Stone columns add a sense of grandeur to an iron fence and driveway gate.
Up-Close View of Masonry Fence and Entry Gate
A masonry fence is part of an award-winning transformation of a degraded ranch in Texas by Ten Eyck Landscape Architects. The area leads into a garden with native grasses, pecan trees, Apache plume and salvias.
A wide stone arch leads to the manicured courtyard of this Spanish-style home in Austin. Terra cotta roofing, lanterns and weathered woods work hand-in-hand to evoke the feel of a timeless Mediterranean estate.
Identical stone columns and a charming wood gate invite visitors to step inside this sprawling Virginia estate. Follow the granite cobble driveway past the lawn and take in views of the local vegetation.
Italian Home Exterior With Light Neutral Stone Stairs Walkway, Wood Gate Entry and Lush Plant Life
Large, shallow stone stairs transition from the sidewalk to the entry of this enchanting Italian style home. The light neutral exterior is beautifully complimented with rich wood details like the entry gate, front door and garage door. Shrubs, trees and grass add lush, natural color and create levels in the landscaping.
A cozy outdoor seating area is illuminated by LED string lights in a modern courtyard. A high privacy fence creates a sense of seclusion under the shade of trees original to the space. The garden was installed in December 2014.
Modern Seattle Courtyard with Metal Planter and Concrete Wall
A metal planter displays the house number just outside this modern courtyard. Drought-resistant plants fill the rustic container, which accents the contemporary concrete wall that separates the patio from the street.
Modern Courtyard with Stone Pavers, Seating and Cedar Fencing
Bluestone paving with pebble accents, crushed granite and cedar fencing work together to transform what was previously an RV parking space into a modern courtyard. The lines of the furniture mimic the lines of the cedar fencing.
The homeowners, guests and pets can relax on outdoor furniture accented by throw pillows within the shady seclusion of a tall, wood privacy fence. The homeowner had a vision for transforming the space, which was already partially enclosed by a fence and concrete wall, into an outdoor courtyard for entertaining on warm summer evenings.
A self-latching steel gate creates an eye-catching entrance to this modern courtyard. The 300-pound gate spans the space between the 60-inch tall concrete wall. The gate, which was custom fabricated by Dennis Schleder, matches the modern rustic style of the planter box and courtyard within.
Modern Seattle Courtyard with Stone Pavers, Lighting and Seating
Bistro lights are the finishing touch on this modern courtyard, illuminating the wood furniture, bluestone paving with pebble accents, crushed granite and rustic container. Drought-tolerant plants surround the patio, adding a flair of green to complete the space.
Modern Seattle Courtyard with Bluestone Paving and String Lights
Trees shade a spacious and stylish courtyard accented by drought-tolerant plants and LED string lights. The hardscaping combines bluestone paving with pebble accents and crushed granite paving. Both existing trees were retained when the new garden was installed in December 2014.
A custom-fabricated metal gate separates the front yard from the modern courtyard. The designer knew the gate had to be interesting enough to stand up to the 5-foot-tall concrete walls on either side, so they designed a self-latching gate. The gate, fabricated by Dennis Schleder, weighs 300 pounds.