new york, New York
September 19, 2001
Outside, you'll find 33 acres of landscaped grounds. Mrs. Van Winkle was quite the garden aficiando, it seems. The sprawling lawn faces Narragansett Bay, and is edged with a mind-boggling variety of trees and shrubs from near and far. Don't miss the bamboo garden--walk through and hear the leaves tinkling above you.
From journal Newport's laid-back neighbor