5 Outdoor Living Features for the Whole Family

outdoor living features

Having a pool in your backyard can enhance your summer experience, but what about the rest of the year? Because Florida winters tend to be more on the mild side, adding certain features to your yard can maximize comfort so that you can appreciate your outdoor space year round. Consider these outdoor living features that will transform your backyard into a relaxing retreat that your whole family can enjoy, even in the winter.

  1. Pool Heaters

You shouldn’t have to hang your bathing suit up just because the pages on the calendar have turned. With a pool heater, you could keep the water in your pool a comfortable temperature so that you can swim all year long. Swimming is also a great form of exercise. You and your family can stay in shape throughout the winter, despite all the holiday treats that are likely to come your way.

  1. Fire Pits

For those nights when the air has a bit of a chill to it, you can crank up the fire pit. Take some time to be with your family, sitting around the fire and enjoying the view of your pool and outdoor space. Fire pits can be incorporated to your pool too, to create a seamless design, making for a gorgeous outdoor living feature. They can also improve the atmosphere of your yard at nighttime, casting a flickering, orange glow across the still waters of your pool.

  1. Hot Tubs

Hot tubs are great outdoor living spaces to soak and let your worries wash away. Even on the coldest day in Florida, you can kick back and relax in your outdoor hot tub. If you like to entertain, hot tubs are a fun way to spend time with company. And with your pool and fire pit, your backyard will be the place for friends and family to gather, there’s no doubt about it. 

  1. Fireplaces

Typically seen in outdoor living areas, fireplaces can be an alternative, or in addition, to a fire pit. Imagine the family huddled together in front of the outdoor fireplace, with the view of your pool in the background. Sounds dreamy, right?

You and your family can pass the time outside, sharing stories over the crackling fire. Some fireplaces even feature a television, where you can watch a movie or catch a game without all having to retreat inside.

  1. Kitchen and Eating Areas

Like the outdoor living area, outdoor kitchen and eating areas are the perfect way to get the family to gather and spend time together outside. A grill and individual sink built into a stone countertop will give you everything you need in order to make a fantastic, home cooked meal outdoors. Additionally, bar-like counters or tables will give you the room you need to have a meal with friends and family.

Are you ready to add outdoor living features to your Florida backyard? Visit our website and contact us at All Seasons Pools to learn more about how we can turn your backyard into the space of your dreams.


About All Seasons Pools

All Seasons Pools has been a trusted pool expert for Orlando, St.Augustine, Jacksonville, The Villages and other Atlantic coast communities since 1979. Started by John and Diane Watts, they specialize in creating amazing and unique backyard retreats for families to enjoy, including top-of-the-line custom pools and amazing outdoor living areas. They work hard to fulfill their motto to “leave every customer with a smile.”

As members of the Association of Pool & Spa Professions and Florida Swimming Pool Association, they put a strong emphasis on being strong, reliable builders and staying up-to-date on the latest pool industry technology and design trends. Visit their swimming pool gallery to see pools ranging from signature and geometric designs to natural forms.

Are you ready to get started on your Florida backyard getaway? Design your pool with our interactive guide and schedule your free consultation today!

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