Perfect places for relaxing
BY AMANDA LISK
PHOTOGRAPHY BY ALLISON POTTER
The concept of outdoor living is operating on a whole new level these days.
We’re talking custom-built fireplaces, full-scale outdoor kitchens with pizza ovens,
designer furniture, flat-screen TVs, and Pinterest-worthy greenery and lighting.
It’s money well spent according to national real estate site Inman, which found
adding an outdoor kitchen sees an average return on investment (ROI) of 100 to
Outdoor spaces can be thoroughly enjoyed here in Southeastern North Carolina,
where milder temperatures reign most of the year, especially the fall when the
weather cools to just about perfect. That is why more properties are incorporating
outdoor retreats into their landscaping.
Three local homeowners share their designs.
40 october 2022