Tucked in the foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains, this stunning contemporary home boasts sweeping views across its 93 secluded acres. The property is five minutes from the world renown Ventana Canyon Resort and Country Club in Tucson, AZ.
Modern Outdoor Urban Living Space With Wood Harvest Table
A Restoration Hardware outdoor table with seating for 12 provides a chic spot to take in the view from 23 stories above Los Angeles. Custom botanicals and potted plants add a lively pop of color to this 1,200-square-foot balcony.
Ample seating and lush landscaping surround this welcoming pool, creating a backyard retreat that invites users to spend as much time outdoors as in. A cozy fireplace rests beneath the pergola, offering a space for guests to relax, talk and even dine. Large pocket doors open the home's interior to the backyard.
The exterior of the Severn's home has been completely transformed by the addition of two sets of french doors, an open patio with outdoor seating, German Schmear on the brick, and fresh landscaping, as seen on Fixer Upper.
Spacious Covered Porch With Outdoor Dining Table and Chairs
This sprawling covered back porch offers ample room for relaxing and entertaining. Brown wooden chairs are positioned around a white dining table with colorful potted plants, while orange and yellow Adirondack chairs provide a spot for taking in the view. Multiple ceiling fans hang from the white beadboard ceiling.
Almost any outdoor spot can be transformed into a functional living space or lounge with the proper use of dead space. While the narrow 5-foot-by-14-foot landing outside this home office is too awkward for sofas or love seats, it's verticality lends itself perfectly to taller seating options like basket chairs suspended on sturdy steel stands.
Home Exterior & Landscape: Contemporary Luxury in Scottsdale, Ariz.
This phenomenal home, located in the Sonoran Desert in Scottsdale, Ariz., boasts architecturally significant roof lines that are positioned to maximize natural daylight while minimizing glare and solar heat gain.
Pergola Covered Dining Patio With Chandelier and String Lights
There’s nothing like a chandelier to create an elegant dining atmosphere. But wiring for an outdoor fixture can be complicated, and wet-rated styles are somewhat limited. One solution is to hang a candle chandelier from the beams of a pergola or covered patio, as designer Howard Roberts did here. Use battery-operated LED “candles” for easy operation. Add string lights radiating from the chandelier’s mounting to create a magical canopy of light above diners' heads.
Enticing Home Exterior With Brick Driveway and Walkway, Arched Wood Front Doors and Garden Framed Entrance
A brick driveway extends into a walkway toward the entrance creating a gorgeous, textured base for the exterior of this home. Mirrored garden sections and potted trees frame the way to the arched front door. Outdoor sconces cast a warm glow to brighten the home.
Neutral Marble Backyard Patio Surrounding in Ground Swimming Pool With Gorgeous Scenic View
Large marble tiles make up the patio floor in the backyard of this lovely Italian villa home. A raised border surrounds the in ground swimming pool with built in tile seating. The scenic view gives a gorgeously spacious feel to the serene backyard.