Outdoor living spaces are now as important as any room in the house. But that serene and chilled feeling that only comes from outdoor spaces does not have to end just because it’s winter. Whether you have a vast collection of spaces, a balcony, or something in between, you can create something magical that you can benefit from all-year-round.
Will an outdoor living space add value to your home?
The answer is undeniably yes. Your property will be a much better home to live in, and the more refined your outdoor space is, the more desirable your home will be to prospective buyers.
Here are 8 Steps which will help you create the perfect Outdoor Cosy Retreat:
1. Shelter: Whether you choose awnings, pergolas, umbrellas, a gazebo, or your unique design, these not only enhance your home’s aesthetics but also keep you dry in the rain.
2. Comfort: Prioritize both comfort and durability with moisture-resistant cushions, couches, throws, rugs, and tables. A cosy outdoor space lets you unwind after a long day.
3. Entertainment: Elevate the ambiance with music from portable speakers, outdoor movie nights with a big screen, or stargazing with a telescope. Enjoy the view or entertain guests.
4. Fire: Keep guests warm with a patio heater, fire pit, or outdoor wood burner. The crackling of a real fire adds charm, and a log store can add character.
5. Sleep: An outdoor lounger or hammock offers a perfect spot for afternoon naps, reading, meditation, or movie nights.
6. Food: Elevate al fresco dining by building an outdoor kitchen or simply adding a table for sunset meals. Consider a fridge to keep drinks cold or electrical sockets for hot beverages.
7. Drink: An integrated bar is a convenient addition, whether it’s a fancy design with bar stools or a small cupboard. You can also include a coffee machine or juice bar for work-from-home days.
8. Light: Create a warm atmosphere with string lights, solar lighting, or candles, available in various styles. Soft lighting sets a romantic or relaxing mood, while lanterns add charm for endless relaxation or entertainment.