The entire pool is raised out of ground 12 inches providing additional seating space along the exterior. Two fire pits sit on each side of a simple waterfall for a mesmerizing combination of natural elements.
According to Remodeling Magazine’s 2015 Cost vs. Value Report, there’s one remodeling project that actually returns at least 100% of your investment through added home value: adding a steel entry door like this one from Pella. Besides its aesthetic appeal, a new steel front door can improve your home’s security and energy efficiency as well. But you won’t be satisfied with your door’s performance unless it’s plumb, level and square, so installation is a job for a pro unless you have serious carpentry experience.
This luxury estate in Auckland features a sprawling footprint, four-car garage and lushly landscaped property outfitted with a tennis court, custom pool, vegetable garden, even a formal maze. The property, designed by renowned architect Greg Noble, features 12 bedrooms, nine baths and a picturesque New Zealand setting.
Cozy, Contemporary Covered Patio Featuring Gray Sectional With Striped Throw Pillows and Patterned Area Rug
A patterned area rug compliments the hexagonal shape of the floor tile on this covered patio. A cozy gray sectional faces the home creating the feel of an outdoor living room. Striped pillows decorate the couch and compliment the neutral and gray tones used in the design. A simple, sharp coffee table fills the rug space to finish the room.
An overhead view of this gray stone patio showcases the cozy fire pit area with a wooden loveseat featuring neutral cushions. Large gray boulders trim the space, while surrounding perennial plants and flowers offer a lively touch.
Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines have repainted the siding of the home a modern gray/green and kept the original Dutch door but painted it with a faux finish to look like a dark stained wood grain. They also updated the landscaping as well as a new walkway that matches the brick of the chimney.
Modern Glass Stonehurst Home With Long Swimming Pool and Short Grass Yard
The sharp lines and corners of this modern home are a beautiful contrast to the rough surface of the surrounding hill. A long swimming pool flows right up to the glass walls of the house creating a connected flow in the architecture and landscaping.