Brick steps lead to the lower lawn, where the landscape architects created an outdoor living room complete with a bar, barbeque, two armchairs and fire pit. From here, the owners can sit back, relax and watch the sun set over the Pacific.
A bright and airy coastal outdoor living room offers a comfy seating area. The exposed wood ceiling sets the modern-rustic feel for the room which is continued with wicker furniture and reclaimed wood coffee table. A bright blue rug, a yellow light fixture and yellow-striped pillows add a fun pop of color to the space.
The family wanted a unique space for outdoor entertaining, so designers created a space that would function as an extension of the home's interior. A wood paneled ceiling and dark, wicker furniture bring a warm contrast to the neutral space, while the space's high arches let in plenty of natural light. In order to control the natural light during the day and keep bugs out at night, heavy curtains were hung so that the homeowners would be able to control the atmosphere of their space. To help the space remain usable during cooler weather, a fireplace was added to give off warmth when needed.
This modern farmhouse has retractable window walls for indoor and outdoor living, contemporary white upholstered living room and dining room furnishings, and an outdoor sitting area with modern woven chairs and gas fire pit.
This serene living room features neutral upholstered sofas paired with an exposed beam ceiling and gray built-in bookshelves on either side of the fireplace. A large door opens up an entire wall to reveal the outdoor sitting area, creating an easy flow between indoor and outdoor spaces.
Accordion glass doors open to turn this contemporary dining room into a true indoor-outdoor space. A long espresso dining table has a modern glass inset, and custom upholstered Parsons chairs feature a beachy stripe. The modern chandelier is nearly as spectacular as the ocean view.
Fantastic views of Lake Hayes and the surrounding area are put on full display from the indoor-outdoor sitting room. Casual wicker furnishings pair with bright green cushions for a comfy conversation spot to take in the views, and a delicate chandelier hangs above to add a touch of elegance.
Stacked sliding doors open up to reveal an incredible view of Lake Hayes. This indoor-outdoor room is kept casual with wicker furnishings and lime green cushions, but a pair of chandeliers and a vine-covered doorway add an elegant feel to the space.
A sleek, simple, sweeping, inclined arc, providing expansive views of the surrounding mountains and ocean vista, forms this modern home design. A glass building perimeter utilizing numerous operable openings enhances the seamless indoor-outdoor relationship.
The rear side of a boxy, modern garage forms a unique platform for an outdoor living room. A modern fire pit and comfortable seating create a cozy spot to relax, and whimsical artwork mirrors the sky at night.
This outdoor living room has plenty of personality in it's colorful design featuring a wood burning fireplace, Spanish tile floor, and yellow walls. A red striped rug, yellow striped throw blanket, and red striped accent pillows add color and pattern to the space. The yellow walls display colorful scenic art and southwestern decor lit by the sun shining through above the wooden beams.
An outdoor living room features a mix of design elements, from the reclaimed woods on the coffee table and ceiling beams to the clean, contemporary lines of the woven and upholstered seating. The space is sited to take advantage of the sweeping coastal views, and it also opens to the indoors via a wide retractable glass wall that slides into a pocket door. Traditional lanterns light the space, giving a nod to the Mediterranean architecture.
This covered porch from the HGTV Dream Home 2012 provides ample space for entertaining. Sturdy, solid aluminum furnishings are paired with cushions covered in stain-, mold- and mildew-resistant performance fabric. The chocolate upholstery color complements the bold, graphic, all-weather area rug.