The outdoor entertaining possibilities are many including this so-chic dining area with a table that comfortably seats eight, a gas grill and a fireplace to ward off the evening chill (or toast s'mores!).
This Southwestern stucco home features a beautiful hardscaped patio with two stylish lounge chairs and a gas fireplace. A crushed-stone ground cover complements stones set in exterior pillars and will allow native grasses to seed in the area.
The HGTV Green Home 2011's front patio, clad in permeable pavers and buffered by conifers, offers a cozy conversation area. An outdoor gas fireplace, faced in thin-set brick, provides both warmth and ambiance. Emerald green arborvitae surround this patio, providing privacy and shade.
The couple who own this lovely lake house wanted a backyard that would draw guests outside. This covered patio is a well-planned solution with a luxurious outdoor kitchen, gas fireplace, tv and panoramic lake views.
Designed to entertain, this outdoor space was maximized to create an extension of the home. The open pavilion boasts a comfortable seating area, gas fireplace, outdoor TVs and state-of-the-art sound system. Grass is planted between stone tile to add softness to the hardscaping.
Retractable walls instantly expand this modern living and dining space into an outdoor living area. The sleek design is carried out through the patio, where a gas fireplace adds warmth and coziness during the cooler evening hours.
As seen on HGTV's Elbow Room, Chip Wade and his team successfully combined the Overdyke family's screened in porch with their family room to create this giant, contemporary living room. By adding an all glass wall, Chip has been able to retain the natural light of the outdoors while adding modern luxuries such as the plush furniture and gas log fireplace.