EASY ACCESS FROM HOUSE TO GARDEN
Every side of this large, one-level home has doors leading to courtyards.
“When we moved in I went out to buy doormats – I needed eight!” recalls Jane. The benefit, of course, is the choice of areas this creates in which to spend time outdoors, whether it’s with the family for a meal or a quiet coffee alone. In spring, Jane particularly likes the area around the pond and fountain, when the crab apple tree is covered in beautiful pink blossom.
A dense evergreen hedge hides both the pool fence and a public lane next to it.
She sells seashells Jane found the pretty white windchimes in a Balinese shop. Viburnam
Peaceful nook There are many sweet sitting spots outside the house. Fig
Azalea Burn, baby
The homemade firepit is built from leftover pavers.
Crab apple Soothing sounds Trickling water helps to mask noise from passing trains.
Grand entrance The covered patio overlooks the front garden and pool.