Waterside Retreat: Quiet Riverfront Terrace and Dock

Located on Thousand Islands in Clayton, N.Y., this sprawling property boasts several outdoor spaces that overlook the St. Lawrence River. At the top of the steps, the owners have access to a patio with a pergola-covered dining area, while down below, the bluestone pavers give way to a wooden dock that sits right on the water.

Photo By: Charles Wainwright & Mariane Wheatley-Miller

Photo By: Charles Wainwright & Mariane Wheatley-Miller

Photo By: Charles Wainwright & Mariane Wheatley-Miller

Photo By: Charles Wainwright & Mariane Wheatley-Miller

Photo By: Charles Wainwright & Mariane Wheatley-Miller

Photo By: Charles Wainwright & Mariane Wheatley-Miller

Photo By: Charles Wainwright & Mariane Wheatley-Miller

Photo By: Charles Wainwright & Mariane Wheatley-Miller

Planters and Riverfront Dock

Large planters lend color and life to these docks, overlooking the St. Lawrence River in Clayton, NY.

Riverfront Patio and Dock

At this riverfront home, the outdoor spaces are plentiful and varied, from the dock dotted with planters to the vine-covered pergola and bluestone terraces.

Riverfront Dock With Planters

Comfy seating with earth-toned stripes and a series of planters soften the look of this riverfront dock and invite visitors to stay awhile.

Riverfront Patio With Pergola

Red flowers and foliage plants spill over their containers on this riverfront terrace. For a shady retreat, chairs and tables are tucked beneath a pergola.

Bluestone Patio and River View

The property, located on the Thousand Islands in Clayton New York, overlooks the St. Lawrence River. Local stone was used throughout the landscape design; this patio was made from Lilac Bluestone pavers.

Stone Stairs With Vine

Vines and colorful container gardens are friendly companions alongside these stone steps.

Stone Steps and Garden

The stone for the steps, like the patio, was locally sourced. This property's outdoor areas encompass seven levels of terraces, docks and gardens; all overlook New York's St. Lawrence River.

Terraced Yard With Stone Stairs

A mix of container gardens, garden beds and climbing vines are the gorgeous greenery for this waterfront property. The plants are all able to stand up to severe cold and windy conditions.

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