Many homeowners embrace a cobbled look for driveways in their Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, and Toledo landscape. Cobblestone creates a charming, timeless ‘old world’ look that can give a home a quaint, natural appeal. Today you can use durable and versatile concrete pavers to recreate that aged cobblestone look for your driveway.
Pavers are long-lasting, easy to maintain and come in a variety of shapes, patterns, and sizes, making them perfect for the heavy duty needs of a driveway. Among the many benefits of using pavers for your driveway is the boost in curb appeal and increased value of your home they provide. If you are interested in a cobbled look for your driveway, here are some of the best paver choices.
The Courtstone paver is the ultimate cobblestone substitute, giving your driveway an old European look. This paver is perfect for driveways because of its extreme strength and also offers a realistic surface texture crafted from molds of real cobblestone. Courtstone comes in four different colors and five different sizes. For a dramatic look, consider Basalt or Belgian Blue. Their darker shades are ideal for creating strong visual impact. Dawn Mist and Pebble Taupe are lighter colors, which can give your driveway a pleasing, subtle look. There is also the option of blending Basalt and Belgian Blue or Dawn Mist and Pebble Taupe for giving your driveway a unique touch.
This paver perfectly reflects the natural appearance of old Belgian cobblestone. Brussels Block showcases the tumbled edges of old quarried stone that give your driveway a classic look. This paver is a favorite among homeowners looking to incorporate timeless warmth and beauty into their driveway and other hardscaped areas. Brussels Block comes in more a number of color options, offering a wide selection for homeowners that want to highlight elements of their landscape with accents and bordering. These colors include Coffee Creek, Desert Sand, Limestone, Mahogany Ash and Sandstone.
Tribeca Cobble offers the weathered look of the rugged granite cobblestone used in some of the oldest towns in North America. This paver presents a highly textured surface and excellent slip protection in wet weather. The surface contains a complex blend of granite and quartz particles, providing the extreme colorstay capabilities of the Unilock EnduraColor Plus technology. Available in Crystalline Basalt and Peppered Granite, this paver is ideal for creating an impressive driveway with remarkable strength and character.
The title image features a driveway paved with Tribeca Cobble.
Olde Greenwich Cobble
The rounded corners of this cobblestone paver give it a uniquely contemporary look while still capturing the essence of historic roads and villages. Olde Greenwich Cobble is available in the Beechwood, Granite, Rustic Red and Terra Cotta color options. These warm and welcoming colors are ideal for creating an inviting entrance, while multiple sizes and shapes ensure a unique and interesting laying pattern for your driveway.
To add that finishing touch to your driveway, match or contrast your jointing compound with your paver choice. Every brand has its own sand options for a finished look that will leave your driveway looking stunning.