Reid Smith Architects/photo by Roger Wade
Sunbathing, dining, and relaxing with friends all take place on this spacious deck with
a magnificent view of the lake and mountains. The horizontal cables on the railing keep the view wide open from indoors or while seated on the deck.
Locati Architects; Schlauch Bottcher Construction, Inc./photo by Roger Wade
The l-shaped configuration of the home and its sloped site allowed for a sheltered
terrace with a hot tub, plenty of seating, and an inviting swimming pool. The tile and stonework on the home and terrace reflect the colors of the mountains in the distance. The view extends for miles in the pristine mountain air.
Acanthus Architecture/photo by Roger Wade
A little snow on the ground won’t stop the owners of this home and their guests from enjoying the terrace. They can warm themselves around the firepit or perhaps
roast a few marshmallows to make s’mores. A space to store wood was
created on the exterior of the
great room fireplace. Horizontal cables in the railing let the view
Honest Abe Log Homes/photo by Roger Wade
The seasons have no effect
on the homeowners’ enjoyment of their covered sitting area with an expansive view of the lake. Constructed of multicolored
cultured stone, the wood-burning fireplace makes the porch usable all year round.
Wisconsin Log Homes/photo by Roger Wade
The owners of this gorgeous log home took full advantage of their sloped building site to create a stone patio surrounded by tiers of flower beds edged in stone. Add a grill and it’s the perfect spot for a family barbecue.
Appalachian Log Homes/photo by Roger Wade
This pavilion has it all: Picnic table, smoker, Fireplace, couch, and a lengthy bar with cool saddle barstools. The owners built the structure from materials harvested from their
property. the bar was constructed with a thick slab of red oak and faced with red cedar. When does the party start?