renovated 19th french stone house ... perfection ... the simplicity. the colors. the hydrangeas.....I wish I could buy

Village House for sale in Lherm, France : Beautifully renovated century stone live in France just once for a moment in time be a little different from Lawton

A voluptuous wisteria (Wisteria sinensis) winds its way around the verandah of Coombe Cottage.

A voluptuous wisteria or Chinese Wisteria (Wisteria sinensis) fast growing, fragrant, dense vine forms slightly weeping, blooms late May, drought resistance.

Hidcote Manor

Hidcote Garden Manor, Cotswolds, England - made "room by room" by an American ex-Pat who'd served in WWI.

1239087aj.jpg (320×480) gravel terrace French style

Standard Laurus nobilis (Bay) trees, Convolvulus cneorum (Morning Glory) and Petunias. Walls covered by a white flowering Trachelospermum jasminoides (Star jamsine).

In pictures: A 200-year-old rectory stylishly restored