One of the home's delightful outdoor spaces is this sunken patio. The patio itself is stone, carefully constructed to blend harmoniously into the setting. Over the dining area, vines climb up and around a steel arbor to make a lush canopy.
This sunken patio is surrounded by gray concrete walls and lush vertical landscaping, creating a private, intimate atmosphere. Sleek, contemporary sofas make a cozy seating area in front of a stainless steel floating fireplace.
The sunken lounge and outdoor dining area sits under a fabric-covered pergola at the home of Anne Heche and James Tupper. Host Jamie Drurie of The Outdoor Room also creates a large, traditional fireplace to bring ambiance to the space.
Surrounded by lush landscaping and overlooking breathtaking views of the canyon below, this contemporary home features floor-to-ceiling windows and doors to take advantage of the beautiful outdoors. A sunken patio is a comfortable and private outdoor living space.
A paver pathway leads out into the backyard to a sitting area that looks back over a reflective pond. Along the way a sunken fireside patio is separated from the pathway using natural stone steps. Mulched garden areas surround the patio sections giving natural life and color to the design.
Low-growing plants, an infinity pool and a sunken banquette don't obstruct the spectacular view from this patio. The fire pit and vibrant bench cushions make this space a cozy spot for watching the sun set.
Vanishing walls, through the use of pocket glass doors, blend the indoors and out for this modern desert home. The covered outdoor pavilion features a chic bar area, comfortable furnishings and the piece de resistance is a sunken fire pit and sectional.
This backyard patio design features a sunken lounge under an elaborate pergola. The seating area takes full advantage of the outdoor fireplace. Built-in benches with durable outdoor cushions and a practical table make this the perfect spot to relax or entertain.
Watch the sun set over the Pacific from this Maui, Hawaii home, where a sunken fire pit and patterned pillows create a cozy atmosphere. The modern style and clean lines also produce a simple and understated elegance without detracting from the breathtaking view.
This lovely outdoor space was made for entertaining, seamlessly combining indoor and outdoor living into one fluid design. Guests can take a dip in the pool, relax by the sunken fire pit or lounge underneath the covered sitting area.