United States of America, Massachusetts, Bristol County, Westport
Kingsview (Cohasset, Massachusetts)
Located on two acres in Cohasset, MA, Kingsview is a uniquely beautiful and historic garden, painstakingly documented and renovated to be made functional with views of the Atlantic Ocean and Little Harbor, MA. The house, built in 1891, has a long history, but the present gardens were established in 1999. The hardscaping was redesigned to include: new garden walls, walkways and entry gates, pool and patio levels. New landscaping was added and included: a hosta courtyard, hedges, rose garden, grape arbor, tree and shrub border edging the lawn, Koi pond with fountain, black pine and ferns. A conservatory was added in 2000.
Persons associated with the garden include: Preston Clark (former owner, 1891-1946), Gen and Frederick Good (former owner, 1946-1975), Edward and Sylvia McCormack (former owner, 1975-1991), Michael and Victoria Kennedy (former owner, 1991-1999), Martell Designer Craftsman, hardscaping (1991-1993), James Torrey, rosarian (1991-present), Alden Torrey, gardener (1991-present), Frank Jason, gardener (1893).