Covered Porch Pictures From HGTV Smart Home 2016

A natural extension of the media room, the covered porch is outfitted with stylish furnishings and provides a fun space to lounge and enjoy the weather.

By: Jeannie Matteucci

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Brian Rozar/ Auto Imaging Inc ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Robert Peterson/Rustic White Photography ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Photo By: Sarah Dorio/Flynnside Out Productions ©2016, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Have a Seat

One of three seating areas in the covered porch, this cozy spot has two high-backed raspberry chairs with gray cushions perfect for a leisurely chat or catching up on email.

Cement Tables

All of the home's outdoor tables are made of cement in fun shapes. In the covered porch, two cube tables are paired together to provide a spot to rest a pitcher of lemonade, laptop or tablet.

Chic Chairs

The high-back raspberry chairs with gray cushions are a comfortable and a stylish seating solution for this central outdoor space made for relaxing and entertaining.

Simple Color Scheme

Two cube concrete tables that form the porch coffee table and the wicker sofa follow the space's mostly gray color palette, accented by accessories with interesting patterns and prints.

Relaxed Feel

The design of the wicker sofa with gray padding keeps with the open and relaxed feel of the covered porch, made for enjoying the outdoors.

A Touch of Pattern

Gray-and-white patterned outdoor pillows follow the color scheme of the porch, but the touch of pattern also adds depth to the sofa.

Easy Entry

The covered porch can be accessed two ways, including from the adjacent media room.

Fun Shaped Table

A fun octagon-shaped concrete side table gives a spot to rest a drink or tablet by one of the two high-backed raspberry chairs with gray cushions in this porch seating area.

Privacy Please

When more privacy is desired in the porch, sliding doors to the media room can be closed.

Charming Rest Stop

Gray wicker chairs in the same color and style of the sofa provide another seating option in the covered porch.

Gathering Spot

The covered porch includes a casual table with seating for eight for casual get-togethers and meals cooked on the outdoor grill with infrared technology that monitors temperatures and reduces flare-ups.

Colorful Rug

A gray, white, teal and yellow Ikat area rug adds warmth and a punch of color and pattern to the porch.

Porch Plants

The porch includes cylinder planters that provide an attractive home for greenery, with plant sensors that help monitor light, nutrient and water levels.

Connected Spaces

Numerous windows help the porch keep a strong connection with the rooms inside. Many rooms in the home feature windows with shades operated by remote or smartphone.

Extra Garage Space

Close by there is an additional garage on the ground level for garden gear and equipment. This handy Wi-Fi enabled door opener allows the homeowner to operate and monitor the garage's door from a smartphone or tablet.

Flowering Tree

A flowering tree by the stairs to the upper level adds a punch of color and a touch of nature to the mostly gray porch, with plant sensors that help ensure proper water and light levels are maintained.

Step up

Stairs off the covered porch dining area lead up to the home's stylish screened porch a level above.

Porch Columns

This close-up photo shows the brick detail on one of the columns that add architectural interest to the porch.

Artistic Addition

Hanging bird artwork adds color and a touch of nature to the covered porch.

Smart and Stylish

This wide view of the covered porch shows the different seating options available. The porch also includes two smart fans with an internal temperature sensor (operable by wall switch or smartphone) that increases or decreases the spin speed of the fan to keep the porch at the desired temperature.

Double the Fun

This back of the home shows the covered porch with the stairs that lead to the screened porch above with motorized screens and remote operated skylights.