California hacienda. Four adobe structures define the central courtyard while secondary terraces and walled gardens expand the living areas towards the views and morning light. Simple, rustic details and traditional, handmade materials evoke a lifestyle of a distant era.
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Love this hacienda courtyard with the fountain, and the landscaping.
California hacienda showcases the major elements: enclosure on four sides, deeply shaded patios, plantings along the edges, with a fountain in the center of it all. Any or all of these ideas are appropriate, even if you have to implement them on a smaller scale. Design tip: Creating a sense of enclosure is