Project name:

Timberwood

Project description:

In the suburban neighborhood of Fairview, located just north of Dallas, Texas, this family wanted to transform their one acre backyard into a functional useable space.. The main intent of their project was to create different spaces throughout the property where they could spend time as a family. This included a covered patio, limestone terrace, outdoor kitchen, outdoor dining area, fire pit, great lawn, kids playground, and a covered pavilion.

 

 

Brick firepit with limestone coping and teak restoration hardware chairs in gravel area
Limestone paving surrounds a gravel area with a firepit and teak chairs.

 

Brick firepit with limestone coping and teak restoration hardware chairs in gravel area
A patio cover with colonial columns extends from the back of the house and is flanked with glazed French Anduze planters with boxwood topiary. The fire pit centers on the back doors.

 

Brick firepit with limestone coping and teak restoration hardware chairs in gravel area
The limestone terrace extends from the patio cover, around the firepit and out to the Great awn. In  the distance you can see the Great Lawn outdoor seating area.

A colonial style covered pavillion overlooks the great lawn
A colonial style covered pavillion overlooks the great lawn

 

A limestone terrace extends from the covered porch and fire pit to the outdoor kitchen and outdoor dining area. This outdoor kitchen includes bar-height seating, gas grill, and bar stools
A limestone terrace extends from the covered porch and fire pit to the outdoor kitchen and outdoor dining area. This outdoor kitchen includes bar-height seating, gas grill, and bar stools

 

The outdoor dining space is shaded by a mature live-oak (Quercus virginiana). The teak table sits in a bed of gravel surrounding by periwinkle vines (vinca minor).
The outdoor dining space is shaded by a mature live-oak (Quercus virginiana). The teak table sits in a bed of gravel surrounding by periwinkle vines (vinca minor).

 

A silvermist flagstone pathway extends from the main limestone terrace through the outdoor kitchen, into the kids playground and out to the great lawn.
A silvermist flagstone pathway extends from the main limestone terrace through the outdoor kitchen, into the kids playground and out to the great lawn.

 

Silvermist flagstones are set with grass joints and create a transition from one area to the next.
Silvermist flagstones are set with grass joints and create a transition from one area to the next.

 

A colonial style pavilion overlooks the Great Lawn. Boxwood hedges surround the great lawn and a gravel pathway allows one to navigate the outside of the hedge.
A colonial style pavilion overlooks the Great Lawn. Boxwood hedges surround the great lawn and a gravel pathway allows one to navigate the outside of the hedge.

 

The Great Lawn pavilion includes wireless controlled integrated LED lighting, ceiling fan, and outdoor cushioned chairs. The chairs are covered in Sunbrella fabric to prevent fading.
The Great Lawn pavilion includes wireless controlled integrated LED lighting, ceiling fan, and outdoor cushioned chairs. The chairs are covered in Sunbrella fabric to prevent fading.

 

White Azaleas soften the edges of the covered pavilion's limestone floor.
White Azaleas soften the edges of the covered pavilion's limestone floor.

 

A gravel pathway allows one to navigate around the Great Lawn.
A gravel pathway allows one to navigate around the Great Lawn.

 

Brick walls and grass steps create a transition between the main terrace and Great Lawn. Columns at the end of the walls are outfitted with Glazed French Anduze planters with seasonal arrangements.
Brick walls and grass steps create a transition between the main terrace and Great Lawn. Columns at the end of the walls are outfitted with Glazed French Anduze planters with seasonal arrangements.

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