Barbecue Courtyard From HGTV Green Home 2012

The courtyard serves as a second dining area, a plein-air extension of the kitchen and living room.

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Designed to accommodate parties as well as more intimate alfresco dining, the courtyard — separated from the kitchen by an expansive accordion door — serves as a gathering space, a second dining room and an urban-chic alternative to a traditional backyard.

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This is such a wonderful plan: Outdoor dining room and grill right next to the kitchen. Open up the wall of windows and they become one great room.
Interior Designer Linda Woodrum

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