With the existing pool already dominating the backyard, the design challenge was to create space to enjoy a fireplace, outdoor kitchen and dining under a roof structure.
The L-shaped layout of the project helped to accommodate all of the desires of our homeowner. There was also an effort to create a “Texas Hill Country” look while designing and building the project to look like it belongs on the home.
The wood-burning fireplace and the kitchen/columns used different, but complimentary stone. The hearth and column caps were finished in flagstone, while the kitchen counters are granite. The beams and columns were finished with a rough-cut Western Red Cedar and the ceiling was finished with tongue & groove pine. The flooring is a stamped concrete overlay in a Roman Slate pattern.
A stucco wall was built behind the grill for privacy with an arched opening to provide venting for the grill.
Rob came by our house and looked at what we wanted. We wanted our patio to cover a width of 50 feet between our bedroom and garage. Our garage was not parallel to our house and posed a building problem, but Rob solved that problem and blended our patio with our house and the garage. The crews were very professional and did a fantastic job. They cleaned up after themselves every day, and the backyard was immaculate when they finished. Rob did a fantastic job designing our patio the way we wanted it to be. Texas Custom Patios was the only company that also properly designed the patio for us. We love the results and would only recommend them to anyone else looking to add an outdoor living area to their home. They are a first rate company.