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The perfect complement to the home’s elegant, “refined coastal” style, the Pensacola model home’s ultra-luxe outdoor spaces were designed for everything from casual day-to-day relaxation to fanciful weekend entertaining. Envisioned as the ultimate outdoor escape, this contemporary corner lot features an outdoor kitchen and sitting area, an extended patio, a covered lanai, an herb garden (cheekily called the Garden of Eatin’) and an ambient fire pit surrounded by mountain boulders. 

The team was challenged to incorporate style and design elements from the home into the landscape and make it feel secluded from the street. They created privacy with carefully selected landscaping elements like precision-placed trees, including a row of columnar evergreens and shrubbery that act as a screen against the street and sidewalk. A fire pit area is tucked into the sloping hillside. The pit is designed to look like naturally falling boulders; the seating is a circle of wood logs. 

To complement the home’s design and add more texture and color, they installed black porcelain pavers on the lower-level extended patio. Stacked-stone curved steps on both side yards provide easier access to the back entertaining space. For utility, they added a stone-faced second grilling area with an extended granite countertop on the lower-level patio. For entertainment and relaxation, a covered lanai includes an outdoor TV area with lots of seating. 


KC Architecture


B.L. Rieke Custom Homes

Landscape Architect

EPIC Landscape Productions

Photos by

Josie Henderson


New Home Community: Timber Rock Development  Real Estate Agent: Weichert Realtors, Welch and Company