Festive lighting and ample seating make this traditional backyard pool a fantastic spot to entertain. Seating is grouped into zones for conversation, dining and poolside lounging. Ample terraces connect the indoor and outdoor spaces and give the home great views of its retreat-like backyard.
The spacious limestone terrace opens up to a gorgeous backyard and heated swimming pool. A large dining table is perfect for entertaining, while groups of seats and umbrellas provide elegant spot for relaxing outdoors.
Claire Paquin's clients love to entertain and wanted to maximize seating in their Rye, NY home. By separating the room into two distinct seating groups, the space became much more functional for accommodating groups large and small.
Floor-to-ceiling windows wrap around the stunning, spacious living room offering spectacular round-the-clock New York City views. Multiple seating areas offer intimate settings for small or large groups.
Bright white walls and four windows featuring waterfront views create a breezy, airy atmosphere for this seating area. Four comfortable armchairs are grouped close together to encourage intimate conversation.
This living room features logs reclaimed from 19th century homes, a high ceiling with antler chandelier and exposed beam, a large fireplace with stone surround, and abundant seating in multiple sitting area groupings.
The huge living room offers multiple seating areas as well as access to the patio and pool and the stairs leading to the upper level. Large neutral rugs help define the different conversational groupings.
The open plan design is great for entertaining large groups of family and friends. An abundance of seating creates a welcoming atmosphere, while contemporary pendant lights and patterned rugs anchor the separate living areas.
Soft gray walls and cheerful pops of yellow, orange and blue help this transitional living room feel bright and welcoming. A thoughtful grouping of sofa, ottoman and numerous chairs provides ample seating when guests arrive.
Walls of windows enclose this modern living room, infiltrating the space with loads of natural light. A carefully selected assortment of modern furnishings is grouped in the middle of the room, creating a seating area.