This Mediterranean-inspired home is sited to take maximum advantage of its outdoor spaces. Lush landscaping surrounds the pool, while a simple grass courtyard provides green space and a place for outdoor fun.
A thin brick deck surrounds this classic backyard pool, which is nestled into a neatly landscaped courtyard. A columned porch overlooks the scene, and a built-in fire pit provides a great spot for poolside conversation.
This spacious courtyard has plenty of space for entertainment in style. A second level balcony leads down to the pool terrace, complete with a checkerboard pattern of grass and cement and plenty of established landscaping.
The interior courtyard of the modern neoclassical home has a stunning, relaxing pool surrounded by beautiful black stone. Lines of grass soften the hardscape, while a built-in outdoor fireplace brings warmth to the space.
A series of stepped, manicured courtyards lead to a lushly landscaped pool surrounded by Mediterranean-style architectural pavilions with Classical details. The 3.5-acre estate in Beverly Hills features tailored gardens and ample spaces for elegant outdoor entertaining.
This contemporary living space is nestled into a protected breezeway, and a bedroom beyond features a sliding glass wall that opens it to the home's outdoor spaces. A stone walkway connects each space to the pool and courtyard.
The owners of this Spanish Colonial wanted a courtyard design that would match the integrity of the home's exterior design, but they wanted to make sure it was fresh and modern. In order to achieve this goal, designers anchored the courtyard design around the pool, the shape of which is traditional, but the black bottom brings in the modern character these homeowners were looking for.
Classical columns with Neo-Gothic arches adorn the outdoor lounging areas of this sprawling Mediterranean-style estate. The pink stucco facades and Mediterranean roof tiles tie the pool pavilions in with the rest of the architecture. The 3.5-acre property features tiered pools and courtyards, creating the ultimate outdoor oasis in the heart of Beverly Hills.
Embracing style, sophistication and serenity, a historic 1920s John Byers U-shaped adobe-style hacienda is remodeled and reconfigured. Set in the Santa Monica Mountains in the Pacific Palisades Riviera, the house encircles a large pool and courtyard.
A large, smooth stone serves as the base for this serene fountain in a contemporary courtyard. The water bubbles inconspicuously from the center of the stone and trickles down to the square pool below.
A long rectangular swimming pool is surrounded by soothing water features and a stone patio. Grass softens the flagstone walkway that leads to the hot tub and lawn. The house blends the indoors and out with an open courtyard and balcony.
The strong architectural forms of this lakeside modern are the backdrop for several new outdoor spaces, such as a Zen garden, swimming pool, and entry courtyard that all compliment the house by using like materials and extending the forms into the landscape.
Stairs and a bridge lead from the pool deck over a koi pond to a more intimate patio at this Dallas home. Fountains lend to the English-courtyard feel of this private backyard while keeping the water in the koi pond refreshed.
This contemporary bedroom features a sliding glass wall that opens the room completely to the pool and courtyard beyond. The bedroom and bathroom are integrated, and the all-glass shower helps visually expand the space. A brick wall surrounds the property, providing privacy.