"The five acre French country garden was developed around a large stone house that sits high on an island in Oswego Lake. The meandering paths connect the garden's major features, including a formal rose garden, stone gazebo, natural ponds and waterfall, formal sculpture pool, stone boathouse, cantilevered stone dock, swimming pool and terrace, parking court and a parterre. The unusual planting, ranging from Cotinus obovatus and Poncius trifoliate to Corylopsis paucifloria and Coptis trifoliata are located in an open Douglas fir and Oregon white oak forested hillside."
Persons and firms associated with the property include: Carl J. Jantzen (former owner, 1929); Harry K. Coffey (former owner, 1948); Carl Halvorson (former owner, 1956); Tommy Tomson (historic preservationist); John Warner (landscape architect, 1987); Craig Kiest (landscape architect, 1987); Thomas Hardy (sculptor); Ertz, Burns and Co. (architects); and Huntington & Kiest (landscape architects).
The folder includes plans, an information worksheet, a slide list, and color photocopies of images of the property.