A grouping of comfortable wicker chairs sit under an exposed wood beam cover to create a welcoming outdoor living space. The rustic house exterior combines stacked stone and lumber for the perfect Texas ranch home.
This modern residence has a sweeping water view, with ample outdoor deck space to take advantage of it. The home's entry features a zen courtyard and a modern garage that fits with the home's clean lines.
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.
This spacious outdoor sitting area features two brown wicker sofas paired with tan outdoor cushions and gray striped pillows. Neutral tile flooring coordinates with the decor, while a dark brown stained beadboard ceiling adds an eye-catching accent. A set of sliding glass doors allows quick access to interior spaces.
From: Dickson Realty
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Backyard With Gravel Landscaping and Staggered Deck Walkway
This yellow ranch home boasts a backyard with a staggered deck walkway that leads the way to the back door entrance. Stone gravel and evergreen landscaping are used throughout the yard, while a small pond features a unique floating stone patio complete with an outdoor dining table and chairs.
This traditional craftsman home boasts a spacious deck area with medium brown wood planks and a curved white railing. A white pergola is positioned over a black metal dining set, providing a comfortable spot for enjoying the outdoors.
Stones in warm terracotta shades are used from the house exterior and garden walls to the patio and water feature. A round patio surrounds the traditional urn-style water feature, which provides soothing sound ambiance to the space.
This Lake Tahoe-area home is located directly on the skyway, which gives it ski-in/ski-out access to Northstar Ski Resort in a neighborhood of only 25 home sites. The gated community offers exclusivity and privacy, while the home's orientation on its lot provides 180 degree views.
Modern Courtyard with Curved Walkways, Built-In Bench
Curved walkways and a sleek, built-in seating area take maximum advantage of space in this modern backyard. The small courtyard provides a pleasing, zen-like view from the mid-century modern home office.
This contemporary home features indoor/outdoor kitchen, family and dining rooms that open to the lanai. An expansive balcony captures the spectacular lake views. The turf is artificial with drip irrigation used for the plantings.
Modern Home Exterior With Bright Orange Front Door
This modern home's brown, orange and white exterior color palette gives off a retro feel. A natural rock bed surrounds concrete pavers that lead to the bright orange front door. On the opposite end of the home, glass doors provide access to a covered patio with a small stone wall.
Sliding glass doors seamlessly blend the indoors and out at this Santa Barbara, Calif., home. A sleek dining table combines with contemporary chairs for a chic, outdoor dining spot on the covered porch.
Covered Outdoor Area With Exposed Beam Ceiling and Marble Tile Floors
This inviting outdoor space features a Mediterranean vibe with its arched windows, exposed beam ceiling, columns and marble tile floors. A seating area with wicker furniture and a glass coffee table offers a place to sit, while striped and floral cushions add a finishing touch.