Mediterranean Home With Pool, Pergola, Sliding Walls

This beautiful Mediterranean home features lush plantings, an attractive pool with pergola, and a living room with "sliding walls" that lead outdoors. 

From: Bill Bocken

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf and Glenn Cormier

Mediterranean-Inspired Outdoor Courtyard

An arched, blue doorway leads to an exterior courtyard with lush plantings and loads of charm. Stacked stone steps pave the way to a rustic-contemporary home inspired by rural Mediterranean design.

Arched Doorway to Mediterranean-Inspired Home

Stacked stone steps lead to a charming, arched front door that gains entrance to this Mediterranean-inspired home's fairy tale-esque courtyard. Whimsical house numbers and lush, casual plantings add to the home's rustic and welcoming vibe.

Mediterranean Home with Lush Plantings

This Mediterranean-inspired home is surrounded by lush landscaping and an air of whimsy. Built around a grassy courtyard, the home is sited to take maximum advantage of its large lot and native foliage.

Mediterranean-Inspired Pool and Pergola

Ample seating and lush landscaping surround this welcoming pool, creating a backyard retreat that invites users to spend as much time outdoors as in. A cozy fireplace rests beneath the pergola, offering a space for guests to relax, talk and even dine. Large pocket doors open the home's interior to the backyard.

Contemporary Living Room with 'Sliding Walls'

This clean-lined, contemporary home was inspired by rural Mediterranean architecture. In this relaxed living space, massive, custom doors slide into pockets, opening the home to the outdoors and letting in loads of natural light. Neutral walls and furnishings are punctuated by natural accents and bright, modern art.

Rustic-Contemporary Kitchen with Farmhouse Accents

A long center island is topped by a rustic-industrial, candelabra-style pendant fixture, driving home this kitchen's modern farmhouse appeal. Woven seating gives the room a casual vibe, while all-white cabinetry and a white subway tile backsplash create a sleek backdrop that brings it a modern edge. Open shelving is both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

White, Rustic-Contemporary Kitchen

The kitchen in this Mediterranean-inspired farmhouse is clean and sparse, with all-white cabinetry and a simple white subway tile backsplash. Dark hardwood floors and a dark-painted island warm up the space and give it added dimension. A rustic pendant above the island brings both function and flair.

Rustic Reading Nook with Pool View

Big picture windows and an open-concept design give this cozy reading nook a clear view of the poolside patio. The beamed ceiling gives the space a rustic, homey feel, while its soaring height keeps the home feeling roomy and open.

Neutral, Rustic Master Bedroom with Soft Details

This neutral master bedroom includes a cozy fireside conversation nook with a pair of timeless, relaxed wing chairs. The beamed, planked ceiling speaks to the home's rustic, Mediterranean-inspired vibe, while white trim and gauzy sheers bring softness to the space.

Rustic-Contemporary Master Bathroom

Traditional elements like a stained, upholstered chair and furniture-style vanities blend with a sleek glass-and-tile shower and freestanding tub to create a master bath with rustic-contemporary charm. Dark hardwood floors are an unexpected touch and ground the space.

Rustic Outdoor Conversation Area

A pergola shades this poolside seating area, while an outdoor fireplace warms up the space both literally and figuratively. Weathered stone pavers, lush greenery and relaxed seating give the patio a rustic, timeless feel.

Mediterranean-Inspired Patio with Pergola

Climbing, budding vines wrap the columns and snake the pergola of this Mediterranean-inspired patio. Outdoor rooms are sited strategically throughout this verdant backyard, each with its own distinct function. This woven chair and ottoman create a picturesque spot to lounge.

Mediterranean-Inspired Backyard with Pergola, Pool

Rough stone pavers and terra cotta roof tiles add cozy ambiance to the outdoor spaces of this Mediterranean-inspired home. A potted lemon tree rests amid a collection of potted plants. A pergola-shaded patio looks onto a welcoming pool.

Rustic Steps Lead to Updated Mediterranean Home

Window boxes adorn an exterior stairway, softening the boxy lines of the home's Mediterranean-style architecture and giving it a welcoming, homey vibe.

Rustic-Contemporary Living Room Opens to Outdoors

The line dividing indoors and out literally disappears with the opening of large, custom pocket doors that enclose this rustic-yet-modern living room. The Mediterranean-inspired home is sited to take advantage of the lush outdoor spaces that surround it, while furniture is arranged to take maximum advantage of the beautiful backyard view.

Mediterranean-Style Home with Pool, Outdoor Rooms

This Mediterranean-inspired home is sited to take maximum advantage of its outdoor spaces. Lush landscaping surrounds the pool, while a simple grass courtyard provides green space and a place for outdoor fun.

Rustic, Mediterranean-Inspired Home with Pool

A cozy fireplace rests beneath a pergola with a pair of comfortable chaises nearby, creating a poolside retreat with rustic appeal. Mediterranean rural architecture inspired the design of this home, which is sited to take maximum advantage of its leafy lot.

Mediterranean-Inspired Home with Pool and Pergola

Indoor and outdoor spaces blend into a single vignette in this Mediterranean-inspired home with a welcoming, comfortable backyard. A pergola covers a fireside patio that's perfectly sited to bridge indoors and out, allowing users equal access to the pool and the open-concept living and kitchen area beyond.

Mediterranean-Inspired Outdoor Dining Room

This simple, yet breathtaking table for six rests in just one of several outdoor rooms surrounding this Mediterranean-inspired retreat. Weathered, slatted chairs surround a sturdy, modern table, exuding a rustic-contemporary feel that characterizes this home both indoors and out.

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