• 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

  • Pool Patio: Mediterranean Style in Sarasota, Fla.

    The pool patio area showcases some of the stone features seen throughout the home, including granite, onyx and limestone. Tropical plants line the area to complete the outdoor atmosphere.    See the Image

  • Pool: Mediterranean Style in Sarasota, Fla.

    The pool area features a grotto, slide and waterfall, in addition to four fire pits, an outdoor kitchen with a wood burning fireplace and a large covered entertainment area. Like many of the spaces…   See the Image

  • Entryway: Mediterranean Style in Sarasota, Fla.

    The home features exquisite styling and design, using only the finest imported materials throughout the house, like the hand-carved imported stone columns seen at the entrance. Inside, the house…   See the Image

  • Rapper T.I. Rents Buckhead Mansion, Outdoor Kitchen

    Music mogul/actor/rapper T.I., aka Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr., signed a lease for this $12,000 a month Buckhead home in the Peachtree Battle area. We especially like the outdoor kitchen with…   See the Image