Pool Oasis With a View

Landscape designer Warwick Hunt makes sweeping views of the rugged California countryside part of the plan in this resort-like backyard that includes a modern pass-thorugh fireplace, dual water features and a Zen garden.  

Photo By: Warwick P Hunt

Photo By: Warwick P Hunt

Photo By: Warwick P Hunt

Photo By: Warwick P Hunt

Photo By: Warwick P Hunt

Photo By: Warwick P Hunt

Plant-Bordered Swimming Pool With Neutral Lounge Chairs and Fire Pit

A light, neutral patio tone is perfect for this airy backyard balcony design. A glass wall lining the edge keeps with the open look. Plants border the perimeter adding natural color and texture. Lounge chairs facing the pool and fountain offer cozy seating.

Outdoor Dining Area With Fireplace and Waterfall Near Swimming Pool

This outdoor patio structure features a dining space at the bar. Dark chairs line the white brick base that connects to the built-in outdoor fireplace. Above the modern fireplace, five water spouts flow into the swimming pool. A gorgeous garden adds color and life to the poolside space.

Succulent Garden Surrounding Wood Patio With Brown Wicker Chairs at Outdoor Dining Bar

Brown wicker chairs are placed along a black countertop, creating a stylish yet casual outdoor dining setting. Wood tiles transition the patio to the pebbled section with natural rock water fountains. A collection of succulents adds color and texture to finish the design.

Two Double-Sided Water Fountains Flow From Natural Rock Cages Into Concrete Pools

Fountains flow from metal cages filled with natural, neutral rocks into small concrete pools. A center cement block allows for easy passage across each pool. The rocks give the design a pleasing natural texture and zen feel.

Poolside Outdoor Fireplace With Stainless Steel Grill

The clean, sharp edges, white brick design and fire stones of this outdoor fireplace give it a fully modern appeal. The white brick wall features a built-in stainless steel grill and black countertop cook space. Landscape lighting throughout the yard extends the warm look of the firelight through the space.

Asian Rock Garden With Fountains Next to Outdoor Dining Space

A pair of fountain features flowing from natural rock casings create a beautiful transition from outdoor dining space to Asian rock garden. Pebbles cover the floor for a fun, natural texture. A cement stepping stone in the fountain pool allows for stepping over the water.