Blissful Backyard Serves as a Relaxing Outdoor Retreat

This secluded outdoor retreat is truly Shangri-la. Serene water features, a dazzling waterfall, incredible outdoor kitchen and bar and coloful hot tubs only enhance the natural beauty of this backyard sanctum.

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Photo By: Be Burk Photography

Cool, Contemporary Water Feature

At the far end of the backyard sits a cool water feature comprised of stone blocks. In addition to boasting soothing ambient sound, the piece generates the some serious visual interest.

Wood Pavilion Makes Entertaining Effortless

Talk about a stunning structure! With a stone fireplace, full-sized kitchen and plenty of weatherproof chairs, this sprawling wood pavilion has everything the owners might need to entertain guests.

Sitting Area Complete With Cool Breezes

With openings on two walls, this sitting area allows cool evening breezes to filter inside. In turn, the space is comfortable no matter what time of day.

Wood Ceiling Connects Kitchen, Sitting Area

Of all the features in this outdoor space, the wood ceiling might be the most eye-catching. As its panels extend overhead, this piece draws the eye from the open kitchen to a cozy sitting area.

Outdoor Kitchen Pairs Wood Beams, Stone Accents

Wood beams and stone counters combine in this outdoor kitchen, making the space feel raw and rustic. At the same time, modern recessed lights illuminate the area at night and provide a cool visual contrast.

Stone Fireplace With Custom Pizza Oven

Yes, it's true -- this outdoor kitchen even comes with its own pizza oven! A cool stone surround extends from floor to ceiling and flows easily into the counters.

Stainless Appliances Shine in Outdoor Kitchen

A stainless fridge and grill work overtime in this outdoor kitchen, both complementing the stone counters and allowing for easy meal prep.

Outdoor Bar Doubles as Breakfast Nook

During the day, these smooth stone counters and chic barstools create a charming breakfast nook. Openings all around ensure that the owners can sweeten their coffee with views of the woods.

Tree Line Offers Touch of Privacy

Landscape lights, too, illuminate the deck for maximum visibility. Meanwhile, the tree line creates some natural privacy.

Wood Steps Lead to Colorful Hot Tub

Wood steps create a safe path from the sitting area to the hot tub. Here, guests can take their pick of the blue or green water while they soak up views of the horizon.

Hot Tub Glows Green at Night

When the sun goes down, this deck transforms into a visual wonder. As the sky shifts from light blue to pink and purple, so too does the hot tub water become an enchanting new color.

Deck Boasts Jacuzzi and Bar

When the weather's nice, the owners and their guests can head out to the custom deck. Here, a built-in bar makes room for snacks and drinks, while a jacuzzi encourages relaxation and casual conversation.

Windows Overlook Patio, Fire Pit

Large windows overlook the private patio, turning the Great Outdoors into a stunning visual display for the owners. At night, they can enjoy the warm glow of this flawless fire pit.

Covered Walkway Works Overtime

To the right of the fire pit, a covered walkway offers relief from the sun or the rain, depending on the day. Bonus: this spot even includes views of the distant tree line.

Stone Benches Encircle Fire Pit

Long stone benches make a fine addition to this fire pit, allowing guests to gather comfortably around for s'mores and after-dinner conversation.

Coffee Table, Neutral Rug Anchor Sitting Area

A closer look at this private patio reveals weatherproof armchairs gathered around a glass coffee table. A neutral area rug anchors the space and softens the store floor underneath.

Private Patio Maximizes Sunset Views

With minimal landscaping straight ahead, this private patio maximizes views of the backyard at sunset. Meanwhile, a stone fire pit and seating area keep this outdoor space nice and comfortable.

Trees, Varied Plants Create Tranquil Setting

Landscape lights extend across the backyard, helping to showcase different trees and plants even when it's dark out. From here, guests can sit on the deck and enjoy the starry skies overhead.

Backyard Features Waterfall, Boulders

With a custom waterfall and a rock retaining wall, this Oregon home puts the beauty of the outdoors front and center. Tall trees line the property, making it feel nestled in the wilderness.

Sitting Area Includes Soaring Ceilings

Soaring ceilings and sliding glass doors ensure that this outdoor sitting area feels wide-open. Guests can take their pick of two sofas and a chaise before they kick back with a drink.

Stylish Sitting Area With Access to Private Deck

Two plush sofas and a matching chaise ensure that this outdoor sitting area is comfortable yet stylish. A garage door opens onto the private deck, where a jacuzzi overlooks the rolling hills.

Rustic Outdoor Kitchen and Lounge

A stone walkway not only creates an easy path to the outdoor kitchen and lounge, but also complements the surrounding environment. With a wood overhang and stone flooring, this space is ideal for outdoor entertaining.

Landscape Lights Brighten Backyard at Night

This Oregon home is just as beautiful at night thanks to warm landscape lights across the backyard. A stone path cuts across the grass for an easy route to the outdoor lounge and kitchen area.

Built-In Bar Pairs Black Stools, Stone Counter

A closer look at the bar reveals cool, contemporary barstools paired with a stone counter. To the left, a bridge with industrial cables safely guides visitors down to a covered lounge.

Waterfall Flows Into Man-Made Stream

In the backyard, the waterfall flows into a man-made stream. Boulders line the water on either side, helping the feature feel like a natural part of the property.

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