Summertime means summer grilling and outdoor dining, and Southern California is one of the best places to do that. With beautiful year-round weather, lots of Southern California families have decided that an outdoor kitchen is the best place to prepare dinner and then enjoy a nice dinner outside. If you’re looking for a home where you can grill up your family’s favorite meal in the comfort of your own backyard, check out these eight lovely homes with awesome outdoor kitchens.
Once you’ve found your favorite, make sure you learn how to keep your grill and kitchen in shape all year long.
Cook, eat, and relax in your own backyard with your family and all of your friends. This covered patio is any entertainer’s dream as it has all the necessary amenities needed to grill up a fabulous meal, and ample space for everyone to enjoy it. The pool even has a swim-up bar with a couple of stools so you can enjoy a meal or beverage while keeping cool in the water!
This tropical backyard has its own cabana with a barbecue center and dining area, as well as a Pebble Tec pool and spa, fireplace and fire pits, grass lawns, vegetable gardens, a fruit orchard, and so much more. Living here is like living at a resort year-round.
Presented by Ellen McCormick
This exquisite villa has magical grounds and boasts views of the ocean, canyon, and mountains. Under a vine-covered trellis, you’ll find a charming kitchen area with a grill, sink, fire pit, and brick oven. Just yards away are multiple seats and a fire pit that provide a relaxing spot to enjoy food, company, and breathtaking views.
The outdoor kitchen at this home comes with views of a sparkling pool, a grassy play area, and a covered patio. The lush grounds of this estate also include a tennis court, a viewing pavilion that overlooks the tennis court, and an enclosed lanai with a fireplace.
Presented by Irina Belova
Designed by architect Livio Santini, this masterpiece of a home overlooks the stunning Coronado Municipal Golf Course, Glorietta Bay, and and the San Diego-Coronado Bridge. In addition to a gorgeous patio, there’s a pool and outdoor kitchen in the backyard, perfect for entertaining on a warm Southern California night. Take a look; if you like what you see it’s all yours! The property is offered furnished so all you need to do is bring the burgers and your appetite.
Live a life of luxury when you move into this gated, custom-built property. The outdoor gourmet kitchen and resort-style pool will have you feeling like you actually do live in a private resort. The backyard was built for entertainment, and features a tennis and sports court, putting green, and horseshoe pit.
Presented by Margaret Irving
While you enjoy a delicious meal that was cooked in your own backyard, you can also enjoy summer fireworks from one of the three view decks that this dazzling home boasts. This beach home sits hillside and is close to restaurants, grocery stores, cafes, and Kate Sessions Park, yet is still secluded enough that you can enjoy peace and quiet at home.
Whether you’re looking for a great weekend retreat or a full-time home, this gorgeous property is move-in ready and calling your name! The home is close to the beach, so after a long day spent in the sun, you can come home and grill up a nice dinner in the built-in barbecue while enjoying the fire feature, fountain, and ocean breezes.
Don’t forget to check out our tips on how to keep your outdoor kitchen and grill maintained year-round.