6 creative outdoor living schemes

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Professional Builder’s House Review collaborative presents six concepts that push the boundaries in outdoor living design.

6 creative outdoor living schemes

6 creative outdoor living schemes

June 10, 2012

2. Plan No. 56530


Larry W. Garnett, FAIBD





Total living area: 2,310 sf

House width: 56 feet, 4 inches

House depth: 103 feet

This three-bedroom home wraps around the outdoor living area. While the massive double wood doors at the main entrance appear to open directly to the home, they actually provide a surprising introduction to the indoor/outdoor focus of this home. Expansive glass and doors offer magnificent views from almost every room.

A. Door from master suite to porch and pool area

B. Two-way fireplace opens to covered dining area and pool

C. Covered outdoor kitchen with serving bar

D. Bath and dressing area convenient to pool and garage/shop

E. Home office has window that allows view of pool area

F. French door provides easy access from kitchen to outdoor dining

G. Living, kitchen, and dining areas all have views toward outdoor living spaces

H. Double front “entry” doors open to outdoor living area, offering a preview of the indoor/outdoor living experience


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