The house is on the large side even if two thirds is given over to the vegetable patch, it is still regarded as a villa. The earthquake of 62 d.c damaged many buildings at that time, the rich owner decided to rent out a portion of his property.
On the front of the house, there was a sign indicating apartments and shops for rent. The rental terms were for 5 years.
He, the owner also put to good use his private bathrooms in a swimming pool a good alternative to the public spas.
The part that remained to the owner that is, of particular interest with its paintings and sculptures are now housed at the Museum of Naples.
The garden is particular to the norm, in as much the columns are square in comparison to the usual round
ones and are covered in marble, which was a true luxury. There was also a canal completing the garden .
Julia Felix - The Matron | The voices of Pompeii