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Creative Sitting Wall Ideas

Creative Sitting Wall Ideas

Sitting walls define spaces, and there are many ways to create them!

A sitting wall is a long, low wall often constructed from natural stone or brick perfect for sitting outdoors. Its dimensions allow it to be both a perfect gathering spot and a space definer. With a little maintenance, sitting walls make for excellent built-in furniture for your outdoor living spaces. See below some of the best creative sitting wall ideas out there!

Setting Your Criteria

Sitting walls are typically 18-21” tall with a 3” cap and 12-20” deep. They can also be around 8’ long, depending on the design and size of your outdoor living space. Sitting walls can serve multiple purposes, so it is best to talk with a professional landscape designer to come up with an ideal sitting solution. Sitting walls certainly relieve one of having to haul heavy outdoor furniture back and forth from the shed or garage, and they add an integrated beauty to the scene. Michael Bryan Landscapes is happy to help you come up with some creative sitting wall ideas!

Sitting Wall around a Fire Pit

One of the most popular sitting wall ideas is a sitting wall surrounding a fire pit. A permanent sitting wall around a permanent stone fire pit is a great asset to a property; one can enjoy gathering around the fire practically year-round! These sitting walls can be different shapes, including semi-circular, L-shaped, and U-shaped.

Sitting Wall in Landscaping

Sitting walls don’t have to be located on the patio. One can also create an area to relax in the middle of nature, in the midst of your manicured or natural garden. Like with other types of sitting walls, this kind can take on many different configurations to suit the contour of the garden. 

Border for Patio or Walkway

Sitting walls are a place to stop and take a moment to rest in the middle of the day, or a place for multiple people to spend time together. Sitting walls can also border a patio or a walkway in however short or long a length one prefers, creating nooks or spaces for small or large groups to relax.

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When you work with Michael Bryan Landscapes, you are bringing your landscaping vision to life with a team of experts who are committed to the quality of their work on your home. Whether you want to design a landscape for your outdoor space, build a deck, or install a stone patio, our team of experts is ready to help you make it happen. Since 2009, we have served Maryland and Northern Virginia with a variety of landscaping, hardscaping, design, and installation services that not only keep your outdoor space looking great but working as efficiently as possible to meet the needs of your family throughout the year. If you are ready to get started with your landscaping project or service today, call us at 443-203-1951 or email us at Be sure to check us out on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest for updates and weekly landscaping tips!

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