Thinking of adding a room to your house? How about an outdoor room?

Jennifer Dombrowski By Jennifer Dombrowski, 14th Jul 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Are you tired of your house? Perhaps you are not in the position to move. Maybe you cannot afford it? You might live next door to your childhood home where your parents still live? If you can't afford a major cost of a house how about saving a lot of money and spend about $10 Thousand and get landscaping. A sort of room in the front or back of your yard is great and cheaper than moving.

Two houses with outdoor rooms

Two houses with outdoor rooms

Here is a story about two houses in Washington D.C. that two used the back of their houses to make outdoor rooms. Christopher D. Ritzert is a vice president of TTR Sotheby's International Reality. He says, "This is what I call my terrasse la Provencale. He said during the day that it is an excellent place to watch birds and late at night after it is dark, it is a good place that you can watch the stars.He likes his backyard away from the pollution and noise of the city. He craves spirituality that he gets when he steps out his back door.

Christopher D. Ritzert and his outdoor rooms

outdoor rooms

Christopher D. Ritzert who lives in a 1930's stone Colonial Home in Washington D.C. When he moved to his house, all the neighbors houses could be seen, and it was a jungle of weeds. Ritzert took the problem into his hands and hired founder of PLANTERRA landscaping and design named Brendan Doyle. For a numerous year plan on that back space behind his house.

What's out the back door?

What's out the back door

When you go up an aggregate driveway with pea gravel while listening to the lovely sound of three fountains making their tinkling sound.
When you walk out his kitchen door, you are stepping onto a terrace made of flagstone, and there is a stone wall that gently slopes which is an outdoor dining room he uses casually. You walk steps you end up in an intimate for a few people dining room, and there are fountains that are on 24 hours a day.
His whole outdoor rooms are full of many shades of green. He has numerous trees and shrubs and grass.. His outdoor oasis is full of playful statues, flowers and good quality of furniture.

Brendan Doyle

Brendan Doyle - landscaper

Brendan Doyle the founder of PLANTERRA landscaping and design that Christopher Ritzert explains the best thing to do is to make outdoor rooms. He explains what I mean "Think about the perimeter of your property as enclosing your entire living space. Or floor plan then subdivides it into outdoor living space or rooms," Doyle explains a bit what he did to his home in which he has a roommate Larry Kirkgard what they did to their house. He has outdoor rooms, too. He explained his house setup. "There are only four feet from the edge of our patio to the property line. So I appropriated instead of screening it out

Doyle's yard

Doyle's yard

"Enclosing the yard with individuals fencing panels gives the appearance of room dividers. Doyle has a breakfast instead of the dining room in hid back yard. He uses the golden triangle in decorating The backyard and its furniture should be the same distance as the height of your house. That is supposed to be the most comfortable spot In the yard.

Privacy from neighbor

Privacy from neighbor

His outdoors place look has fancy furniture on Carder rock bluestone floor. The put it in a diagonal arrangement because it gives you the look of more room. He has wainscoting in the form of a hedge called Nardina Dwarf heavenly bamboo.
Then a tall bamboo is in between the houses that keep his privacy for his neighbor


Brendan Doyle, Chritopher D Ritzert, Landscaping, Outdoor Room

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