Lakeshore landscapes that make the most of their best feature: the water! Experienced designers navigate permitting and zoning regulations to create these beautiful outdoor living spaces on the water.

Vermillion Vista

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

Another Satisfied Customer Returns

After moving into a newly constructed lake house, this repeat customer called Southview Design to transform a hill of dirt into a beautiful backyard.

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.

Luxurious Lakefront Lodge

A resort-style rustic home on the lake equipped with a game room, outdoor kitchen, multiple patios, lighting, and fire features. Winner of 2021 NALP Award of Excellence.

Modern on Minnetonka

Designed in partnership with John Kraemer & Sons and featured on the 2021 Artisan Home Tour, this modern masterpiece made a bold transformation.

Hillside Forest Retreat

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

Lakeside Award-Winner

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

Lakeside Jewel

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

Steep Stepping in the Northwoods

Steps galore! This steep slope was transformed into a space that this family can now safely enjoy. This design includes steps, terraces, patios, fire features, and more.

Plymouth Landscape Upgrade

These homeowners love their unique home. Unfortunately, their existing outdoor spaces were inadequate for entertaining.

Afton Oasis

Luxury swimming pool design and pool house with bluestone pool deck, party barn, fire patio, and sophisticated softscape.

A Mindful Suburban Yard

New construction is a blank canvas for Minneapolis landscaper to create a classic design with curb appeal and a backyard patio with a view in Edina, MN.

Minnesota Family Lakehouse Landscape

A lake home landscape designed around a swimming pool for the extended family to enjoy.

Petite and Shady Pool

This shady backyard in the forest has it all: a pool and patio, colorful flowers, a fire pit, and a bubbling water feature.

Creating from a Blank Slate

The focus of this project was to make the back yard wheelchair accessible and add curb appeal. The project was completed over two years. The front yard was completed first, then the backyard.

Space for a Wedding

In just 10 days, Southview Design transformed this Eden Prairie landscape into an idyllic setting for a wedding.

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Challenging Landscaping Projects

Experts in Landscape Construction and Design

Shoreline Landscaping

Experts in shoreline restoration, rip-rap installation, steps, retaining walls. Luxury lake home landscaping design and construction.

Slopes and Hills

Hillside landscaping. Minnesota landscapes in sloping and hilly backyards. Challenging sites are no match for Southview Design's team of landscape architects, designers, and experienced construction crews. Southview Design is a landscape design+build contractor in Minneapolis - St. Paul.

Retaining Walls

Retaining walls control erosion, manage runoff, or create level spaces for entertaining and outdoor living.