Shade structures add elegance to outside spaces. Past the sitting area and across the pond will be the table and shed. The pond (hopefully a kind of river) will be heading downstream (to the left in the photo) etc.
Image The details of Karamon gate in Encho-ji, Kamakura, Japan. Karamon are often used at the entrances of Japanese castles, Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines, and have historically been a symbol of authority.
style court post: Conservatory at Huntington Castle. Photography by James Fennell from The Irish Country House. So this conservatory is on a castle, no reason why I can't do something similar on a three bed semi!