…the one with all the Spring.
I had never been here when the flowers were in bloom, it really is a lovely place. Even though the house was built in the 20th Century to replace the original one that burned, it makes me think of the late 18th Century and all that makes me love Austen.
The above view shows where the festival was formerly held. I was *very* disappointed to find out that we weren’t located near the house this year. Below is the ‘Long View’ which is to the Left of the house:
The view from the front, looking out across the Hudson River:
One of the two lions keeping watch at the front door:
The last member of the family to live in the house was a gardener and worked hard to make all the gardens what they are today. A few of my favorite flowering trees:
There you have it! The grounds at Clermont. Have a great weekend!