A concrete paver walkway with Mexican pebble joints leads from the main house to the backyard art studio. Pea gravel is used as a clean, budget-friendly mulch material, and plantings are kept to a minimal for an easy-to-maintain landscape.
When the sun goes down, this backyard somehow becomes even more beautiful. Landscape lights along the edge of the main house cast a warm glow across the patio, while LEDs in the pool make the water sparkle.
French doors open to the home's backyard, where a large pool centers the lawn. Lounge chairs line both sides of the pool and give the owners a place to soak up some Vitamin D after they've swum a few laps.
The backyard, too, is a geometric wonder, with square pavers outlining a sleek swimming pool and spa. With walls on almost all sides, the owners can lounge by the water or soak up the sun in their private paradise.
The client’s wish list packed a lot into a 15' x 32' enclosed backyard: a dining area, firepit, grill, six-person spa, seating area and outdoor shower. The solution executed by Jeff Troyer Associates was an exotic hardwood deck and fire wall with a mini outdoor kitchen separating the deck from the hot tub.
This contemporary backyard uses crisp, geometric shapes and angles to create a clean, simple, uncluttered feel. A Japanese yew and boxwood hedge with Camellia sasanqua and Japanese blueberry plants are a just-right touch of nature.
A wood landing pulls the interior floors into the backyard and so blurs the line between inside and outside. With a sitting area, fire pit, full-sized kitchen and modern fountain, this contemporary outdoor space becomes another perfect spot to entertain.
A covered outdoor living area features comfortable sofas and chairs looking out over the zero-edge pool. The sleek backyard reflects the contemporary style of the home, which is highlighted by straight-lined architecture and glass walls.
A backyard redesign replaced an existing pool with this contemporary one, while the mature landscaping was preserved and incorporated into the patio. A hot tub, fire pit and outdoor sofas were additional upgrades.
Sliding glass doors open to the backyard, creating a seamless transition between the home's interior and exterior. Here, a large swimming pool and lounge area give the family of six plenty of room to stretch out on the weekends.