A sloping yard usually means drainage issues and you can see the evidence here with a dry creek that is positioned too close to the house. The entire side yard will soon be reconfigured into a multi-tiered space with a lawn (upper level), a central courtyard and fountain and a woodlands area in the lower section.
To better integrate this historic home into its beautiful Pennsylvania surroundings, the landscape designers replaced a decorative boxwood in front of the house with a terrace overlooking the spacious Pine Creek Valley.
The house's beautiful water features echo the creeks and ponds in the forests nearby. This runnel lies directly beneath the eaves of the house. As the water travels north along the façade it bisects a stone wall and falls into a metal basin.
Fifteen acres of Colorado land, with Boulder Creek running through it, is home base to this incredible four-bedroom residence. The house itself is no small slouch, with over 6000 square feet of living space.
The outdoor dining room of this modern home is doubly protected, both by a slatted wood roof and a canopy of tall trees. The house is carefully sited to take advantage of its natural setting without disturbing the lush foliage. The stepped terrace overlooks a winding creek.
With a fire pit on your patio, you’ll want to spend time outside even as temperatures grow chilly. Just imagine roasting hot dogs or s’mores as you cozy up to the blazing warmth. Columbus, Ohio’s Hidden Creek Landscaping built this one to blend in with the house’s Tennessee flagstone.