The Bennett House, a bungalow sited in an undeveloped nine-acre tract at the northern edge of the district, is exemplary of the Bungalow or Craftsman style. It sits on a hill overlooking park-like grounds that correspond to the rural nature of the area outside the original grid until the early twentieth century. The house and the accompanying rustic gazebo were built for an elderly expatriate English couple and the interiors were further developed by a subsequent owner. The central fireplace with inglenook seating, extensive hedged gardens, beamed ceilings, and symmetrical bay windows are more expansive than the usual bungalow and approach more closely to its British Imperial origins than most local houses.



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