The entrance of this home is reminiscent of a the gates surrounding an ancient dynasty. Strong and elegant, the gates of this home certainly set a tone of grandeur. Included in this beautiful view is a piece of custom designed cast glass. It is visible from the Zen Garden on the other side and glows in the sunlight, furthering the grand feeling of this home.
A private garden area connects all of the interior spaces in this Manhattan penthouse to the outdoors to offer a serene, quiet space in the middle of the city. The design is balanced through a mix of industrial and organic hardscaping materials.
A relaxing oasis in the heart of L.A., this contemporary home has it all, including a 65-foot infinity pool, room to relax and enjoy the outdoors, and a gorgeous interior with a stellar view from every room.
Pockets of water in the concrete courtyard floor break up the landscape and serve as a calming feature. Modern outdoor chairs facing the stacked stone fireplace create an inviting spot for conversation and relaxation.
Tuscan-Inspired Courtyard with Water Feature, Fire Pit
Earth, fire and water – this Tuscan-inspired courtyard in Southern California has every element in place. With ample plantings in both containers and beds, the garden has a lush ambiance that ushers users out of the city and straight into an oasis of relaxation. Square terra cotta tiles kick up the charm and add a unique touch.
Nestled in the heart of Hume Castle, this quaint courtyard provides a space for quiet reflection. Beneath the Mediterranean tile, elegant Gothic arches create visual interest and complement the circle of trimmed hedges.
The script over the door leading to this Mediterranean stone courtyard and separate guest room says it well. "Good Friends are always welcome." The ornate wrought iron door enhances the style of the space.
Contemporary Courtyard is Perfect for Entertaining
The enclosed courtyard off Oak Court, a International architecture style home in Dallas, Tex., is ideal for nighttime entertaining. The sleek pool water feature has jets that light up, while simple landscaping of trees and a round rock bed create an elegant yet contemporary display.