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Rejuvenate Your Erie, CO Outdoor Living Space With Vision and Creativity
Erie, CO offers the best for people that thrive in a community with a small-town atmosphere, yet offers a forward-moving approach. One of the benefits of living here is the quick access to hiking trails and majestic, mountain views. Our landscape architecture design services align perfectly with the values important to you. Whether you enjoy puttering in your garden or relaxing on the patio with guests, we create the custom designs that transform your property into visually stunning spaces.
Exquisite Landscape Architecture Design
There is an art to the practice of designing an outdoor living environment. In essence, it takes into consideration your lifestyle values and how they harmonize with the panoramic backdrop we are afforded in this part of Colorado. Your backyard must be just as magnificent, a perfect flow that transitions between your home's architectural style and the natural scenic backdrop. In the beginning phase, we take time to thoroughly assess the current layout of your property. We look for the potential it holds and the process that will be followed to arrive at an impressive finished product.
- Reshaping and grading the land to provide unique areas for entertainment and family activities.
- Necessary tree removal and replacement with trees that create shade, produce fragrant flowers or majestic greenery.
- Choosing the ideal placement for patios, decks and walkways to create easy access from the main house and connection to all areas of the property.
- Determining the optimal use of retaining walls and raised beds for practical functionality and aesthetic value.
- Using the layout of the land to the best advantage for drainage and natural irrigation.
- Deciding on plants and grasses that will add beauty to the landscape while making it sustainable.
- Thoughtful analysis of the overall feeling to be achieved, and accomplishing it with stylish lighting and artistic features.
- Analyzing the home's exterior for its current condition and potential upgrades that will enhance the aesthetics.
Creating Fantastic Outdoor Living Areas In Erie, CO
At Outdoor Craftsmen, our goal is to deliver a finished product that shows the commitment to excellence that makes us an award-winning landscaping company. For us, landscape architecture design is a combination of science and art. Our designers translate your "wish list" into a vision, and our build team then skillfully brings it to life using hardscape and softscape elements. It is ecological design at its best, where it respects all natural species, while improving your quality of life.
Recreation Spaces That Nurture
Living in Erie, Colorado means you are very likely a dedicated outdoor enthusiast, and enjoy recreational activities in the more than 300 days of sunshine we get annually. It is vital to your quality of life that your home's landscape provides plenty of opportunities for enjoying the fresh air and blue skies. Imagine an exterior living space that allows you to play ball with your family on a breezy summer's day, sip ice-cold lemonade with your friends on the patio, or grill up chicken and steaks in your outdoor kitchen. Perhaps you prefer romantic evenings under the stars, in a comfy seating area by a gently glowing fire. Maybe you would simply appreciate a quiet nook by a bubbling water feature where you can relax with a book, or get caught up on work undisturbed. Whatever your dream landscape, we put our talent and passion into making it a reality.
It is important to us that we increase the beauty of your exterior living space so much, that you continue to love it for years! With decades of experience creating luxury landscapes, we can give you ideas and creative solutions that you may never have considered. As stewards of the land, we take seriously our responsibility to the environment. Sustainability is an essential element in luxury outdoor areas.
In our landscape architecture design, we include the best possible options for low maintenance and efficiency. It starts with the wise use of water resources, using drainage to provide as much natural moisture to the plant life as possible. We select native species with a high tolerance to dry conditions, reducing the need to use precious water. To increase the environmental effectiveness, we can plan for integrating solar-powered systems into the design or installing energy-efficient LED lighting.
Ideas That Charge The Imagination
Our creative team has been designing award-winning landscapes for 30-plus years. We are well-versed in the challenges that go along with narrowing down the almost infinite array of choices. With so many varieties of stone, brick, trees, plants, shrubs, water and fire features, how could it be any other way! Getting familiar with your lifestyle is our first priority. We like to say, "We get to know you long before the first tree is planted," for good reason.
"Luxury" has a unique meaning for everyone. For example, you may find that flawlessly manicured lawns and trees present a stately look that you respect. Or, you may prefer an environment that acts as an extension of the mountainous Colorado terrain, with many levels of boulders, co-mingled with colorful flowers and tall trees that serve as natural wildlife habitats.
Our Commitment To You
For every lifestyle, we take the time to discover the best solutions. Our aim to keep you inspired and pleasantly surprised! We hand-select rocks and boulders as focal points and to anchor grade transitions, effectively preventing erosion. We install architectural fireplaces and water features to bring warmth and life to your space. We choose specimen of trees and plants as our palette for living art.
At Outdoor Craftsmen, we analyze, plan, design, manage, and nurture the built and natural environments that become your outdoor sanctuary. We create sophisticated, contemporary landscapes in Erie, CO that accommodate your desire to enjoy the outdoors, in all seasons. We recognize the value you place on your home and we are committed to providing unparalleled landscape architecture design services that leave you completely satisfied. Contact us today, to learn more about how our team of visionaries and skilled craftsmen can take you beyond what you dreamed was possible!
"The front yard went from hated to loved and we are pleased with the ambiance it creates for the entrance of our home. Your suggestions along the way were thoroughly thought out and planned beyond what we would have thought of."
-Brandyn and Cindy Hohs| Frederick Colorado