• Outdoor Lounge Area: Sheryl Crow's Secluded Compound in Los Angeles

    Kick back in the home's palapas: an open-sided space with a thatched roof made from dried palm leaves. Lounge chairs and even a hammock provide the ideal space for relaxing.    See the Image

  • Patio: Jodie Foster's Spanish Villa in Los Angeles

    The brick patio lining the pool provides plenty of space for a small outdoor dining area, in addition to a poolside lounge area. Three sets of French doors lining the patio provide quick access to…   See the Image

  • Home Exterior: Jodie Foster's Spanish Villa in Los Angeles

    Oscar-winning actress Jodie Foster has owned this charming Spanish-style home since 1997. We imagine the Silence of the Lambs star has spent many warm summer evenings relaxing in this secluded…   See the Image

  • Courtyard: Jodie Foster's Spanish Villa in Los Angeles

    California dreaming is made easy with this sunny open courtyard. Did we mention there's a pool, too?   See the Image

  • Patio Sitting Area: Jodie Foster's Spanish Villa in Los Angeles

    Take a moment to relax in the patio's outdoor sitting area. Kept private – and well shaded – by large tropical plants and trees, the cozy couch is the perfect place for enjoying the California…   See the Image

  • Contemporary Stunner: Balcony

    Overlooking the pool area, a wood pergola covers the balcony for a shady spot to enjoy the incredible view.   See the Image

  • Outdoor Retreats

    Published 04/17/14 in Houses
    Infinity Pool: Scenic Mansion in Temecula, Calif.

    Browse photos of homes with incredible outdoor living spaces, love your favorites, and enter for your chance to win $10,000!   See more

  • Porch: Charming Victorian in Chagrin Falls, Ohio

    The quiet porch area provides an ideal spot for relaxing in the early morning hours. Neatly manicured gardens and trees line the walkway to the backyard area.    See the Image

  • Patio: Charming Victorian in Chagrin Falls, Ohio

    Take a break outside with a seat on the home's spacious patio area and one of its many sitting areas, including two armchairs that surround a small fire pit. Surrounded by lush, gorgeous plants,…   See the Image

  • Dining Patio: Joel Schumacher's Rustic Retreat in Carpinteria, Calif.

    Celebrating harmony in nature, almost every room opens up to the exquisitely landscaped outdoor areas and terraces designed by Eric Nagelmann. Just off the great room, this patio is perfect for…   See the Image