Lush Garden Courtyard

This split-level garden courtyard from Bill Bocken features lush topiaries, richly colored blooms, a sunken swimming pool, an outdoor water feature and a footbridge with inlaid stone.
From: Bill Bocken

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf Photographer

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf

Photo By: Shelley Metcalf

A Villa Courtyard Terrace is Decorated With Subtle Pool Furnishings

The garden courtyard terrace of this Point Lorna, California, villa home is decorated with subtle pool furniture in neutral tones that complement the property's minimalist design and allow the natural surroundings of the lush garden, with its verdant floral and topiary features, to color to the space. Wicker chairs and chaise longues feature plush striped cushions which highlight the earth tones of the building's facade while blue umbrellas reflect the daytime sky and swimming pool below.

A Swimming Pool Reflects the Vibrant Energy of A Subtle Courtyard Feature

A minimalist covered courtyard lounge reveals its intensely colorful interior when it's reflected by the swimming pool beneath it, revealing the warm glow of a lantern candelabra and a central fireplace otherwise contained by the room's pillared archway. In the background, a palm tree reveals a resemblance to the archway's textured pillars, demonstrating how the garden's topiary features carry through the property's architecture.

A Terrace Archway Frames A Courtyard Water Feature

This courtyard terrace set in the wooded edge of Point Lorna, California, evokes the subtle comforts of a European country estate, including this plush cushioned wicker sofa layered with neutral throw pillows. In the background, a minimalist garden water feature streams from the base of a blossoming multi-trunked decorative tree.

A Garden Courtyard's Water Feature Is Divided By A Stone Inlaid Footbridge

The courtyard of this Point Lorna, California, villa home features a lush split-level garden courtyard perfect for frolicking pets, like this golden retriever which can traverse a a minimalist water feature by crossing a footbridge accented with inlaid stone.

A Lemon Tree Frames An Entryway To A Secluded Garden Courtyard Terrace

The garden courtyard terrace of this Point Lorna, California, villa home is made more secluded by the use of topiary, as the branches of a lemon tree frame a side entrance. Through the branches lies a pair of cushioned wicker sofas centered under a covered archway and facing a swimming pool lined with verdant shrubbery.

A Split Level Garden Courtyard Overlooks a Swimming Pool

The garden courtyard of this Point Lorna, California, villa home takes on greater depth spilling out over two levels. A footbridge designed to traverse a sunken swimming pool leads to stairs which continue the journey into lush topiary features.

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