OUTDOOR Design & Build

Backyard Designs in Lake Forest, CA

Backyard Designs, Lake Forest, CA Your backyard is an extension of your home and a space that should seamlessly blend practicality, comfort, and style. However, achieving the perfect balance requires careful planning and execution. At Simple Outdoor Living, we understand what it takes to create a backyard that looks amazing, meets all your functional needs, and enhances your property value.

We are a leading hardscaping company catering to local clients for over 25 years. Our team comprises designers, hardscapers, and skilled tradespeople who systematically handle every big and small project. We are renowned for our focus on quality and attention to customization and personalization. We handle backyard projects from scratch, assist with additions and renovations in existing yard spaces, and provide unique backyard designs in Lake Forest, CA.

Backyard Design Considerations

Before embarking on any backyard project, it is crucial to establish your goals, budget and anticipated uses for the space. Will it primarily serve as an outdoor living area for entertainment? Do you need dedicated zones for activities like dining, lounging, or play areas for kids? Proper planning by our professionals ensures your new backyard looks fantastic and is tailored to your lifestyle.

Material Selection for Durability & Easy Maintenance

Not all backyard materials are created equal in terms of durability and ease of maintenance. We specialize in incorporating high-performance hardscape and landscape elements engineered for lasting beauty with minimal upkeep:
  • Paving Stones & Pavers - You can choose from concrete, natural stone, brick, or other materials ideal for patios, walkways, driveways, and pool decks. Pavers have incredible longevity and don't require resealing or staining like wood decks.
  • Composite Decking - Made from wood and plastics, composite decking is virtually maintenance-free and resists fading, staining, rot, and insect damage.
  • Outdoor Kitchen Materials - Quality stone, stucco, and weather-resistant cabinet systems designed for outdoor cooking and dining areas.
  • Sustainable Landscaping - Smart plant selections and xeriscaping techniques minimize water needs while providing lasting color and interest.

Elements to Create Stunning Outdoor Living Spaces

Once the practical foundations are in place, it's time to enhance your backyard's style and ambiance with beautiful design elements:
  • Patio Covers, Pergolas, and shade Structures - Add comfort and visual interest while extending your home's interior style outdoors.
  • Outdoor Kitchens & Grills - State-of-the-art appliances, ample prep space, storage, and stylish countertops set the stage for memorable outdoor dining.
  • Fire Features - Add charm to outdoor gathering spaces with custom fire pits, fireplaces, fire tables, or statement fire bowls.
  • Water Features - The sights and sounds of fountains, waterfalls, or other tranquil water elements create a serene atmosphere.
  • Cozy Lounge Areas - Private nooks with plush seating, mood lighting, gardens, or trellises offer a peaceful backyard retreat.
  • Ambient Lighting - Well-planned landscape and hardscape lighting enhances safety, extends usage hours, and sets the perfect ambiance.

Professional Backyard Design & End-to-End Installation

Our designers have the expertise to develop a comprehensive backyard plan that combines hardscaping, landscaping, water features, and outdoor living elements into a stunning, unified design.

Our crews are trained in proper installation methods and material applications to construct your dream backyard with precision and craftsmanship. From grading and drainage to masonry, lighting, irrigation, and all final additions – we handle every aspect in-house for a superior result.

If you're ready to invest in a practical yet breathtaking backyard environment, the team at Simple Outdoor Living is here to assist every step of the way. Call us at 714-388-5878 to schedule your free design consultation on inspired backyard designs in Lake Forest, CA. You can also send us your queries through this Contact Us form.