Rod Stewart does not disappoint--even his driveway befits a rock star. Actually, it's a gated road, and it sprawls uphill toward a chateau-like Beverly Hills manse, its considerable expanse lined with classical statuary, burbling fountains, artfully manicured foliage and impossibly blooming flowers. It's the landscape-architecture equivalent of Stewart's trademark spiky 'do--carefully maintained, not one leaf out of place.

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