31 beautiful verandas to fit any space

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31 beautiful verandas to fit any space

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 Conservatory by Luigi Fragola Architects,
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Natural light, fresh air and sunshine are the comforting factors in any living space, regardless of the country, season or climate. This homify feature concentrates on the veranda and where it would be best placed in any home.

It’s a usable addition to your modern home and because it is covered, your veranda or porch is an asset throughout the year. Enjoy that panoramic view of the landscape or simply take in the fresh air from the garden. Go for glazing and guard the space against the elements or opt for an open setup for those chic evening events.

Our team of professionals have included 31 different yet elegant ideas in this article, that can be adapted to any house from the simplest to eclectic and quirky, there is something to suit your space.

1. Glazed annex to the house

It’s charming yet simple and can be used as a dining room, or living room, or winter garden.

2. Covered patio

 Conservatory by homify,

Enclose your terrace and include some sleek and stylish glazed doors.

3. Glass enclosure

 Conservatory by homify,

This glass enclosure allows the garden and veranda to be a simple extension to the home.

4. For a small balcony

 Patios by quartieri luigi,

It's simply adorable too.

5. Ensure privacy with some shrubs and greenery

 Conservatory by Fuoriforma,

You may have glazed doors to invite sunshine creating a cosy atmosphere, but how about incorporating some greenery to keep prying eyes at bay.

6. Transparency and wooden ceiling

 Patios by quartieri luigi,

Another example of how terrific a patio decorated with glazing can be, while a wooden ceiling adds a charming effect.

7. Black metal

 Conservatory by STUDIO MORALDI,

The black metal door frames showcases an industrial design and durable construction.

8. Ultra-sophisticated

 Conservatory by homify,

Opt for stylish folding doors and make the most out of your space.

9. The front porch

 Conservatory by STUDIO MORALDI,

A covered porch and enclosed terrace is perfection.

10. Occupy the entire facade in a rustic decor

  by 02A Studio,

A beautiful classic style for this exterior.

​11. Wooden floor and doors

 Conservatory by homify,

Display the grandeur of modern style with high ceilings and pure transparency.

12. Country style

Walkersons Traditional Manor House:  Patios by JSD Interiors,
JSD Interiors

Walkersons Traditional Manor House

JSD Interiors

It’s a unique roof that allows the light to transform the balcony into a usable space.

13. Veranda in balcony

Natural wood frames the windows in perfect Asian inspiration.

14. Oriental Style

 Conservatory by homify,

The enclosed pergola is now a great space whatever the weather.

​15. Pergola with enclosure

This versatile idea can be used for that outdoor braai area or pool house.

16. No enclosure

Take advantage of a pergola to protect the space from the harsh elements while keeping the sides open.

17. Corner garden

 Conservatory by homify,

Pergola-style beams and glazing keeps the space cosy and inviting.

18. Various proposals for the ceiling

 Conservatory by sabigarden,

This is option is perfect for warm summer evenings. 

19. Rustic terrace style

It’s a covered terrace that allows for stunning views of the garden.

20. Take advantage of the space

A patio area that allows for sunlight and air conditioning… who wouldn’t want something so fabulous?

21. Transparent

Covered terraces are practical and functional.

22. Multipurpose

Another fantastic thing about outdoor additions is the dirt, construction and discomfort is limited to the exterior.

23. A simple system

Play with decoration and create something to suit your needs.

24. A classic feature

 Garden by Tucommit,

This one has a traditional décor.

25. Inclined roof


Traditional houses often include uncovered patios, so half the work is done.

26. The original décor


It may be a good idea to cover a large balcony and create a veranda.

27. Use the walls

 Patios by KREA Koncept,

Exterior walls can be customised for a great patio, just clean them up first.

28. A special room

 Balconies, verandas & terraces  by Fabio Carria ,

Your terrace will quickly become one more room in your house.

29. An intimate porch

Go for that romantic element.

30. Simple structure

 Patios by Ada İnşaat,

A metal veranda is a great blank canvas for creative architects.

31. Sublime

 Conservatory by homify,

Enjoy sunsets in comfort and style. Have a look at these 14 charming ideas to light up your home entrance

Which covered modern terrace are you going for?
 Houses by Casas inHAUS,

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