Sleek, Modern Backyard with Large-Scale Pool and Hot Tub
An enormous pool and hot tub turn the backyard of this modern California home into the perfect spot for entertaining large groups of guests. Glass walls erase the separation between indoors and out, while ample outdoor lighting means the entire property can be enjoyed any time, day or night.
Custom bench seating surrounds this welcoming fire pit, creating a great space for conversation any time of year. The fire pit and benches are lit from below, drawing the eye to the space and increasing its warm, cozy vibe. Well-placed stones create a sculptural focal point in the backyard beyond.
In the backyard, designers created a space that is perfect for outdoor entertaining. The pool area features a swimming pool and hot tub with an elegant water feature, while the lounge area hosts a freestanding fireplace as well as a set of outdoor chairs and a coffee table.
In the outdoor entertaining space, designers brought in neutral, durable seating that would weather the elements well. Then, they livened up the space with bright blues and greens that tie into the colors in the design of the home's interior as well as reflect the beautiful colors of the backyard space.
This modern hilltop home in Healdsburg, California, features a contemporary swimming pool nestled amidst the natural landscaping. The sleek, rectangular lines of the pool mimic the home's clean-lined modern architecture. A wide-open dining space allows the homeowners to enjoy the home's stunning views.
This modern California patio, with its built-in bench seating and fire pit, offers stunning vistas of the valley and sky beyond. The home is constructed to take maximum advantage of its site, with indoor-outdoor rooms that connect to the surrounding landscape all year round.
Long, low lines characterize the architecture of this modern California home, nestled into a hilltop in Sonoma County wine country. An al fresco dining space is sheltered from the sun by a sleek patio roof, meanwhile enjoying stunning views. The dining area, as well as a pair of modern chaise longues, overlook a contemporary swimming pool.
This modern California home fits right in with the surrounding landscape. The home's flat, low lines are unobtrusive to the site's natural beauty, while wide-open doorways and broad windows allow the homeowners and their guests to enjoy sweeping views. A sleek pool is bordered by native landscaping and comfortable chaise seating.
Wide openings turn this modern California home into an indoor-outdoor space its owners can enjoy year-round. A cantilevered roof provides protection from the elements, while broad windows offer loads of natural light and uninterrupted views of the northern California landscape. Native plants dot the hillside, connecting the house to its setting.
This 12,000-square-foot contemporary Florida home is located on one and a half acres of land. To keep the land eco-friendly, the lawn is synthetic grass. A sleek swimming pool seamlessly meets the lawn and is the perfect spot to relax outdoors.
The sleek, contemporary pool has a zero edge and flows seamlessly with the lawn. The outdoor kitchen features a bar, comfortable sitting area and flatscreen TVs, while a hot tub is the perfect spot to relax in this chic backyard.
The home’s curb appeal was updated by installing a new entry door and sidelights; new windows, including an enlarged opening for the second-floor living room; new fiber cement siding for the upper level; and a new garage door. The designers focused on increasing transparency and accentuating the horizontal character of the simple form.