Turning a Wasteland Into an Oasis

My house sat high on a point overlooking a ravine. It was impossible to get to and had no appeal, but tons of potential
Only wild turkeys enjoyed my backyard before
I brought in a great landscaper and went to town
A bluestone and granite chessboard became the centerpiece of the play area
A sitting room and dining room were carved out of unused space under a deck, overlooking lawns and gardens
4 foot high iron baskets Ikea flower pots
Iron French planters found at a salvage yard, repainted and mounted on columns frame the view of the valley below
Nothing can be more tranquil than sitting on the porch, listening to the fountain and gazing out across terrace.
A unique fiberglass drain system covers the roof of the rooms, catches rain and keeps everything safe and dry!
Clear bulb Christmas lights purchased at 90% off, make a bright statement on Summer nights.
We brought in 150 tons of bounders, stone, and architectural artifacts to build walls, rooms and planters
Terra Cotta pieces from old buildings were incorporated into planters and walls
A fountain adds wonderful rippling water sounds and a place for grandkids to make wishes.
A salvaged iron trellis frames the play and fireplace area.
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  • Sarah Sarah on Mar 18, 2016
    This is just breath taking, I wish I could afford professionals.

  • Sarah Sarah on Oct 21, 2016
    What a gobbler, I hope he still visits. You have an amazing place, love it!!