Decks With Views

These decks take advantage of nature's surroundings with stunning views and lush locations.
By: Virginia Switzer

Photo By: Bob Winner

Unobstructed Views

Set above the tree line, this clear deck railing designed by Pureview Railings provides safety without being distracting. This standalone platform features plush seating and plenty of room to relax and enjoy the calming water elements.

A Mountain Vista

This wraparound deck captures mountain views from every angle. Add a grill station and some lounging chairs and you'll never want go inside. Photo courtesy of Fiberon

Lounging in Luxury

Here, the deck railing doubles as a seating option, which is ideal for entertaining. The rolling meadow is a serene focal point that can be viewed while standing or lounging on the ground, thanks the addition of a few oversize pillows. Photo courtesy Timber Tech

Lakeside Living

Set along the water's edge, this spacious deck is designed for gathering. An intimate nook provides a corner to sit quietly and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Photo courtesy of Timber Tech

Backyard Getaway

This immaculate cedar deck is an oasis with multiple levels dedicated to different vantage points of scenery. Photo courtesy of Cedar Deck

Sleek and Serene

The sleek, manicured look of wood planks coordinates with the clean aesthetic of the existing metal and glass railings. The deck design lends itself to ample room for lounging and waterside enjoyment.

Mountain Views

HGTV Dream Home 2012 includes a private hot tub, that's perfect for staying warm on chilly nights. The deck surround has ample seating and is a great spot to entertain guests and show off the unbelievable mountain views.