English Tudor with Sunken Garden

The landscape design at this luxurious English Tudor abode includes a beautiful koi pond, lush gardens and a grotto-style fountain wall. A wide paver driveway with porte cochere entry accommodates parking needs when entertaining guests.

Photo By: Jason Oleniczak

Photo By: Harold Leidner Company Landscape Architects

Photo By: Harold Leidner Company Landscape Architects

Photo By: Harold Leidner Company Landscape Architects

Photo By: Harold Leidner Company Landscape Architects

Photo By: Harold Leidner Company Landscape Architects

Photo By: Harold Leidner Company Landscape Architects

Photo By: Harold Leidner Company Landscape Architects

Photo By: Harold Leidner Company Landscape Architects

Photo By: Harold Leidner Company Landscape Architects

Photo By: Harold Leidner Company Landscape Architects

Photo By: Harold Leidner Company Landscape Architects

Photo By: Harold Leidner Company Landscape Architects

Photo By: Harold Leidner Company Landscape Architects

Photo By: Harold Leidner Company Landscape Architects

Photo By: Harold Leidner Company Landscape Architects

Lower Sitting Area and Koi Pond

The client wanted to incorporate the feel of an Italian grotto fountain into the design. In this location, Harold Leidner Landscape Architects was able to take advantage of the natural grade change of the site and the finished grade of the house. The difference between these two grades allowed for a retaining wall to become the fountain wall.

Grotto Fountain Wall

A stacked stone retaining wall features several fountain spouts that stream into the koi pond below.

Lower Outdoor Sitting Area and Koi Pond

What a peaceful place to enjoy some company. This outdoor design includes a small sitting area with rocking chairs and a fire pit. A koi pond runs directly beside the sitting space to contribute to the tranquil setting.

Closeup of Koi Pond

A linear koi pond runs directly next to the lower outdoor sitting area. A stacked stone retaining wall includes several fountain spouts that help keep the pond full for the fish.

View of Rear Garden From Spa

Lush, green plants fill the home's backyard, which includes a garden, koi pond, outdoor sitting areas and a swimming pool.

Relaxing Outdoor Spa and Fireplace

Up the relaxing vibe with a crackling fireplace connected to the outdoor spa.

Stone Bridge Over Koi Pond

A large stone slab serves as a bridge over the koi pond, which provides access to the outdoor sitting area and fire pit.

Entry to Lower Sitting Area

A tranquil place to gather with friends and family, this outdoor space features four rocking chairs around the fire pit and a beautiful koi pond that includes a stone bridge and a fountain wall.

Swimming Pool With Fountain Features

Just past the patio, the homeowners and their guests can enjoy a dip in the spacious pool, which features six small fountains arching over the water.

Refreshing Swimming Pool

Take a dip in the relaxing backyard pool, which feels very private thanks to the tall stone retaining walls surrounding the space.

View From Back Patio

The back patio includes a space for four to sit and enjoy a casual meal together as well as two lounge chairs for sunbathing and relaxing by the pool.

Rear Driveway

There's plenty of parking space and room to play a game of basketball on the wide, paver style driveway.

Porte Cochere

A large, covered passageway provides a place for cars to park in the event of bad weather. The space is connected to both the front and rear driveways for easy accessibility.

Porte Cochere Entry

Gates open to reveal a covered passageway that connects to the home's rear driveway.

Front Motor Court

The circular front driveway makes it easy for parking and dropping off guests.

Side Entry Gates

Side gates provide an additional entrance to the home's rear driveway and backyard.