Originally built for William L. Stow by John Russell Pope and later purchased by Henry Carnegie Phipps, this is all that is left of what was once a remarkable structure. Seen below is the house and wall in better days, with original landscaping. Pope designed the house like an Italian villa, employing a terraced garden reminiscent of Rome. You would have been able to see the Atlantic Ocean from the rear of the house and the Long Island Sound from the front. Click HERE to see more on Spring Hill.
Time and mother nature have done a job on the garden wall. It is broken, cracked, and falling apart in literally almost every spot. Balusters lay on the ground in pieces, the stairs are barely traversable and if this were left alone much longer would most likely crumble to dust. Luckily some help is on the way and hopefully one day it will be restored to it's former glory.