Stubbs Bay Meesterwerk

Orono, MN

Artisan Home Tour Orono, MN

Orono, MN Custom Home Landscaping and Pool

Lincoln Danforth was initially brought to the site by the architect for a meet and greet with the clients. At that time, it was an empty lot with many old overgrown trees/brush and interesting topography. Both clients are originally from foreign countries and travel the world quite often so there was some interesting and fun ideas injected right from the start. The clients chose great materials as part of the house construction and that led to the use of complimenting stone for retaining walls, steps, walkways, etc.

A long linear retaining wall was installed right along the lake side setback (parallel to the pool) to maximize the game lawn behind the pool deck. Granite stairs cut through the retaining wall down to the lake and dock. To balance additional soils on site and meet a client request, some significant grading was done in an open part of the yard to create enough green space for soccer and other outdoor games.

A beautiful paver auto court leads to a welcoming staircase and sidewalk around the house to get to the Lakeside pool house and pool deck. The lines and vision for this site were driven heavily from the architecture of the house and interesting style the homeowners possess.

Check out the photos of this extensive landscaping project in Orono below and contact us to discuss how we can transform your outdoor space.

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Orono Draining Tile and Retaining Wall

Engineered Granite Stone Retaining Wall Under Construction

Orono Custom Backyard Retaining Wall

Engineered Granite Cube Retaining Wall

Orono Side Granite Retaining Wall under construction

Constructing the Black Granite Retaining Walls, Granite Steps and Ferris Limestone Caps

Orono Patio Steps to the Lake

Granite Cube Retaining Wall Supporting the Upper Lawn Area with 4’ Granite Staircase to Lake

Orono Front Driveway Preparation

Front Entry and Driveway Under Construction Preparing for Auto-Court Base to Install

Orono Driveway Installation

Installing Paver Auto-Court with Belgard Pablo 14

Orono Front Entry Custom Gate

Completed Driveway and Front Entry with Granite Raised Planters and Birch Trees

Orono Driveway Turnaround

Travertine Terrace and Stairs with Boxwood Plantings

Orono Side Yard Walkway and Landscaping

Side Yard Ferris Limestone Path and Landscaping

Orono Side Granite Retaining Wall

Black Granite Retaining Walls, Granite Steps and Ferris Limestone Caps

Orono Pool Steps

Travertine Terrace and Stairs with Boxwood Plantings

Orono Retaining Wall

Granite Cube Retaining Walls Supporting the Game Area and Sunken Fire Pit Seating

Orono Pool and Patio Deck Chairs

Luxury Vinyl Pool with Custom Benches and Travertine Sundeck

Orono Artisan Home Backyard at Night

Finished Greenery, Gaming Lawn, and Percheron Travertine Pool Deck and Patio

Orono Artisan Home Backyard Pool

Finished Pool and Patio Area Ready for Entertaining

Orono Artisan Pool at Night

Completed Custom Vinyl Pool and Travertine Patio with Outdoor Lighting and Plant Material

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