Gem Lake Jewel

Working through uncooperative weather and into December, our designer and installation crews went the extra mile (or ten) to create this suburban luxury landscape.

Private Lakeside Paradise

Five years in the making, this secluded backyard will take your breath away. Overcoming significant construction challenges to combine lake access and a private pool.

Northwoods Magic

Natural Stone Fire pit, seat wall, and patio give this suburban backyard a northwoods, cabin-y feel with natural materials like stone and water.

Home Sweet Home

Idyllic stay-at-home backyard with a pool house, outdoor sound system, putting green, outdoor kitchen, hot tub, lighting, lower-level fire pit, and fire table.

Vermillion Vista

Captivating swimming pool landscape in Hastings MN designed with every amenity for maximum comfort and fun.

Hillside Forest Retreat

Award-winning lake home landscape combines natural materials with Midcentury modern design, making the most of the surrounding trees.

Lakeside Jewel

Expansive views and dramatic landscape design includes an Infinity swimming pool, fire features, an outdoor kitchen, and hot tub.

Green Luxury

An award-winning sustainable landscape design featuring tall shady trees and permeable paver surfaces.

Outdoor Living at Every Level

Empty nesters in the process of moving back to Minnesota from California, these homeowners envisioned a tranquil and relaxing backyard with a walk-out patio with wood burning fireplace. Upstairs, they wished for a private dining patio close to their kitchen.

Mid-Century Makeover

Unique landscape design with paver driveway and architectural details gives mid-century suburban home outstanding curb appeal plus patios, fire pit, hot tub and outdoor shower.

Pool With A View

A national award-winner. Peaceful outdoor living with wetland views, bluestone pool deck, colorful gardens, and hot tub.

Laid-Back Backyard

Award-winning landscape design in North Oaks. Relaxed outdoor living spaces with fire table, hot tub, and Bluestone hardscaping.

Thinking Outside the "Deck"

When Mr. Homeowner says "no deck, please," designers get creative with tiered retaining walls and paver patios.

French Quarter Courtyard

Intimate backyard captures the spirit and charm of a New Orleans courtyard with classic brick patio, fireplace, and fleur-de-lis accents

Backyard Outdoor Living and Dining Room

Maple Plain, MN patio divided into an outdoor living room and dining room by an elegant Bluestone pathway.

Award-Winning Small Yard

Minneapolis backyard landscaping includes a dining area, water feature, sunning patio, night lighting, and edible garden without feeling cramped.

Lakeside Award-Winner

Minnesota backyard resort with swimming pool, pond, putting green, pergola, outdoor kitchen, and fire pit.

Backyard National Forest

Steep slope transformed into a backyard inspired by nature. More than a patio! This design includes a backyard waterfall, stream, fire circle, and fly-fishing pond.

Northwoods Inspired Backyard Design

When the Builders Association of the Twin Cities and KARE 11 partnered to renovate the KARE 11 Backyard, Southview Design answered the call.

Janet & Paul's Award Winner

Recognized for excellence in design and construction. A steep hill became a casual Northwoods living space.

Swimming Pool Overhauls

Underlying structural issues called for a total backyard overhaul including a new outdoor kitchen, cabana, renovated pool, and basketball court.


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