Even before you reach the pool, a serene sense of relaxation invites you in. You approach the backyard fence on bluestone steppers leading to natural stone steps embedded into the landscaping and set off by lush native plantings.
Into the Blue
No matter where you sit on this 1,300 square foot patio, you have an unhindered view of the bright blue pool. From the spa to the fireplace to landscaping, each separate element works harmoniously together to create a classic look with neutral tones that beautifully frames that stunning pop of blue.
Using simple container gardens, the homeowner created gorgeous collections of colorful blooms that look right at home on the Techno-Bloc Travertina patio bordered with brown stone.
Whatever the season or occasion, this 9’5” x 7” natural stone fireplace is the perfect complement. Nestled into the outer portion of this patio with a jointing seating wall extending on either side, this bold and classic piece creates a striking focal point.
Who doesn’t love a spa? This natural stone spa elevates this poolside patio to true resort status. Perfectly designed, with an overflow that falls right into the pool, the spa adds another dimension to year-round outdoor living.
Not only do these elegant lanterns add a touch of mood and beauty to nights by the pool, they also draw the eye to the exceptional masonry work on the spa, as well as its brown stone radial cut cap.
Attention to Detail
Beauty is in the details–perfectly placed steps not only add interest, but function as well. The waterfall from the spa flows unhindered into the pool, while bathers can easily access both sides of the patio thanks to the beautiful stepping stones.
With this exceptional retreat in your own back yard, who wouldn’t want to spend dinnertime poolside as much as possible? Seating for six is all set up with the perfect combination of pool and natural setting, for a dinner party with a casual yet luxurious feel.
Every individual element in this backyard was built with an eye for the pool beyond, from the natural rock features to the native plantings. Everything combines to create a lush outdoor oasis.
These picturesque cone flowers adorn add a touch of pink to the turquoise blue backdrop. Cone flowers come in many different colors. They are a long-flowering perennials perfectly suited to borders since they’re easy to care for and drought tolerant.
What is it about fresh cut roses in small bud vases? This beautiful backyard doesn’t need much to dress it up for a dinner party.
Pools of Blue
Hydrangeas with beach stones were set back from the patio, but do wonders to bring that pool-blue theme to life in the greenery.
Much care was given to the provision of all kinds of seating, from benches to tables and chairs to outdoor furniture that turns this patio into a true living area.