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.
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.
A flagstone terrace with comfortable, stylish woven seating overlooks a sweeping valley that leads to California's Lake Arrowhead. The private and secluded Tudor-style home rests on 4.5 acres, with seven bedrooms, soaring ceilings and a 3,200-square-foot guest house.
An outdoor loggia captures breathtaking ocean views in this southern California home. A graphic pattern sectional is centered on an entertainment center, so the family can enjoy their favorite show and the ocean at the same time.
One tier of this multilevel flagstone terrace features a large fire pit surrounded by comfortable seating, allowing guests to enjoy the many outdoor amenities of this luxury Colorado ski cabin. The terrace features stunning views across the mountainside.
Surrounded by lush plants and incredible mountain views, this rock patio is the ultimate place to relax and unwind. A small bridge over the infinity pool connects to the patio which features two distinct seating areas. A pair of poolside rocking chairs offer a place to sit and enjoy the view.
A large stainless steel grill makes up a portion of the outdoor kitchen, which serves a covered patio for a stone mansion in Colorado. Seats around a rustic wooden table are positioned to take advantage of the great mountain view, and the space also features a stone floor as well as a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams.
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.
Artistic stone arches bridge the gap between manmade and natural landscape in this scenic backyard. A combination of container gardens and low-maintenance plants are scattered around a small patio and wooden pergola.