A smooth travertine deck keeps visitors safe while they're walking around the pool's edge. But look closely, and you'll see that an inner layer of darker stone frames the water and turns it into a focal point.
To complement the yard's natural slope, the landscape architects built a terraced travertine deck that descends towards the pool house. Grassy levels and plants add a touch of color along the way down.
One of the house's main outdoor entertaining areas is the elegant swimming pool and spa. An open pavilion provides an outdoor dining area, while sleek pool chairs are the perfect spot to relax. Travertine stone is used around the pool to reflect the materials of the main house.
This outdoor kitchen area features travertine paver flooring and a split level cooking and bar service. Versailles pattern on the travertine pavers creates a rich patio deck and adds interest without being too busy. A large fan-shaped vanishing edge swimming pool with a swim-up bar is the center of attention.
Maryland pool builders Aqua 74 convert the figure-8 pool into a rectangular pool with pebble interior and travertine decking. A vanishing edge is introduced, creating a seamless transition to the backyard and lake beyond. All this for an approximate budget of $100,000.
A 75-foot, competition-length pool is suspended over the water's edge, giving the illusion that the owners are swimming into the horizon. A travertine deck surrounds the feature and complements the property's various stone walkways.
Located in Vienna, Va., this impressive 6,700-square foot home includes a beautiful backyard designed by Surrounds Landscape Architecture + Construction. With a terraced travertine deck and sleek, contemporary pool house, this outdoor space is perfect for hosting a crowd.
Travertine creates clean lines and a high-end look for this square fire pit on a pool deck made of ipe wood. Volcanic rock fills the natural gas fire pit, which has a stainless steel burner. The modern fire pit and pool area is designed by Atlanta-based Hearthstone Environments.