Mediterranean-Style Home With Colorful Landscaping
"Many Mediterranean-style homes in the United States are often found in warmer climates. That means that trees and shrubs around your Mediterranean-style home are likely to grow much more quickly and fully than around homes in other parts of the country," according to the experts at The Plan Collection. "As a result, frequent landscaping and gardening maintenance is essential for enhancing curb appeal."
Mediterranean Patio With Refreshing Pool and Lounge Area
This lovely outdoor space was made for entertaining, seamlessly combining indoor and outdoor living into one fluid design. Guests can take a dip in the pool, relax by the sunken fire pit or lounge underneath the covered sitting area.
Old World-Inspired Backyard With Soothing Water Feature
Classic white columns pair with rustic wood beams to create a Mediterranean-inspired pergola. An outdoor chandelier hangs above the porch swing and patio area for an intimate, elegant seating area. In the center of the walkways leading through the backyard is a tiered water features that brings soothing ambiance to the space.
An Old World fountain mounted on the wall of this kitchen courtyard calls to mind a Spanish estate. Concrete pavers add cobbled texture and nuanced color to the Mediterranean-style patio. A pair of potted olive trees flank the fountain.
After passing through the courtyard doors, you are welcomed by dual fountain features that frame the walkway and provide a tranquil feeling upon entry into this private space.
Finding the right glass waterline tile for fountain and spa was difficult since we wanted it to be complementary to the antique brick and terra cotta paving colors, but the Bamboo Blend (Weave Series from Walker Zanger) provide the right balance of color, while also providing enough of a highlight.
A Courtyard Terrace With Pillared Archways Overlooks A Garden Swimming Pool
The courtyard terrace of this Point Lorna, California, villa home features neutral furnishings that complement the simplicity of the architecture that encompasses them. Wicker sofas complement the texture of earth toned pillars set in the terrace's archways which are climbing with flowering vines reflected in the pool below. The vines allow the garden's topiary features to traverse the pool the way a footbridge allows passage below.
Mediterranean Outdoor Space with Arches, Beamed Ceiling and Stone Floors
Wooden ceiling beams and handmade copper lanterns break up the concrete facade in the al fresco living spaces. One-of-a-kind pieces, such as tree trunk bases, avoid the matchy-matchy look and add unexpected elements. Floor inlays of grey shell stone add texture and ground the furniture.
Native grasses and wildflowers were used throughout the landscape design of this home in Santa Barbara. The result is gardens that are low water, full of color and harmonious with their natural surroundings.
This beachfront home is actually made up of two buildings: a main residence with four bedrooms and an adjacent two-bedroom guest house connected by a breezeway. The pool and spacious patio sit in between for both to use.
Comfortable wicker furniture surrounds an adobe-style fireplace, creating an inviting space to relax in the evenings. The Tuscan-style home and backyard is surrounded by lush plantings to provide privacy.
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.