u2014 ALE: Mountainside Living

PA Landscape Group INC
Project Entry: Mountainside Living

2014 PLNA Awards for Landscape Excellence Winner
Category: Hardscaping-Residential $120,000&over
Award Level: Silver

Photo Description:
This residence sits on a mountain side, sloping wooded property. Water was an issue flowing down the mountain, so many rocked swales divert the flow. The area which we are presenting is the rear of the house that will be used to entertain family and friends, a place to unwind in the evenings and weekends.

We designed the outdoor areas to meet the needs and desires of the owners. When one walks through the breezeway not only to see an expansive valley view, but a relaxing fireplace and living area below where relaxing begins. Walk down the stairway of natural cut stone, you wonder through a landscaped garden onto the living area patio. Looking to your left is the pool with ample hardscape pool deck; large enough for a party or just the intimacy of two. Separating, yet joining the two areas is the grilling island, bar and outdoor wood burning oven. On the other side of the living area we go down a few steps to the raised planters and conservatory/greenhouse where plant are enjoyed from seedling to flower, or one can read a good book. Each area has it’s own personality for conversation or contemplation. The area is surrounded with plantings to provide color or to silhouette on the gray winter sky.

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danielle_moreno51
Danielle Moreno added this to Outdoor27 August 2022

outdoor kitchen on the side of the pool

gailolo
Gail Peterson added this to Pool14 December 2021

If need to keep hardscaping pattern but would make brick more severe like black or super dark gray

katieandscottarndt
katieandscottarndt added this to Pool4 September 2021

Distance of posts from corner of pool

swlumberman
swlumberman added this to Jacksonville house19 February 2021

arbor with bar. grill. bathroom. shower

pamelac45
pam added this to Beem Landscape18 July 2020

Looks like a pizza oven in the way back .... Like the grey stone patio look?

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