Backyards can be hard to come by in the D.C. area and sometimes just the presence of a little green space is enough to claim success. Still, not all backyards are created equal and some folks in the D.C. metro area have gone over the top landscaping and decorating it. We've rounded up the sixteen coolest and most insane backyards and while there are no shortage of interesting swimming pools, there's also impressive landscaping, animal habitats and the best treehouse a kid could ask for. Also, yes, there are eighteen photos in the gallery below. There were three places with more than one eye-popping outdoor amenity.
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