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Posted: Friday, June 27, 2008 10:00 pm

Between the sandy banks of the Mokelumne River and a quiet paved way lined with blossoming oleander bushes, there is a French country home that is more of a fairytale chateau than Acampo norm. The narrow, deceptive driveway leads to a wide-open lawn, bright green and meticulously manicured. A gallery resembling a small cottage sits at the edge of Lodi winegrapes, surrounded by clipped hedges and purple and green trees.

Inside the main house, a three-tier fountain echoes gently through the window-lined room. The walls are dark wood, and in some places, carved or enhanced with wrought iron or orange brick. Shelves and decorative columns display handcarved statues made of bronze and terra cotta.

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1 comment:

  • posted at 3:30 pm on Sun, Jun 29, 2008.

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    We have another legend here too. Tony DeZuniga lives locally and is the creator of the Hulk and Spiderman. He is amazing also.Mel and Tony you are both amazing and my heros. We are so lucky to have two local legends.Thank you both for being so creative and for feeding my fantasies.

     
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