Location: A residential vineyard in Santa Ynez, Calif.
Landscape Architects: William Joyce Design, San Diego, Calif.
Landscape Contractor: Down To Earth Landscape, Inc., Santa Barbara, Calif.
General Contractor: Chavez Construction Inc., Santa Barbara, Calif.
Mason: Sean Wooley, San Francisco, Calif.
Amenities: The design and construction of this project took six months and includes a new gravel driveway with stone path entry, an olive orchard with winding pathway leading guests to a reservoir, an outdoor wood BBQ with concrete and IPE wood countertops, a bocce court, stone fire pit, decomposed granite paths, outdoor dining table seating for 20, a wood and iron shade trellis, and an outdoor copper bathtub with views to the distant vineyard.
The plant palette consists of native and drought-tolerant plants that blend with the seasonal colors of the vines.