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La Javila

From its centerpiece swimming pool to its collection of personalized dining, lounging and entertaining retreats, La Javila—a Ryan Hughes Signature Design—sparkles in all its outdoor living glory.

Nestled along a tree-lined lakefront lot, La Javila was inspired by a family’s desire to extend the living areas and activities of their Tampa home for four-season enjoyment. Through expert craftsmanship and curation, the artisans of Ryan Hughes Design capitalized on the traditional lines of the home, the diverse interests of the family and the surrounding natural beauty to create an exceptional outdoor living retreat.

The over 500-square-foot pool is clad in Blue Granite Pebble Tec tile with decorative waterline accents and elegant white precast coping. Surrounding surface areas include travertine tile and artificial turf, punctuated by porcelain pavers on raised planters or atop steps leading to a sunken fire lounge. An infinity-edge spa, including one-inch square Edna Black Vidrepur glass tile, is located within the pool and adjacent to the cooling sun shelf; it’s here you’ll find the strategically placed Ledge Loungers, designed to cultivate maximum relaxation and conversation.

The indoor-outdoor appeal of the curated seating and dining areas leads to the outdoor entertainment kitchen, fully equipped with stainless Fire Magic appliances and ample counter surfaces. A combination of stone, tile and wood adds to the natural beauty of this family-friendly outdoor room. Within the step-down fire lounge, a linear fire feature of stone is situated between a custom banquette and bar seating that overlooks the pool. Offering unobstructed views from rooms within the home to those along the lake, professional lighting highlights the pool, tropical plants, lounging and dining areas throughout the space.

Whether by decorative lighting or its engineered protective enclosure, the outdoor living experiences of La Javila are designed to extend beyond day into night and season into season—serving as the ultimate haven to enjoy activities with family and friends.