One side of this pool house remains open to look out into the yard and let in a cool breeze. The gray sectional couch, barn pendant lights and built in cabinets make this outdoor space make feel as comfortable as an indoor one.
A cedar pergola creates a shaded spot on the travertine patio and leads to a beautiful outdoor fireplace for gathering on cool nights. Travertine is also used around the spa, while an all-natural veneer and wall stone helps define the outdoor space.
The most effective way to use any outdoor area maximally is with perimeter seating. Here, a modular sectional sofa is configured to conform to a corner of this welcoming courtyard, putting every square inch of the area to use. For optional flexibility, consider sectional sofas without arms since the armless modules can also be added to elongate a straight-lined sofa.
The pavilion features an outdoor bar and several swivel chairs and a sofa. These features make the pavilion addition to the backyard a cozy, comfy place for the family to entertain and relax in their outdoor living space.
Rustic lumber is paired with stacked stone to create a stunning home exterior for this Texas ranch house. Covered outdoor living areas blend the indoors and out with comfortable seating areas, an outdoor fireplace and outdoor kitchen.
The glass wall of this living space opens up to connect the indoor living room to an outdoor living area with a modern fire pit and stunning views. The home's clean, modern lines contrast the rugged natural terrain, while taking maximum advantage of the hilly view. A cantilevered roofline provides shelter from the elements.
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.
French doors open up to a welcoming outdoor living space, where a pergola covered in flowering vines provides shade for a comfortable sitting area. An adobe-style fireplace is perfect for evening gatherings.