Afton Villa Garden

Afton Villa Garden

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Although the bell-front gothic palace was destroyed by fire in 1963, the garden of Afton Villa is the most famous and beautiful garden in the state. Since 1972 Genevieve and Morell Trimble have been working on the restoration of the site. Today, there are more than 20 acres of formal gardens and playgrounds, including the famous ruined garden, formal flower garden, valley of daffodils, and the historic family cemetery.

The story of Afton Villa is the story of those who have owned and loved Afton Villa for more than half a century. Everyone has contributed to their beauty and left behind things like vision, hope, etc. , Sadness, joy, tragedy, etc. The fusion of joy and pain is there. Visitors enter the gate and line up for half a mile on the winding drive. This makes Afton Villa a mysterious and fascinating beauty, first look down from the bell tower. inside. Even though the villa itself was destroyed by fire in 1963, leaving only the garden, it can still maintain this quality.