Festive lighting and ample seating make this traditional backyard pool a fantastic spot to entertain. Seating is grouped into zones for conversation, dining and poolside lounging. Ample terraces connect the indoor and outdoor spaces and give the home great views of its retreat-like backyard.
The spacious limestone terrace opens up to a gorgeous backyard and heated swimming pool. A large dining table is perfect for entertaining, while groups of seats and umbrellas provide elegant spot for relaxing outdoors.
This exquisite estate in Plano, Tex., sits on a over two acres with an exceptional backyard and expansive level play yard. The refined outdoor living area has a huge grassy yard and terraced rock walls.
The focal point of this tiered backyard terrace is a unique, oval-shaped water feature that subtly reflects the sky and canopy of trees above. Outdoor seating fits the tone of the space and invites conversation.
Just off the living room, the owners have access to a three-season porch, complete with a comfortable outdoor sofa and a variety of plants. French doors open to the backyard and showcase the property's terraced gardens.
Bright, Caribbean blue covers the lounge seating that surrounds the pool in this tranquil backyard retreat. Ample windows and terraces give the house views of the outdoor space from all sides, while strand lights create great atmosphere.
With a custom spa, swimming pool, water slide and covered terrace, this backyard in Alpine, Utah has something for the whole family to enjoy. Whether they're sunbathing or swimming, the owners will love soaking up the mountain views, too.
This backyard has a steep slope, but designers turned that into an advantage by planting a terraced garden that includes a stream. A flat patio, outdoor kitchen and gazebo provide stable spots for entertaining and enjoying the new view.
A stacked stone water fountain is the focal point in this backyard garden. Below, large pavers surround a small pond leading to an elevated terrace. The multi-level yard allows for fun and intriguing travel through the lush landscaping.
This adorable beach cottage in Montecito, California was built in 1929. It includes one bedroom and 1.5 bathrooms, and a sweet guesthouse. In the terraced backyard, rolling lawns stretch down to the ocean and there's also a petite swimming pool.
A contemporary outdoor kitchen adds to the convenience and luxury of this California home's backyard retreat. Lighted steps lead down to a lakeside seating area, and various tiers and terraces include spots for lounging, dining and swimming in the infinity-edge pool.
A backyard featuring a fun pool for the kids, but with an adult feel..The solution was to craft a vessel that would sit within the multiple terraced gardens, that was created with dry stacked stone. The first challenge was getting into the backyard with minimal disruption, this would require importing soil to fill in areas creating ramps over walls and developed areas.