65 Outdoor Grass Stone Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

Tamara said she wanted to create a house that breathes, is full of light, and surrounded by nature.
Damon  Fuhrer Landscapes created a Japanese-inspired garden that incorporated bamboo, moss-covered boulders, and a water feature.
Steel-and-wood trellises provide relief from the sun. Abutting the canyon, the narrow backyard has just enough space for a pool, a terrace, and a handful of Ninix loungers by Royal Botania. “Sitting out there, having dinner with all the doors open—that’s all I really want,” says Will.
Paola Gracia keeps an eye on Kata, one of the couple’s schnauzers, from the second- story balcony. In the shade below the balcony is the dogs’ house, meant to mimic the Gracias’, that architect Jorge Gracia built from leftover building materials.
The home rests on a 40-acre property in Healdsburg, a quaint town in California's winemaking region.
The home is set on the top of a hill for prime views.
Pool, garden
The outdoor benefits from ceiling fans to help circulate the air and keep things cool.
An outdoor patio where the owners can enjoy some Californian sunshine after a swim.
The back view of 3525 El Lado Drive.
The expansive grassy lawns features several ponds, fountains, native greenery, and even a tea house.
The apartment comes with a 1,500-square-foot landscaped terrace with stunning views of the city, along with two smaller patios (one off the master bedroom).
A spacious outdoor deck with a path that leads down to the lake.
The glass balustrade and floor were sourced in Germany and installed by James Aiken. Angelique, the founder of Papillon Designs and Landscaping, clustered plantings around the exterior glass addition.
Even in ever-gray and gloomy Seattle, the 24-by-10-foot front window lets in enough light that the couple rarely needs to turn on any lamps inside the house.
Exterior with infinity pool-VILLA CP
“This is not a custom home—it’s the case of a builder who put something up in D.C. catering to a more traditional market,” explains Balodemas. “He framed the ceilings down to make them symmetrical. It would’ve been weird at that time to have the rooms oddly shaped. People were way too timid back then.” The rear terrace features new pavers from Pennsylvania Blue Slate and Crate and Barrel seating.
Beyond a bed of black granite rocks, an entrance is concealed in an alcove in the home’s cedar-and-weathered-steel facade. The windows were manufactured by Duxton Windows & Doors.

East St. Paul, Manitoba
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Nick’s passion for midcentury design extends to cars. His 1959 Porsche 356A coupe is parked in the driveway.

Pett Level, England
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“We were concerned that by elevating the first floor by six feet, we would be detaching the living space from the neighborhood,” Mitchell says. “Thus, we have an elevated exterior patio off of the rear that overlooks the sidewalk and brings the living space to the outdoors.”
View of bedroom
Villa H | garden facade
The dramatic cantilever provides shade and protection, while leaving views to the lake plentiful.
The interior living spaces are directly accessible to the exterior terrace.
The exterior terrace is complete with an integral fireplace.
Backyard
A mature Japanese maple was preserved during construction. The way we designed the entry sequence, with the front door not facing the street, but rather facing the Japanese maple tree relates to his concept of ‘entrance transition.’ A mature Japanese maple tree was preserved during the construction.
Overall exterior at dusk
Inspired by the sleek yachts of the French Riviera, the Vista outdoor lounge collection features strong horizontal lines formed into flowing, curved shapes, creating a visually light, yet welcoming form.
Street view, frontal, dusk
Street view, dusk
Front facade. FSC radial sawn timber cladding around the entire home will naturally silver with age. The drought-resistant, native garden utilises mulch made from recycled timber pallets.

Duravit- Bathroom Faucets, Bathroom Sinks, Bathtub  & Shower

Hansgrohe- Plumbing

Bharat Floorings Group- Floor

Daikin- Air Conditioners

Imagination Lights- Lighting

Marble Center International- Floor

Moie- Furniture
Courtyard leading to the front door
Stone terrace steps
An asymmetrical mailbox incorporates mid-century geometry and new building materials into the front approach.

Whether it's a backyard patio, an infinity pool, or a rooftop terrace, these modern outdoor spaces add to the richness of daily life. Escape into nature, or get lost in city views. Wherever you are, let these outdoor photos take you somewhere new with inspirational ideas for yards, gardens, outdoor tubs and showers, patios, porches, and decks.