A backyard large enough to accommodate guests for a cocktail or dinner party is a must-have for individuals who enjoy hosting parties and events, particularly in the summer when temperatures are on the rise.
Some backyards are great for entertaining and toasting, but what elements are paramount for outdoor living? These five properties all feature ample space, unique features and stunning backdrops for outdoor living. Read on to see what details set them apart.
Farmhouse Chic In Solvang
Overlooking the Santa Ynez Valley wine country, this newly completed 12.5-acre estate offers the quintessential California indoor-outdoor living experience with high ceilings, large windows, french doors, and wide-plank European oak flooring throughout.
Rivaling any other home in the Santa Ynez Valley, this 5,500-square-foot home is equipped to entertain with an infinity edge pool and spa, spacious limestone patio, exterior wood-burning fireplace and pristine landscaping.
Endless Open Space Along The North Kohala Coast
Perched 1,750 feet above sea level, this three-acre property is perfectly situated to enjoy panoramic ocean and coastline views.
Located just within the entry to the Meadows section of Kohala Ranch, this four-bedroom home with private lanais also boasts a functional indoor-outdoor space with sliding glass doors that open to a wet bar and solar-heated pool, perfect for enjoying breathtaking sunsets year round.
A Modern Mirage In The Arizona Desert
With a spacious rooftop patio that gives 360-degree views of the mountains, this 5,925-square-foot property in a premier Scottsdale gated subdivision offers convenience and flexibility in its design.
With a large main house and a 1,389-square-foot guest house on just over 2.4 acres of land, there is plenty of room for entertaining and more. With natural desert landscaping, a pool, spa and fire pit, this estate is aptly equipped for relaxing evenings.
Holding Court In A Custom D.C. Home
Custom designed by award-winning architect Stephen Muse, this Traditional-style home was built with versatile entertaining space, situated on nearly an acre of land within steps of Rock Creek Park’s scenic trails and parkland but still close to D.C.
With about 10,000 square feet of living space, this home boasts a multi-purpose design that accommodates all forms of work and play, including two large studies, a home theater, tennis court, heated swimming pool, basketball hoop, and sprawling backyard lawn.
An Ideal Spot For Idyll River Living
With river views in every room, this beautifully remodeled and never-lived-in home along the Swan River offers peaceful natural scenery with all everything needed to relax and entertain.
Aside from fishing or floating from the back deck, the property has an open concept living and dining area, a chef’s kitchen, a pool room, and multiple doors that open to the deck. Situated conveniently near Glacier National Park, Whitefish Mountain Resort, and Flathead Lake, this home is the perfect escape to experience the natural beauty of Montana.