A simple pool surround of polished tile creates a dramatic effect around this full-size swimming pool by designer Robert Hursthouse. On the far side of the pool, the elegant poolhouse beckons with light and a vase of flowers.
The stone patio with its brick-veneered fire pit and multi-level seating makes for an inviting and entertaining outdoor space that's easy on the eyes. Cushioned outdoor chairs invite guests to linger around the fire pit while taking in the beautiful view of the traditional brick home and professional landscaping.
This wooded backyard is perfect for entertaining. Cozy seating areas, an outdoor kitchen/dining space, and a patio with in-ground spa and grassy areas give guests many options to relax and enjoy the outdoors.
This outdoor seating area featuring botanical printed fabric is the perfect place to relax in the evening. The accompanying in-ground spa covered by a large garden pergola offers an inviting private retreat.
A well-lit landscape should have both functional and decorative light fixtures. In this outdoor space, wall sconces on the house provide adequate illumination for entertaining, while the garden fixtures and the lights strung through the trees bring a whimsical feel to the patio at night.
This outdoor space is perfect for entertaining guests day or night. The stone patio and wood beams on the deck create a rustic feel that makes the space cozy and inviting. An outdoor bar and seating area along with the outdoor room attached to the home provides multiple touch points for group conversations.
Outdoor lighting highlights this traditional home's manicured lawn and hardscaping, while providing guests with clearly-illuminated pathways to various seating areas.
The fountain in the middle of the patio serves as a focal point for all of the separate outdoor living and dining areas and is visible from multiple rooms inside the home. The sound of running water creates a soothing white noise. A cedar wall trellis fills a blank wall in between banks of windows and doors.
An outdoor kitchen adjacent to the family dining area offers well-lighted space for food preparation with bar-height seating, a stainless steel grill, refrigerator and a bluestone footrest.
In recognition of the importance of the connection between home and garden, the picture window was removed and replaced with French doors that open up the view to the water garden and lush tropical plantings.