15 Stunning Driveway Landscaping Ideas

Don't neglect the impact and curb appeal of a beautifully landscaped driveway. See our tips to ensure sure the landscaping around your driveway entrance provides maximum impact.

July 07, 2020

Photo By: Michael Saunders & Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

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Grand Driveway Entryway

A stone driveway and cooling fountain welcome you onto this Sarasota, Florida, property. The landscape and design look beautiful against the lively natural surroundings.

A Gravel Ribbon Driveway

Reclaimed stones comprise a long and low stone wall that frames the gravel ribbon driveway leading to this home. A ribbon driveway is a classic feature of older homes and typically has a grass strip down the middle, with concrete or gravel strips guiding a car's tires.

Classic Crush

The entrance to a Shelter Island, New York, home forgoes the usual hardscape approach to driveways and opts instead for the more visually pleasing look of crushed gravel with borders of Spirea napponica ’Snowmound’ and ‘Van Houttei,’ sea green junipers and autumn olives.

Old Growth Landscaping

This pair of curved steps flanks a quaint sitting area nestled below the brick driveway in front of this Georgian mansion. Impressive Southern Live Oak trees tower above the home and surrounding landscaping and stretch long limbs over the home's driveway.

From: Harry Norman, REALTORS and Luxury Portfolio International®

Low-Maintenance Landscaping

This home and driveway have been landscaped with colorful flowers and shrubs that enhance curb appeal and complement the color scheme of the house itself.

Clipped and Composed Driveway Landscaping

This stunning home's circle driveway is lined with mature trees and beautifully manicured landscaping.

From: William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance and Luxury Portfolio International®

Rustic Driveway Landscaping

This rustic mountain retreat takes full advantage of evergreens, native plantings and well-placed, decorative rocks to offer guests an immediate impression of the lush mountain landscape the moment they pull up in the driveway.

From: Silver Creek Real Estate Group and Luxury Portfolio International®

Pathway Landscaping

A circular walk curves gently from the driveway to the front door along natural paving stones and stepping slab steps.

A Driveway Designed for Entertaining

This home's driveway is a multi-material showcase. The homeowners needed additional room for guests, so a circular driveway with pavers provides overflow parking. On the main driveway, decorative flagstone near the entryway accents the concrete.

Driveway Symmetry

Originally built by world-renowned architect Paul Williams, this 24,000 square foot home features a massive stone driveway leading to the home's imposing front door flanked by palm trees to provide a welcoming symmetry at the entrance.

Tropical Villa Driveway

This luxurious island getaway on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands takes full advantage of the beautiful tropical location with its lushly landscaped grounds.

From: Sea Glass Properties and Luxury Portfolio International®

Luxurious Driveway Build-Up

This home in Vero Beach, Florida, features a luxurious façade complemented by an impressive driveway. The curb appeal is enhanced by green shrubs and towering palm trees flanking the brick driveway.

From: Premier Estate Properties, Inc. and Luxury Portfolio International®

Stunning Connecticut Compound

Sitting on 6.28 acres, this sophisticated compound located in New Canaan, Connecticut, features beautifully groomed grounds with crisp edging around the massive driveway.

From: Halstead Real Estate and Luxury Portfolio International®

Building Anticipation

A sophisticated paver design and immaculate plantings and trees on either side of this driveway tells a story and builds anticipation as visitors make their way up the driveway toward the home.

Manicured Driveway

Talk about curb appeal. This home welcomes visitors in style with a handsome, grass-trimmed driveway, clipped hedges and a dramatic archway at the entrance.

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