When it comes to landscape design and backyard living, there are so many outdoor additions to choose from for your home. Floating decks, porches, and patios are among the most popular additions homeowners make to their landscape. Terraces are also widely regarded as a very desirable outdoor living space for the backyard and are perfect venues for countless cookouts, barbecues, and unwinding.
There are many gorgeous terrace designs out there all of which are very successful at spicing up backyard living. A terraced house goes far beyond improving property value. By applying a few terrace ideas and inspirations, you can build a backyard living space worthy of hosting social gatherings and cozy enough to serve as your escape to relax, read, and just take a breath of fresh air in style.
What Every Terrace Needs
With so many outdoor additions you can build around your home it is easy to confuse them for one another. But terraces do have their unique qualities and hold a special place in landscape design. Terraces are most often compared to balconies, as both are exterior extensions of the house which provide outdoor living space.
But there are some features and ideas that meld especially well with terraces that will typically differentiate your space from a boring balcony: