Lake home landscape designed around a swimming pool for the extended family to enjoy.
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Some of our favorite backyard swimming pool designs from past seasons.
The latest trends for outdoor rooms have expanded to include fireplaces, fire pits, entertainment centers, kitchens, and bars. We have moved beyond the simple deck or back patio. Each outdoor living space is as unique as the family and frequently is an extension of the indoor spaces.
Recognizing the increasing popularity of these outdoor rooms, furniture companies, carpet and drapery companies, lighting and appliance companies have all stepped up with new products to withstand all sorts of weather – even here in Minnesota.
The ultimate outdoor living room, this relaxing party space under a soaring timber ceiling is the perfect place to kick back after a long week.
Find comfort in the cabana; drop down screens protect family and guests from mosquitoes.
Plenty of room for a large family to enjoy this outdoor dining room and kitchen under the shelter of a pergola.
This award-winning backyard in Wayzata, MN sports an open pool house with a fireplace and ceiling fans.
Take a break from swimming in the pool in this luxury outdoor living room.
This Eden Prairie, MN landscape has a unique two-way fireplace as its center piece.
Backyard outdoor living room with a custom-built fire bowl that is angled to accommodate a wheel chair getting close to the fire.
This landscape design has an outdoor living room at walkout level. Featuring bar-height seating, a ceiling fan, and plenty of seating for family and guests.
This pergola makes this outdoor living room more intimate by defining the upper space of the patio.
A regal white pergola protects this elegant dining room patio from the hot, hot sun.
Cozy decorations make this sheltered outdoor living room feel like a natural extension of the interior living space.
A sheltered outdoor living room makes use of under-utilized space beneath the deck.
Diagonal floor tiles help blur the boundaries between inside and outside in this three-season dining patio with paneled ceilings, a fireplace, and retractable screens.
This resort-style backyard has multiple outdoor rooms: an under-deck bar complete with a beverage fridge, and a pool house with fireplace and flatscreen television.
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Designers overcame several unique challenges to squeeze a deck, pool, and patio with fireplace onto this compact lot in Excelsior, MN.
A simple backyard for modern sensibilities. This small landscaping project created a space for spending time with friends and family in Cottage Grove.
A private retreat built for two doctors and their family. This backyard is the perfect setting for R&R with an outdoor living room, deck, and pool.
Unique landscape design with paver driveway and architectural details gives mid-century suburban home outstanding curb appeal plus patios, fire pit, hot tub and outdoor shower.
When their neighbor’s yard transformed from a hill of dirt into a terraced backyard, this homeowner decided it was time to make some changes of their own.
Empty nesters in the process of moving back to Minnesota from California, these homeowners envisioned a tranquil and relaxing backyard with a walk-out patio with wood burning fireplace. Upstairs, they wished for a private dining patio close to their kitchen.