blue·stone | \ˈblü-ˌstōn \

Definition of bluestone 

: a building stone of bluish-gray color

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As for outdoor space, a brick and bluestone patio with a lion head fountain creates a private oasis. Lauren Ro, Curbed, "This Savannah mansion comes with multiple apartments, wants $1.6M," 19 June 2018 Out back, a bluestone patio with a dining area connects to the grassy grounds, which hold a fire pit and swimming pool. Jack Flemming,, "Baltimore Oriole Adam Jones seeks $2.7 million for Maryland mansion," 12 July 2018 Outside on the property are a bluestone patio and grill, an outdoor fireplace, a waterfall, a koi pond and a heated three-car garage with a one-bedroom coach house above it. Bob Goldsborough,, "TreeHouse Foods CEO paid $2.3 million for Hinsdale mansion," 19 June 2018 The site plan, by landscape architect Kristen Reimann, includes natural-cleft bluestone patios and a saltwater pool. Marni Elyse Katz,, "After renting for years on Martha’s Vineyard, building a getaway all their own," 15 June 2018 Outside, the 13-plus-acre grounds boast multiple outdoor living opportunities, including a multi-level deck, bluestone terraces, formal gardens, a pond, and pool. Lauren Ro, Curbed, "Live in a Tuscany-inspired villa for $1.4M," 5 June 2018 The exterior is enhanced by bluestone pavers and manicured grounds. Karen A. Avitabile,, "Property of the Week: 7 Clermont Park, Farmington," 21 Dec. 2017 The eat-in kitchen has new granite counters, and sliders open to a new composite deck and bluestone patio. Jon Gorey,, "For sale: Homes with water features in Hopkinton and Boxford," 25 May 2018 The property also features a bluestone patio with a grill. Bob Goldsborough,, "Former Chicago broadcasters Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano list Wilmette home for $1.79 million," 22 Mar. 2018

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1709, in the meaning defined above

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