For most of us, Memorial Day weekend signifies the start of summer. With social distancing mandates still in place, many consumers are looking for ways to safely celebrate this time at home. The perfect solution: A backyard barbecue. What better way to spend this long weekend than cooking good food with even better company in your very own outdoor kitchen and living space?
With the comforts of home more important than ever before, special features like relaxing patios, backyards, and outdoor kitchens are higher priorities on homebuyers’ wish lists. These spaces serve as an escape from the stressors of everyday life within the safety of one’s own home.
LIV Sotheby’s International Realty (LIV SIR) has a variety of listings that offer the perfect place to enjoy fresh air and sunshine this summer and all year long.
Escape to the mountains and bask in endless vistas and a sunset soiree at 175 Elk Bugle, in Red Sky Ranch, Wolcott, Colorado. This breathtaking estate, which is listed by LIV SIR broker, Dawn Mullin, for $7,985,000, radiates extraordinary finishes and refined attention to detail in every room yet, entertaining outdoors is truly a spectacular experience. Begin with cocktails on the expansive heated deck or by the intimacy of the cozy fireplace. The chef’s patio kitchen is enhanced with a soothing water feature that wraps around the home’s extensive covered decks and patios, complete with a second dining area, firepit, and hot tub escape. This is outdoor living – elevated!
In Denver’s Cherry Hills Village neighborhood, 19 South Lane, listed by LIV SIR broker, Douglas D. Kerbs, for $4,188,000, has an expansive backyard space suitable for parties of any size. This home has a pastoral setting and yet is just minutes from Downtown Denver. The interior design of the home feels classic and features a long, curving staircase with stunning ironwork and a grand chandelier. The estate boasts an entertaining space with a wet bar, a billiards table, and a television which opens up to the patio, allowing guests to flow effortlessly outside. Here, you may choose from enjoying a meal in the al fresco dining area, relaxing by the pool, or gathering around the fire pit to make memories and swap stories with friends.
North of Denver, in Longmont, homebuyers will find the luxury, lake-side listing, 9825 Shoreline Drive. This amazing home is listed by LIV SIR broker, Barb Silverman, for $2,250,000. No expense was spared when crafting this home. From the gourmet chef’s kitchen to the custom-designed bathrooms, the attention to detail is awe-inspiring. But as beautiful as the inside of the home is, the back patio steals the spotlight. Perched on the edge of a lake, the patio gives the residents of this home nightly sunset shows over the mountains. Imagine ending your day by cooking dinner in the outdoor kitchen and dining area followed by dessert by the water as the daylight fades.
As warming temperatures tempt us outside more often, many consumers are dreaming of homes that allow them to have fun and enjoy good food in the fresh air. To see more incredible homes with similar outdoor offerings, contact LIV Sotheby’s International Realty by calling 303.893.3200 or visiting livsothebysrealty.com.