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Patios & Outdoor Spaces

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We’ve installed hundreds of patios and hardscapes in the last twenty years. When you schedule a consultation with CountryScape, we’ll explore all of the options together and help you figure out what’s best for your project!

We keep current with all the latest products and technology and will value-engineer your project for the most efficient use of your budget.

To help you get started, we’ve listed below some of the most common materials we use. Explore our gallery of projects for even more inspiration.

Schist Flagstone

Common Names: Goshen Stone, Ashfield Stone, Judd Stone, Sugarledge Stone.
Pros: Locally sourced. Very durable. Timeless appearance. Low maintenance.
Cons: Natural surfaces can be inconsistent or wavy.
Best Use: Patios, Walkways

Granite Flagstone

Common Names: Skyline Quarry, Fitzwilliam Granite
Pros: Locally sourced. Extremely durable. Timeless appearance. Low maintenance.
Cons: Natural surfaces can be inconsistent or wavy.
Best Use: Patios, Walkways

Dimensional Bluestone

Common Types: Natural-Cleft, Thermal-Top, Full-Color
Pros: Locally sourced. Timeless appearance. Installs faster than flagstone.
Cons: Not as durable as other natural materials.
Best Use: Patios, Walkways

Clay Pavers

Common Brands: Pine Hall Brick, Glen-Gery, Stiles & Hart
Pros: Durable. Timeless appearance. Wide variety
Cons: Prone to moss or mildew in shady areas.
Best Use: Patios, Walkways

Traditional Pavers

Common Brands: Ideal, Techo-Bloc, Unilock, Belgard
Pros: Classic shapes and colors. Durable. Low maintenance.
Cons: Surface will gradually weather over time.
Best Use: Walkways, Patios, Driveways, Courtyards

Rustic Pavers

Common Brands: Ideal, Techo-Bloc, Unilock, Belgard
Pros: Pre-weathered. Durable. Low maintenance.
Cons: Not as durable as natural stone.
Best Use: Walkways, Patios, Driveways, Courtyards

Modern Pavers

Common Brands: Ideal, Techo-Bloc, Unilock, Belgard
Pros: Wide range of choices. More durable than traditional pavers.
Cons: Not as durable as natural stone.
Best Use: Walkways, Patios, Driveways, Courtyards

Permeable Pavers

Common Brands: Ideal, Techo-Bloc, Unilock, Belgard
Pros: Great alternative to asphalt or concrete.
Cons: Limited variety of shapes and colors.
Best Use: Driveways, Commercial Sites, Water Management

Schist Walls

Common Brands: Ashfield Stone, Goshen Stone, Judd Stone, Sugarledge Stone
Pros: Locally sourced. Very durable. Timeless appearance. Low maintenance.
Cons: Should be professionally installed to last.
Best Use: Retaining Walls, Garden Walls, Fire Pits, Pillars

Granite Walls

Common Types: Skyline Quarry, Fitzwilliam Granite, Champlain Stone
Pros: Wide variety. New England sourced. Extremely durable. Timeless appearance. Low maintenance.
Cons: Should be professionally installed to last.
Best Use: Retaining Walls, Garden Walls, Benches, Fire Pits, Pillars

Stone Veneer Walls

Mount Snow Granite Stone Veneer Walls

Common Types: Delgado Stone, Champlain Stone, Sugarledge Stone, Ashfield Stone, Stoneyard
Pros: Durable. Timeless appearance. Wide range of choices. Low maintenance.
Cons: Variety of choices may be overwhelming.
Best Use: Retaining Walls, Benches, Fire Pits, Pillars

Fieldstone Walls

Common Brands: Usually sourced on site, or locally.
Pros: Very Durable. Timeless Appearance. Low maintenance.
Cons: Availability may be limited, unless buying in bulk.
Best Use: Boundary Walls, Retaining Walls

Boulder Walls

Common Brands: Usually sourced on site, or locally.
Pros: Very Durable. Low maintenance. Install quickly.
Cons: Sources may be limited, depending on location.
Best Use: Retaining Walls

Traditional Block

Common Brands: Ideal, Techo-Bloc, Unilock, Belgard, Versa-Lok
Pros: Wide range of choices. Installs fast. Low maintenance.
Cons: May fail if not installed correctly.
Best Use: Retaining Walls, Benches, Fire Pits, Pillars

Rustic Block

Common Types: Ideal, Techo-Bloc, Unilock, Belgard
Pros: Wide range of choices. Installs fast. Low maintenance.
Cons: May fail if not installed correctly. Not for tall walls.
Best Use: Retaining Walls, Benches, Fire Pits, Pillars

Granite Stairs

Granite Stairs

Schist Steps

Schist Steps

Schist Pillars

Schist Pillar

Fieldstone Pillars

Fieldstone and Granite Stone Pillar Post

Block Pillars

Block Pillars

Stone Fire Pits

Stone Fire Pits

Block Fire Pits

Block Fire Pits

Outdoor Kitchens

Ashfield Stone Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor Islands

Outdoor Islands

Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones

Snowmelt Systems

Snowmelt

Stone Fireplaces

Granite stone fireplace, stonework, Shelburne Falls Massachusetts

Block Fireplaces

Block Fireplace

Landscaping Lighting

Landscape Lighting

Drainage

Drainage

Bluestone Treads

Bluestone Treads