Mediterranean Fantasy

At the top of these stairs is a tiny Carex meadow leading to a garden room resembling an ancient ruin-
an idyll where lovers met in secret? The 'floor' inside the crumbling stone walls is an Italian mosaic tile floor with plants growing through the cracks.
The 'ceiling' is formed by the canopies of 4 statuesque olive trees.
A fountain, once the laundry trough on a French estate, cools the body and erases mundane thoughts with its gentle trickle.
Stone urns announce the entrance; at night they are gas-lit to set the mood for the ultimate romantic midnight picnic.
Photographs by Mayita Dinos

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marcus_wilson6533
Marcus Wilson added this to Back Of Property27 Mar 2019

Would be really cool to have natural gas to light up a path/serve as mosquito repellant

albanhastings
alba added this to Karabil St Inspire20 Feb 2019

I love the feel of this place, rough around the edges, slightly dishevelled and appealing. A secret garde?

danaveach1
Dana Veach added this to Architectural Features and Touches of Antiquity...1 Feb 2019

A garden "ruin..." to "happen" upon...

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