Wow! Nothing like sliding doors to bring in the beautiful outdoors. This living room and bar area offers flexible furniture arrangements leading to the outdoor living deck, providing an indoor-outdoor connection. A key theme of this house is that it encourages incredibly eco-friendly habits and an awareness of the environment around it.
This Tuscan-themed outdoor living space was designed with a gorgeous tan brick and stone fireplace, luxurious wicker furniture seated around a marble coffee table, a skylight for sunny days and an ornate chandelier for romantic evenings.
A white fence serves as a back wall to this outdoor living space. An area rug, plants and lots of pillows accessorize the space while dark wood outdoor furniture and a built-in white storage bench provide ample seating.
From the floor-to-ceiling windows to the patio and fire pit areas, the backyard of HGTV Dream Home 2018 keeps the focus on the waterfront views. Using gray decking and gray stone pavers connects the outdoor living areas and complements the charcoal and black exterior color palette of the house.
A board form concrete retaining wall transitions the site grade and creates a pocket facing the lake for an outdoor terrace.
One way to extend the outdoor season here in Vermont is to tuck outdoor spaces into recessed pockets. In this case, the concrete retaining wall provides protection from the wind as well as a solar heat mass to make the terrace warmer than it normally would be.
A colorful striped area rug and patterned throw pillows add cheery pops of orange color to this outdoor living room. An outdoor kitchen surrounds the sitting area, while a nearby bench doubles as seating and storage.
The outdoor space of this home provides a seamless indoor/outdoor living. Above the outdoor entertainment space, a master bathroom patio on one side of the house provides privacy for the homeowners, while the outdoor living space eases the transition between the spaces. On the patio, a swimming pool with three bubbling water features and an eight foot shallow shelf and steps down to the pool give kids a safe place to play and seating at various water heights creating an outdoor space that is perfect for entertaining and relaxing.
Succulents and other heat resistant plants surround this intimate outdoor living space in California. A long, round lounge chair serves a modern alternative to the traditional lounge chair. Pops of orange add vibrancy to the modern patio.
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.
The outdoor living room is anchored by a large, double sided, white masonry fireplace that is a nod to the walls of the home and the retaining walls in the front and backyards. With luxurious, outdoor furniture, a television and a wood ceiling, this outdoor space is cozy, warm and welcoming-the perfect space for an outdoor gathering.
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.