Posted on 15 May
With summertime drawing closer and all of us spending more time at home, we’ve selected a collection of properties around the world with swoon-worthy outdoor living spaces, from L.A. to Cabo, Phoenix to Anguilla.
This private, gated, Spanish gem is made for outdoor relaxation and unwinding under the stars. Its centerpiece is the lushly landscaped front courtyard, centered around the warm glow of the fire pit. Mature trees and leafy hedges surround ample lounging spaces. Represented by Amanda York and Jon Grauman, the two-bedroom, two-bath home was originally built in 1927 and now blends traditional details with modern fixtures and features.
Outdoor living is what life in Los Cabos is all about, and Casa Alegria embodies it to the fullest. Situated within the renowned Punta Ballena enclave, home to the world-famous Esperanza, An Auberge Resort, this custom-built residence maximizes sweeping ocean views and cooling breezes from every corner. Represented by Janet Jensen and Lisa Torres, the six-bedroom, eight-bath home features a sprawling, infinity-edged pool, heated spa, spacious sundeck, shaded dining terrace with built-in kitchen, second BBQ terrace, and three-hole putting green.
Known as Three Hawks Ranch, this 106-acre coastal ranch outside Santa Barbara has endless outdoor spaces to roam, explore, adventure and unwind. Represented by Billy Rose, the property features gently sloping hillsides, citrus groves, a gorgeous pool and a private stash of ATVs, go-karts and bikes to set out across the ocean-view landscape. Stone pathways lead to the outdoor dining courtyard with a wood-burning grill and table for 20, nestled beneath a heated loggia. For the ultimate glamping staycation, the ranch features two luxury, Safari-themed yurts with air conditioning, heating and plumbing.
Nestled (literally) into the hillside at the base of Camelback Mountain, this four-bedroom, three-bath home captures sweeping views of Phoenix below. Represented by Jack Luciano and Raul Siqueiros, the midcentury-inspired home features Hollywood-style outdoor spaces, including a swimming pool, swim-up bar, Jacuzzi, grilling station, sundecks and shaded patios. The property also boasts a grassy lawn, cascading stone fountain and glass walls that frame the views and draw the outdoors in.
Situated along the white sands and turquoise waters of Anguilla’s pristine Long Bay Beach, this nine-bedroom estate is an extraordinary Caribbean retreat, featuring a grand villa, three guesthouses and an apartment suite. Represented by Ian Hurdle, Sean O’Neill and Katherine Baryluk, the estate features shaded and sun-drenched terraces, tropical gardens, wraparound verandas, an expansive swimming pool, heated spa and a beachside grotto for dining along the sea.