International Intrigue-Patio

The home’s back patio features a pergola-covered sitting area. A 12-by-24-foot lap pool (left) hits the spot on a sultry summer day.

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Backyard Escape-Pavilion

This heated pavilion boasts a stone woodburning fireplace, knotted-pine-covered ceiling and chic all-weather furnishings and accents that rival indoor-quality comfort and style. Colors derived from the stone — in a […]

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Backyard Escape-Outdoor Kitchen

Entertaining needs are met with a sizable island where the homeowners can cook, prep and mingle in the outdoor kitchen, Jennifer Pacca says. The granite countertop and stainless-steel cabinets are […]

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Riverside Reverie-Outdoor sitting room

“We’re on the river,” designer and homeowner Barbara Batesko says. “If the weather is really bad, water can seep in under the hurricane screen [in the outdoor sitting room] so […]

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Riverside Reverie-Pier and gazebo

The pier and the gazebo were existing on the property. “We could decorate the gazebo any way we wanted to, but we couldn’t move it or make it bigger or […]

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On the Waterfront-Lounge deck

The lounge deck at this Brant Beach home can be accessed from the kitchen and the great room, making indoor/outdoor living convenient.

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Fashionable Fusion-Exterior back

The back of the home features large windows to maximize views. Entrance to the balcony at right is from the office/second-floor primary bedroom. The stone wall marks the exterior wall of […]

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