No view is wasted in this Phoenix home. In the master bathroom, a window substitutes for the back wall to offer a private view of the red-rock hills surrounding the home. Mirrors are suspended from the ceiling and appear to float just like the walnut vanity below them.
This second story balcony enjoys stunning views of the Phoenix valley and surrounding red-rock hills. A bifolding screen is retracted to fully open the space to the views. When closed, the perforated screen minimizes the effects of the hot desert sun on the inside of the house while still allowing breezes to travel through the space.
This picturesque patio area with a fire pit features gray stone and four simple wooden chairs positioned around the fire. Large gray boulders trim the patio, while the thick green trees and rolling hills just off in the distance provide a stunning backdrop.
Designers positioned this elegant, modern dining room to catch beautiful views of the Georgia hills. Directly in the center of these large French doors, the simplicity of the modern wood dining table and chairs reflects the beauty of the hillside around it, while the fresh flowers on the table give the space a pop of color that helps to blend nature and design.
Classic meets whimsy in an eclectic hallway of this home in the Hollywood hills. A gnarled driftwood lamp and cowhide rug become even more quirky when paired with a marble-topped antique chest. A pair of petite gold chairs flanks the window, which offers a sweeping view of the city.
This clean lined, modern kitchen features large windows to embrace the Texas hill country views. The space includes travertine marble flooring, mahogany cabinets and integrated stainless steel appliances. Ample recessed lights provide both task and accent lighting.
The leaves of an olive tree, the swimming pool and the hills of Happy Canyon are seen through this elegant arched doorway at the Figueroa Farms property in the Santa Ynez Valley in California near Santa Barbara. The home sits on 106 acres which include olive tree orchards.
The bed in this room is positioned to enjoy the view of the coastline and Signal Hill in Cape Town, South Africa. Transom windows frame the room in blue skylight, and sliding doors allow easy access to the private balcony in this luxury estate.
Expansive land and rolling hills set a gorgeous open atmosphere around this cabin home. The wood shines beautifully against the natural green color. A green roof compliments the plant life in the surrounding land. A look at the exterior architecture highlights the columns, porches and angled roof.
Large sliding glass doors open to a spacious balcony, transforming this living and dining area into a viewing platform for the beautiful rolling hills. Two chairs are strategically situated on the balcony to take advantage of the view.
A view from the water at this oceanfront Miami mansion. The exposed wood and light exterior color paints this modern home with a warm and inviting feel, perfect for outdoor entertaining -- by the pool, the outdoor kitchen, or inside looking out to the water.
In the master bedroom, large windows frame the space, making the room feel bright and open. Two chaise lounges give the homeowners a lovely view of their surroundings without ever having to leave their oasis, while an oriental rug and orange accents help to add color and personality to this elegant, Asian inspired master bedroom.
The swimming pool, with a built-in spa, is surrounded by beautiful greenery. When guests get tired of swimming, they can relax on comfortable lounge chairs that face rolling hills. The shadows cast by these chairs loom large on the well-kept grassy area.
Black framed French doors and windows open up to the porch and pool area while also providing great views of the horizon. Rough-hewn ceiling beams and doorframes bring texture and rustic detail to this contemporary space.