Line the driveway on Johns side - Syzygium australe 'Aussie Southern' / Lilly Pilly. Could be good for screening the neighbour's garage, behind the jacaranda. Looks like it is quite narrow, or can be kept that way at least.
Check out the new Mumbai Apartment complex The Aquaria Grande, with its Floating Balcony Pools. Designed by Hong Kong architect James Law, the plans for this incredible dream residence actually have swimming pools in the place of balconies.