To create a garden with open aspects taking advantage of the views over surrounding countryside. The garden should include a large entertainment area, a water feature and all year round interest.
Although this 1930’s house had always had a garden, it was now very tired. The paths and terraces were poorly constructed and unsightly, the planting uninspiring.
To maintain the open views from the house and provide an area for the family to play games, a large lawn was central to the design. Adding a focal point from the house, a long rose arched walkway was created leading up to a new decked area. In the centre of this was a beautiful armillary surrounded by lavender. The planting provided a riot of colour throughout the year and a three tiered water feature added further movement, sound and interest. Strategically placed lighting illuminates the garden ensuring interest in the evening as well.
Rather than using traditional materials to construct the paths and terrace, sparkling silver resin bound aggregate was laid within a checker board pattern created from black limestone setts. A custom built play house , generous oak furniture and a bespoke fire pit completed the garden.