Two large arched doorways sweep across this outbuilding, opening up a sightline all the way through the interior and making an intriguing, dynamic space. A shade sail floats out from the exterior, cooling the patio on bright days.
To preserve a native oak tree, the Torrey Pines Landscape Company renovated the central courtyard to lessen water usage and create a background tapestry of plants appropriate to its microclimate. A Cameron flagstone patio seating area was carved out to connect to the original stone fireplace anchored to the home elevating the warmth of this outdoor living room.
With woven furniture and a built-in bench for added seating, this Mediterranean terrace is situated to take advantage of its surrounding landscape and stunning views. The Porto Rafael villa features a main manor and two annexes, all designed to showcase the sparkling blue waters of the Mediterranean and the lush foliage that surrounds the property.
The wall that surrounds HGTV fan twd33's subdivision is in their backyard, and "no matter how much landscaping we did it still had that 'You're in prison feel.'" Their solution — creative genius — was to transform it into a Tuscan-inspired garden wall that sets the stage for a warm Mediterranean-style outdoor room.
Ideal for family gatherings and luxury entertainment, this outdoor space includes ample lounge seating, a large pool and spa veneered with vibrant glass tile and an elaborate sports bar with multiple plasma screens.
In the center of the first floor of this Marrakech, Morocco, mansion is a beautiful courtyard. Black-and-white checkered tile is used as the patio, while a swimming pool is surrounded by comfortable lounge chairs. Trees and other plantings bring a lushness to the space.
From the water, the view of this 18,000-square-foot Miami Beach estate is pristine and spectacular. An arched portico runs along the rear central wing of the home, which was built in 1937 in the Mediterranean Revival style. The property has undergone an extensive renovation to turn it into a great space for modern living and entertaining.