There isn't much I don't like about this space! Elegant, grand, warm and spacious. The only thing I'd do differently is the floor. I'd use stone tile (several options available) in varying sizes.
Here, a French, Neoclassical-Style residence in Dallas. The rear loggia’s sofa and chairs by Murray’s Iron Works are covered in fabric by Perennials and create a relaxing poolside retreat. See more: http://www.luxesource.com.
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One of the home’s many outdoor seating areas is arranged to take full advantage of the limestone fireplace from Casa de Cantera. The pillows on the homeowners’ iron-frame chairs were refreshed with Perennials fabric from John Brooks Incorporated.
Traditional Gallery traditional patio
Totally can envision sitting out here with family and friends, especially in a nice rain or fall evening with a roaring fire. Reasonably priced materials would make this very doable. via:bhg
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Outdoor space - BPila Design - Miami.
Outdoor sitting area with fireplace.love love love!!! Tiles on the floor...cozy....big tree. Fireplace