The Votes Are In: See the 2019 Ultimate Outdoor Awards Winners

The 2019 Ultimate Outdoor Awards showcases stunning landscape designs from across the country. Tour the remarkable spaces that won the hearts (and votes) of the HGTV audience and editors.

Photo By: Tamara Alvarez

Photo By: Tamara Alvarez

Photo By: Tamara Alvarez

Photo By: Tamara Alvarez

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Photo By: Jeri Koegel Photography

Photo By: Jeri Koegel Photography

Photo By: Jeri Koegel Photography

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Photo By: Joe Traina

Photo By: Joe Traina

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Photo By: Marion Brenner

Photo By: Marion Brenner

Photo By: Marion Brenner

Photo By: Marion Brenner

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Photo By: Michael de Leon Photography

Photo By: Michael de Leon Photography

Photo By: Michael de Leon Photography

Overall Winner - Editors' Pick - Gorgeous Gardens: Tropical Backyard With Pool

Layers upon layers of lush green make this tropical backyard infinitely inviting. In the center of the plants, a small pool is like the crown jewel.

Overall Winner - Editors' Pick - Gorgeous Gardens: Brick Path and Tropical Plants

Tropical plants turn this brick pathway into a lush invitation into the jungle.

Overall Winner - Editors' Pick - Gorgeous Gardens: Tropical Porch and Blue Shutters

A deep porch is just the shady retreat this Florida Keys home needs. Ocean blue shutters are a pretty pop of color against the white siding.

Overall Winner - Editors' Pick - Gorgeous Gardens: Brick Patio and Hammock

The only thing missing from this hidden hammock respite is a monkey or two peeking from the trees.

Audience Pick - Gorgeous Gardens: Outdoor Dining Room With Stone Fireplace

A natural dining room is created with a hedge, a row of planters, a large fireplace and garden beds. The rough stone dining table feels charmingly rustic in the middle of it all.

Audience Pick - Gorgeous Gardens: Steps and Garden

Shady steps bordered by gardens and overflowing planters frame a peek at the lower lawn and fountain.

Audience Pick - Gorgeous Gardens: Pool and Mediterranean Covered Patio

The pool catches full sun, but next to it, a shaded sitting area is stylishly equipped in handsome Mediterranean style with sofas and a chandelier.

Audience Pick - Gorgeous Gardens: Mediterranean Storage Shed

A storage area is nestled into the hillside, with the same red roof tiles and charming wrought-iron details as used throughout the home.

Audience Pick - Waterside Retreats: Overview of Luxury Backyard and Pool

Five-star resorts might well be jealous of this home's spectacular backyard with a lazy river, palatial pool and outdoor entertaining areas galore.

Audience Pick - Waterside Retreats: Lazy River and Sitting Area

This 200-foot lazy river winds its graceful way around a sunken sitting area, warmed by a fire pit. Palm trees complete the luxurious oasis look.

Audience Pick - Waterside Retreats: Circular Sitting Area With Fire Pit

This circular sitting area has a fire pit and 360-degree views of the mansion's incredible outdoor space. Grab a custom-made cushion and take in the setting, including a lazy river and tropical landscaping. Belgard flagstone pavers make up the nearby walkway.

Audience Pick - Waterside Retreats: Waterfall on Lazy River

Because what would a lazy river be without a cruise underneath a waterfall? Pergolas supported by columns are a visual connection to the columns seen throughout the main residence.

Editors' Pick - Waterside Retreats: Pool House and Grasses

The natural look of this home's landscape design allows the structures and the hillside to merge together gracefully.

Editors' Pick - Waterside Retreats: Infinity Pool at Sunset

This infinity pool seems to sit right at the edge of the world.

Editors' Pick - Waterside Retreats: Pool, Deck and Hillside

Wide concrete steps lead down to the swimming pool and patio. A fire pit makes the space perfect for entertaining as the sun goes down.

Editors' Pick - Waterside Retreats: Bocce Court and Lawn

This bocce court and the native lawn around it is situated on an upper terrace, so it looks out over the landscape.

Audience Pick - Outdoor Oasis: Patio With Stone Fireplace

Half of this patio is open to the sky; the other half has a clever roof with aluminum louvers. The stone fireplace is double-sided so everyone anywhere can enjoy the view.

Audience Pick - Outdoor Oasis: Outdoor Fireplace and Golf Green

This incredible backyard comes with so many options for a lazy weekend: putting practice, a fireside chat, daydreaming in the hanging chair.

Audience Pick - Outdoor Oasis: Covered Patio With Pergolas

A series of pergolas connect to make this patio ultimately livable. They shield an outdoor kitchen and bar, a large dining table and a fireplace.

Audience Pick - Outdoor Oasis: Outdoor Sitting Area With Hydrangeas

This petite sitting area is shielded by pretty grasses and hydrangea. The fire pit keeps everyone warm and the space is treated to views of the golf green just below.

Editors' Pick - Outdoor Oasis: Pond and Stone Path

A pond ringed with grasses and fir trees presents perfect meditative calm. Snag a lounge chair and peace out for a while.

Editors' Pick - Outdoor Oasis: Bridge Over Creek

A bridge provides a path over the creek; the metal railing's slim lines keeps it from feeling too imposing.

Editors' Pick - Outdoor Oasis: Creek and Patio With Fireplace

Grasses along the edge of the creek make a soft, lovely transition to the stone patios beyond.

Editors' Pick - Outdoor Oasis: Hot Tub With Creek View

An in-ground hot tub overlooks the creek for an extra dose of relaxation. The tub and surrounding patio have the feel of a secluded forest pond, so they're beautiful even when not in use.

Audience Pick - Curb Appeal: White Cottage Exterior and Garden

For this garden bed, different varieties of white flowers and foliage plants blend beautifully. The overall look is soft and romantic.

Audience Pick - Curb Appeal: Cottage Exterior and Garden With Trellis

Rambling gardens surround the exterior of this lovely home, right up to the white picket fence. For an entrance, an arched trellis and gate add to the romance and curb appeal.

Audience Pick - Curb Appeal: White Cottage Gate and Brick Walkway

A quaint picket fence and gate greet homeowners and visitors to this home and instantly set a charming cottage tone.

Audience Pick - Curb Appeal: Brick Walkway and Gardens

For the garden beds bordering this brick walkway, landscape designers chose single varieties, then planted them in rows for a layered, but also tidy look.

Editors' Pick - Curb Appeal: Front Yard and Walkway

Landscape designers for this home took their cues from the house's midcentury modern architecture. Walkways, stairs and brick walls aim to be a peaceful, attractive transition through the gardens up to the front door.

Editors' Pick - Curb Appeal: Courtyard Entry With Concrete Path

Landscape designers softened this home's brick walls and concrete pavers by planting large ornamental grasses nearby. The path leads into a courtyard.

Editors' Pick - Curb Appeal: Concrete Steps With Lighting

Steps up from the driveway get their own special illumination. A border of ornamental grasses soften the stairs' concrete industrial look.

Editors' Pick - Curb Appeal: Patio Dining Area With Bench

This patio features a fun design idea that's stylish and space saving: A built-in bench defines the patio's outer edge and saves the need for extra chairs around the dining table.

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