By Roger Hazard
The back yard of the Modern Farmhouse was once a sloping pile of dirt. We terraced the yard, adding enormous granite boulders, creating a black stone patio, adding dozens of bamboo trees, banana trees, crepe myrtles, and other plants to create a private space. We've created multiple seating areas - the back patio, the side yard, a cozy seating area with our outdoor armchairs, and the private upper balcony, with it's incredible sunsets and downtown views.
If you are interested in discussing a similar transformation to your own home, contact us for a consultation.
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