Fire and water elements combine as a centerpiece for the rear patio. The custom copper weir (Fountains Unique) spills into the runnel, which connects to the main pool. Inside the fire pit, the copper water basin (middle) surrounds glass rocks from which the fire rises.
On the east side of the home, guests arrive on a cobbled courtyard loggia reminiscent of the streets of Tuscany. A large bronze wall fountain with hand casts of the family is the initial welcome.
The linear courtyard has a koi pond framed by Savannah Holly trees. The tile wall (right) was designed in the middle of the fountain as a screen between the owner’s bath and the guest quarters across the court.
From there, up a series of broad stairs with low risers, guests encounter a series of small spaces and platform belvederes, each with its own focal point. At the top level is a linear courtyard with koi ponds framed by Savannah Holly trees. A tile wall was designed in the middle of the fountain to provide a screen between the owner’s bath and the guest quarters across the court.
Tucked into an intimate corner of the auto court, three copper tube spouts were inserted into handcrafted limestone pieces by Woodlake Outdoor, the masonry contractor for the project.
Turning the corner to the east side of the home is a narrow side yard garden, along whose length runs a rill fountain inspired by the Villa d’Este in Tivoli. The fountain has handcrafted spouts and ceramic tiles, with a row of copper lanterns perched above
A tiled wall fountain designed by the architect Turner Boaz spills into the main pool. The silver leaf tile is by Ann Saks Tile & Stone.
In the rear garden, all views are open to the golf course. On the east side, the master bedroom opens to a simple yet elegant lawn area focusing on a central sculptural piece; to the west is an artificial putting green that provides year-round enjoyment and practice of the game. At the center of the yard all eyes focus on the glass fire pit and outdoor kitchen. The fire pit was designed in
the middle of a raised fountain for a fire/water effect.
Along the narrow east side garden is a long rill fountain, inspired by the Villa d’Este in Tivoli. The fountain spouts are decorated with hand crafted ceramic tiles. Above each spout is a
The fountain weir spills back toward the house, then underneath the loggia, and finally cascades into the pool, tucked away in an enclosed courtyard. The pool, is an elegant rectangular design reflecting the shape of the courtyard. A tiled wall fountain spills into the pool, a focal point visible from the courtyard and the main interior spaces.
On the home’s east side, guests arrive on a cobbled courtyard loggia, reminiscent of the streets of Tuscany. The front door, reached up these stairs, is 12 feet up from street level. The bronze wall fountain has hand casts of the family members. The fountain was conceived and commissioned by Archiverde, and the art piece crafted by Tom
Even though the house footprint consumed much of the site, with ingenious architectural design and careful attention to every detail, a quality landscape provides a showcase for the owner’s enjoyment and display.
From the kitchen window you espy a small garden pond with a copper and stained glass sculptural piece crafted by an artist in Surrey, England.
Indian Creek Drive Project Team
Landscape Architect: Archiverde, LLC
Architect: Turner / Boaz Architecture
Main Contractor: Rick Yuill
Landscape Contractor: Texas Land Care
Pool Contractor: Pool Environments