cozy couch complete with bar is the ideal spot for cocktails by
When the warm
weather finally arrives, Dana and Tom Schreibel don’t waste a minute
of it. From their home on Lake Keesus they have views of Marshall Bay
and two outdoor living spaces from which to enjoy it. "We
entertain quite a bit. We actually hosted a wedding two years
ago," Dana Schreibel says.
The couple added
a 20-foot-by-30-foot patio with an outdoor kitchen, fire pit, hot tub,
dining table and cozy seating area after they remodeled their home in
2004. The custom-built L-shaped counter surrounding the grill includes
an alcove to store wood for the fire pit. The stonework was done by
Richard Kempen Construction.
added the pergola onto the lower deck last year, along with the bar
and outdoor sectional sofa. Kempen added a fieldstone retaining wall
next to the deck, along with a slate tile walkway between the deck and
stairs leading to the upper level.
entertain we’ll have appetizers down below and dinner up
above," Dana Schreibel says. "We tell friends who live on
the lake to stop by and have a drink if they see us sitting out
Schreibels can either sit by the fire or enjoy a meal on the
upper deck at their Lake Keesus home.