Luxurious Outdoor Oasis

LaGuardia Design Group turned this lush backyard into a resort-worthy getaway with a massive raised sandstone pool surrounded by luxurious outdoor rooms and secluded, shady nooks.
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Photo By: Jeff Heatly and Antoine Bootz

Photo By: Jeff Heatly and Antoine Bootz

Photo By: Jeff Heatly and Antoine Bootz

Photo By: Jeff Heatly and Antoine Bootz

Photo By: Jeff Heatly and Antoine Bootz

Photo By: Jeff Heatly and Antoine Bootz

Photo By: Jeff Heatly and Antoine Bootz

Photo By: Jeff Heatly and Antoine Bootz

Photo By: Jeff Heatly and Antoine Bootz

Photo By: Jeff Heatly and Antoine Bootz

Outdoor Oasis

Lush landscapiing provides privacy around this resort-like backyard. The sculptural sandstone pool was elevated for dramatic effect and to accentuate the rim-flow edge. 
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Party Under the Pergola

At the far end of the pool, the custom-built pergola shades a luxurious outdoor lounge. Oversized weather-resistant sofas can comfortably seat a crowd who can keep warm on chilly nights thanks to the stacked stone fireplace. 
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Vacation at Home

Constructed entirely from sustainable materials, the poolside pergola filters harsh overhead light while durable outdoor draperies can be pulled for privacy.
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Resort-Like Getaway

A neutral sectional offers a cozy place to curl up just steps from the stunning infinity edge pool.  
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Serene Setting

A raised sandstone planter filled with a sculptural Japanese red maple visually breaks up the flat surface of the pool while casting a beautiful reflection and adding a bit of shade. 

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Built-In Water Feature

A waterfall cut into the pool's sandstone walls adds the zen-inducing sound of falling water to this stunning private oasis. 
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Lush Backdrop

A manicured line of ornamental grasses adds a soft living border to one end of the raised pool area while rows of trees and shrubs surround the backyard to lend privacy. 
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Hidden Hot Tub

This secluded spot features a rim-flow edge hot tub and plush, pillow-lined outdoor sofa that's the perfect place to lounge after a luxurious soak. Lush greenery creates an added layer of privacy for a truly restful experience. 
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Game and Match

The expansive outdoor grounds extend to a tennis court surrounded by manicured gardens. The court is made from artificial turf offering the benefits of a grass court without the maintenance that goes along with it. 
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Room to Roam

Sandstone paver pathways connect the relaxing outdoor spaces to the home. Spectacular gardens and Indonesian statues add visual interest making every walk a beautiful one. 
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