A grand estate designed with the grandkids in mind.
Spa spilling into swimming pool
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The raised hot tub spa was designed as the central feature of the pool. A waterfall spilling over a tiled bench creates a fun feature for the grandkids.
Grandkids Retreat
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The formal design still includes a lot of elements for fun. Two screen walls were included to hide the pool equipment and provide a symetrical backdrop.
“Hot tub” — nrpauls
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Aligned with the spa is a raised runnel water feature that also doubles as a handrail for the steps.
Formal Pool with integrated scultpure
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Art integration was a key component to the pool area. A summer garden was designed to be in bloom most of the time the space is in use during the summer.
“Sculpture” — nrpauls
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At the front door, a water feature was designed as a welcoming element.
Grandkids Retreat
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The grade required a stepped approach but a landing was included to make the steps feel grand.
Front Formal Fountain Bowl
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The water feature was a cast iron bowl that spilled into a main basin lined with black tile. Wing walls of stone that matched the home surround the feature.
“Fountain” — jskeast
Front Formal Fountain
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At night, up-lighting creates a dramatic effect on the water feature and home.
Driveway Roundabout Sculpture
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A sculture of one of the grandkids was incorporated into the driveway round-a-bout.
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Between the auto-court and front entry, a small courtyard with an iron fountain as the central feature was included. The perennial plantings provide color throughout the different seasons.
“Landscape” — jenbwerner
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