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Discover Outdoor Living on a Whole New Level

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By Sherry Jackson, RCI, Corporate Communications

No matter the season, a back porch or deck is no longer just a forgotten place to keep the BBQ grill. Today’s home designs blur the distinction between indoors and out to give seamless transition with added entertaining and living space.

Bacarra Back PatioOur new home designs capture the essence of indoor/outdoor living. Extended covered patios, optional fireplaces and center-opening or multi-slide glass doors are just a few of the ways homeowners are able to experience exceptional outdoor living. The Bacara model at PebbleCreek and the Sonrisa at The Preserve are great examples where homeowners can opt to expand their covered outdoor space and add a fireplace to further enhance their outdoor living options.

Experts at HGTV.com say homeowners are looking at ways to get as much use out of their porch and outdoor space as possible. By creating a multi-functional area, the possibilities are endless when it comes to design and utilization of space.

Sonrisa Rear PatioOn many new home designs, optional outdoor fireplaces provide a focal point under a large, covered patio. These cozy, but spacious outdoor living spaces provide a perfect place for entertaining friends or just relaxing. Fireplaces can be stucco, stone or brick, depending on homeowner’s tastes and budget.

Each Robson Resort Community also offers optional outdoor television packages with a weatherproof electrical outlet and covered cable outlet making it easy to hang a television outside. Many homeowners choose to mount a TV over the fireplace, just like inside in their great room. Imagine being able to view a Sunday football game or your favorite movie from the comfort of your outdoor patio instead of being indoors.

So whether its dining al fresco, firing up the grill for an impromptu gathering of friends or roasting some s’mores in the fireplace, todays outdoor living home designs have you covered on a whole new level.