A vaulted ceiling and view of Little Lake Worth through the trio of French doors creates an airy feel in the great room of this beachy cottage in North Palm Beach, Fla. A fan at the peak of the ceiling keeps the air flowing in the room and cuts down on cooling costs in the hot Florida weather.
It's not possible to feel stressed with that view laid out in front of you. The gorgeous landscaping on the property includes native Traveler’s trees and palms, jasmine, bougainvillea and oleander as well as an orchard with guava and mango trees.
Thanks to sleek landscape lights, the gravel driveway is visible even at night. Tall palms and other trees line the sides of the drive and ensure that guests stay on course until they've reached the front gate.
The interior lighting from this rustic, barn-inspired pool house illuminates the adjacent pool and hot tub for the perfect early evening swim. The Malibu, Calif., estate is surrounded by palms and other native trees to create a natural privacy barrier.
With the absence of a pool deck, this serene backyard pool almost blends in with its surroundings. The well-manicured lawn runs right to the pool's edge, while a flowering tree and towering palms provide a tropical backdrop.
The expansive grounds of this gorgeous contemporary home include botanical gardens with some 60 plus varieties of palms, native plants and fruit trees; a secluded pool and pavilion; and breathtaking views of both the Gulf of Mexico and Little Sarasota Bay.
This home screams Palm Springs elegance. The midcentury modern renovation is marked by an expansive, two-level deck; indoor-outdoor living space and pool with inset hot tub. Native trees and shrubs bring a gorgeous contrast in color.
A dramatic entry to the garden features large native and tropical trees to help hide the view of the property from the street. Horizontal fencing, sculptural palms and large masses of tropical understory all help to create the sense of a lush, expansive entrance.
Threading its way between stands of tall trees and palms, the beauty of the estate is revealed with glimpses of the property’s homestead gazing over the main lagoon. There are fountains, dams and aquifers, creating a lush, tranquil oasis.
A neutral exterior color gives a bright and welcoming look to this home. Trees and shrubs add natural color to bring the home to life including palms that add tropical decor. Smooth arched shapes in the architecture and texture from the natural stone wall detail give the home a sophisticated finish.
Kentia and Queen palms, old eucalyptus trees and re-planted giant birds of paradise border a lap pool that seconds as a reflecting pool mirroring the gorgeous, lush garden surroundings. A relaxing seating area was created at the far end of the lap pool, which includes comfortable lounge chairs with plush white cushions and bronze fire pit.