167 Outdoor Back Yard Small Patio, Porch, Deck Design Photos And Ideas

The home truely celebrates Californian indoor/outdoor living.
The addition of an angular backyard arbor, framed by perfumed jasmine, was based on Schindler’s original concept drawings for the home.
In addition to the pool, there is even a small orchard and terraced vegetable garden.
A poolside outdoor shower.
An outdoor terrance behind the kitchen.
The tiny patio is a perfect spot to enjoy the desert air and the starry sky.
The addition of an alfresco tub is perfect for relaxing on starry desert evenings.
Outside, an oval concrete patio echoes the ceiling’s curve. The Hopper table is by Extremis.
A wisteria-shared courtyards and garden with a dining area.
The pool and expansive lawn provide ample space for outdoor entertaining.
Natural light is a given in this home, since each major room features floor-to-ceiling glass panels and sliding doors that are all eight feet high.
The porch is perfect for entertaining.
A small patio overlooks the swimming pool.
Sliding glass doors lead outside, where there is a heated saltwater pool and patio space for lounging or dining.
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Imagine waking up in a room with a stunning view, eating your breakfast on a terrace, walking to a secluded beach for a short dip in the ocean, then drinking wine near a private pool while watching the sunset. That is exactly what Casa Tiny offers to its guests, who can now rent it through Boutique Homes. The cozy house is located on the Oaxaca Coast in Mexico near Casa Wabi, an artists’ retreat founded by Mexican artist Bosco Sodi.
A backyard garden with an outdoor grilling station.
The layout of the three buildings creates a private garden space within the site.
A pergola keeps swimmers cool on hot days.
A look at the rear of the home.
A pool and sun deck on the eastern side of the plot.
A sundeck by the pool.
When you stay in Manshausen, you’ll be suprised to find a hot tub and dam that you can enjoy at your leisure. It holds up to 14 people and leads down to a dam that holds salt water that’s pumped into the contained area to keep it fresh.
An outdoor kitchen in the lush, backyard garden.
The pool and hot tub complete the private and shaded backyard.
The outdoor space includes room for alfresco dining.
The pool is located in the rear yard, where the Hollywood Sign can be seen.
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The guest house overlooks the pool.
A peek at the home from a distance.
The view from the backyard.
An outdoor patio where the owners can enjoy some Californian sunshine after a swim.
The back view of 3525 El Lado Drive.
Garden Balcony
Garden Elevation
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An overhead view of the extension.
The patio area floor is finished with a dark-stained decking, surrounding and contrasting the pale-colored plywood.
A pebble mosaic and artificial turf divide the yard into zones that never need to be mowed.
The cantilevered roofs and trim have been carefully painted and restored.  Large windows blend the exterior terrace with the inside living space.
Thorsteinsson (above left, standing in doorway) relaxes with his daughter Carmen 

Inga (standing) and friends on the outdoor sleeping pavilion. The platform is surrounded by 

black lava rock, which acts as a deterrent to keep children away from the edge of the second-story deck.
The wraparound porch is enclosed in custom unfinished spruce, and match the slated look of the World Market chairs. MacInnis says that her custom concrete firepit has been a great place to entertain.
The terrasse.
Louvers protecting from the burning sun.
The east patio overlooks to the yaupon holly trees.
The modern addition sits on a concrete platform that extends past the house’s envelope, creating welcoming patios on each side. “From any space within the home you are no more than a few steps from one of the outdoor spaces,” Busick says. On the west-facing back porch, Green Kite Chairs by Karim Rashid and a poppy-red hammock offer ideal spots from which to take in the sunset.
A living wall by Habitat Horticulture brings life to the compact backyard.
This Rhode Island home has a modernist box structure with an exterior made of milled, charred, brushed, and oiled cypress slats manufactured by Delta Millworks.

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.

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