A multi-level elevated planter with four sheer descents and natural stone creates an intriguing backdrop for this pool with a raised spa and patio. The pool waterfalls stand out against a stone wall and lush green landscaping.
Behind the large, rectangular pool, a fire pit and chairs provide a tucked-away spot for chilling out -- and maybe roasting marshmallows! The area is surrounded by a low stone wall, and just beyond a brick wall around the pool is a lovely addition to more rustic and large stone masonry. Shrubs, plants and a lush lawn complete this outdoor living space.
A neutral retaining wall moves with the shape of the land creating privacy while still maintaining a connection to the surrounding land. The blue water shines against smooth patio, natural stone texture and pebbled sections. The natural tones mimic the distance mountains for a cohesive look blending natural with manmade.
A small walkway continues from the wood pool deck to wood stairs descending into a pool level bar. The bar features white countertop and a white island in the center surrounded by a wood bench. Stone stools are built in underwater surrounding the bar feature for fun swim-up seating. A triangle canvas cover offers shade to the bartender for the perfect entertaining atmosphere.
A small brick shed with pointed roof is built into the stone wall surrounding this cozy, cottage backyard swimming pool. A planted border hugs the inside of the wall adding natural color and texture to decorate the space.
A waterfall pours from the stone-surround hot tub into the relaxing swimming pool. Natural elements and neutral colors combine to create the design, which is complemented by the surrounding tropical landscaping.
With a secluded backyard just overlooking Little Harbor, this Cape Cod-style home becomes a stunning seaside oasis. The private pool and stone patio allow for entertaining and soaking in the natural surroundings.
A stacked stone surround on the hot tub ties in with stone pillars on the spacious patio of this Mediterranean-style home. The homeowners love to dine and entertain outdoors, so ample seating in a variety of styles creates a functional space they can use year-round.
This poolscape includes two-tiered entertaining and bathing areas surrounded by a stacked stone retaining wall of blended earth tones. The hillside plantings in the background soften the change in grades. Designer tip: Planting grasses in drifts will create a sense of movement, as they will appear to continuously flow through the garden.
This Mediterranean outdoor oasis layers earth tones with textures to help guests ease into the stunning natural surroundings. Woven chaise lounges overlook a luxurious pool with water fountains, while an outdoor sofa and armchairs invite guests to linger.