A dramatic entry to the garden features large native and tropical trees to help hide the view of the property from the street. Horizontal fencing, sculptural palms and large masses of tropical understory all help to create the sense of a lush, expansive entrance.
This property was once the location for the James Bond film "License to Kill". The front of the house and the shape of the pool had very minimal changes, but the rest of the garden had a complete makeover including the coping on the swimming pool.
This incredible historic home was built in 1936. Set right on the edge of the bay in Miami Beach, Fla., it offers breathtaking water views and incomparable luxury with 10 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a pool, waterfall and extensive gardens.
An Outdoor tropical Balinese Cabana Floats Over a Lagoon-Like Swimming Pool
A traditional Balinese Lumbung is well-lit against a backdrop of tropical plants as it seems to float over the lagoon-like swimming pool. The design of the hut was specified by the clients who wanted to imbue a strong tropical vibe into their backyard poolscape.
A relaxing side yard is created with a cozy lanai overlooking the swimming pool and ocean. The contemplative space is surrounded by dense native planting to protect from the biting winter winds while maintaining clear views to the water.
Outdoor Garden With Small Pond and Concrete Bridge
A narrow concrete bridge provides a path across a small pond. Lined with colorful flowers, ornamental grasses and rocks, a tranquil waterfall trickles down into the pond creating a relaxing garden atmosphere.