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These six homes feature exceptional outdoor dining spaces, where every meal comes with a side of fresh air—not to mention views of vineyards, majestic mountains, and sparkling night skies.
Santa Barbara, California | Barry Fields & Joe McCorkell, Sotheby’s International Realty – Sunset Strip Brokerage
This uncommon early-20th-century home in Montecito recalls a refined European country estate, with nearly every space of the 6,661-square-foot interiors filled with eye-catching details. The picturesque park-like 1.8-acre grounds are a wonderland, with ivy-covered walls, fanciful gates, manicured hedges and gardens, an alluring pool and spa, a lush lawn, a fire pit with built-in seating, and palm, lemon, and olive trees. Numerous covered and open-air spaces are ideal for alfresco dining that is both relaxed and stylish.
Bridgehampton, New York | Beate V. Moore, Sotheby’s International Realty – Bridgehampton Brokerage
In this unique oceanfront Hamptons home, walls of glass turn seaside scenery into art. Constructed to the highest standards, the approximately 8,200-square-foot masterwork offers four restful bedroom suites, a separate studio, and magnificent living spaces with clean lines, glorious light, and serene water views—notably from a cool, shady dining deck. The 1.7-acre property includes a private boardwalk to the beach and an oversized pool and spa accompanied by spectacular outdoor dining and entertaining spaces.
This distinctive modern seven-bedroom home in one of California’s most coveted coastal enclaves was designed for entertaining visitors from around the world. It offers an array of sophisticated living spaces and a secure underground garage. The home is enveloped by gated six-acre grounds that feature lush landscaping; manicured gardens; Roman pine and redwood trees; a swimming pool and spa; tennis, bocce, and badminton courts; and alluring outdoor areas, including a dining pavilion.
Greenwich, Connecticut | Steve Archino, Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage
Sited on four gated acres in Greenwich, this impressively renovated Georgian estate combines classical symmetry with sleek contemporary style. It features sophisticated living and dining rooms, a ground-floor master suite, three spacious guest suites, a chef’s kitchen, a recreation room, a wine room, a bar, and a gym and sauna. The glorious grounds include a refreshing swimming pool, a tennis court, a pool and tennis house, and an inviting dining pergola.
Santa Fe, New Mexico | Paul McDonald, Roberta Lowe, & Matt Sargent, Sotheby’s International Realty – Santa Fe – Main Downtown Brokerage
Located in the highly sought-after community of Monte Sereno, this three-bedroom contemporary home boasts plentifulwindows and spaces designed for appreciating Santa Fe’s singular views of mountains and badlands. Among the highlights are open-plan living spaces, a serene master suite, a rooftop deck with a hot tub—perfect for stargazing—a beautifully landscaped interior courtyard with a water feature, and a spacious portal with an outdoor kitchen area and generous space for living and dining.
Sonoma, California | Daniel Casabonne & Gina Clyde, Sotheby’s International Realty – Wine Country – First Street Brokerage
Amid the world-renowned views and vineyards of California wine country, this enviable compound consists of a contemporary main residence, a delightful guesthouse, and a sleek swimming pool and spa. The interior palette is subtle and modern, and the structures blend harmoniously with the surrounding landscape. Multiple indoor-outdoor spaces—including the guesthouse’s outstanding alfresco kitchen and dining area—provide ample room for open-air gatherings large or small.