GARDEN AND ORCHARD
Coastal Estate Property
Our House is an arc-shaped building with the long side facing South and
the short, inside of the arc facing North. The Kitchen is in the East and the Master Suite is in the West. Immediately
surrounding the house are gardens to provide color, fragrance and cut
flowers year-round. The gardens also provide food for a variety
of natural creatures, birds and insects.
The front garden,
that is accessed through a gate in one of the redwood gazebos, features
a contemporary fountain in which humming birds bathe and drink.
Various flowering vines, including honeysuckle, jasmine and wisteria grow
on the gazebos and over the fence to enclose the dooryard garden,
adding to the privacy and elegance of the Front Entry. A pair of
Japanese Maple trees, mature Camellia bushes (both fall and spring
flowering), Japanese pieris and a variety of ferns thrive on this shady
north side of the house.
A paved sidewalk leads from the twin columns on Front Entry porch, past flowering plum trees, rosemary, and pittosporum either to the Studio/Workshop Building or to the
driveway. Meandering between the Main House and the Studio/Shop Building, along the Gravel Garden Loop, is a perennial garden
that includes penstemon,
achillea, bearded iris, daylilies and Japanese anemone. On the
other side of the Loop is one of several rose gardens.
the Gravel Garden Loop, the mature French lilac bushes announce the entrance to
the orchard area. Here Asian pear trees join several fig
varieties to provide fruit. Along with the fruit trees are
flowering crab apple trees. Wild huckleberry bushes have been
preserved in their original locations in the orchard. The orchard
area is also the home to a raised bed where vegetables can be grown and
harvested in season. Artichokes and asparagus are grown as
Proceeding around to the South side of the house, rosemary
and lavender bushes edge a Mediterranean garden. Through the
Mediterranean garden, a stone path leads to a small sitting area that
is surrounded by rose bushes, sage, heathers and heaths.
Ornamental grasses and decorative rocks join the perennials
Santa Rosa Beauty plum trees edge a small lawn which is the perfect size for sitting in
the sun with a good friend. Beyond the lawn is a large perennial
flower/herb garden that borders the Patio and Deck and supplies cut
flowers for the house and herbs for culinary enterprises. Two
Meyer lemon trees provide lemons almost year-round.
in the middle of the driveway, has native rhododendron and huckleberry
bushes as well as water-wise native and ornamental grasses, cistus and
Gardens are living beings and are
subject to change as are all living things.
Further Information and Photos:
HOUSE & FLOOR PLANS
WHY THIS PROPERTY?
DETAILS AT A GLANCE
CUSTOM DESIGNED AND BUILT
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