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Timeless Elegance traditional landscape

Timeless Elegance

Classic Designs often work the best for a traditional style home set on a rural estate in Princeton NJ. For the dinning terrace a bluestone patio was installed with a brick inlayed rug. Plantings beds filled with perennials and flowering shrubs surround the patio and lead you down to the swimming pool. Built at existing grade to meet DEP regulations the swimming pool is the centerpiece of the back yard. The walls were installed with Pennsylvania Fieldstone and the pool patio is Blue/ Grey Sandstone.
The project was collaboration between Harmony Design Group and Ronni Hock Garden & Landscape.
Ronni Hock is also responsible for the photographs.

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wcyeaman wrote:
Need help with waterline tile!!! - Building pool, bluestone coping, dark finish on pool surface. What is the tile in this photo?
   Comment   July 6, 2013
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Harmony Design Group
Sorry I don't remember fhe tile selection for this pool. I would give you some advise that the tile line is not a huge visual focal point in a pool. I would pick some thing simple that blends in.
A glass tile is nice but my be to modern for the style you are trying to achive.
Check out http://www.unitedpooltile.com/Main.html
Something like this might be a nice choice http://www.unitedpooltile.com/PRODUCT_3_16.html

Good luck with the rest of your project.
July 7, 2013 at 12:56pm   
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m8sterm8n wrote:
The chairs - Who makes those chairs and where can i buy them?
   Comment   June 25, 2013
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Mark Tenniswood
Chairs are available on wayfair.com. Set of 2 for $534 - I just ordered some!
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rnbbriscoe wrote:
What is the pool deck stone and coping style and color?
   Comment   November 8, 2012
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Hello. I love your design but am confused if the pool patio is blue/grey sandstone or if is Tennessee flag stone? Can you clarify? Thank you for your time!
November 19, 2013 at 9:32am   
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Harmony Design Group
Check out this link to a stone supplier it should clarify your question regarding the stone. http://www.wickistone.com/Tennessee-Crab-Orchard_patio-Stone_Gray_Color_detailed_guide.html
November 20, 2013 at 7:49am   
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Ross Wank wrote:
Deck stone - Are there issues with salt water chlorination and the sandstone? Sun cause stone to lighten ? Problems with dirt?
   Comment   March 23, 2014

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