10 Fantastic Screen Porches
Lowcountry Living Room
Architectural designer Eric Moser doubles the entertaining space on our Lowcountry Idea House by adding a second seating area on the screen porch, right off the living room. The concrete tile fireplace is not only a focal point for the porch, it keeps the space warm in the chillier winter months.
When looking to add a screen porch, as this family of avid surfers sought for their North Shore beach shack, the front of the house is the perfect spot for the addition.
Room With a View
A screen porch is all about the view—and this outdoor dining room area shows off the expansive scenery of the Intracoastal Waterway.
A screen porch is a mix of outside and inside—and it’s design should reflect that. Here designer Charlotte Lucas pulls the woodsy tones of the Lowcountry marsh and outfits the porch with a vintage bamboo sofa, a bamboo wheeled cart, and îpe decking.
These Seaside Cottages Have Coastal Charm
Pop of Color
By opening up a formerly closed-off living room and adding a screen porch (with a beautifully colored swinging day bed), this ranch home takes full advantage of its Wando River views.
Dining in Style
Breakfast nook meets outdoor dining on this dusty blue-accented screen porch perfect for taking your morning coffee.
Let the sounds of nature lull you to sleep on this quirky screened-in sleeping porch. Pro tip: add curtains for an a bit of privacy during your afternoon nap.
Elements such as a custom swinging daybed—created by designer Michael Murphy—and vintage wicker chairs create a cozy space for entertaining beach house guests.