A well-manicured lawn leads out to a comfortable outdoor living area. Under the pavilion sits a contemporary seating area and fully-equipped outdoor kitchen, all with beautiful views of the water and cityscape.
Entertaining space was important to these homeowners, so designers made sure to add ample dining space both inside the house and outside. One such space is this home's breezeway that accommodates two tables that seat four people. The tables are sturdy, weatherproof wicker with outdoor cushions for comfort, and, since they are protected by the breezeway roof, homeowners can use this space in rain or shine. To top off the elegance of the space, this outdoor dining area is situated directly in front of beautiful ocean views, making it the perfect location for a sunset dinner or sunrise breakfast.
The sleek platform bed dressed in plush linens has stunning views of the South African landscape. Windows slide back to open the bedroom up to natural surroundings, while a pair of oversized armchairs and ottomans are a comfortable spot to relax.
A chic peninsula lined with modern stools provides a spot for casual dining in this midcentury modern kitchen. Large windows draw the eye outdoors, making the focal point of the space the natural scenery.
With breathtaking, expansive views of Arizona's Sonoran Desert and the surrounding McDowell and Mazatzal Mountains, along with Troon Mountain and Pinnacle Peak, this home epitomizes the Arizona lifestyle. The well thought out floor plan of the 7,317-square-foot home accommodates many lifestyle needs and entertaining on any scale. The 1,165-square-foot guest house has two bedrooms, a kitchen and comfortable living areas.
In the living room, cozy, neutral furniture is positioned to take advantage of the beautiful views from the home's windows. To add color and a Moroccan feel, designers added bold artwork and exotic flowers to the space, bringing life and warmth to the design.
A soft gray color palette is punctuated with dark accents to create a soothing yet striking master bedroom. A shag area rug grounds the space, adding softness to the space, while an upholstered headboard makes a dramatic statement.
Just outside this modern beauty lies a casual retreat with a perfect view. Concerned with utilizing their usable space, these homeowners wanted a place to enjoy their beautiful view, so they added a lounge space to their home that is perfect for relaxing.
Doing dishes is anything but a chore in this kitchen with a full wall of windows offering views of the Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., home's verdant back yard. White cabinetry and marble countertops are elegant without distracting from the beautiful scenery outside.