This Georgian property's garden did not lend itself to the property or to regular use. The brief was to create something aesthetically pleasing to the house and its period and also to create an area for the family to utilise this south facing site. A large terrace was created level with the adjacent rooms of the house which opened out onto this area. Due to the area being lower than the rest of the garden it provides privacy and shelter making the space comfortable in the early morning or late evening. Sandstone paving was used throughout including the risers of the steps to maintain one primary material. Dry stone walls were built using existing stone from the site.
The planting was very traditional using lavender around the patio edges to create scent when brushed past, box hedging to define the shape of the terrace and traditional shrubs and herbacous planting as the back drop.
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