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Since 2006 Cipriano Landscape Design Has Won 60 Awards for the Design and Construction of Custom Swimming Pools, Landscaping and Masonry
Cipriano Landscape Design
PO Box 5123
Ridgewood, NJ 07451
Phone: 201.785.0800
Fax: 201.785.9181
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    "Seven years ago, the Cipriano team built and planted a complex landscape & masonry design for our four acre property, and the team continues to maintain our property with impeccable service." -Dwight Sipprelle

    "Cipriano Landscaping transformed our backyard into an elegant, functional outdoor retreat. Working with Cipriano was a hassle-free experience since they handled all aspects of the project from design and masonry, to plantings. Their workmanship and professionalism on the project more than exceeded our expectations. This outdoor renovation is a wonderful extension of our home that provides space for dining, entertaining and relaxing with family and friends." -Gina Springer

    "Chris is unbelievable; he and his men can build anything! We couldn't be more pleased with the outcome of our project and having our property recognized internationally for his awards is an added bonus. If you want the best job you need to call Chris." -Bill Temiz

    "One of the reasons why we went with Chris and his company was he does everything - from the swimming pool, landscaping, to the lighting, to the sprinklers. None of the other contractors I spoke to really did the whole thing. And that was huge to us. Chris did an amazing job." -Brigid Scannell

    "We had five kids sunbathing on the waterfall stone today. It's amazing. When you walk into our backyard you can't believe you're still in New Jersey. Chris, you and your guys did a phenomenal job on our swimming pool and landscaping, oh and I would be remiss if I didn't mention all the beautiful stone work you did on the cabana and our home. Thank you for all your hard work!" -Peter Elfers

    "Chris, I just wanted to thank you and your men for all your hard work. The attention to detail you've achieved on our project is amazing. Everyone who walks into our backyard is speechless! We know where our kids are because our backyard is the place to be! The kids love the slide & waterfalls and I love my fireplace." -Jennifer Cuttone

    "Our backyard is beyond what we could have ever expected. We eat dinner outside almost every night and our kids never want to leave the pool. It was so nice having one company do the design and construction for our entire project. Ciprano has the most talented masons I've ever seen!" -Rocco Benedetto

    "I've done several renovations on my home and I can say without reservation that Cipriano Landscape Design was the most professional construction company I have ever done business with. I was always well informed and I couldn't believe the amount of production the men were able to produce on a daily basis. Cipriano's men were neat, polite, well managed and just a great group of guys. We couldn't be happier with the outcome of our project." -Dr. Ingenito

    "I would like to say that we definitely picked the right company to do our pool and landscaping! The waterfall is better than we could imagine. I can not say enough about Cipriano Custom swimming Pools and Landscaping. David & I are looking forward to many years of enjoyment." -Jennifer Graf

    "Chris, I want to take this opportunity to thank you for our beautiful new swimming pool and landscaping. Our backyard is absolutely gorgeous! Just as important to us was the timeliness that you started and completed the work. You delivered ahead of schedule. Exceeding our expectations and delivering as promissed is indeed rare in my experiences with contractors.

    Our family looks forward to many years of enjoyment with our new pool and waterfall. I am confident that you will be there for us if we have any problems - just as you were there for us as the pool was being built.

    Thank again for a job well done!" -Mark Shrekgast

    Swimming Pool & Landscaping Featured Projects

    Testimonial Video- Cipriano's swimming pool clients talk about swimming pool ideas.

    Explore pictures of award winning inground pools NJ & swimming pool landscaping ideas; view design ideas that may help you achieve your ideal backyard oasis.

    On-staff NJ Licensed Landscape Architect Bill Moore and Cipriano Landscape Design owner Chris Cipriano work together to maximize the potential of your property with the most innovative swimming pool and landscape design ideas. Luxury amenities available for your swimming pool & landscaping include 350 ton waterfalls, hand cut iridescent glass tile mosaics, faux stone grottos, volcanic fire pits, fiber optic floor lights, and exquisite outdoor kitchens. Every one of Cipriano’s unique swimming pool landscaping ideas is inspired by the incessant desire to create a lavish outdoor environment rivaling world renowned, five star hotels right in the comfort of your own back yard.

    Please take time to review the pictures of custom swimming pools, landscaping, and outdoor kitchens in the featured Project Picture Section. View photos of projects featuring our most imaginative design ideas as they are showcased in the portfolio area. All of the ideas can be customized to fit your personal landscape or swimming pool design goals for your property. These designs have earned sixty design and construction awards since 2006 for custom swimming pools, landscaping, and outdoor kitchens. Browse the gallery, with more than 500 pictures, and we’re confident that our landscape architecture department’s award winning ideas will inspire you to create a personal luxury resort in your back yard!

    Backyard Oasis

    Location: Kinnelon NJ

    Elements: Complete swimming pool renovations and remodeling, formal spa, Limestone patio, full outdoor kitchen, sun shelf, fiber optic deck jets, fiber optic star lights, landscape lighting and planting.

    Description: This backyard oasis provides everything you need to relax and enjoy a world-class vacation without ever leaving your home. The formal infinity edge pool and landscape design features iridescent glass tile with intricate patterns, an in floor pool cleaning system, fiber optic in floor pool lighting, an antique gazebo, fiber optic deck jet fountains, a Tuscan garden design, a cool Limestone patio, a full outdoor kitchen and grill, and much more. All of this, combined with a view you can't put a price on, makes this property very worthy of its spot here on our featured list of custom pool and landscaping projects.

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    Luxury Outdoor Living Area

    Location: Mahwah NJ

    Elements: Swimming pool, raised spa, patio, outdoor kitchen, fireplace, fire pit, sun shelf, waterfall, waterslide and planting.

    The following luxury outdoor living area earned an NJNLA Landscape Award and features an impressive natural waterfall. The patios feature Tennessee Crab Orchard, bluestone, a fire pit, and steps leading up to the raised spa located behind the swimming pool. The custom swimming pool itself features the natural waterfall, a sun shelf for relaxing on a beach chair in shallow water, and a wrap around water slide. The outdoor kitchen is fully stocked with everything you could possibly need to entertain a large party. Next to the outdoor kitchen you can find an outdoor living room with a custom outdoor fireplace. The outdoor living room’s unique design separates itself from the rest of the patio by incorporating sand stone tile patterns rather than bluestone. The outdoor fireplace adjacent to the dining patio contrasts beautifully with the fire pit that lies within the mountainous lake paradise created by the landscape and inground pool.

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    Natural Infiniti Edge

    Location: Saddle River NJ

    Elements: Swimming pool, spa, patio, 2 waterfalls, outdoor kitchen, natural koi pond, fountain and large boulder retaining wall.

    Description: The Saddle River property is one of our most notable award winning pools, earning the Best In Competition Award from the North East Spa and Pool Association, a Silver Medal from the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals in their International Awards of Excellence competition, and more. The waterfall design itself is unique in that all the angular stones were placed vertically rather than on their side, mimicking the natural stone outcroppings of the Palisades overlooking the Hudson River. The pool design features one waterfall flowing in and the other flowing out over the infinity edge. The outdoor kitchen features a koi pond/stream directly behind it so, when you are cooking, you can enjoy the sights and sounds of nature just a few feet away. The pool falls off the natural vanishing edge into a large collection basin that recirculates the water. When sitting in the pool or spa it looks like the water falls off into space creating a nice effect. The natural vanishing edge is also designed to fall next to the dining patio to create a perfect backdrop for a social gathering.

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    Landscaping, Entertainment and Swimming Pools Finest

    Location: Allendale NJ

    Elements: Swimming pool, spa, 22-ton boulder waterfall, sun mosaic on the pool floor, custom grill, cabana, outdoor fireplace, fire pit, outdoor fireplace with clock tower, planting and night lighting.

    Description: With an Association of Pool and Spa Professionals International Award of Excellence and a design award from the North East Spa and Pool Association, this outdoor luxury entertaining space has proved to be quite a feat for our NJ landscape architect. The 22-ton boulder installation was featured in a local newspaper because of the immense equipment that was needed to install it. When the night lighting shines like the pool’s sun mosaic design, the custom swimming pool becomes a tropical oasis that you can enjoy throughout the entire evening while serving your friends at the cabana/bar and cooking on the custom grill. If you want a cozier, more personal setting you can all enjoy some time sitting around the fireplace or fire-pit. The outdoor fireplace is fit with a larger than life clock tower overhead, and the fire pit is set back alongside the spa and boulder waterfall for a more rugged retreat. The immense planting gave the yard a very secluded feel even though the neighbors were just a stone’s- throw away.

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    Entertaining Your Friends with the Finest Amenities

    Location: Mahwah NJ

    Elements: Waterfall, spa, patio, planting, outdoor kitchen, pergola and dining area.

    Description: This home really encompasses what can be done when your goal is to entertain guests in a backyard that takes you right out of Northern New Jersey and makes you feel as though you’re on a secluded island. Tropical plants that are planted fresh every summer give the landscaping a Caribbean feel. The soothing sounds of the waterfall and flowing water from the spa relax guests while they lounge by the swimming pool and wait for delicious food and drinks. The grill and kitchen area offer anything you could possibly need to make a large meal or just fix margaritas. The bar is great for a few snacks, but if you desire a full meal, the natural stone dining table lends itself perfectly to the environment. The custom pergola adds a twist of design to the landscape as it welcomes you from the full outdoor kitchen into the tropical swimming pool and spa area.

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    Nature, Fun and Health Fusion

    Location: Mahwah NJ

    Elements: Swimming pool, 8-foot waterfall, Swim Jet, elevated spa, patio and planting.

    Description: Have you ever been taking a hike through the woods and seen a large waterfall that you wished was in your back yard? Well, towns only let us build them so high, but this 8-foot waterfall should satisfy the owners of this back yard in Mahwah, New Jersey. Not only can they enjoy their waterfall from the raised entertainment patio next to the house, but there is also an elevated spa located to the side of the waterfall. While their children are swimming in the pool, they can keep an eye on them from the peace and privacy of the raised spa. The plantings feature rich colors, and a Swim Jet was installed so you can swim laps in the back yard without a typical lap pool. The pool, spa, waterfall, and landscape design define “resourcefulness” with fitness, supervision, and fun.

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    Vacation in Your Back Yard

    Location: Cresskill NJ

    Elements: Swimming pool, waterfall, spa, patio and planting.

    Description: This property features lush vegetation, a large natural boulder waterfall with a spa built into the side of it, and a natural stone patio that surrounds the custom swimming pool. You would never know you were in New Jersey once you set foot in this luxury landscape. One entire side of the swimming pool is right up against the natural boulder waterfall. This gives the swimming pool design a supremely natural feeling, as if you were right in the heart of Mother Nature.

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    Color your Landscape

    Location: Mahwah NJ

    Elements: Patio, grill, natural stone patio, fire pit and planting.

    Description: Matching colors in your landscape is the same idea as making sure you’re not wearing two different colored socks in the morning. We pulled this design together using red brick throughout the project. From the custom grill to the unique fire pit, no detail went unnoticed. The patio features brick inlay accents around the natural stone. The plantings throughout the property feature red to blend the colors of the brick with the surrounding landscape. This backyard was created specifically with the idea of having summer dinners and afternoon barbecues for family and friends.

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    Custom Stone Entertainment

    Location: Alpine NJ

    Elements: Custom grill, multi-leveled patio and planting.

    Description: Entertain your guests on this elegant patio and entertaining area. The chic stonework on the patio and grill create a stunning platform for your landscape to perform. Guests will be torn between gazing upon the stylish plantings and peering down at the smooth craftsmanship at their feet. Either way, this patio, custom grill, and landscape design make for a prime outdoor entertainment area.

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    The Whole Package

    Location: Englewood NJ

    Elements: Extensive mature planting and gardening, advanced irrigation system, stone patio, oversized natural stone wall, spa and custom driveway.

    Description: What else is there to say? This extensive landscape boasts elegant stonework, unique plantings and an intricately laid paver driveway. The landscape design includes a wide range of plantings that help showcase this project as the complete, estate landscaping package.

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    Elegant Back Yard

    Location: Cresskill NJ

    Elements: Formal swimming pool, custom paver driveway, colorful planting, patio and automatic pool cover.

    Description: The formal design offers great, traditional color and style. The pathways feature clean plantings that allow the landscape to beautifully wrap around the sandstone patio with bluestone accents. The formal swimming pool, patio, and colorful landscape finish the project with a uniform elegance.

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    "Sea" the Difference

    Location: Seagirt NJ

    Elements: Swimming pool renovation, natural stone veneer, custom grill and colorful plantings.

    Description: This shore house proves to be a nice retreat from the beach when the "bennys" are in town. Relax around your swimming pool and get a tan while the family cooks on the custom grill built to serve many. Originally the front yard to this home was uninviting; it was covered by shrubs that had not been maintained and stucco that was falling apart from the salty air. Natural stone veneer was the answer to the corroding salt. By cutting back the shrubs and adding layered plantings to the landscape, the newly inviting entryway maintained its depth but became much more open and appealing. The only thing missing in this back yard is the boardwalk.

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    Transform Your Backyard

    Location: Mahwah NJ

    Elements: Oversized boulder retaining wall, custom stone veneer on house, custom paver driveway, natural stone patio with brick inlay, custom pergola, fireplace and grill.

    Description: The landscape features old world masonry with intricate attention to detail. This project was challenged by a tough property; the home in Mahwah NJ was built on a large hill with need for large retaining walls. Cipriano implemented large boulders to create a very natural feel. The backyard features a classic, natural style boasting a custom pergola, fountain and lush plantings. The outdoor fireplace and custom grill with counter space was built for visitors to relax and enjoy while you cook for them. From the design that draws your eye toward the social area for a nice dinner to the beautiful nautical star natural stone inlay, this back yard showcases some of our most well-designed, unique masonry work.

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