Put an outdoor kitchen where that brick wall is with a fireplace and have a gate into the larger part of the back yard. Pergola connected to house and fence, over dining area in courtyard. fantastic design for narrow patio - James Farmer
structure: I like the cube look, but Aron worries about it not being united with house rooflines. Chunky black timber pergola and lime washed deck. Pinned to Garden Design - Pergolas by Darin Bradbury.