Patio and Walkway Design Ideas

Patios are the perfect place for outdoor entertaining. Patios and walkways integrate the beauty of a garden with the exterior of a home. Consider adding features such as a firepit, outdoor fireplace, bench seating, a garden wall, plantings areas and a waterfall to your patio design.

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  • This walkway provides access from the front of the home to the lakeside dock. The ground was graded so that the walkway would not require steps.
    This walkway provides access from the front of the home to the lakeside dock. The ground was graded so that the walkway would not require steps.
  • Walkway access to the dock and landscaped lakefront.
    Walkway access to the dock and landscaped lakefront.
  • This landscaped garden space features a brick paver walkway and a blue flagstone walkway.
    This landscaped garden space features a brick paver walkway and a blue flagstone walkway.
  • Rocks and boulders were used as borders for this stone staircase and to define the landscape.
    Rocks and boulders were used as borders for this stone staircase and to define the landscape.
  • A man-made stone wall conceals an outdoor kitchen centrally located between the outdoor wood-burning fireplace, a whirlpool and an in-ground pool.
    A man-made stone wall conceals an outdoor kitchen centrally located between the outdoor wood-burning fireplace, a whirlpool and an in-ground pool.
  • A custom pool house provides space for entertaining and storage. A Stampcrete sidewalk was installed from the deck of this home to the in-ground pool. Stampcrete also completes the patio area. Stampcrete is colored and imprints replicate the look of natural stone.
    A custom pool house provides space for entertaining and storage. A Stampcrete sidewalk was installed from the deck of this home to the in-ground pool. Stampcrete also completes the patio area. Stampcrete is colored and imprints replicate the look of natural stone.
  • Acting as a buffer between the driveway and deck, the paver patio blends well between the colors of the house, deck and colorful landscaping. The patio provides a nice seating area as well as a pathway between the driveway and side stair to the rear deck.
    Acting as a buffer between the driveway and deck, the paver patio blends well between the colors of the house, deck and colorful landscaping. The patio provides a nice seating area as well as a pathway between the driveway and side stair to the rear deck.
  • Custom built with mahogany, this built-in bench provides comfortable seating on this masonry front porch.
    Custom built with mahogany, this built-in bench provides comfortable seating on this masonry front porch.