Situated at the convergence of three residential streets, this Italian style residence is veiled behind a green screen with spectacular glimpses into 1.8 acres of gardens reminiscent of Renaissance Italy. As the original designers of the clients’ gardens, we were asked to assist with the seamless addition of a 1-acre site that was purchased to the east. The incorporation of this additional land required the removal of an existing home and pool, relocation of a city sewer main, and extensive drainage modifications. As part of a design team including the architects, interior designer, and the clients, we were pivotal in all decisions. Most of the new site was dedicated to the concept of creating a home within a garden, both elements being of equal importance. True to the Italian Renaissance style, this sloping terrain was terraced and garden spaces were created to balance the large home’s additions. Garden architecture, fountains, patterned limestone paving, mature plantings, and antique garden ornaments were orchestrated to create an authentic and stunning setting true to the architectural style of this magnificent home.