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.
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From natural-looking streams to architectural fountains, water features are important focal points in the landscape, and some Minneapolis/St. Paul homeowners are opting to have more than one.
Some homeowners will put a bubbler at the front entry to greet guests. Others place them close to outdoor living spaces or near a fire. Some water features are near swimming pools, hung on garden walls, or are fountainhead sprays hidden in a pool deck. Even the smallest spaces can have a water feature. Containers and urns serve quite nicely as self-contained fountains.
The motion and sound of water is hypnotic and soothing. It also serves a purpose – to mask street and neighborhood noises. Pondless stone-column bubblers, waterfalls, streams, and fountains can be simple or dramatic.
New Orleans-inspired fountain creates a tranquil environment in this urban St. Paul backyard.
Stacked natural stone bubbler masks the sound of street traffic in this compact Minneapolis backyard.
Basalt column water feature makes a striking impression.
Hotel front entry landscape combines fire and water.
Unique backyard swimming pond fed by a babbling brook feels like a magical woodland retreat.
Northwoods inspired backyard with a pond stocked with fish for an angler.
Cascading waterfall babbles and bubbles along in this award-winning landscape.
Swimming pool deck sprays provide water sounds.
Laminar jets combined with underwater LEDs and landscape lighting create drama at night.
Modern Edina backyard with a moat and waterfall.
Historic landscape restoration in St. Paul with a reflecting pool and fountain.
Sculptural water feature complements the classic brick patio design.
Modernist front entry design with a seating patio and basalt column bubblers.
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When regulations prohibited a patio, Southview worked with city planners to find a beautiful solution that maximized space and complied with the law.
Minnesota Historical Society guided the restoration of this Summit Avenue home's original reflecting pool, brickwork, and gardens.
Mendota Heights backyard is specially designed for big parties with a large social patio and swimming pool. This project also added some curb appeal with a friendly garden.
Play all day. Rough gravel driveway transformed into a one-of-a-kind backyard paver driveway with an inlaid basketball court.
When Mr. Homeowner says "no deck, please," designers get creative with tiered retaining walls and paver patios.
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.