Lush landscaping does more than just boost a second home’s curb appeal — it creates natural spaces to unwind and make new memories. With gorgeous grounds and sprawling greens, these five outdoor escapes are anything but garden-variety yards.
Tucked into one corner of a sprawling one-acre Palm Springs compound, this poolside garden helps Oasis live up to its name. This Pacaso’s calming water features and native plantings create a luxurious backyard paradise.Listing photo: Oasis
Outdoor living reaches new heights in this Pacaso, thanks to The Palm’s eponymous tree. Nestled in 1.4 acres in the heart of Napa Valley, this home’s curated green space offers order, calm and tranquility. Listing photo: The Palm
Backyard back nine
All the benefits of an expertly maintained backyard and none of the upkeep — Mountain Vista’s sprawling lawn is actually a hole on the historic Indian Wells Country Club course. Tee time, anyone? Listing photo: Mountain Vista
Sweeping valley and mountain views are reminders of Mother Nature’s natural magic. The sun’s glow spreads across this Napa Valley estate’s expansive lawns, majestic trees and private Syrah grape vineyard.Listing photo: The Estate
Sink into this spa pool and soak up the sun setting over Monarch Bay. Lush landscaping and flowering gardens enhance the beauty of this Southern California retreat.Photo credit: Zillow