A LOTTA work! Tar and chip driveway. This has an upscale look with the cobblestone edging. The raised curbing will work great. And although I like the look of the triple border, I would imagine this will take some upkeep.
Stairway fountain ~ incorporated into the stairs and path of a paved walkway creating an element of surprise . A boulder anchors one end of the stream & a basin captures the water, recycling it back to the rock.