This modern red home features a curved black railing on the second floor deck. The first-floor patio includes a fire pit and an outdoor dining area. At upper left is an outdoor rain room, which allows residents to enjoy infrequent San Diego rains without getting wet.
From the rear of this modern-rustic ranch, the homeowners have access to all of their home's exterior spaces. From the more intimate, lower outdoor dining area and covered lounge space to the larger, upper level dining area with a grill space, each space is accessible from the home's interior, allowing for a seamless indoor-outdoor entertaining space.
In the back of the home, a private driveway leads into an attached garage with elegant wood doors. Raised flower beds set into large, stone retaining walls give the exterior of the space color and an elegantly manicured look. The two raised beds break at a wrought iron gate that opens to reveal the private courtyard that leads into the home from the rear.
An exterior view of this modern home highlights its slender shape and large windows. The yard can be accessed on either side of the porch with concrete staircases. Orange chairs add a pop of color against the gray exterior.
This picturesque Florida-based mansion features a rear exterior with a sprawling stone terrace that provides an ideal spot for taking in the waterfront view. A spacious pool and patio area provides a luxurious spot for basking in the sun.
With all the windows in the home's rear facade plenty of natural light gets in during the day, while also allowing the homeowners to have a beautiful view of the lake. At night, the windows allow the home's artificial light ouside, giving it a glowing, elegant appearance
This stunning 10,000 square foot home sits on 1.13 acres in Port Chester, New York, just a short drive to the heart of New York City. White columns frame the stone terrace, as well as several windows located on the rear exterior, both providing ample opportunities to take in the view. The backyard also features a luxurious pool area.
From the water, the view of this 18,000-square-foot Miami Beach estate is pristine and spectacular. An arched portico runs along the rear central wing of the home, which was built in 1937 in the Mediterranean Revival style. The property has undergone an extensive renovation to turn it into a great space for modern living and entertaining.
This Edwards, Colorado home in Arrowhead's slopes features ski-in/ski-out access and includes mountain views from almost every room within the house. The exterior relies on a combination of neutral stone and wood materials to create a rustic finish, while the rear of the home features a private hot tub area.
The terraced rear patios of this traditional home create multiple areas for outdoor entertaining. Built-in planters against the lowest level help to soften the hard edges with the use of grasses, Cape rush, Heuchera and Japanese maples.
This modern home's exterior exposes tons of unique elements. The bottom half of the house is covered in wood siding, while the upper area is a bright white stucco. The rear half of the home has a curved wall and ceiling reminiscent of a barn, softening the lines of the cube-like front.
The rear loggia creates a comfortable, shady sitting area under the extended roof. The home's stucco exterior is enhanced with colorful, sun-loving plants just beyond the patio space for an authentic Southwest-style look.