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Stunning Backyard Landscape & Swimming Pools in Alexandria, VA

By Botanical Decorators
January 29, 2013

Botanical Decorators designs and builds custom residential swimming pools in Alexandria, VA. By implementing creative design, precise engineering & extraordinary attention to detail, Botanical Decorators helped an Alexandria, Virginia homeowner make his long list of requests a reality in this cohesive landscape design/build project.

Our client requested premium materials & multiple design elements to improve the look and feel of their outdoor living space all while being low maintenance but colorful and interesting.  The landscape design included a 50’ long lap pool with an automatic pool cover, spa, an outdoor shower, grilling station, sitting patio with fire pit, kitchen deck with a lower level screen porch and gas fireplace. These features would require multiple patio areas, retaining walls to terrace the steep hillside, in addition to a landscape plantings & lighting plan to highlight the space.

The backyard presented numerous challenges: an 8’ grade change from the basement level to the property line, three easements and special rear yard setback requirements for the pool, patios and stone walls that restricted the allowable development space defined by Fairfax County, Virginia.

The key was to develop the property into multiple levels with several defined spaces that helped transform the existing steep hillside into a functional outdoor living space that has comfortable flow and is usable for large or small entertaining all months of the year.

Our approach to designing your new living space is to make sure your needs are met. We take into consideration the surrounding landscape and decide how best to approach the project. For example, our Landscape Architect will walk your project area with you, listen to how you want to use your new swimming pool and then create a beautiful Swimming Pool Design. Our expert pool builders will then begin the construction under our watchful eye. Pools in Alexandria, VA  come in many shapes in sizes. Some pools have automatic covers, and some homeowners have wish lists that include an outdoor fireplace, fountain jets, waterfalls and slides.

Our expert pool contractors will make sure that every detail is taken care of. Need a shaded area next to the pool? No problem. Need a space for your pets to run around? Botanical Decorators has it covered. Need a level yard area for the kids to play?  If you live in Alexandria,VA and need to customize your living space, Botanical Decorators can make that happen.

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A beautiful 50′ Lap Pool by Botanical Decorators in Alexandria, VA
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This is what Brian Hahn was faced with at his first meeting in Alexandria, VA

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Challenging slopes and building lot restrictions created a very small area for this 50′ lap pool.

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This is one of many stunning Swimming Pools built by Botanical Decorators in Alexandria, VA


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