The simple covered porch continues with the rustic design of the home's exterior. The wood awning also incorporates a rainwater collection system to catch 100 percent of the home's potable water.
Streamlined outdoor furniture is paired with a glass-top table for this second-story living area that overlooks a pool below.
A long window box lightens the rustic mood on the back porch. The leather and wood furniture are full of saloon-style charm beneath the wood-paneled ceiling.
A covered porch is accented by custom exterior lights and opens directly onto the large swimming pool.
Multiple covered porches give way to paths that wander through beautifully landscaped gardens. To up the outdoor entertaining potential even more, there's also an outdoor kitchen.
Grab an iced tea and spend an easy afternoon right here on the porch swing.
A pair of French doors in this bright blue home lead to a covered porch with seating for two.
A long covered porch makes a sheltered, shady spot for an outdoor sitting area. Woven chairs are a durable and attractive choice.
A covered porch leads to a hot tub at one end, perfectly positioned to take advantage of the panoramic lake and mountain views.
A lovely paver walkway leads the way through a nicely manicured front yard to a large covered porch on this pretty farmhouse style home.
The long expanse of covered porches is broken up by tasteful placement of furniture. Here, a wooden cabinet is a platform for a wide bowl.
Enjoy a swim without the heat beating down: The large swimming pool is located on a covered porch, enclosed by screens and with a teak ceiling.
A wide covered porch stretches the length of the house, with sliding glass door access at several different points and ceiling fans to keep the breezes flowing.
To make outdoor entertaining a breeze (literally!), the kitchen and living areas both feature sliding glass doors that connect the rooms with an adjacent covered porch.
A huge covered porch becomes an easy, elegant outdoor living room, big enough to house a fireplace, tv, sofa and armchairs. A ceiling fan makes sure there's always a breeze.
The simple covered porch continues with the modern-rustic design of the home's exterior. The wood and metal awning creates the perfect place to relax and enjoy nature.
A covered brick porch creates a picturesque spot to take in this home's lovely landscaping. Ornamental grass picks up the light from the setting sun.
The covered back porch of this rustic cabin home extends to an open area and features a comfortable pair of Adirondack chairs perfect for sunset views.