Ample terracing around the house gives uninterrupted views of the lake and surrounding hillsides. There is a very large roof terrace providing a 360 degree views on which a further room could be constructed, subject to planning approvals.
The established low walled garden areas are planted with various indigenous shrubs and flowering trees,the remainder of the land is planted with mature Eucalyptus, Cork Oaks, Conifers and terraces of Arbutus which is used to produce Madronho the local spirit.
The Plunge Pool, a little oasis, set in a sheltered southerly position surrounded by Papyrus, Cannas, Strelizia and various palms.
Other planting includes Olives, Grape Vines, Pink Grapefruit, Lemon, Tangerine, Orange, figs, Plums, Apple, Almond and Pomegranate.