A beautiful Mediterranean terrace combines herringbone brick patios and walkways with turquoise reflecting pools. Pathways offer opportunities to take in the stunning trees and to reflect on the peaceful atmosphere across the grounds.
From the back deck, the homeowners have sweeping views of the valley beyond. The formal garden is all about balance. Symmetrical flower beds full of grasses, flowers and trees flank the geometric courtyard, where a reflecting pool is the focal point.
A stone tile patio leads from the home to this private reflecting pool. Patio chairs face the pool surrounded by ornamental grass. Uncovered windows allow indoor light to cast a warm glow over the relaxing space.
The smooth surface of the pool and spa reflect the vibrant colors of the existing trees standing sentry around the space. At the far end of the patio, two additional zinc-washed planters and a row of single stem Amelanchier trees announce the transition from the patio to the expansive lawn and garden beyond.
The swimming pool, which flows through the entryway and around dining and living spaces, is an integral part of this contemporary house's design. Walls open up to the outdoors creating a seamless transition to the natural surroundings.