This stately home was softened with beautiful curves to compliment the brick lined walkway and dramatic pool. Every nook and corner in the landscape was a perfect opportunity to create a creative landscape vignette.
Cottage Side Yard Swimming Pool Surrounded by Concrete Patio and Planted Ornamental Grasses and Shrubs
This swimming pool brings an air of elegance to the cozy cottage feel of this home. The stone home exterior blends down to a concrete patio surrounding the rectangular pool. A border of planted grasses and shrubs adds beautiful natural color, texture and height to decorate the space.
One side of this pool house remains open to look out into the yard and let in a cool breeze. The gray sectional couch, barn pendant lights and built in cabinets make this outdoor space make feel as comfortable as an indoor one.
The stone and cedar two-story Illinois home is reminiscent of a classic Hamptons house, where a custom in-ground pool makes for a luxurious backyard getaway. The pool house is designed in the same style as the main house, while bluestone pavers are used to create an elegant pool surround.
This poolscape includes two-tiered entertaining and bathing areas surrounded by a stacked stone retaining wall of blended earth tones. The hillside plantings in the background soften the change in grades. Designer tip: Planting grasses in drifts will create a sense of movement, as they will appear to continuously flow through the garden.
Quaint Cottage Backyard Swimming Pool With Surrounding Stone Wall, Planted Border and Small Covered Shed
A small brick shed with pointed roof is built into the stone wall surrounding this cozy, cottage backyard swimming pool. A planted border hugs the inside of the wall adding natural color and texture to decorate the space.
Bright and Airy Pool House Boasts Original Stone Floor
A historic blacksmith shop boasting gorgeous vaulted ceilings and exposed beams has been updated to include a wall of windows and bright white contemporary furnishings. The original stone floors pay homage to the historic home's history.