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“I had this fantasy of moving them into a treehouse,” actress Laura Dern tells Architectural Digest of the dream home she had in mind for herself and her two children, Ellery, 15, and Jaya, 12. Although not suspended in the air, her colorful California abode still manages to capture a bohemian spirit, particularly through the relaxed outdoor space.
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Martyn Lawrence Bullard
Martyn Lawrence Bullard, interior designer to stars like the Kardashian-Jenners, has a backyard in his Palm Springs home that even the most luxurious of hotels would envy. “It’s all a bit mad but divine,” the designer tells Architectural Digest. “This place was built for relaxation and fun, so we use it in that spirit.”
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The country crooner's Nashville digs boast this beautiful outdoor space that she redecorated with help from Wayfair. The one must-have item for the "My Church" singer? "I definitely was adamant about having a fire pit," she says.
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Sure, her "comfortable-fancy" six-bedroom, seven bath mansion is great, but that's not what inspired the Extra TV co-host to put down roots at this Beverly Hills abode. "The view is what really made me want to live here," says Edmonds, who uses the space to read, meditate and do yoga. "When I saw the backyard view, it blew me away. It just made me feel happy and peaceful."
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The American Horror Story actor and his husband Jason Landau spend as much time as possible enjoying their house's 1,200 square-foot deck. "One of my prerequisites in moving here and being in L.A. was I wanted to be in nature," says Jackson, who loves that his Hollywood Hills home has views of the surrounding canyons. "When the sun sets, this whole mountain gets splashed so many crazy colors. It's breathtaking."
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The This Is Life with Lisa Ling host went through quite the process to install the fiberglass saltwater pool behind her family's Santa Monica home. "We literally had to have a crane and lift the pool over the house and plant it into the ground," says Ling. "It was quite an effort."
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Now this is a backyard! The singer's $45 million Miami vacation home includes an enormous, resort-style swimming pool, ocean views, private cabanas and an elaborate water slide and play area.
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The pristine patio in the musician's sprawling Miami penthouse is not just an ideal place to throw a killer party, but it also offers amazing sunset views of the city.
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Frankel designed her Bridgehampton, New York backyard with good times in mind. "Everything out here lends itself to fun: making cocktails, being in your bar, s'mores, having a Slip'N Slide," she says. "The vibe here is fun."
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Even her L.A. backyard makes a splash! The area was revamped with entertaining in mind and was also the site of Jenner's 58th birthday party.
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"The original garden was all overgrown, which I loved, but I couldn't leave it," says West's landscape designer wife Catherine FitzGerald of their London space. The pair surrounded the pear trees with a vegetable plot of kale and rhubarb, flower beds and an outdoor dining table. "The kids are outside most of the time. Other kids come around, and we all know each other," she adds. "It's very neighborly. We even shout over the wall."
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Set alongside a huge grassy yard this stone-columned dining loggia – located in Whistler, British Columbia – is a great year-round entertaining space thanks to the massive fireplace.
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What a view! The star's West Village apartment – currently listed for $4.5 million – boasts a chic terrace with stunning views of the New York City skyline.
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This singer reportedly purchased Jennifer Lopez's former Miami Beach mansion for $33 million. The 12,153-square-foot home features a koi pond, a cabana with outdoor kitchen, boat dock, 60-foot swimming pool and breathtaking water views.
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The Oscar-winning actor's Montecito, California property – boasting a swimming pool, outdoor kitchen, wisteria-covered trellis, aloe trees, fruit orchards and hiking trails – is listed for $29.5 million.
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The actress' resort-like backyard is just begging for a party! The 8,300-square-foot Hidden Hills, Calif. property – which boasts an outdoor kitchen, custom cabana and two swimming pools (waterfalls and grotto included!) – is listed for $7.75 million.
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The Talk Dirty singer's stunning 2.5 acre property – complete with lush tropical landscaping, and a pool with a waterfall and an elevated spa – is currently on the market for $2.9 million in Coconut Creek, Florida.
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This isn't your run-of-the-mill backyard. The celebrity chef's 5.5-acre estate in Savannah, Georgia – which she's selling for $12.5 million – includes a stocked pond, croquet court, chicken coop, 10,000-square-ft. barn (that can fit 2 RV's), a dock house and much, much more.
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Stewart's 12-bedroom house (named Skylands) sits on 63 acres overlooking Seal Harbor on Maine’s remote Mount Desert Island. Stewart said in the July issue of Architectural Digest that the summer retreat, which includes a terrace covered in kiwi vines and features sleek teak tables and chairs, is her "favorite place."
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The rocker's backyard is definitely equipped for partying like a rockstar. The 6,797-square-foot Calabasas, California home, which was listed for $3.649 million, boasts a sprawling backyard complete with lush greens, large pool and spa (foundations included), barbecue area, and multiple seating enclaves for entertaining.
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The actress – and possible Fuller House castmate – and husband Mossimo Guannulli revealed their recent home renovation in Elle Décor magazine. Their Mediterranean-style, Beverly Hills villa includes a picturesque breezeway that opens onto lush gardens, basalt stone walkways and a pool lined with olive trees.
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The actor recently listed his 1960's style U-shaped Malibu home for $6.55 million. A short walk from the beach, Penn's 1.4-acre estate features a pool, a vine-covered outdoor entertaining area and a gorgeous rose garden.
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The Magic Mike XXL star recently listed his 4-bed, 3-bath L.A. home – which boasts a lush backyard oasis complete with swimming pool, hot tub, built-in barbecue and fire pit – for a little under $2 million. Perhaps fiancée Sofia Vergara's recently acquired $10.6 million Beverly Hills mansion will be their new home together?
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Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan-Tatum
The Magic Mike XXL star and his wife recently bought a $6 million, 6-bedroom Beverly Hills home. The backyard includes a pool, a spa and an outdoor fireplace.
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The host of The Bachelor has to have the best bachelor pad in town, right? The four-bedroom Westlake Village, California, hideaway, complete with stunning views, an expansive deck and (of course) a hot tub, "is rustic and comfortable," Harrison tells PEOPLE.
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Sean "Diddy" Combs
In addition to the all-brick manor house and six-car garage, the music mogul's 3-acre New Jersey estate includes a pool, two waterfalls, a fully equipped gym, a racquetball court, a lighted tennis court and a putting green.
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Want to drink wine inside, but with the feeling of a cool breeze? The Entertainment Tonight co-host solves that problem with her cozy space. "I wanted to make the outdoors feel like an indoor room," she tells PEOPLE.
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The Friends actor's Malibu cliffside home features a living room with sliding glass walls that open onto expansive decks, a swimming pool and a fire pit – all with stunning ocean views, of course.
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The backyard in the basketball star's waterfront Miami estate is massive – over 16,680 square feet! But it has to be to house dockage for two 60-ft. yachts, an infinity edge pool and a guest home.
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