Love your home, but always thought the front yard was pretty dull. We basically have all grass in the front yard, and a little planter area right next to the walkway. It has always had a pine tree and some scraggly bushes.
A braai, or a stone barbeque, became a popular feature in residences in the 1950s. Many people used to sport built-in braais in their homes right before the mass-produced barbecues and charcoal grills became popular.