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water pool wallpaper. The Neptune Pool is the name of the outdoor swimming pool ensemble at Hearst Castle, in San Simeon, California. water pool live wallpaper. Featuring the significant swimming pool, it also includes: fountains, ornamental pools, sculptures, marble pavilions, alabaster lanterns, dressing rooms, and an ancient temple facade. The Neptune Terrace, including its huge pool shell, are raised up behind massive retaining walls on the Hearst Castle ridge-line in the Santa Lucia Mountains. water pool wallpaper. It is to the north and lower than the main Casa Grande and the guest house terrace, with vistas of the ranch, Point San Simeon coastline, and Pacific Ocean.
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water pool wallpapers. In 2014, the pool was drained due to severe drought conditions in Southern California. water pool wallpaper. The pool had been leaking and evaporating 5,000 gallons of water per day. Designed by architect Julia Morgan, the Neptune Pool with terrace elements was started in 1924. The Neptune Pool was built and rebuilt three times, each version a larger size. After the 1926 and 1934 redesigns and re-buildings, it was finally deemed completed by William Randolph Hearst in 1936.
hearst castle wallpaper. The swimming pool is surrounded by Ancient Roman Revival and Greek Revival style pavilions and colonnades. water pool wallpaper. The pool’s main axis centerpiece and north terminus is the façade of an actual Ancient Roman temple that William Randolph Hearst had purchased in Europe and imported to San Simeon. water pool wallpaper. It is symmetrically framed by the colonnaded pavilions as the secondary axis’ west and east terminus elements. we also have other ancient architecture image ready as lwp for you.
Imagine taking a dip in one of Hearst Castle’s ornate pools on a warm summer evening. The historic swimming pools at the famously opulent private residence built by newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst will open for pool parties on selected evenings — with a $1,250-per-person ticket price. The pools have been among the most photographed parts of the 165-room mansion designed by architect Julia Morgan between 1919 and 1947. The Neptune Pool, famous for its sweeping colonnades and Italian relief sculptures, will be open 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 6, Aug. 3 and 24, and Sept. 21. It’s 104 feet long, and more than 3 feet at the shallow end and 10 feet at the deep end. It was drained in 2014 to fix cracks and refilled in 2018 in a project that cost $10 million.
If you’ve ever dreamed of swimming in the luxurious pool once appreciated by the likes of Joan Crawford, Howard Hughes, and Charlie Chaplin – this is your chance. Following the Grand Reopening of the nearly 90-year-old Julia Morgan-designed pool last October, now, members of The Foundation at Hearst Castle are invited for a coveted swim in the Neptune Pool! Only a few fundraising swim experiences are scheduled for 2019, with no more than 40 guests at each. Constructed in three versions between 1924 and 1936, the Neptune Pool at Hearst Castle is 104 feet long, 58 feet wide, and 95 feet wide at the alcove. It is 3.5 feet deep at the west end, 10 feet at the drains, and holds 345,000 gallons of water.
Other notable aspects of the Neptune Pool include: the (defunct) oil-burning heating system; the Vermont marble that lines the basin, gutters, and alcove; and gigantic marble Art Deco sculptural groups of Venus, cupids, and mermaids frolicking in the water. Begin your experience with a scenic ride up the iconic road leading to the Enchanted Hill. Then, head to historic changing rooms located off the Neptune Terrace to prepare to swim in the newly-refurbished Neptune Pool. Stroll spectacular surrounding terraces, take in the view and music, and relish a fabulous selection of fancy foods, as well as the Central Coast’s finest wines and craft beers. To conclude the evening, guests will be escorted down the hill with memories of a lifetime. Also, guests may opt for a 40 minute viewing of the digitally-remastered film, Hearst Castle Building the Dream, in Hearst Castle’s five-story IMAX theatre before heading up to the pool.
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