Dedicated to the preservation of Long Island's 'gold coast' estates and other things old.
Read the brochure- it describes the delights of the property as "Rolling grounds. Manure planting.... Doesn't sound very appealing, does it? I wonder what they meant.
Back when they were making up the names for these places, didn't they ever feel some obligation to be interesting, or charming, or clever in some non-silly way?Maybe the men's clubs should have had a rule -- "You won't be considered if you've called your country house something stupid."(If I am stricken with a bout of unexpected energy, I'll go through the list for admirable exceptions to the rule. Or Zach could propose his own favorites and run a poll.)
I like the sound of it. Now I just need to figure out how to put up a poll on here.
Ancient -Eagerly awaiting your list!
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