Striking Southwestern Home

Along the California coast lies this extraordinary abode that uses gorgeous Southwestern design throughout the interior and exterior. The use of stone and exceptional landscaping resulted in jaw-dropping outdoor spaces that project both elegance and relaxation.

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Photo By: Anthony Gomez, AG Photography

Relaxing Swimming Pool in California Backyard

A long rectangular swimming pool is surrounded by soothing water features and a stone patio. Grass softens the flagstone walkway that leads to the hot tub and lawn. The house blends the indoors and out with an open courtyard and balcony.

Relaxing Swimming Pool With Sweeping California Views

The Newport Beach, Calif., backyard is divided into multiple living areas. Comfortable lounge chairs flank one side of the sleek pool, while stone steps lead over the hot tub. A lush lawn is surrounded by native grasses and beautiful trees and shrubs.

Inviting Southwestern Balcony

The balcony extends the outdoor living space of this southwestern home. Stone tiles in warm terracotta shades ground the space, which is the perfect place to dine al fresco. Flower boxes and potted trees add life to the outdoor room.

Welcoming Southwestern Kitchen and Dining Room

Stone tiles in warm shades ground the southwestern kitchen and dining area, while exposed wood beams bring a rustic note to the space. The entire area is designed as an entertaining hub off the swimming pool and outdoor living space.

Southwestern Kitchen and Bar for Entertaining

Off the outdoor living space is a complete kitchen and bar area with a dining spot, perfect for entertaining. The stone floor is chosen for a non-slip surface since family and friends will come in from the pool. Black countertops pairs create a striking contrast against the neutral stucco walls.

Brick Walkway With Vine-Covered Pergolas

Beautiful landscaping surrounds an Old World-inspired brick walkway. Pergolas are covered in climbing vines and provide shade.

Relaxing Swimming Pool Surrounded by Stone Patio

The Newport Beach, Calif., backyard is divided into multiple living areas. Comfortable lounge chairs flank one side of the sleek pool, while stone steps lead over the hot tub. A lush lawn is surrounded by native grasses and beautiful trees and shrubs.

Sophisticated Backyard Pool Retreat

Flowing curtains hang between traditional columns to create a privacy screen that also helps protect from wind and sun. Comfortable cushioned lounge chairs are the perfect spot to relax by the pool with views of the Pacific Ocean.

Contemporary Pool Overlooks Pacific Ocean

Comfortable lounge chairs overlook the contemporary pool and Pacific Ocean beyond. Columns outfitted with curtains provide protection from wind and sun, as well as an element of privacy. Native grasses soften the hardscaping.

Relaxing Swimming Pool Surrounded by Stone Patio

The Newport Beach, Calif., backyard is divided into multiple living areas. Comfortable lounge chairs flank one side of the sleek pool, while stone steps lead over the hot tub. A lush lawn is surrounded by native grasses and beautiful trees and shrubs. The fire pit adds a warm space to gather in the evenings.

Traditional Outdoor Spa With Ocean Views

Stone steps lead from the lush lawn to the relaxing hot tub and swimming pool. A mixture of plants, grasses and shrubs are layered to create a stunning landscape display.

Brick Walkway With Vine-Covered Pergolas

Beautiful landscaping surrounds an Old World-inspired brick walkway. Pergolas are covered in climbing vines and provide shade.

Southwestern Courtyard With Outdoor Fireplace

The open courtyard features an elegant southwestern style with an adobe-style fireplace, stucco walls, exposed wood beams and terracotta tile floors. Comfortable furniture surrounds the fireplace, creating a welcoming outdoor gathering space.

Traditional Patio With Classic Water Feature

Stones in warm terracotta shades are used from the house exterior and garden walls to the patio and water feature. A round patio surrounds the traditional urn-style water feature, which provides soothing sound ambiance to the space.

Traditional Patio With Classic Water Feature

Stones in warm terracotta shades are used from the house exterior and garden walls to the patio and water feature. A round patio surrounds the traditional urn-style water feature, which provides soothing sound ambiance to the space.

Traditional Hot Tub With Cascading Waterfall

Decorative iron sculptures and cascading waterfall highlight the stone-surrounded hot tub. The flagstone walkway is softened by grass, while the entire space is surrounded by lush layered landscaping.

Old World-Inspired Walkway and Pergola

Wrought iron fences and railing provides definition to this Old World-inspired outdoor space. A wooden pergola is highlighted by climbing vines and provides shade over the brick and gravel walkway. Smart-placed plants soften the hardscaping.

Elegant Backyard Swimming Pool and Spa

This Newport Beach, Calif., backyard has sweeping views of the coast and Pacific Ocean. The linear swimming pool pairs with a sleek hot tub and flagstone walkway for an inviting, relaxing outdoor space. Flower beds are full of beautiful plants, shrubs and trees and highlight the lush green lawn.

Traditional Pergola Walkway

A trio of pergolas frame the tile and stone walkway and provide much-needed shade from the California sun. Lush plantings create a lush, lively environment in the backyard.