise this contemporary lake house above the ground, creating a built-in covered patio that houses an outdoor kitchen, a fire pit and a swimming pool. Outdoor lighting keeps the home fully illuminated at night.
This San Francisco-area street slopes down to a modern wood and glass home that's ideally suited to its site. The wood facade incorporates elements of the rugged terrain, while a stepped design takes maximum advantage of the unique lot.