Formal Blue stone motor court in a Random Ashlar pattern with Granite cobble curbing and front entrance to the estate home in the background

A formal bluestone motor court in a random ashlar pattern and granite cobblestone edging. In the background, is the main entrance with french doors, above & below and a small balcony.

A formal bluestone motor court in a random ashlar pattern and granite cobblestone edging. In the background, is the main entrance with french doors, above & below and a small balcony.

A formal bluestone motor court in a random ashlar pattern and granite cobblestone edging. In the background, is the main entrance with french doors, above & below and a small balcony.

Stairs leading up to the motor court... blue stone treads, fieldstone cheek walls and cap

Stairs leading up to the motor court. blue stone treads, fieldstone cheek walls and cap

This circa 1930's Italian villa formal entrance is is composed of an abundance Indiana buff limestone- the columns, balcony base, step treads/ risers, landings, formal staircase and facade, in addition to a custom- blended stucco for this exquisite renovation...

This circa 1930's Italian villa formal entrance is is composed of an abundance Indiana buff limestone- the columns, balcony base, step treads/ risers, landings, formal staircase and facade, in addition to a custom- blended stucco for this exquisite renovation...

Zooming in, we see the formal stairs leading up to the motor court- Blue stone treads, Fieldstone cheek walls and cap.   Off to the left side, but not pictured, is an amazing natural forest with old growth hardwoods- detailed in several other pics.  In spring, it's as striking as any outdoor botanical garden!

Stairs leading up to the motor court. blue stone treads, fieldstone cheek walls and cap

Shown are Iron arches with climbing wisteria and stepping stones in an area a wooded area. Along the walkway there are various granite benches, blue stone stepping stones & pea gravel sections, sourced natural boulders, a plethora of 'specimen viburnums and maples', pink, blue and white hydrangea and a multitude of small plants in raised beds, all on the periphery of the walkway... breathtaking!

Shown are Iron arches with climbing wisteria and stepping stones in an area a wooded area. Along the walkway there are various granite benches, blue stone stepping stones & pea gravel sections, sourced natural boulders, a plethora of 'specimen viburnums and maples', pink, blue and white hydrangea and a multitude of small plants in raised beds, all on the periphery of the walkway... breathtaking!

Formal random ashlar blue stone terrace complemented by a blue stone slab prep area and back splash, stainless steel Viking grill with storage area... Prep area moulding and facade wrapped in the aforementioned custom matched stucco

Formal random ashlar blue stone terrace complemented by a blue stone slab prep area and back splash, stainless steel Viking grill with storage area. Prep area moulding and facade wrapped in the aforementioned custom matched stucco

This simple irregular blue stone path leads down to the lower fireplace and terrace.  Pictured, are shrubs, a birdbath, planting beds and a small section of the 10' stacked stone retaining wall along the path (foreground) leading to another garden area not shown.  Other areas along the recessed pea gravel pathways are numerous 100-150- yr old primary growth hardwoods, specimen Crape Myrtles, Magnolias, Chinese & Blood-red maples, as well as, thousands of flowering plants!

This simple irregular blue stone path leads down to the lower fireplace and terrace. Pictured, are shrubs, a birdbath, planting beds and a small section of the 10' stacked stone retaining wall along the path (foreground) leading to another garden area not shown. Other areas along the recessed pea gravel pathways are numerous 100-150- yr old primary growth hardwoods, specimen Crape Myrtles, Magnolias, Chinese & Blood-red maples, as well as, thousands of flowering plants!

Formal blue stone tread steps, lead from an upper walkway (separate pic) to a large circular blue stone terrace with surrounding stacked- stone cheek walls.  The focal point here is a rustic (albeit nicely upgraded) 40- yr old fireplace producing an amphitheater- camp like setting!  You're completely surrounded by an abundance of natural vegetation, a meandering creek and waterfalls flowing through the forest, a small cypress bridge.. absolute serenity!

Formal blue stone tread steps, lead from an upper walkway (separate pic) to a large circular blue stone terrace with surrounding stacked- stone cheek walls. The focal point here is a rustic (albeit nicely upgraded) 40- yr old fireplace producing an amphitheater- camp like setting! You're completely surrounded by an abundance of natural vegetation, a meandering creek and waterfalls flowing through the forest, a small cypress bridge.. absolute serenity!

The finishing touches for this circa 1930's Italian villa entrance are Antique Hardwood french doors and Wrought iron railings (above and below) from Italy, complimented by custom made wall lamps... completely refinished to look like new.. stunning!

The finishing touches for this circa Italian villa entrance are Antique Hardwood french doors and Wrought iron railings (above and below) from Italy, complimented by custom made wall lamps. completely refinished to look like new.

'The backyard'... this path takes you from the house, along the blue stone stepping stones, up the stairs to the Limestone water wall retreat area in the rear of the property- the features also include a circular koi pond with sculptured water feature; all surrounded by raised colorful flowerbeds, potted plants, more natural forest and specimen trees... 'a country retreat' with more than 15 acres in a prestigious urban neighborhood, truly one of a kind!

'The backyard'... this path takes you from the house, along the blue stone stepping stones, up the stairs to the Limestone water wall retreat area in the rear of the property- the features also include a circular koi pond with sculptured water feature; all surrounded by raised colorful flowerbeds, potted plants, more natural forest and specimen trees... 'a country retreat' with more than 15 acres in a prestigious urban neighborhood, truly one of a kind!

An area in the rear of the estate property, ideally suited for an outdoor retreat environ... A cedar privacy fence, Limestone water wall and limestone basin with Koi.. bordered by a limestone- banded spa, terrace with sitting area and Fieldstone stepping stones.

An area in the rear of the estate property, ideally suited for an outdoor retreat environ... A cedar privacy fence, Limestone water wall and limestone basin with Koi.. bordered by a limestone- banded spa, terrace with sitting area and Fieldstone stepping stones.

sweeping green lawn, many different types of shrubs, flowers and 'specimen' trees planted in beds and in cleared, planned areas around the Border's estate home

sweeping green lawn, many different types of shrubs, flowers and 'specimen' trees planted in beds and in cleared, planned areas around the Border's estate home

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