Outdoor living spaces and extra details such as ceiling fans are becoming even more important in home construction. This covered deck designed by Edward Andrews Homes in a new community in Roswell, a suburb of Atlanta, boasts a paneled ceiling with a ceiling fan, providing a breeze and illuminating the seating area.
The covered back porch and patio steps and floors previously had different shades of concrete. Concrete Craft covered the concrete with a coating, imprinted it with texture and hand-carved the design to make it look like hand-laid stone.
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.
The Matsumotos wanted an outdoor dining area on a covered porch. The tin ceiling was made from the repurposed metal roof from the home's original structure. A hanging planter was fashioned from an old wooden box salvaged from inside the old house.
Back behind the house, a covered porch matches the sleek simplicity of the rest of the exterior. Beneath the porch is a most inviting dining area with a rug to anchor the table and container gardens softening each of the four corners.
This garden shed has a sloping roof on one side, and, on the other, a partially-covered porch. Stone steps lead from the ground to the porch, which has railing on two sides. Strings of exposed bulb lighting stretch from the house to trees.
The incredible backyard of this home is truly an oasis: An expansive covered porch has plenty of room for couches, sofas and a dining area. Pull the curtains for added shade or privacy. In the back of the yard waits a shimmering swimming pool.
Stone walls with an arched opening encompass this beautiful back porch. The natural stone look is a great contrast to the smooth ceiling and polished stone floor. Cushioned seating options create a comfortable spot to enjoy the beautiful pool and outdoor fireplace.
Neutral walls, a wood ceiling and a cement floor create a beautiful mixture of texture on this cozy back porch. A beige sofa is highlighted with striped throw pillows while a graphic rug blends beautifully and adds a soft touch of color.
A luxury covered porch by designer Yvonne McFadden for the 2017 Atlanta Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse features a vaulted wood ceiling and stone fireplace. A cream sofa, high-back chair and antique African daybed join layered rugs and pillows in the cozy space.
A covered back porch leads to an enclosed pool deck outside of this charming contemporary cottage. A row of bright blue chaise chairs make this private outdoor space an ideal spot to entertain or just relax in the sun.