Well, we’re nearing the end of our Backyard Retreat series!
I hope y’all have enjoyed watching our backyard transform into our “stay-cation” place!
If you missed any of our series, my brother (who was in between jobs at the time) stayed with us for about a year and helped us make our dream backyard a reality!! You can catch up here…..
I think we saved the best for last (although there were days when it was 95 degrees out and we asked ourselves…”why didn’t we build this first so we could cool off in it?”!
HOT TUB AND DECK
You see, even though it’s a “hot tub”, we turn the heater off in the summer and use it as our mini pool!
I LOVE IT!!
This is how the space looked originally………
The work began……..
We wanted a space where people could stand at the hot tub, have a cocktail and enjoy some conversation with the people “inside” the tub while other people could sit on the deck, or the stairs leading into the water and also join in the fun!
So, construction began…..
More pavers were added to keep all the living spaces uniform….
(my dear hubby and beautiful sister-in-law)! Yes, everyone got in and helped!!
We’ve been enjoying the hot tub area for over a year now. It is absolutely the best decision we’ve ever made!!!
Here are some recent pics………
An aerial shot from the upstairs window!
There you have it! Our little slice of heaven!
Many, many thanks to my brother, Mike, and sister-in-law, Peggy, for all their inspiration, help, love and laughs!
Many a good time has been had in this back yard and many, many more are sure to come!
Until next time…………