This collection of house plans for outdoor living is a nod to those of you who want to stay in touch with nature in your new home. Do you enjoy the cool breeze and the smell of flowers? Would you be delighted to see cardinals drop by your fragrant fruit trees for a visit? Then you'll want to peruse these home plans, which promote interaction with Mother Nature. Today's floor plans can offer sliding glass doors from multiple rooms, leading to sprawling patios and decks, and even pools! Consider a home design with a backyard fireplace, plus a summer (outdoor) kitchen with a grill, a sink, a refrigerator and more; we think you'll be asked to host the neighborhood barbecue!