Custom European-style benches are built into the hedges surrounding the swimming pool at the home of Anne Heche and James Tupper. A hot tub is placed at the end of the pool with custom decking that provides steps and additional seating, as seen on The Outdoor Room With Jamie Durie.
This mission style home promotes and open transition between the indoors and outdoors with gaping french doors. A seating area within the courtyard is ready for entertaining, and an exterior stairway leads to a deck overlooking the courtyard.
A side portico is accessed from this Cape Cod-style home's guest bedrooms and overlooks the lawn and shade garden. The space offers plenty of room for outdoor seating to entertain guests and enjoy the tranquil view.
An ivy-covered wall, pavers with grass joints and trees all around help this outdoor space feel at peace with the landscape. In the center, a sunken swimming pool invites the owners to slow down and soak up the beauty of their surroundings.
Sunrise over this stunning 26-acre Hawaiian estate lights up a spectrum of vivid tropical color. The multi-wing home wraps around a resort-like backyard complete with an infinity-edge pool and a 12-foot hot tub. A covered outbuilding provides storage space for pool accessories, while dense tropical foliage surrounds the outdoor living area and provides privacy.
This mountain estate in Whistler, British Columbia is located on an elevated sun-drenched site with views that span an entire mountain range. The main residence with its beautiful curved timberwork and elegant low profile is set above grounds spanning five and a half acres and features plenty of outdoor living space, including heated infinity pool, hot tub and built-in gas BBQ.