Hardscaping and landscaping blend seamlessly in this Mediterranean-inspired backyard. Soft walkways lead to a brick patio under the Old World pergola. A traditional tiered water fountain is an elegant focal point.
Along the perimeter of the yard, tall hedges and trees offer shade from the sun and another layer of privacy. With so much water and greenery in sight, the owners are sure to think they've found paradise.
Just a few steps from the dining area, two bright blue lounge chairs create a fun spot for sunbathing. Because they recline back, the chairs also soak up pretty views of the pool and the vast California sky overhead.
A stone retaining wall not only protects the backyard's various hedges and plants, but also houses four sleek water fountains. With these features along the edge of the pool, the yard boasts visual interest and soothing ambient noise.
To make the backyard feel as cohesive as possible, the landscape architects echoed details from the retaining wall in the home's columns. Thus, this pillar along the deck also includes a modern fountain and stone accents.
Soft Orange Hues Carry Across Mediterranean Backyard
This Mediterranean-style backyard is just as lovely at sunset, with the sky's vibrant hues reflecting right on the water. Neutral stone pavers and soft orange chairs easily complement the home's warm exterior.
Old World-Inspired Backyard With Soothing Water Feature
Classic white columns pair with rustic wood beams to create a Mediterranean-inspired pergola. An outdoor chandelier hangs above the porch swing and patio area for an intimate, elegant seating area. In the center of the walkways leading through the backyard is a tiered water features that brings soothing ambiance to the space.
Directly across from the covered sitting area, a stone fountain and lush plants make a beautiful backdrop for conversation. As they follow the path ahead, guests will feel like they're strolling through the gardens of Europe.
As soon as they step through those double doors, the owners leave the desert behind and enter a gorgeous European garden. With blooming perennials and bushes all along the side of the house, they'll have no problem stopping to smell the roses.