The lake seems to start right at the edge of the patio, where long twin sofas and a roof overhead make it possible to enjoy the view rain or shine. Designed by Bill Moore, Chris Reebals and Emory Ratliff
The exposed beams carry over from the living room into the patio, creating a seamless transition between the two living spaces. The cream swivel chairs rotate for full enjoyment of the stunning views of the mountains beyond.
The elevated, diagonal ridge beam that projects out on the leading edge of the wooden structure posed a challenge for the design team. Custom steel connections and careful planning made the outdoor layout successful in creating a cozy lounge for the homeowners and their guests to enjoy.
The cedar hot tub is tucked into the hillside, surrounded by field stone walls and a cozy flagstone patio. Restrained plantings take their cue from the stunning natural setting. Sweeps of native grasses and succulents dot the garden; olive trees provide structure and shade.
This covered outdoor patio features ample seating and flagstone flooring, along with spectacular mountain views. The 10,000-plus square foot home in Avon, Colorado, offers ski-in, ski-out access and multiple areas to enjoy the outdoors.
A custom pergola frames views of Deer Lake beyond while creating an inviting space to relax and gather with friends or family. Beneath its cedar beams, a custom limestone fireplace and timber mantle stands silhouetted against the horizon. A stone retaining wall serves as a visual foundation for the landscape composition.
Comfortable outdoor seating for both lounging and dining allow guests to take maximum advantage of the outdoor amenities and spectacular views at this Avon, Colorado, ski cabin. Dark green trim pops against the brown exterior of the luxury cabin.
Complete with a stunning mountain view, this rustic patio features a lodge-style pergola that is positioned over a small sitting and grilling area. Gray paver stones cover the patio, while a lowered fire pit area provides a cozy spot for relaxing.
A stacked stone water feature feeds into a tranquil swimming pool in the backyard of this luxury Colorado ski cabin. A row of comfortable chairs lines the flagstone patio surrounding the pool, which features amazing views across the mountainside.
This small weekend retreat on the flank of the rolling grassy coastal plain in Hollister Ranch, near Gaviota, Calif., looks out on breathtaking panoramic views of ocean and foothills. The flagstone and gravel patio leads to a cozy fire pit surrounded by Adirondack chairs.
This cozy, inviting patio features comfortable wood and wicker furniture overlooking a backyard pool and views of the Texas Hill Country. Warm, neutral tones establish the space's rustic, comfortable ambiance, while a built-in grill adds function and convenience.
This neutral patio has a unique style thanks to a mix of rustic and industrial components, including the wood dining table. Warm wood paneling covers the ceiling of this porch, shading the outdoor sitting area.