Breathtaking views surround this exquisite, contemporary backyard boasting a relaxing hot tub and swimming pool. A stacked stone retaining wall and cacti creates a gorgeous southwestern feel in this peaceful and private outdoor space.
Grassy lawns surround the patio and pool in this spacious backyard. The home's interior has easy access via Marvin sliding doors off the living room. When nights get cool, the family can stay cozy by the stone fire pit.
The Balinese feel of this luxurious backyard is provided by the construction of a lagoon-like swimming pool surrounded by an array of tropical plants. A tan stone patio creates a neutral frame for the tropical elements to shine.
This gorgeous turquoise pool water shines against the neutral surrounding deck. Marble tile stepping stones lead through the water for a unique walkway creation. Plants line the retaining wall in the background for added color and life.
This South Florida home's outdoor space offers an abundance of luxurious features. Neutral stone pavers surround the coping around the edge of the pool as well as a pathway made of linear-cut ipe wood. A circular seating area in the middle of the pool includes a fire pit, making it a dramatic focal point.
The main houses of this family compound are a clean interpretation of the classic Vermont farmhouse, while the entertainment barn features a rustic style. A stacked stone wall and native plantings surround the contemporary pool.
Sliding glass doors completely open the cottage living room to the swimming pool and patio, creating an indoor/outdoor living space. Comfortable furniture surrounds the gray stone fireplace, and tucked in the corner is a glam bar perfect for entertaining.
The rear facade of this contemporary California ranch house is almost completely composed of glass, opening the home to its inviting outdoor view. A low wood deck extends the length of the house and leads to a pool surrounded in native stone.
A round stone fire pit surrounded by Adirondack chairs creates the perfect spot for roasting marshmallows in this backyard. During the hotter months, a refreshing swimming pool with lounge chairs and an umbrella attracts the sun-lovers.
To take their clients' pool to the next level, the Kikuchi + Kankel Design Group outfitted the feature with all new equipment, including a waterfall, spa, new stone surround and black pebble sheen bottom. The result? A luxe outdoor space that takes all your troubles away.
This incredible outdoor space is the antidote to all things stressful. There's a hot tub, fed by fountains, right in front of a fire pit. A glass-tile surround reflects the light. Stone platforms offer an easy transition to the swimming pool.
The contemporary exterior of this Florida home features lot of windows for natural light, a second floor balcony and French doors off the living room that lead to the backyard. Perfect for entertaining, the backyard has a outdoor kitchen with grill and a stone patio surrounding the pool and hot tub.
A clean-lined pool and hot tub rest behind this Mediterranean-inspired Austin home with contemporary styling. Large windows and sliding doors provide sweeping views of the surrounding Texas Hill Country. The stone exterior and tile roof preserve the home's traditional feel, while the sleek, straight lines update it for the 21st century.
Off the covered patio sits a much-used outdoor kitchen, complete with stainless steel grill. Stone columns add visual texture to the outdoor living area, while the rest of the house and two-story fireplace features a clean facade. The swimming pool is surrounded by a hardwood deck, and the hot tub features cool mosaic tile.
Antique stone pavers reclaimed from China cap the knee walls, act as floating steps and as coping on the benches. The aged patina is impossible to reproduce since it comes from hundreds of years of use and adds a historical permanence to the garden. Water is heard as it gently pours from a hand-chiseled stone rill into an elongated pool. Filled with koi and water lilies in bloom, the water reflects the sky above, surrounding trees and plants.