27 Barbecue-Ready Patios For Getting Your Grill On

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OFF THE GRID

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Opening off the living and family rooms, and with close proximity to the pool, this protected loggia is a comfortable gathering place. The gray tones utilized inside are reflected in outdoor furnishings by McKinnon and Harris, all from Hive. A gray grid that matches the home’s shutters functions as a living wall. Ceramic garden stools by Made Goods serve as cocktail tables; the light fixtures are by The Urban Electric Co. (Tour the home.)

OUTDOOR LIVING

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This great porch answered the homeowners’ request for an extended covered patio for all-weather entertaining. The custom bed is by Hernandez Custom Upholstery, with Richard Schultz for Knoll chairs from Scott + Cooner and a Terry Hunziker for Sutherland console from David Sutherland. The outdoor fireplace is from Earthcore. (Tour the home.)

THE OCEAN BLUES

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This covered patio’s nautical design, with plenty of blue and white throughout, is a nod to the home’s location as well as to the design of the home’s interiors by Jackie Armour. (Tour the home.)

PATIO WITH A VIEW

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The loggia includes a sofa and lounge chairs from Sunset Patio with cushions covered in Sunbrella’s striped Foster Metallic fabric. Source Outdoor dining chairs from MacAllister and Associates surround a Portica table by Room & Board, while Lucca chaises from Design Within Reach sit by the negative-edge pool by Dan Goss & Associates. (Tour the home.)

WALK WITH ME

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Outside this Texas home, a French harvest table from Chateau Domingue and chairs from Boxwood Interiors bask in the heat of the Vieux Interiors fireplace, whose recessed mantel houses an architectural piece. White-washed antique jugs from Foxglove line the way to the entertaining area. (Tour the home.)

THE CLASSIC PATIO

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An ample loggia is a favorite gathering place for the young family, complete with a Heat & Glo fireplace from Fireside Hearth & Home in Bellevue and durable tile flooring from Pental Granite & Marble. Gloster’s Kingston line of furnishings suits the classically designed space. (Tour the home.)

NEIGHBOR’S ENVY

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Outside this Arizona abode, a loggia houses a sofa and an armchair by Reed Bros. from Inside/Out; the chair wears DeLany & Long fabric from Town, and the sofa is covered in Rose Tarlow Melrose House upholstery from John Brooks Incorporated. Designer David Michael Miller conceived the concrete-topped dining table, while the Gregorius Pineo chairs were sourced from Kneedler-Fauchere. Hanging lanterns by Steven Handelman Studios in Santa Barbara suspend from above. (Tour the home.)

THE PRIVATE GETAWAY

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Separate from the main house, this private pavilion is perfectly sited amongst its natural surroundings. (Tour the home.)

WITHSTANDING THE ELEMENTS

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The loggia’s sofa and chairs from Inside/Out Showrooms withstand the elements thanks to Sunbrella fabric. The carved details of the cocktail and sofa tables purchased at Tierra Del Lagarto perfectly suit the home’s collected theme. (Tour the home.)

LONG ISLAND ICED TEAS, ANYONE?

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Open-weave furniture by Patricia Urquiola for Kettal suits the breezy loggia, including a Mesh sofa and woven Maia chairs. A coffee table, also by Kettal, joins the setting on a rug by Ralph Lauren Home. RH pendants hang over the outdoor kitchen beyond, and RH draperies lend a resort-like feel. (Tour the home.)

CUSTOM-MADE

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A loggia and a custom fireplace fashioned from hand-carved imported limestone make the outdoor living and dining areas usable year-round. Comfortable seating from Restoration Hardware accented with Ralph Lauren pillows from Brandt’s gets a dose of elegance from an opulent Tara Shaw Maison cocktail table. (Tour the home.)

LET’S GO SUNBATHING

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The loggia features comfortable teak lounge chairs and a sofa from Sutherland finished in marine gloss, like the ceiling. For relaxing on the terrace, sun chaises from McKinnon and Harris are sheltered by Tuuci umbrellas. (Tour the home.)

WOULD YOU LIKE BUTTER WITH YOUR CROISSANT?

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Reclaimed antique tiles from L’Antiquario surround the fireplace in this loggia’s breakfast area. The owners’ chairs were painted with white lacquer to keep the light and airy theme; chair seats are covered with Sunbrella fabric. The custom-designed chandelier is from Murray’s Iron Works in Los Angeles, and the rug is by Stark. Accent Floor Designs reworked the flooring. (Tour the home.)

SUNDAY GATHERINGS

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A loggia overlooking the lush backyard of this California home is comfortably appointed with furnishings from Janus et Cie. Landscape designer Andrea Scharff adorned the brick columns with climbing Zephirine Drouhin roses, and a swimming pool by Chris Doman Pools sits opposite an expansive lawn. (Tour the home.)

OVERLOOKING THE WATERWAY

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Off the master bedroom, the semi-sheltered belvedere features a Chippendale-style railing and traditional louvered push-out shutters by South Florida Aluminum. Brown Jordan chaises provide the perfect place to relax and watch the action in the swimming pool below and on the Intracoastal Waterway. (Tour the home.)

THE EXTENDED PATIO

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Functioning as an extension of the family room, the loggia features the same sandstone flooring as the indoor space; it’s a material the owners found while traveling. Teak sofas and armchairs from Michael Taylor Designs form a conversation area with a Cache iron coffee table, while wicker chairs from The Wicker Works fashion another. (Tour the home.)

WHAT AN ARCH

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Large arched openings, an iron chandelier from Rose Tarlow and a vintage pub sign over the fireplace from Antique Swan lend English Country style to the pool loggia. Local rough-hewn Granbury stone was hand-worked to achieve a refined look on the exterior of the house. (Tour the home.)

BREATH OF FRESH AIR

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To take in the ocean air, architect Christian R. Light opened the great room with pocket doors, which lead to a loggia and expansive patio beyond. Wicker sofas by Summer Classics sport cushions covered with a Perennials fabric. (Tour the home.)

OUTDOOR ENTERTAINING

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The outdoor loggia boasts Gloster seating and a fan from Capitol Lighting. A Samsung television from World of Sound nestles into a stacked stone fireplace. (Tour the home.)

THE BARBECUE BAR

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The loggia off the living room features a barbecue bar and a conversation area with outdoor furniture from Holly Hunt. Wood was incorporated into the ceiling, where it isn’t exposed to rain or sun. Thanks to Crestron and Powerhouse Lighting, more than 70 speakers on the property pipe music, with laser lights on the terrace and colored lights in the pool that sync with the beat of the music. (Tour the home.)

THE SYMPOSIUM

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A sofa and chairs from L’angolo Furniture & Art surround the Restoration Hardware fire pit on the loggia, while the tall planters, also from L’angolo, help delineate the gathering area from the pool, by A&G Concrete Pools. The landscape was originally designed by Krent Wieland of Krent Wieland Design. The owners have since worked with Pat Robb of Florida Innovative Landscape to maintain the property. (Tour the home.)

MEDITERRANEAN VACATION

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Restoration Hardware outdoor furniture fits subtly into the lush pool terrace, which is studded with palms that provide welcome shade. The wide foyer opens to the terrace through three sets of French doors, while the kitchen and family room extend into the covered dining loggia. The pool was built by Pugh’s Pools and Spas. (Tour the home.)

COMFORT AND STYLE

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Featuring a custom wicker sofa by Maudlin, this loggia is located off of the family room and offers shade and a comforting breeze. Designed by Oz Architects, Inc. and Karen Rapp Interiors, Ltd. (Tour the home.)

NEUTRAL NOTIONS

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A loggia underneath the home’s expansive terrace and outdoor kitchen looks out toward a French-style garden and fountain. The square-cut fieldstone on most of home’s exterior was sourced from western Maryland. Tables from Joyce Horn Antiques and cozy seating by Lee Industries invite relaxation. (Tour the home.)

THE PRIVATE PARTY

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Armstrong Landscape Design Group installed plantings that ensure total privacy in the art-filled backyard. A bronze-and-bluestone sculpture by Boaz Vaadia overlooks the pool, colored with accent tiles and built by Royal Palm Pools. The loggia features chairs and ottomans by Janus et Cie in fabric from Magitex Decor and a Royal Botania sofa from Inside Out wearing Sunbrella fabric. (Tour the home.)

SIMPLY DONE

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Architect Richard Krantz wove ample outdoor living spaces throughout the property. On an intimate loggia, fixtures from Lantern Masters light a seating area that features chairs by Brown Jordan, covered in Perennials fabric, and a Stone Yard table. (Tour the home.)

AN ELEGANT TOUCH

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The rear loggia of this Dallas residence houses a sofa and chairs by Murray’s Iron Works covered in Perennials fabric as well as a wrought-iron lantern designed by architect Robbie Fusch and fabricated by Arte De Arquitectura De Mexico. Landscape architect Harold Leidner hand-set the limestone flooring with a cabochon tile inset and perimeter band. (Tour the home.)