Homeowners created a beautiful sunken patio with a surrounding retaining wall and lush gardens to account for the design challenge of their yard sloping into a forest.
Unilock Ledgestone in Grey was used as step treads descending the patio, offering a highly resilient, distinctive surface texture that gives it a tough aspect.
Entering the sunken patio area, you are met with a grand surrounding wall that was constructed using Unilock U-Cara Multi-Face Wall System in Opal Blend with a smooth face. Additionally, the fire pit was constructed with the same paver, creating a focal point where the family can relax in a cozy setting. The retaining walls, pillars and fire pit are topped with Ledgestone coping to create comfortable low seat walls on the lower part of the patio, with muted tones that help to highlight the lush gardens and complement the visual symmetry of the space. Patio chairs accompany the fire pit, in addition to a cozy reading nook lit by a patio lantern atop an adjacent pillar for a quaint relaxing space. Patio lighting is installed into the vertical features to help illuminate the backyard at night. The main paver floor uses Unilock Artline in Granite Fusion, laid in a running bond pattern that guides guests’ eyes toward the fire pit. Unilock Artline pavers represent an emerging trend in modern, linear design. As an EnduraColor product, Artline carries a refined surface texture that and color-resistant fading that will guarantee a longer-lasting product than traditional poured-in-place concrete.