Blue lucite chairs, blue custom made cushions and blue mosaic pool tile are used to connect the area to the water and sky creating a real connection with the view. The spiral staircase connects the 2nd floor of the home to the outdoor pool area.
A wide shot of the home's exterior shows the magnificent features of the backyard. A wrap-around porch accommodates a dining area and outdoor kitchen, glass walls create seamless transitions from outdoor to indoor, and a deep porch overhang provides shade and blocks sunlight from heating interior spaces. The lounge area by the pool is perfect for relaxing and sunbathing.
From the welcoming courtyard in front of luxurious Villa Serena, located in Jacksonville, Florida, the Tuscan-inspired architecture is evident. The bubbling of fountains and the serene setting are an instant soothing balm.
A defining feature of the outdoor space at the HGTV Smart Home 2013 in Jacksonville, Fla., is the pool. It carves out a dramatic focal point in the backyard with design elements that reference interior details.
This modern beach home in Jacksonville, Fla., offers its own backyard oasis complete with a swimming pool and mosaic tile spa. Lounge chairs line one end of the pool for sunbathing, and a shaded patio area provides relief in the summer heat.
This coastal living room at the HGTV Smart Home 2013 located in Jacksonville, FL features a swordfish hanging decor as the centerpiece. Seashell decor accents the gray plush sofa and throw pillows. The overall blue color scheme enhances the coastal style room.
This coastal foyer at the HGTV Smart Home 2013 located in Jacksonville, FL features a stripe patterned wall and an anchor decor centerpiece. A pendant light highlights the blue and white color scheme. Lamps with flower-esque stands adorn the white credenza.
The turquoise ceiling on this covered deck is as refreshing as the swimming pool at the HGTV Smart Home 2013. Tall planters also don the coastal hue, a nod to the home's location in Jacksonville, Fla. The deck extends to a poolside patio with a relaxing lounge chair.
This contemporary kitchen was featured in the HGTV Smart Home 2013 and is located in Jacksonville, FL. The kitchen has white cabinets and a mostly neutral color scheme adorned with blue kitchen furnishings. Pendant lights hang from the ceiling and highlight the small island in the center of the kitchen.
This cozy seating area in the living room of the HGTV Smart Home 2013 in Jacksonville, Fla stylishly brings the outdoors in. The coffee table features a beachy vignette of palm fronds in blue glass demijohns, coastal photography books and bleached coral.