Each townhome is designed and positioned for maximum connection to the Central Garden, each unit with a direct view of the water features. Fruits, vegetables and herbs are woven throughout the ornamental plants in the Garden to provide the freshest of food -- nurturing body and spirit.
The sights, sounds and scents of this 500' x 120' garden provide a feeling of serenity and peace -- a lovely centerpiece to the life of Bella Terra's residents.
Contained within the Central Garden is a Contemplative Grotto, offering complete privacy for reflection, meditation or quiet conversation. Surrounded on three sides by rock walls and earth, with a columnar basalt wall shielding the entrance, the Grotto is out of the view of residents on their patios or walking on the paths along the Central Garden. A specially designed metal roof that compliments the townhome roofing covers the majority of the Grotto, providing protection from the weather and a powerful visual addition to the garden.
Water flows from the Grotto’s back wall, then drops into a lower basin and to ground-level where it creates a stream into the garden’s ponds. Benches and low-level lighting enable residents to enjoy the Grotto after dark while still maintaining the peaceful setting.
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