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While the outdoors can make a great place for entertaining, sometimes they are better enjoyed without the company of too many other people.
Here are a few secluded spaces, far away from WiFi, perfect for a daily retreat. Private spaces to relax and unwind.
Timber frame pool house is a posh outdoor lounge for relaxing after a day the sun.
Detailed timber structure offers lakeside views and nights by the fire.
Connected to the walk-out basement, this paver patio living room and spa is the perfect place to unwind. Fabric curtains and pull down screens keep out mosquitoes, flies, and the neighbors.
We love our neighbors, but sometimes we need a little space. Fences, hedges, and walls create healthy borders between next-door neighbors.
Hedges and a mortared limestone retaining wall create a privacy border for this backyard in Edina, MN.
This intimate backyard retreat overlooks a dramatic ravine. Even though the next door neighbor’s home is nearby, a seat wall and shrubs create separation and privacy.
Custom-designed arbor with purple Clematis and Chilton stone columns separate this Bluestone dining patio from the driveway to the street.
Nothing is more idyllic than spending an evening watching the dancing flames of a fire, far from your worries and cares.
A secluded fire patio surrounded by native perennials and a seat wall.
Imagine resting your eyes on this scenic vista after a busy day of work.
Backwoods-style fire that will remind you of nights away at summer camp.
In urban environments, creating space that feels distant and separate from everyday life is especially challenging.
In this St. Paul backyard, a water feature covers up the sounds of the street while the custom-designed cedar and brick structure provides shade and shelter.
Another award-winning city yard. This Minneapolis backyard is surrounded by a modern privacy fence and verdant plantings.
Fire brings people together. Landscape designs featuring fire pits, fireplaces, and fire tables.
For shade and shelter. An arbor, pergola, pool house, or trellis will add functionality and interest to your landscape design.
Intimate backyard captures the spirit and charm of a New Orleans courtyard with classic brick patio, fireplace, and fleur-de-lis accents
Not all landscape projects are design/build construction. Smaller landscape upgrades that improve the aesthetics and health of a residential or commercial property are called enhancements. Meet the enhancements team.
As homeowner’s begin the vetting process, they may notice that there are two primary classifications of landscape design professionals, ‘Landscape Architects’ and ‘Landscape Designers”. This observation often pegs the questions, “What’s the difference?” and “Which is the right fit for my project?”.
The front entry is the gateway to your home. It should welcome guests or be a comfortable place to pause before saying good night. Over the years, Southview has installed hundreds of front yard living spaces. From charming front porches, to cobbled walkways and even front yard Zen gardens.