The creation of outdoor rooms is one of the hottest trends in home and landscape design--all the confort of the living room, kitchen, and dining room in an outdoor setting, giving you the chance to enjoy nature while spending time with your loved ones in the comfort of your own home. Moreso than ever, due to advances in manufacturing and design, landscape designers and contractors now have a much broader palette of materials and furnishings from which to choose from. The industry has benefited by seeing much more comfortable and decorative furnishings, including outdoor fireplaces, lighting fixtures that can add ambiance to any occasion, as well as a broad range of cooking equipment--anywhere from an inexpensive portable grill to a top-of-the-line outdoor kitchen with all the amenities.
In the end, it's all about taking a break from the stresses of day-to-day living.. whether that means cooking a gourmet dinner for friends, realaxing around a fire, or just watching television, we can help design an outdoor living area that makes the most out of the property and makes it fun to spend time at home, outdoors.
- Outdoor Kitchen Spaces
- Outdoor Fireplaces
- Fire Pits
These are a few examples of some of the options we have included in our outdoor kitchen spaces costructions in the past:
Grills - natural gas, propane, and charcoal
Refrigerators, ice makers, drop-in coolers, kegorators
Storage - drawers, garbage area, shelving, etc
Countertops - granite, concrete, pavers
Ceiling fans and outdoor televisions
Sinks and faucets
Whether it's the fresh air, searing coals or relaxed atmosphere that makes all the difference, food simply tastes better when it is cooked outdoors. Whatever you might decide, we are here to help. Contact Stone Turtle Hardscapes today for an estimate on your outdoor living project.
Outdoor fireplaces create the special kind of ambience that can transform a typical evening into a memorable one; they can also extend the season for outdoor living. A custom outdoor fireplace not only functionally adds warmth to a living space, but it also can add architectural appeal and property value. Fireplaces are great options for entertaining family and guests and come in many different shapes, sizes, and varieties.
Some options for our outdoor fireplaces:
Variety of fuel sources - wood, gas, wax-based logs, pellets, gels
Integrated LED outdoor lighting
Custom mantles and TV mounts
Integrated seat walls and planter boxes
Stone Turtle Hardscapes has designed and built custom outdoor fireplaces that really are one of a kind. Many of our fireplaces are built to harmonize with the design, texture, and color of the surrounding areas--patio, walls, and surrounding structures.
Firepits are an economical way of adding the warmth of a fire to a backyard outdoor living space. Fire pits are great for marshmallow roasting, grilling hotdogs, or bringing the fun of a campfire into the home by making s'mores on chilly nights.
Stone Turtle Hardscapes has built a lot of custom fire pits and each one is at least slightly unique. They are relatively easy integrated into any patio or landscape planting bed can create a soothing atmosphere for relaxing.. not to mention a lot of fun. If you are not a fan of wood and smoke, there are also options for gas fire pits with fire rocks and fire glass!
Fire Pit options:
Wood Burning or Gas Burning with decorative fire glass
Stainless steel inserts available for grilling
Integrated with seating walls and bench walls
Custom built to match the patio and living space
Any shape or dimensions
Built in outdoor lighting options
Stone Turtle Hardscapes is proudly Oregon's premier outdoor living spaces specialists. Contact us today for more information on how to get started on your next custom outdoor living space design / build project. We have built many custom structures for satisfied customers over the years in the Portland and surrounding areas, including Beaverton, Lake Oswego, West Linn, Tigard, Tualatin, Sherwood, and surrounding areas.