Thick stone retaining walls define the backyard, as well as complement the home's contemporary architecture. A sitting area tucked against the far side of the space allows the owners and their friends to catch up while their kiddos play on the grass.
This expansive backyard features detailed landscaping, with stacked stone retaining walls and yellow flowering plants leading to the nearby bocce ball court and stunning swimming pool with a boulder water feature.
Circled around the patio, a stone retaining wall adds some level of privacy to this outdoor space. Wrought iron furnishings feature plush, neutral cushions to create a cozy environment around the stone clad fireplace.
A stone retaining wall and trees speckled across the landscape create a sense of privacy at this lakeside home. The same stone used for the retaining wall blends into the exterior steps, siding and chimney.
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.