I saw this but I don't want to spend a fortune or have anything that is extremely time consuming . I would like both privacy and a sun/rain shade if at all possible so that we can entertain outside during the spring/summer/fall since our indoor space is so limited.
A rooftop terrace in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, was turned into an outdoor kitchen by Cara White, who erected a pergola with benches and storage | Creating a Garden Oasis in the City - The New York Times
The hobbit hole is perfectly designed to match the creativity and naughtiness quotient of your kids. It will help flourish their imagination and enhance their creativity. The house features a curvy hilltop roof covered with artificial grass and a precious ring-shaped entryway with a fabric door covering to keep out rain and dirt.