20 Outdoor Stone Fences, Walls Large Pools, Tubs, Showers Design Photos And Ideas

Sited on a steep hill overlooking lush tropical jungle and a river, this private villa is set on different levels that appear as if they are part of the natural landscape. The architecture follows the contours of the land, allowing for in-between spaces and gardens that would otherwise be difficult to enjoy.
The firm envisioned the pool as a spot where water floods the stone, "almost in a way of a pond remaining after the turning tides."
The architects brought the undulating lines outside with the pool's shape and overhead awning.
Much of Roscommon House is single-story. With a total of 5,900 square feet of floor area, its footprint takes up the majority of the lot, so the architects cleverly sowed in green spaces wherever they could.
The sand-colored fascia of the roofline allows the palapa to appear more integrated in its environment, as does the stone wall facade, which blends in with the boulders.
The surrounding hillside offers beautiful views and miles of hiking trails.
A pentagonal pool is located in the backyard. The ground also includes a private garden, tennis court, and a fruit orchard.
A linear swimming pool in the back of the property runs parallel to the central axis.
The side yard is filled with a long, narrow built-in swimming pool. It is the perfect environment to enjoy the Australian sunshine.
"The house is integrated to the cliffside, leaving the least possible imprint," says Marianna Kapsimali, one of the studio’s founders.
The Pool
Front of the house.
The pool connects the complex with its breathtaking beachfront setting.
The elongated feeling of the pool is balanced by the surrounding circular deck.
The wood-slatted louvers to provide shade from the setting sun and a breathtaking view.
The pavilion overlooks the 60-foot long lap pool which was built into the hillside with a stunning roughhewn exposed stone ledge.
An outdoor patio where the owners can enjoy some Californian sunshine after a swim.
The outdoor entertaining space includes a shuffleboard court and built-in outdoor seating area complete with a fireplace and barbecue.

Whether it's a backyard patio, an infinity pool, or a rooftop terrace, these modern outdoor spaces add to the richness of daily life. Escape into nature, or get lost in city views. Wherever you are, let these outdoor photos take you somewhere new with inspirational ideas for yards, gardens, outdoor tubs and showers, patios, porches, and decks.