Backyard Pictures From HGTV Dream Home 2017

A smart redesign of the backyard creates an outdoor paradise with improved water views and enticing amenities.

By: Jeannie Matteucci

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Photographer: Christina Wedge

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

Photo By: Photographer: Christina Wedge

Photo By: Tomas Espinoza

The Ultimate Gathering Spot

The updated backyard with water views includes an inviting seating area that offers an ideal spot to gather and watch the sunset and local birds who visit the property.

Sturdy Seating

Six charcoal black Adirondack chairs that fold for easy transportation and storage are constructed of solid high-density polyethylene recycled lumber that offers the look of wood without the maintenance. Striped throw pillows with indoor-outdoor fabric provide comfort.

Carefree Chairs

The durable and carefree chairs resists food and beverage stains, environmental stresses and weather, and require no painting or staining.

Extra Warmth

The charcoal black Adirondack chairs surround a fire pit with a clean and contemporary look that adds warmth for chilly nights outside by the water.

Handsome Urn Planters

Black urn planters made of a blend of stone and high-performance resin hold greenery and add style to the backyard.

Take a Seat

This look at the seating area with fire pit and lake views in the background highlights the durable pavers with clean lines that create a stylish backdrop for the space.

Existing Trees

While some of the vegetation in the backyard was removed to improve views of the water, existing live oak trees with Spanish moss provide shade on warm, sunny days and also create a sense of privacy.

Lush Landscaping

The landscaping and trees make the seating area with fire pit feel like a destination, the perfect spot to enjoy conversation with friends and the home's beautiful surroundings.

Coordinated Doghouse

The backyard includes a well-built doghouse that cleverly takes color and design cues from the main home.

Tabletop Greenery

Tabletop succulents add texture and greenery to the top of the table made for gathering and relaxing outside.

Low-Maintenance Table

The durable and low-maintenance black table made to withstand the elements also offers space to rest drinks or a tray with snacks when entertaining.

Detailed Makeover

This view of the back of the home from the fire pit seating area shows the attention to detail in this major makeover that creates a three-bedroom, three-bath waterfront escape with a fresh take on Southern style.

Pretty Palmetto

A low-growing palmetto with fanned leaves is part of the improved and updated landscaping in the backyard.

Enjoy the Outdoors

The refreshed backyard includes this inviting spot by the water that offers seating for reading, enjoying views or casual conversation.

Stress-Free Zone

Two durable, easy-care outdoor chairs with side table offer a calm and tranquil place to enjoy the water views and stunning scenery with a glass of wine.

Outdoor Paradise

This view from the water shows the smart redesign of the backyard with improved views and new amenities that creates an outdoor paradise that encourages relaxation and an appreciation for nature.