Beautiful fence: a highlight for your estate, 65 photo ideas

Beautiful combined fence

Beautiful combined fence

A beautiful fence can tell a lot about the people who live behind it. The fence does not just mark the boundaries of the site and protects against unfriendly entry into your territory. It helps to create that unique atmosphere of intimacy, privacy and pleasant privacy, which is typical for a country house..

The house located on the descent can be fenced in a very original way

The house located on the descent can be fenced in a very original way

Plastic and wood are a great combination for a fence

Plastic and wood are a great combination for a fence

Creative solution from mesh and stones - gabions

Creative solution from mesh and stones – gabions

A beautiful fence, becoming a full-fledged element of landscape design, will give the design of the entire site attractiveness and completeness.

Today, construction companies can offer several possible options for fences: wooden, metal, chain-link, corrugated board on a concrete base with bricks. Each type has its own characteristics..

Metal laser cutting and lighting

Metal laser cutting and lighting

Welded and forged metal fences

Wrought iron gates and wickets look solid and prestigious

Wrought iron gates and wickets look solid and prestigious

Advantages:

  1. Easy care.
  2. Durability and long service life.
  3. Aesthetic appearance.
  4. Resistant to various weather conditions.

Welded metal fence in a simple style

Welded metal fence in a simple style

disadvantages

  1. Corrodes if not properly cared for.
  2. Difficulty in transportation.

A metal fence is able to protect the property from prying eyes and allows the sun to illuminate the territory.

Lightweight decorative wrought iron fence

Lightweight decorative wrought iron fence

Combination of wood and stone facade tiles

Combination of wood and stone facade tiles

Chain-link and corrugated board

Chain-link fence is non-galvanized (will last no more than 3 years) and galvanized, which is more durable and ideal for climbing plants.

Welded mesh fence

Welded mesh fence

Dignity

  1. Affordable price.
  2. The material is easy to transport.
  3. Does not block the sun’s rays.

The mesh fence is extremely budgetary and has practically no protective functions, but it is very suitable when it makes sense not to fence off the beautiful surrounding landscape with a blank fence

The mesh fence is extremely budgetary and has practically no protective functions, but it is very suitable when it makes sense not to fence off the beautiful surrounding landscape with a blank fence

Among the shortcomings, the unreliability of the fence was noted, tk. such an obstacle is easily surmountable even for a child.

There is a trend of street art that is borrowed from cross stitch and pixel art. On a netting made of nylon ropes, colored electrical tape and scotch tape or other suitable materials according to the scheme

There is a trend of street art that is borrowed from cross stitch and pixel art. On the netting made of nylon ropes, colored electrical tape and scotch tape or other suitable materials, any drawings and inscriptions are “drawn” according to the scheme

Illumination of an openwork rack fence from below

Illumination of an openwork rack fence from below

Decking is considered the most suitable for the construction of a budget-type fence. There are several types of devices: with and without a foundation, with pillars, with and without slats. The foundation keeps cats and dogs out of the yard. Such a fence for a private house has a pleasant appearance, perfectly protects and is very stable..

Dignity

  1. Protects the yard from dust, wind, noise.
  2. Durable and reliable.
  3. Easy to assemble.
  4. Can be installed in areas with uneven terrain.

Disadvantage: the fence does not transmit light well, that is, you should not install it in the front garden.

A fence made of corrugated board: a good option if the goal is to deafly protect yourself from prying eyes from the street

A fence made of corrugated board: a good option if the goal is to deafly protect yourself from prying eyes from the street

Wood

For lovers of natural materials, a wooden fence is ideal. They are solid or partially visible. It has the same advantages as a brick one. Provides additional protection, protects against the entry of animals, thanks to the foundation, vegetation from the street will not penetrate into your yard.

Solid natural fence made of wooden boards

Solid natural fence made of wooden boards

Such a fence combines attractiveness and versatility, as it is suitable for any architectural solution..

pros

  1. Affordable price.
  2. Ecological cleanliness.
  3. Easy installation process.

Disadvantages: fragility.

Modern style metal sculptural fence

Modern style metal sculptural fence

Economical plastic

If the owner of a private house is limited in funds, you can consider a cheap option for the execution of a plastic fence, which will not be inferior in quality to a brick one. This is a reliable protection against prying eyes. Thanks to the metal frame, the structure is durable.

Economical, but no less beautiful, version of a plastic fence

Economical, but no less beautiful, version of a plastic fence

For people with unlimited resources, there are premium offers. To build such a fence, of course, you need to hire professionals..

Black classic plastic fence of strict character

Black classic plastic fence of strict character

In order to save money, you can build a fence with your own hands. If you choose high-quality materials, then the fence will delight your eye for a long time..

Durable brick

Brick fence – reliable and durable, has both advantages and disadvantages.

Beautiful brick fence of medium height, modern and democratic

Beautiful brick fence of medium height, modern and democratic

Dignity

  1. Aesthetic appearance.
  2. Reliability, strength, durability.
  3. Easy to clean.

A solid fence two bricks thick is more suitable for a classically decorated area. It looks even better when wrapped in plants

A solid fence two bricks thick is more suitable for a classically decorated area. It looks even better when wrapped in plants

disadvantages

  1. High price.
  2. A solid foundation is required.
  3. Using high quality bricks and cement.
  4. The appearance of white plaque on the walls.

Tall brick fence in a modern style, artificially aged and with imitation of inconsistency and faded paint on the bricks

Tall brick fence in a modern style, artificially aged and with imitation of inconsistency and faded paint on the bricks

To erect such a fence, the homeowner must purchase quality materials, mark and prepare the area, install support pillars, fill in a strong foundation and lay bricks..

Stone fence

Stone fence

Lightweight mesh fence for a secluded area

Lightweight mesh fence for a secluded area

Gates

What is a fence without a gate? And who is not attracted by openwork metal weaves? Any homeowner takes care of his own image and selects the appropriate gate. Forged gates are not only beautiful, but also durable, because they are very difficult to overcome weather conditions and wear out with intensive use. The modern forging technique has made great strides forward. Blacksmithing masters know how to surprise with various types of products: sliding, automatic gates with forged elements, swing gates. Photos of such options can be viewed in detail on thematic Internet resources. They are not only irresistible, but also practical..

Traditional wooden gates on stone pillars fit into the modern landscape (and street view).

Traditional wooden gates on stone pillars fit well into the modern landscape (and street view).

Dignity

  1. Durability and long service life in various climatic conditions.
  2. Perfect combination with all types of fences.
  3. Easily equipped with locks and various security elements.

Among the shortcomings, the high price is noted. Master blacksmith work has always paid well.

If you buy special blanks in a specialized store, then by welding them, you can create such a gate with your own hands, without having special education and much experience..

Mesh fence and gate on supports - massive wooden posts

Mesh fence and gate on supports – massive wooden posts

For an elegant appearance, use a minimum of decorative elements, do not overload them with details. Choose the style and theme of the product, sketch out a sketch. Place the decorative components in the order you choose on the metal blank. Analyze what happened. Weld large parts first, then small parts.

Sliding wooden gates

Sliding wooden gates

The zest will be given to the gate by grapes, outlines of animals, openwork foliage, the initials of the owner, the family coat of arms, and so on. This will add value to the design and highlight the owner’s image..

Features of the installation of fences

Brick is a versatile building material. In the photo - an entrance group with a brick arch

Brick is a versatile building material. In the photo – an entrance group with a brick arch

If you plan to install a fence around the perimeter of the territory, you must consider the following:

  1. If your house is located in a city or not far from a noisy highway, then the fence should have an impressive height, as it is designed to protect you from influences outside.
  2. Plan the fence height no more than the 1st floor of your home.
  3. The fence should be in harmony with the facade of the main building and landscape solutions.
  4. Take into account the peculiarities of the territory and local landscape.
  5. The cost of the fence will depend on the cost of the material and design features.
  6. The type of fencing depends on the relationship with the neighbors.

If you want to preserve the privacy of your home and make it unapproachable, give preference to stone, brick or reinforced concrete fences.

Low fence on a stone foundation

Low fence on a stone foundation

We decorate the fence

But what to do if, having fenced off from annoying looks and neighbors, bustle and noise, suddenly there is a feeling of isolation in blank walls? In this case, there are several simple tricks with which you can decorate the fence, make it alive and even cozy..

Beautiful wicker netting at the fence for climbing plants

Beautiful wicker netting at the fence for climbing plants

To designate the perimeter of the site is the main task of the fence. And at the same time, it can be not only reliable protection, but also an attractive element of the site’s decor. Adornment with climbing and braiding plants is mainly used. This method is suitable for fences made of wood, metal and stone. Climbing plants have a colorful look, they are festive and natural. Any homeowner can build such a decor without significant financial investments. Choose evergreen ivy or girlish grapes. If you want to decorate with flowers – give preference to clematis or climbing rose. Pots with bright colors will help to revive the look of boring designs..

Forged fence with a stone support, decorated with a border of garden flowers

Forged fence with a stone support, decorated with a border of garden flowers

A non-standard option is mosaic decoration. This is usually cheap as the mosaics are made from glass, remnants of tiles, bricks and mirrors..

Play of color in the sun in an ordinary picket fence

Play of color in the sun in an ordinary picket fence

So, the decor of the fence can be:

  • climbing plants – clematis, climbing roses, ornamental vineyards, for which the fence will act as a support. They will not only revive the fence, but also give the entire site the appearance of “good” antiquity.
  • ornamental shrubs planted along the fence will make it a visual living continuation of a flower bed or garden
  • creative decorations – colored stones and glass, frames, drawings, mosaics, flowers in pots – turn the fence into a canvas on which your imagination unfolds.

Climbing plants will add beauty and freshness to your house fence

Climbing plants will add beauty and freshness to your house fence

Do it yourself

A good owner strives to do everything with his own hands and the fence is no exception. To put a wooden one – it is enough to purchase cement, transverse boards, sand, pegs, ropes and wood processing compounds. Using a shovel, mark the boundaries of your property. Remove debris from the area and use the pegged rope to make the final markings. Dig grooves and install support pillars. Fill the holes with cement, install crossbars, nail in a wooden picket fence, keeping the same distances.

An excellent picket fence that you can easily create yourself

An excellent picket fence that you can easily create yourself

Economy option – chain-link fence. The installation principle of such a fence is similar to the previous one. Build the base of the fence and begin securing the mesh. Start with any corner pipe. Stretch the mesh evenly to avoid sagging.

The construction of a fence from corrugated board takes little time. Choose a color that matches the color of the roof of the house. Install the pillars, fill them with cement mortar, weld the logs to them. At the end of the work, it remains to fix the corrugated board with self-tapping screws.

Fence made of corrugated board with metal posts

Fence made of corrugated board with metal posts

Plastic is a reliable and economical material. For installation, drive the posts into the ground and reinforce them with spacers. Fit the fence sections in advance. Along the line of the future fence, it is necessary to fix metal piles. It remains to mount the sections between the pillars.

Uncomplicated plastic fence design

Uncomplicated plastic fence design

The cheapest way to enclose a site is a wicker fence. Even a beginner can make it from willow twigs..

Advantages

  1. Ease of construction.
  2. No special tools or skills needed.
  3. Repairs are very easy.
  4. Has aesthetic appeal.

Homemade garden fence made of long twigs

Homemade garden fence made of long twigs

Their advantage is that they are ready to work all year round. Remove the bark from the vine, carry out the treatment with special compounds. Open the rods with varnish. Use wooden pegs or metal pipes for the uprights. It will take very little time to build the wattle fence. The original and inexpensive fence will undoubtedly arouse the admiration of others..

Special moments

At first glance, building a fence is a simple procedure. But in reality, the homeowner will have to solve a dilemma about material quality, cost and construction time. Don’t ignore the building rules either. Each owner must have a document on the boundaries of the site in order to avoid claims from neighbors. If a conflict has arisen, try to resolve it amicably. Discuss the height of the fence with your neighbors. If there is a common border, it will be wiser and more economical to build a fence for two. Check out the rules for building fences:

The fence should combine such features as: strength, durability, as well as a beautiful appearance.

The fence should combine such features as: strength, durability, as well as a beautiful appearance.

  1. The material must have an attractive appearance and resistance to wind loads.
  2. The fence should not obscure adjacent areas. A solid fence is allowed to be installed exclusively from the side of the carriageway..
  3. The height of the fence separating your site and the neighboring one should not be more than 1.5 m.
  4. The height of the fence along the highway is up to 1 m.Everything higher will have to be coordinated.

You can plant shrubs one meter from the fence, two trees of medium height, tall species – four meters.

A wooden fence must be treated with fire-fighting compounds. Forged fencing is an expensive pleasure, because it is a real work of art.

By creating a fence, the owner mentally projects the foundations of the impression that his guests will have.

By creating a fence, the owner mentally projects the foundations of the impression that his guests will have.

To make the fence complete, street lighting is installed on it. It will create a unique atmosphere. Luminaires are mounted vertically on poles. If you plan to install lanterns, take care of this during the construction of the fence: lay a hidden conduit for electrical wiring. If the issue with the lanterns is resolved later, then you should equip a trench along the fence and lay the wires in a plastic pipe. The wiring should not pass under the foundation of the fence, to eliminate possible damage to it.

The face of the whole mansion

The appearance of the house and the fence can tell a lot about its owner: what is the social status of a person, is he open or closed in communication, what styles he prefers. Each fence has advantages and disadvantages, before you put the fence, study all the nuances and then your house will become not only a fortress for you, but also a way of self-expression. Remember that the fence is your calling card. If he is careless, then the owner does not pay enough attention to the appearance of the yard. Neat, albeit inexpensive – speaks of a good owner of the yard and home.

The fence of your site will surely become the most aesthetic and stylish decoration of the whole street. Choose your style!

The fence of your site will surely become the most aesthetic and stylish decoration of the whole street. Choose your style!