Villa Ravnore

Summer Retreat

To travel to the villa, travel to the Linchal Grand Manor owned by @Beltane3

The Ravnore Villa is the height of Nibenese luxury. Located near the city of Kvatch and within easy riding distance of Carcosa, it was purchased to serve as a retreat for the Ravnore family, though it has been opened to the entirety of the house for use.

The entirety of the villa is lightly forested, with large trees providing ample shade. The large reflective pool in the center is guarded by a warded gargoyle while soft enchanted blue lighting flickers underwater. Along both sides of the pool are elegant lounges, towels, and small floating tables to provide refreshment to those who decide to take a dip.

An out of the way temple to Arkay, Julianos, and Stendarr rests to one side of the grounds, lit by soft ambient blue lighting. Perhaps surprisingly, there is a pen containing two miniature horses on the villa grounds. The exotic animals serve no practical purpose but the lady of the house won’t hear a word against them.

The outside of the manor is carefully maintained, with lush ivy having been allowed to grow in a decorative pattern. The main hall is liberally decorated with paintings and potted plants, a large wood and marble table of obvious expense serving as the room’s centerpiece. Towering bookcases have been carved directly into the stone and are filled with some of Lord Ravnore’s favored tomes.

To the right of the main hall is a cozy room equipped for all manner of study in the arcane arts. There are small enchanting and alchemy tables as well as an extensive variety of books, scrolls, and magical reagents readily available.

Opposite from the magical study room is an elaborate indoor garden. Some of the plants are purely ornamental but most of them are used in alchemy. The fire is useful for drying sprigs of freshly snipped herbs though the room is also a favored one for study or reflection.

The well-stocked kitchen is nearby, in convenient distance of the table to enable the small staff kept on hand to deliver food and drinks with ease. Upstairs is a large, sprawling room which serves as both the Magister’s study and a common area for the house to socialize in.

Gideon’s desk contains all he needs to conduct business in his retreat away from Carcosa, and the study itself is littered with both magical objects and interesting trinkets he has acquired over his long life. The lord and lady’s master bedroom suite is equipped with all the comforts of home with a flair of the exotic, with Alik’r-inspired furniture seamlessly blending with the Nibenese architecture. There is even a hidden outdoor bathing area connected to the master bedroom.

Off the study on the top floor is a high terrance. It contains an outdoor dining area is fully equipped for small social gatherings or simply a night of drinking. The bar has a grill for cooking mortal fare as well as a variety of drinks on hand. The grounds also contain a small building, inside which is an elegant library for those seeking seclusion in their studies.