There’s something ever so extravagant about water features – placed at your home’s front entrance or in a courtyard garden, a fountain adds a captivating focal point that engages the senses and impresses house guests.
Explore seven outdoor fountains – from a stunning reflective pond in a world-class Montecito estate to a bubbling showpiece in Houston – that bring drama to the landscape and make a striking statement all on their own.
1 of 7 | An Extravagant Estate in Montecito
A unique estate surrounded by beautifully landscaped shrubbery and views of the ocean and mountains, this home defines the true meaning of luxurious living. Included on the 9.37 acre estate is the main house, guest house, pool house, tennis court, tennis pavilion, 4-car garage and two 2-car detached garages. Additionally, the awe-inspiring Lockwood De Forest Jr.-designed rose, flower and organic vegetable gardens and pond, as well as reflecting pond with fountain, complete the exterior of this dream-come-true dwelling.
$48,500,000 | 1627 East Valley Road Montecito, CA 93108 | View Listing
2 of 7 | The Rose Chateau in Los Angeles
Le Chateau Rose's neo-classical architecture was inspired by the Petit Trianon, Marie Antoinette's summer palace in Versailles France. Enter through the 14-foot glass and verdigris wrought iron doors and you will feel the warmth of the natural sunlight from the 46-foot-high dome 2 stories overhead.
$22,500,000 | 110 N Mapleton Drive Los Angeles, CA 90077 | View Listing
3 of 7 | A Lush Napa Valley Country Estate
A divine sight from the inside out, this historic country property radiates character and substance. Included among the residential compound is a glorious main home with a second-floor master suite and gorgeous public living rooms. An option for versatile living options inspired the on-site guest house with two en-suite bedrooms and kitchenettes, pool house with spacious game room, plus a caretaker's home with a carriage-style driveway. Escape to the backyard for outstanding views of the Mayacamas Mountains as you settle in near the entertaining patio, azure pool, tennis court or formal garden with an outstanding water fountain.
$15,000,000 | 1777 Inglewood Ave Saint Helena, CA 94574 | View Listing
4 of 7 | A Taste of Paradise in Sugar Land
Located just 20 minutes from Houston's Galleria, this traditional-style gated compound is a true taste of paradise. It consists of a main house and carriage dwelling to accommodate family and visiting guests. Inside the main house, you'll find five bedrooms, six full baths, three half baths, a pool bath, media room, expansive game room with balcony, an exercise room, dry sauna, gourmet kitchen and multiple living areas. The carriage house consists of a kitchen, living room, full bath and outdoor patio with summer kitchen and fireplace. Atop the remainder of the property includes a full sized tennis court, basketball/sports court, infinity swimming pool and spa, fire pit, gazebo, boat dock with boat, eight total garages and an endearing water fountain to greet visitors in the front yard.
$6,500,000 | 7 Paradise Point Sugar Land, TX 77478 | View Listing
5 of 7 | A Mediterranean Marvel in Montecito
Settled atop California's "Golden Quadrangle" of historic and prestigious estates lies this inviting compound in Montecito. The main residence exudes pure luxury in its details, from the superior craftsmanship of the custom doors, windows, cabinetry and lighting, to the marvelous vaulted and open-beam ceilings combined with the gorgeous French windows. The kitchen is one of the home's greatest features, with French limestone counters, expansive center island, state-of-the-art appliances, a large breakfast room and 750-bottle climate-controlled wine room. The home also includes multiple living areas, two bedroom suites and a master suite with walk-in closets, luxurious bathroom and a private loggia. Step outside to views of the mountains while you rest near the lush gardens and immaculate fountains.
$5,450,000 | 1601 East Valley Road Montecito, CA 93108 | View Listing
6 of 7 | A Glorious Gathering in Santa Fe
Situated on nearly 13 acres of glorious land, this Santa Fe treasure is one like you've never seen before. The entrance to the Villa del Alma sets the tone for the rest of the estate, as you view the 12,000-foot mountain peaks in the backdrop, immaculately landscaped shrubbery and glorious water fountain. Using a blend of Spanish tiles, natural stone, antique wood and wrought iron, the home's exterior greets you with open arms as you enter the foyer and move into the kitchen, dining room and living room. Throughout the space, you'll notice that each room was uniquely detailed and constructed to enhance its living experience. Enjoy incredible views, both inside and outside, from each living space as well as the three bedrooms, three bathrooms and one partial bath.
$4,700,000 | 101 Tano Norte, Santa Fe, NM 8750 | View Listing
7 of 7 | A Wholesome Homestead in Greenwich
With exceptional curb appeal from the home's exterior to the gorgeous front fountain and precise landscaping, this 8,366-square-foot estate is captivating at first glance. Step inside the home for a continued high-end first impression through the beautiful and newly renovated living spaces, kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances, five bedroom, four full bathrooms and two partial baths. Escape to the expandable flagstone terrace to enjoy the pool and patio space, perfect for relaxing with your significant other or entertaining family and friends.