Stone pavers with grass create the courtyard floor underneath black cast iron patio furniture. With flowering shrubs and privacy trees all around, this courtyard is a quiet, beautiful place to enjoy nature uninterrupted.
Stone steps lead to multiple tiers in the backyard of this luxury Australia estate. The 1870-built Gothic Revival mansion has been fully updated to meet the needs of a modern-day family. An infinity-edge pool and spa overlook sweeping views of Sydney Harbor.
Symmetrical homes evoke a sense of formality, elegance and heritage. Honor tradition with a lighter-colored palette rimmed by darker accents. This home softens into its surroundings, while a bright blue door spotlights the front door's architecture.
A lush, green front yard adds instant curb appeal to this traditional home, which boasts a gorgeous exterior combination of brick and siding. A charming front porch with seating for two completes the front facade.
Enjoyment of the outdoors is abundant at this private, 10-acre estate in Washington state. The home features a natural stone facade in a muted, earthy palette that fits the setting. Multiple outdoor terraces and amenities provide myriad places to sit and enjoy nature, or to be active.
On a cool spring afternoon or perhaps on a chilly evening in autumn, this comfortable outdoor area, created by C.B. Conlin Landscapes, is just the ticket for some quiet time. The freestanding stone fireplace, with its soft rustic style, coordinates well with the adjacent flooring, planters and arbor to allow the brightly colored patio set to take center stage. These choices also work well against the lush backyard greenery.
A light wood dining table and matching chairs anchor this outdoor dining room. A matching buffet serves as a handy storage unit and display surface, while a round green area rug adds color to the space.