The Horticulturist and journal of rural art and rural taste . tfrom the line of the lot, and in front of this line there are allowed fifteen more feet to theroad, in the centre of which strip is the foot-path, with turfed sides. A forest of 160 acresskirts the river, forming one of the most beautiful of natural parks, with a drive of severalmiles among trees of great beauty. Among the architectural features of the property arethe Water Tower, built over the Artesian well, which is here sunk 738 feet, and affordsa flow of several hundred thousand gallons daily. A Refectory has also been erected

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The Horticulturist and journal of rural art and rural taste . tfrom the line of the lot, and in front of this line there are allowed fifteen more feet to theroad, in the centre of which strip is the foot-path, with turfed sides. A forest of 160 acresskirts the river, forming one of the most beautiful of natural parks, with a drive of severalmiles among trees of great beauty. Among the architectural features of the property arethe Water Tower, built over the Artesian well, which is here sunk 738 feet, and affordsa flow of several hundred thousand gallons daily. A Refectory has also been erected
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The Horticulturist and journal of rural art and rural taste . tfrom the line of the lot, and in front of this line there are allowed fifteen more feet to theroad, in the centre of which strip is the foot-path, with turfed sides. A forest of 160 acresskirts the river, forming one of the most beautiful of natural parks, with a drive of severalmiles among trees of great beauty. Among the architectural features of the property arethe Water Tower, built over the Artesian well, which is here sunk 738 feet, and affordsa flow of several hundred thousand gallons daily. A Refectory has also been erected over-looking the banks of the river at one of its most inviting spots. A Gothic church has beenerected of excellent architectural character. Its walls are constructed of uncoursed limestonemasonry of a soft and exceedingly agreeable tint, contrasting freely with the rich color of itsslate roofs. Large elms standing at either corner, throw a Gothic arch of green over itsbuttressed gable, in the centre of which are placed the windows of richly stained glass.. The interior is no less beautiful than the exterior. The ceiling, curved by massivetrusses, rises with a Gothic arch to a height of forty-five feet above the floor; while thelight, softened by the stained windows, fills the interior with that soft glow so seldom foundin modern churches. The interior is about thirty by sixty, and will seat comfortably aboutthree hundred people. A large area, dotted with fine trees, beautifully laid out, surrounds the church, and per-fectly completes one of the prettiest pictures of a suburban church to be found in the West. We have spoken of it more in detail than is usual of company operations, because itappears to be the most successful enterprize of this character ever started in this country,and contains some elements of success and judicious arrangement worthy the notice ofothers. With present prospects it seems to combine the long desired object of a home in thecountry with city comfor

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