To help soften the clean geometric lines of the stone steps, grass is planted at the risers. Large stone urns are full of beautiful plantings, while contemporary yet comfortable furniture overlooks the negative-edge pool.
This wide view of the covered porch shows the different seating options available. The porch also includes two smart fans with an internal temperature sensor (operable by wall switch or smartphone) that increases or decreases the spin speed of the fan to keep the porch at the desired temperature.
A back patio, outdoor grilling area and second-story balcony combine to make an impressive double-decker outdoor entertaining space. A beautiful pergola over the grilling station adds a rustic touch to this charming outdoor area.
An expansive outdoor patio on this transitional beachside home features fully retracting doors that create one space between the interior and exterior. Low chaise longues offer a great spot for reading a good book and enjoying the ocean views, while C-shaped side tables provide a handy spot for a drink.
A Reflective Outdoor Swimming Provides This La Jolla Garden With Added Depth
A reflective swimming pool is bordered by a multicolored stone wall in the garden of this La Jolla, California, home. At its foot, a matching stone fireplace is situated to warm guests as they lounge on oversized wicker sofas. A trellis canopied with classically styled shrubs is a natural barrier offering additional privacy.
Two neglected yurts on this 106-acre Santa Barbara, Calif., ranch were converted from neglected storage spaces into glamorous outdoor retreats. Custom canvas walls provide privacy and protection from the elements, while a reclaimed-wood washstand and shower make for comfortable, convenient outdoor living.
A shaded pergola is located right next to this Cape Cod-style house. The house's style is complemented by the East Coast touches throughout the backyard patio, including comfy, casual furnishings and pops of blue.
This transitional curved deck is a stunning architectural feature highlighted by the furniture arrangement. Neutral colors and fabrics coordinate well with the natural outdoor elements. The outdoor area rugs really anchor and define each of these outdoor living spaces.