Can't you see me waiting for you by the columns as you drive up in your Rolls Royce? Gosh, I love this place and can see myself holed up with my books and gin not letting a soul in other than the rare occasion, like today where I've invited everyone at once. I think a faux-Eastern Seaboard-Bette Davis accent will be necessary as well. Unfortunately this is already taken by Sybaritic, where I found this lovely Greek Revival in Alabama, but something just like it will suit me fine. As long as there is uncontrollable ivy nearby, 12 bedrooms, a fully-stocked bar and library and fireplaces in every room.
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Gaineswood is open to the public. Someday I hope to visit.
I will wear white and carry a big bouquet of lilies for you when I visit. But I drive a Bentley.
I'd prefer a Bentley.
Marvelous photo. It looks rather like a set for a production of 'The Cherry Orchard' as staged by Tennessee Williams
Devoted Classicist-I concur! I'd love to take a long road trip down south, enjoying mint juleps, Antebellum mansions and Spanish moss..
Pamela- Maybe you and DED can carpool then? And how did you know white lilies are my favorite flower?
DED- Isn't it great? There's actually a picture of it 20 year later, all fixed up with the ivy taken down...no where near as beautiful.
I just realized I haven't been following your blog... I've corrected this mistake. Everything is fantastic over here!
I agree. A Bentley is a better luxury car than RR, in my opinion, hehe. But I don't want to drive one because it's a car that only a chauffeur should drive, LOL.
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