One of the house's main outdoor entertaining areas is the elegant swimming pool and spa. An open pavilion provides an outdoor dining area, while sleek pool chairs are the perfect spot to relax. Travertine stone is used around the pool to reflect the materials of the main house.
Polished Tile Pool Surround Creates Dramatic Effect
A simple pool surround of polished tile creates a dramatic effect around this full-size swimming pool by designer Robert Hursthouse. On the far side of the pool, the elegant poolhouse beckons with light and a vase of flowers.
Welcoming Outdoor Living is Perfect for Entertaining
A variety of outdoor rooms invite opportunities for social gathering and entertaining. The classic dining table and chairs sits atop the limestone pool terrace surrounded by beautiful boxwood hedges and flowers. A Fon du Lac limestone fireplace with attached pergola creates a unique semi-enclosed conversation space focused on the warmth of the glowing fire.
Outdoor seating surrounds an infinity pool and spa in this oceanfront oasis by designer Madelyn Simon. Low hedges provide a level of privacy around the stone deck without obstructing the spectacular view.
The pool is taken from its drab state and transformed into a luxurious pool befitting the elegant mansion. Natural elements and neutral colors combine to create the design, which is complemented by the surrounding tropical landscaping.
Outdoor lights strung across the backyard of this stately home give the space its "wow factor" and add a festive ambiance. Ample windows and terraces connect the house to the backyard and brings the indoor and outdoor spaces together.
At the center of this luxurious private estate garden is a relaxing swimming pool, which features a sun shelf and an attached spa surrounded by bullnosed limestone coping and dimensional limestone paving. The stone pool terrace is lined with boxwood hedges to balance the soft textures of the trees and flowering shrubs. A custom timber beam pergola is anchored by stone piers and a low stone wall that defines the terrace space.
Inspired by the Louisiana architecture of A. Hays Town, this project replicates a Louisiana courtyard in the midst of this creekside estate. A pool is the centerpiece of the design and is anchored by an antique brick-clad spa. Boxwood hedges, ferns and azaleas add life to the space.
This Newport Beach, Calif., backyard has sweeping views of the coast and Pacific Ocean. The linear swimming pool pairs with a sleek hot tub and flagstone walkway for an inviting, relaxing outdoor space. Flower beds are full of beautiful plants, shrubs and trees and highlight the lush green lawn.
Traditional Pool With Lounge Chairs & String Lights
Bright, Caribbean blue covers the lounge seating that surrounds the pool in this tranquil backyard retreat. Ample windows and terraces give the house views of the outdoor space from all sides, while strand lights create great atmosphere.
Brick patios surround the inviting swimming pool and stretch out to the outdoor kitchen, comfortable seating areas and dining spots. The covered pavilion and pergola provide much-needed shade on a hot day.