"Wolruh is an estate
not only large enough to be exclusive, but extensive enough to be
adaptable to the treatment
calculated to produce what is most pleasing and effective in landscape
house... it suggests a refinement of luxury. There is nothing pretentious about it.
It is not plain like the much older country houses, nor is it ornate like
many of the very new ones, yet it is sufficiently attractive of design to be
noticeable and distinct and there is no question that the clinging
and the seasoning touch which a quarter of a century of exposure has given to the
stone walls, aid largely in giving expression to the dignified
character of the house."
"These verandas are wide,
with high roofs, and at a considerable elevation from the ground, commanding an extended view
of the beautiful surrounding country, and from them wide and high
give entrance into the house.
A very fair idea of the size of the house is conveyed by the statement
that it contains seventeen rooms,
including the five bathrooms, but even this would not convey the idea accurately
without the further statement that all of these rooms are very
It is really modern in all
of its provisions for comfort...it is heated by steam, lighted by electricity and gas and
supplied with artesian water for all purposes, including its use at the
lodges and at the garage, which adds the finishing touch of modern color."