Outdoor Entertainment Mecca in Brecksville

patio fire

This Brecksville home totally converted a standard backyard into an ideal, outdoor entertainment mecca. A large pavilion serves as the center piece. The pavilion is situated on a stamped concrete patio. The built-in grill & kitchen area, spacious, stone fireplace, and natural stone water bubbler adjacent to the pavilion make this project a space in which to relax and enjoy the...

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Two-Level Backyard Makeover

Deck and patio landscape overview

This project began with a blank slate and a homeowner who knew exactly what they wanted. No detail was left to chance — except for mother nature, who didn’t make things any easier. The two-level structure includes two fireplaces, two television viewing areas, two sources for cooking, one dining area, and one large spa. At the top of the project is the...

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Clague Park Pool

How do you take an existing public pool from mediocre to amazing? With a lot of boulders and water features! The Clague Park Pool in Westlake was a cool project that our team brought to a whole new, impressive level. Actually, to many levels! We used 150 tons of natural boulders to create height and depth around the pools, which added...

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Stunning Makeover with Amazing Functionality

Spaces that combine a stunning design and quality functionality are golden, and a key goal for our projects at the Ohio Valley Group. This home has a beautiful setting with a lovely deck, but the homeowners were unable to get from the front of the home or the garage to the back of the home and the deck. We knew this...

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Backyard Renovation in Medina, OH

The goal of this project was to create a new outdoor living space that appeared to have been there for years. The pavilion provides homeowners with shaded seating where they can enjoy the quiet setting or watch the game on TV. A paver patio provides an anchor for the space and a pebble and flagstone walkway offer movement and interest. Trees,...

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Dreamy Wooden Backyard Makeover

A designer’s dream, this client’s backyard blends into the woods from all sides. The challenge, and appeal, from a design standpoint, is to extend the home’s living space out toward the woods. We accomplished this by literally and visually extending the home’s roofline with a covered pavilion over the majority of the deck, which serves as the primary gathering area. Secondary...

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