• Don’t be embarrassed about your tiny charcoal grill: Instead use these 10 to-die-for outdoor kitchens from <a href=""></a> as inspiration for upping your grilling game this season. Here, 800 S Ocean Blvd, Manalapan, Florida. In Palm Beach County on approximately 2 acres, this home features east and west heated pools, a tennis court and new dock. In addition to the elegant formal rooms, first floor VIP suite and 2nd floor master plus six en-suite guest rooms, balconies and elevator, the home features two outdoor entertaining areas – one on the front facing the ocean with pool and BBQ grill, directly off the kitchen and family room (loggia) and the other facing west. The loggia incorporates an eating area and seating grouping. Inside that loggia is a summer kitchen with sink, gas BBQ grill built in, refrigerator, running water, and a running water sink on outside of loggia as well. The eight-bedroom, 18,000 square-foot home is priced at $39,900,000.
  • 15013 Via Horti Court, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Surrounded by “lavish gardens filled with fruit trees and flowering plants”, this place makes you yearn for cool evenings! The "party friendly" floor plan includes a family room with a solid marble mantel and wall of French doors opening to the rear patio, gardens and outdoor summer kitchen with granite countertops, an outdoor sink, a refrigerator, and large built in BBQ and griddle. Other features of the outdoor space include outdoor speakers, a TV, exposed beam columns, an outside seating and dining area, storage with stainless cabinets, and a fireplace. There’s also a large theater/game room upstairs. Price: $1,099,000 for this five bed, five bath home.
  • 182 Island Lake Cottages Dr, St. Simons Island, Georgia. “Wonderfully appointed” in Sea Island fashion, this two-story townhome is located in the private community of Lake Cottages and just one mile from The Cloister and Beach Club. This home boasts five “spacious” bedrooms, a gourmet kitchen, exposed beams, imported tile and screened summer kitchen with built-in large gas Viking Grill, tiled countertops and large space for dining and entertaining guests with overhead ceiling fans. Price: $1,895,000
  • 465 Round Hill Rd, Greenwich, Connecticut. The gates open and the views of Long Island Sound are at the end of the drive leading to the “stately” center hall colonial home on four-plus acres. The pine-paneled library, the sun filled sitting room, a gracious living room & dining room all blend to create a home suitable formal or informal living. Outdoor kitchen on the terrace overlooks pool and bocce court and features a pizza oven, cook top, refrigerator, and full sized grill. There is a beautiful outdoor fireplace as well. The eight-bedroom, 15,000 square-foot home is priced at $10,995,000.
  • 21 Hominy Hill Rd, Colts Neck, New Jersey. This secluded French inspired estate is in the heart of Colt Neck's idyllic horse country and spanning 18,000 square feet. The custom stone and stucco home includes nine impressive bedrooms and nine full bathrooms with two private suites. A marble foyer leads to exquisitely appointed formal rooms, a stylish state-of-the art kitchen and relaxed gathering places. Landscaped gardens enfold an outdoor paradise featuring a summer kitchen, spa and pool. The kitchen includes a built-in grill, beautiful granite counter tops for meal prep, and an outdoor sink. A dining area is incorporated as well. The nine-bedroom hotel is priced at $6,800,000.
  • 4860 Rancho Verde Trl, San Diego, CA 92130. This gorgeous five bedroom home sits on an elevated/private lot in the gated community of Rancho Pacifica. This house was designed court yarded around the outdoor space which features a big pool and spa, large loggia with main outdoor dining space, small BBQ area, outdoor fireplace, full audio and video, surround sound throughout, and lounging space. There are massive sliding glass doors off the family room and the main beautiful state of the art chef kitchen into the outdoor loggia (dining area, lounging area, and off of this the pool with the smaller BBQ kitchen). The 8,200 square-foot house is priced at $4,375,000.
  • 1811 Kern Rd, Washington, Illinois. Over 7000 square feet with “amazing” indoor and outdoor entertaining areas. The outdoor space includes four patios (one screened in), a large gas stove, granite countertops with bar seating, a sink, a refrigerator, speakers throughout and a large dining area. “Gracious” entry leads to formal living and dining rooms and opens to soaring great room and “true” gourmet kitchen. Gorgeous use of windows adds beautiful natural light and showcases the outstanding rear living area- sparkling pool, deck, patio, summer kitchen, hot tub area- all framed by professional landscaping. The home has four bedrooms and is priced at $1,595,000.
  • 10923 Kirwick Dr, Hunters Creek Village, Texas. The impressive French Manor house designed by Robert Dame encompasses a sterling floor plan and a “picturesque” bayou setting in the Willowick addition of Hunters Creek Village. Enjoy gorgeous views of the incredible surroundings from the balcony, outdoor pavilion featuring a summer kitchen, interiors and the very private pool. The outdoor kitchen includes an outdoor grill, fireplace, AC/heat, panoramic views of the Bayou, a TV, wood ceiling with elliptical arches, dining and lounging areas, fire pit, waterfall, scenic views, mosquito system, chiseled stone counter tops, and more. The five bedroom home is priced at $5,995,000.
  • 20450 N 108Th Pl, Scottsdale, Arizona. Located in guard-gated Silverleaf, this more than 20,000 square foot estate set on two lots and sits on the 6th hole of a golf course with jaw dropping golf, mountain and city light views. The house includes a total of five indoor and outdoor kitchens. The main outdoor kitchen includes a pizza oven imported from Italy, a smoker oven, a BBQ grill with five burners, a full dishwasher, ice maker, refrigerator, griddle, and sink. There’s also a mesquite wood counter tops are featured with Copper insets. The outdoor space also features a full audio and video system, a full misting system, an outdoor fireplace, and an outdoor bathroom with a shower stall, and urinal. Other amenities include two elevators, a virtual reality/golf simulator room, gymnasium w/ basketball court, volleyball court and rock climbing wall, home theater, fitness center w/steam room, detached guest house w/ private drive, eight garages, a high-tech game room, estate pool and multiple spas. Priced at $24,500,000.
  • 10900 Unity Church Rd, Mooresville, North Carolina. Situated on 35 acres in the gated estate of Mooresville, this 6, 000 square foot home comes with a pool and great outdoor living area. The master suite is located on the main level. Other amenities include a 4 car garage, generator, enclosed summer kitchen, Hickory Trim/ Cabinets, indoor basketball court, Icynene insulation and instant hot water system. In the outdoor kitchen, there’s a full commercial-grade range set up with a hood and screened in covered porch are included. Concrete counter tops are utilized on the bar. Music is also incorporated throughout the outdoor spaces, as well as a plasma tv, and overhead fans. It also includes a built in BBQ, a full size sink for prep work and clean up, refrigerator, custom cabinets set in stacked stone exterior, and is completely covered with screened in walls. There is a half bathroom accessible directly from outside. Priced at $2,499,000.
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