Five Homes That Are Perfect For Summer Outdoor Entertaining

2111 Random Oaks Solvang Aerial Pool View
When it comes to outdoor living, theses luxury properties offer it in spades. (Village Properties)

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.

 2111 Random Oaks Aerial Home View

The modern Farmhouse-inspired home at 2111 Random Oaks in Solvang features a wealth of outdoor living space, a spectacular pool and an underground wine “kiva.” (Village Properties)

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.

 2111 Random Oaks Picnic Table Wildflowers

Blooming wildflowers and other native flora create a scenic backdrop for intimate outdoor spaces. (Village Properties)

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.

Represented by Carey Kendall and Emily Kellenberger of Village Properties.

59-150 Kanaloa Dr Backyard Exterior Swimming Pool

Listed for $3.35 million, this Big Island estate at 59-150 Kanaloa Drive was built as a model home by the developer of Kohala Ranch specifically to showcase the community its located in. (Hawaii Life)

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.

59-150 Kanaloa Dr Covered Patio Pool View

Kohala Ranch is a gated and private community encompassing nearly 4,000 acres of wide open space along the North Kohala coast of Hawaii’s Big Island. (Village Properties)

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.

Represented by Jake Chancer of Hawaii Life.

 25255 N 90th Way Aerial Backyard Home

For about $4 million in Scottsdale buys 25255 N. 90th Way, a 2.4-acre gated estate with a low-maintenance, summer-ready backyard. (RETSY)

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.

 25255 N 90th Way Rooftop Patio Deck

A network of rooftop patios increases the outdoor footprint of the home while offering the perfect vantage for taking in desert sunsets. (RETSY)

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.

Represented by Josh Peters of RETSY.

 3009 Birch Street NW Backyard Swimming Pool

A tennis court, a swimming pool and an ample outdoor footprint highlight this Washington, D.C., residence. (Long & Foster Real Estate)

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.

 3009 Birch Street NW Tennis Court

The custom home is situated on nearly an acre of land within steps of Rock Creek Park’s scenic trails and parkland but still close to D.C. (Long & Foster Real Estate)

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.

Represented by John Mentis of Long & Foster Real Estate.

 245 Shady Lane Outdoor River View

This newly remodeled home, listed for $2.225 million, comes with 210 feet of scenic frontage along Swan River in Bigfork, Montana. (National Parks Realty)

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.

 245 Shady Lane Wrap-Around Porch

The property at 245 Shady Lane is a short drive from the Village of Bigfork and closeby to popular spots such as Glacier National Park, Whitefish Mountain Resort, Flathead Lake and Glacier Park International Airport. (National Parks Realty)

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.

Represented by Tara Harbin of National Parks Realty.