Just a few steps from the living room, a large sectional and fireplace create a comfortable space to unwind after a long day. In addition to the balcony, sitting area and dining space, the penthouse also features four bedrooms and four baths.
A two-story living room is made cozier by an inviting fireplace trimmed with decorative tile. Stucco walls, tile flooring dark wood trim and Juliet balconies enhance the Mediterranean style of the space. Arched doorways open up to the swimming pool and patio.
Sunny yellow walls pair with a wood plank and beam ceiling for a warm, tropical living space. Rustic hardwood floors ground the room, while woven furniture evokes a coastal air. Sliding glass doors open up to a balcony with stunning ocean views.
Rustic stone and rough-hewn wood meets clean, contemporary lines in this Austin home inspired by Italian farmhouse design. In this bright and airy living room, candle chandeliers and ceiling beams contrast with a glass balcony railing and modern windows. Warm brown tones create an inviting dining and living area with large sliding glass doors.
This Mediterranean-style family room in Miami features gorgeous wood-beamed ceilings, tile floors and French doors leading to balconies overlooking the Biscayne Bay. Known as Palazzo di Mare, the home was rented by socialite sisters Kourtney and Kim Kardashian while they filmed their E! reality series, Kourtney and Kim Take Miami.
There's a lot to love about this living room, including the spectacular city views. In the morning, the owners can sip coffee and enjoy the sight from their sofa, or they can open the sliding glass doors and take a seat on the balcony.
This room features a mix of traditional farmhouse elements with clean lines and contemporary styling. A pair of traditional candle chandeliers contrast with a glass-paneled balcony railing. A rustic wood lintel supports the wide opening between the kitchen and living space.
French door blend into the full wall of windows connecting this living space to the balcony and allowing natural light to fully illuminate the room. A sophisticated neutral sectional is topped with charcoal gray throw pillows matching the accent wall panel in the back of the room. A connected dining space echoes the simplistic modern style.
Wood accents warm up the white walls in the open living and dining area of this Camano Island, Washington, home. A cozy conversation area takes advantage of the views from wraparound windows. Meanwhile, a pass-through from the kitchen provides extra seating and opens the room to the main living areas. A catwalk balcony adds to the airy feel and allows for the soaring ceilings that extend throughout the living areas.
This pristine living room features white walls and intricate design details, such as the molded fireplace surround and custom iron railings on balconies that encircle the space. Furnishings are clean, contemporary and neutral, with a conversation area that offers ample seating for entertaining. Large arched windows overlook a pretty stone courtyard.
The open floor plan highlights the beautifully spacious design of this modern home. A stone circular table in the dining area is complimented by a matching stone accent wall in the living room area. Modern light fixtures give a water-like effect as they cascade down over the space. Glass steps lead up to a glass lined balcony hall traveling over the room.
The contemporary exterior of this Florida home features lot of windows for natural light, a second floor balcony and French doors off the living room that lead to the backyard. Perfect for entertaining, the backyard has a outdoor kitchen with grill and a stone patio surrounding the pool and hot tub.
Even shipping container homes are bigger in Texas. Called PV14 House, since it uses 14 shipping containers, this Dallas home from M Gooden Design is one of the largest at 3,700 square feet. This home contains three bedrooms, a den, entertainment area, three-and-a-half bathrooms and a two-car garage. There’s also a small penthouse and a large roof deck. A glass-fronted second floor, complete with a full-length balcony, maximizes prime views of a lake and park across the way.
In this urban living room, neutral colors and rich textures are used to create a space that is fresh and hip. Custom hand-blown pendants hang above the bar to add a splash of color. A wall-mounted mirror expands the feeling of the space while a silver-and-white wall graphic runs from the kitchen out onto the balcony, featuring a downtown skyline.
This contemporary, West Coast residence has a beautiful open design and modern decor. A short glass wall provides a balcony overlook from the second floor to the first where a long light fixture hangs as a decorative eye-catcher. The second story features a living room area with gray leather sofa, an eclipse door leading to an outdoor patio and a dining area in front of a built in fireplace.