Tranquil Backyard Retreat

Our design team was faced with another cliffside challenge that we met by creating a tranquil retreat for our very happy clients. We combined aesthetic appeal with the technical know how to put in a spectacular infinity pool where only sloping rock and dirt existed.

A cascade style freeform pool sits atop a rocky cliffside with its majestic infinity edged wall facing the street.  The natural landscape lends itself to tranquility with its tall shading trees and lightly scented flowers.  The mountain lake inspired look was achieved with a custom blend of onyx and midnight blue colored quartz plaster further enhanced by the faux rock.   Energy efficient colored LED lights were installed to create a beautiful canvas that can change the mood of the lounge area at the flick of a switch.

The freeform shape was chosen to accentuate the curves of the rocky terrain and special attention was placed in adding faux rock around the pool and the infinity edge, to create a cohesive natural look that blends into the surrounding garden landscape.  Suede gray tile was used on the infinity edge to blend with the rocky cliff but also as a contrast to the neighbouring cooler tones of the faux rock.  For aesthetic reasons, the mechanical room was constructed beside the infinity edge wall and below the swimming pool itself.  This ensured that the beautiful scenery surrounding the freeform pool was not marred by an unsightly outbuilding.

Award Winner:
2017 Gold Award – Technical Achievement Category for the Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada
2017 Gold Award – Technical Achievement Category for the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals

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