Could maybe do something like this on side of house. Tie into drainage from hill?
the beginning of a garden pond!
Japanese interior design - bedroom ceiling lights
Amazing Japanese Interior Design Idea 14
wooden bed with attached end tables
Japanese Chabudai Table - Like!
Awesome Low Japanese Table More
This is meant for outside but I could see it inside in a den/study to double as a guest room
i like this for the right side of the backyard