The house surrounds the backyard on three sides, giving it a protected, intimate feel. Glass doors lead gracefully out to covered porches and directly onto the patio, making the transition between indoors and out relaxed and easy.
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.
Garden beds are dispersed throughout the backyard to add a touch of fresh color and texture. In the small section featured here, a granite water feature doubles as an outdoor sculpture, encouraging quiet reflection among the flowers.
Eaves frame this home's view of the smartly landscaped backyard. Raised planters house trees and small plants that complement the landscaping, while the planters' rusted-metal look adds extra personality to the yard.
Sloping Stone Walls and Flooring Define a Backyard Landscape
Tiers of sloping fences, stone walls, and shaped rock formations border a platform seating area patterned with inlaid stonework housing a stonework fire pit and benches. Accent lighting beneath the benches reflect upon the stonework and complement the pit's flames. Outdoor seating adds added texture to the scene, and provides views of the topiary landscape.
A wall of leafy green plants not only keeps the neighboring fences out of sight, but also gives the backyard some natural shade and privacy. In turn, the swimming pool and outdoor spa feel like they're part of a hidden oasis.
The steps in the outdoor space lead from the upper level, which consists of an outdoor kitchen, an outdoor living space, and two al fresco dining options, to the lower level where an infinity edge pool gives the homeowners a great space to entertain and relax.
Just steps out of this historic Key West cottage is a relaxing swimming pool surrounded by gorgeous palms for an oasis-like backyard. The deck features dark, glossy wood and comfortable wicker furniture, creating a family-friendly outdoor living space.