This open kitchen with cement block walls and walnut cabinets feels modern and streamlined. A metal pendant light above the dining table illuminates the space and adds an industrial note. The large window adds an open feeling to the room and brings the outdoors inside.
This 1,672-square-foot Santa Barbara, California home features stunning tropical landscaping, including fruit trees, palm trees and towering bamboo plants. The ranch-style home boasts mahogany wood accents throughout and easily incorporates indoor-outdoor living with open air kitchen, dining and living spaces.
Wall-to-wall sliding doors illuminate this open concept living space and perfectly showcase the sprawling outdoor pool area. Exposed beams throughout provide a Southwestern touch, while a rectangular table and bench seat provide a spot for casual dining.
Black metal railings give this rustic stone deck a contemporary look. The swimming pool flows underneath the outdoor living area for a cool tunnel effect. Breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains are visible from the dining room, which extends over the deck.
Appreciate all the ocean views from this living room filled with traditional, neutral furnishings. Comfy sofas are positioned for optimal conversation and panoramic outdoor views. A large sliding door opens up from the interior to the covered patio with a large dining table and matching chairs.
Following a brick path from the dining area leads visitors to the next "room," an intimate sitting area with three chairs. An outdoor rug softens the patio below, while an umbrella promises to keep the space cool.
A small yard off the dining room and kitchen provides the perfect spot for a relaxing pool framed by beautiful trees. This outdoor space is part of The Palazzo, a 200-year-old mansion located in Rabat, Malta, that boasts 10,700 square feet of living.
Perfect for outdoor entertaining, this modern patio is conveniently located next to the pool. Bold, orange armchairs and a simple wood dining table offer a casual spot to dine outside. A pair of metal ceiling fans keep the space cool during the hotter months.
This guest house great room features an open concept living, dining and kitchen space, but it also opens up to the outdoors with Weiland doors on two main walls. Guests can enjoy the wonderful mountain air while relaxing indoors or out.
A contemporary outdoor kitchen adds to the convenience and luxury of this California home's backyard retreat. Lighted steps lead down to a lakeside seating area, and various tiers and terraces include spots for lounging, dining and swimming in the infinity-edge pool.
A wood-floored breezeway furnished with a dining table and chairs and a coffee table and chairs offers two seating areas, one for eating and another for socializing. A stone outdoor fireplace keeps the area warm on chilly mountain nights.
The open concept kitchen and dining area cascade onto the spacious porch through retractable sliding doors, which allow for easy, carefree indoor-outdoor living. Wood-paneled ceilings carry throughout the home for a cohesive feel.
A contemporary dining room seats 10 comfortably and sleek, low seating around the fireplace creates a cozy conversation area. The covered patio features skylights above and is open to a lush backyard, so that the outdoors can be enjoyed even in bad weather.
In the rear of this modern home contains a waterfall that separates the upper and lower levels of the entertainment space. On the upper level, two dining spaces, an outdoor kitchen and a bar give the homeowners tons of usable space, while the lower level contains a pool.
This home with a natural wood exterior features a remodeled deck complete with space for a dining table and chairs. A set of stairs leads to a brick patio, where black metal outdoor chairs and tables are available for casual entertaining.
The pool terrace in southern Vermont is nestled into a hillside below the main house and offers a view of mountains receding into the distance. The terrace unites the pool, hot tub, pool house, outdoor kitchen and dining areas, fire pit and abundant planting beds.
Accordion doors open this California home's main living area directly onto a fabulous transitional deck and outdoor gathering space. Floating on a curved design, facing plush sofas give everyone seated access to warmth from the contemporary fire pit. Move seamlessly from dining inside to cocktails fireside.
Pocket doors open to reveal the home's formal living room where one of it's seven fireplaces is a focal point. Multiple pairs of french doors line the back walls of the living and dining room for easy access to the home's extraordinary outdoor space.