A courtyard-shaped back yard becomes an architectural fantasyland in this dazzling design which incorporates an infinity edge lap pool, hot tub, decorative spillways, concrete stepping pads and IPE decking with limestone.
Entertain guests outdoors with this incredible space. The courtyard includes cushioned furniture for comfortable seating, a fire pit for those cooler evenings and an infinity edge pool for warm summer nights.
This unique "cocktail pool" is flanked by two dramatic bronze fountain scuppers as well as a limestone fireplace. Custom pavers and painted brick walls are softened by warm landscape elements, including a pair of potted topiaries sculpted to mimic the Gothic lines of an arched door reached by custom iron stairs.
This enchanting pool is contained within the walls of a private courtyard. Its spouting fountains are a playful statement in the more reserved setting. Trimmed shrubs surround the pool deck along with a single bench.
A corkscrew water slide spills into a swimming pool in this stunning Mediterranean courtyard. Stone walkways meander through manicured gardens while a fire pit offers a cozy spot to take in the stunning mountain views.
The pool in the courtyard space of this Los Feliz home is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the filtered sunlight that flows through the trees in the evening. This gives poolgoers a break from the afternoon sun, while providing the perfect ambiance for an outdoor picnic.
The garden courtyard of this Point Lorna, California, villa home takes on greater depth spilling out over two levels. A footbridge designed to traverse a sunken swimming pool leads to stairs which continue the journey into lush topiary features.
The garden courtyard terrace of this Point Lorna, California, villa home is decorated with subtle pool furniture in neutral tones that complement the property's minimalist design and allow the natural surroundings of the lush garden, with its verdant floral and topiary features, to color to the space. Wicker chairs and chaise longues feature plush striped cushions which highlight the earth tones of the building's facade while blue umbrellas reflect the daytime sky and swimming pool below.
The courtyard terrace of this Point Lorna, California, villa home features neutral furnishings that complement the simplicity of the architecture that encompasses them. Wicker sofas complement the texture of earth toned pillars set in the terrace's archways which are climbing with flowering vines reflected in the pool below. The vines allow the garden's topiary features to traverse the pool the way a footbridge allows passage below.
A minimalist covered courtyard lounge reveals its intensely colorful interior when it's reflected by the swimming pool beneath it, revealing the warm glow of a lantern candelabra and a central fireplace otherwise contained by the room's pillared archway. In the background, a palm tree reveals a resemblance to the archway's textured pillars, demonstrating how the garden's topiary features carry through the property's architecture.
The living room brings in cottage elements from the white wood beam ceiling to slipcovered sofas. The stacked stone fireplace adds a rustic note to the room, while glass-front cabinets flank the fireplace for pretty storage. French doors lead out to an intimate courtyard and pool area.
This Mission-style home, located on a relatively small corner lot, wraps around an intimate courtyard and pool area. The private outdoor space is accessed by many sets of French doors that lead to all rooms of the home. An outdoor fireplace forms a focal point for the courtyard and serves as a warm place to relax in the evenings.
This sophisticated swimming pool is adorned with spouting fountains and a stone garden statue. Enclosed within a private courtyard, the swimming pool is surrounded by a retaining wall and trimmed hedges.