Low maintenance doesn't have to be boring! The design of this Ripon yard means more time with the family in the pool or around the firepit, and less time doing yard work.
Colored, stamped concrete gives a high-end feel to this yard and means easy maintenance, but the artifical turf breaks it up just enough to keep a natural feel in the space. Waterfalls cascade from the built-in spa and raised back pool wall, masking the sound of traffic on nearby roadways. The covered patio area is plumbed with gas and water for a soon to be added outdoor kitchen.
The project design features include a 65’ x 38’ main pool which spills over an infinity edge feature into a secondary wading pool. A large boulder water feature with multiple stream beds leading into the pool. Other features include 50 specimen live oak trees and a zero edge feature on the wading pool.
The client envisioned a design that captured Early California with elements reminiscent of the gold mining era. The finished project includes: a “cowboy cabin” style pavilion with distressed beams and stone counters, a tube slide with dilapidated mine shaft entry into the pool, a mine shaft outdoor shower built into the backside of the water features, and underwater boulder formations. Multiple water features including a gold panning creek and treasures, such as arrow heads and gold coins and nuggets, affixed and hidden throughout the pool, complete the ultra rustic feel.