Peaceful Woodland Retreat

Rustic blends with contemporary design to create this lovely wooded retreat by Kurt Kraisinger. The backyard was meant for entertaining, with an L-shaped pool, hot tub, spacious deck and plenty of room for lounging.

Photo By: Travis Bechtel Photography

Photo By: Travis Bechtel Photography

Photo By: Travis Bechtel Photography

Photo By: Travis Bechtel Photography

Photo By: Travis Bechtel Photography

Photo By: Travis Bechtel Photography

Photo By: Travis Bechtel Photography

Photo By: Travis Bechtel Photography

Relaxing, Contemporary Pool Perfect for Entertaining

Contrasting themes between traditional and contemporary, light and dark, and geometric and organic makes the simple design compelling. The L-shaped swimming pool surrounds the raised deck, which is a perfect spot to relax and entertain. Key materials, like weathering steel, ipe wood and stone, are used throughout the space to create a unified backyard.

Rustic Yet Contemporary Home With Beautiful Landscaping

The goal for this rustic meets contemporary home is to create a cohesive design that unifies the entire space yet maintains the naturalistic environment. A pebble bed stream brings a soothing water feature to the outdoor space, while strategic plantings bring liveliness to the front yard.

Relaxing Outdoor Retreat With Contemporary Pool

This outdoor space is a true retreat with an elegant stone patio surrounding the L-shaped pool and hot tub. A custom-designed automatic pool cover is kept out of sight by cantilevered pool coping.

Contemporary Meets Rustic Deck

Steel mixes with stone and wood for a rustic meets contemporary outdoor space. A sleek pergola provides shade over the raised deck, while streamlined stairs lead down to backyard and swimming pool area. Well-planned landscaping creates an organic yet sculptural design that seamlessly blends all the outdoor areas.

Welcoming Backyard With Contemporary Pool

Contrasting themes between traditional and contemporary, light and dark, and geometric and organic makes the simple design compelling. The L-shaped swimming pool surrounds the raised deck, which is a perfect spot to relax and entertain. Key materials, like weathering steel, ipe wood and stone, are used throughout the space to create a unified backyard.

Contemporary Meets Rustic Backyard

This wooded retreat originally started as a small pool design but grew into an encompassing project that includes a L-shaped pool, hot tub, fire feature, water feature and raised deck with a pergola. With so many distinct areas, the goal was to create a cohesive design that unified the entire space yet maintained the naturalistic environment. An earthy palette combines with repetition of key materials, like weathering steel, ipe wood and stone.

Contemporary Swimming Pool Perfect for Entertaining

An elegant stone patio surrounds the L-shaped pool and hot tub, creating an ideal place to gather as a family and for entertaining. A sunken sofa centers on the fire feature, a relaxing spot to enjoy the evenings.

Weathering Steel Fence in Rustic Backyard

Weathering steel is used for fencing, which creates an open, airy boundary for this rustic backyard. Stone garden walls mix with beautifully planned landscaping for a cohesive, naturalistic environment.

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