Home of the Year Awards 2006 - Outdoor Space

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Gold Winner - Outdoor Space. Photo by Michael Kella.

Consider your backyard as another room of your home and limitless possibilities open. Take a look at these outdoor spaces and start planning yours!


May. 01, 2006 — by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Gold Winner:
Pathway to Heaven
Most of us would be happy with a backyard containing a pool, a patio, maybe a cabana and bar area, and a couple of speakers so we could listen to some tunes while we relaxed and entertained. Not the owners of this Southern California playground. Their backyard entertainment is so extensive, they need a golf cart path to link the 3.5 acres of fun.


Silver Winner:
When Nature Calls
There’s no reason to reserve a room at a fancy resort when you’ve got a backyard like this to enjoy. Music blankets the entire grounds, and colorful accent lights play up ornamental trees, fountains, water gardens and a spectacular infinity-edge swimming pool.


Bronze Winner:
Home Sweet Casita
Can you say casita? If you live in a sunny climate, you better be able to say it, learn it, be it. Because you, too, can ‘casita’ all your home entertainment pleasures.




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