Planetrees Estate

Stanley , VIC, 3747

Planetrees Estate

10kms to Beechworth NE VIC a derelict timber mill site has been transformed into this impressive 5 acre Euro-style garden by its architect/owner. It features several terraces framed by large perennial beds, garden rooms filled with colour and many rare plants, 300+ deciduous trees, rolling lawns, giant hedges, olive groves, orchard, kitchen garden, a 16m natural swimming pool surrounded by waterlilies, bocce court and giant chess board, two unique houses with rustic shed

Open Garden Dates/Times

Last open November 2019 Check later for future dates

Entry Fee: $10

Open garden day rates:
Adult $10
Pensioner $4.99
Children under 18 free.

At other times the garden is open by appointment only.

Warning: Water in the garden, Uneven surfaces, Trip hazards

Location & Contact Info

  • Stanley , VIC, 3747

Note: Drive to Stanley, 150m past first 60km speed sign, the gate is signposted on the left Planetrees. Drive on to the next junction Pioneer Road, turn left, park and walk 5mins back to the property.

Local Climate Zone: 8-9 - Cool Temperate to Alpine

Summer avg. Max: 26°C Winter avg. Min: 2°C
Avg Frost Days:78
Annual Rainfall avg: 1099mm. Summer avg. 168mm.
No. of rainy days: 54 Winter avg. 385mm.

Garden Guide

Planetrees Estate is the vision of a passionate owner, architect and garden designer who took ownership of the property in 2008.
Genevieve's family have lived in this region for more than 6 generations since the days of the 1850's Gold Rush when her ...

Welcome to Planetrees

It gives me great pleasure to share with our guests the joys of nature and the special magic and the abundance that is Planetrees and North-East Victoria.
- Genevieve

The Gardens

Inspired by the European gardens of Genevieve's travels, the garden comprises a series terraces and 'rooms' defined by bold hedges. The beds showcase many rare and exotic plants presented in dense perennial borders arranged to celebrate colour, texture and scent in every season. The garden is visited by many garden groups and has been open to the public from time to time but this is our final opening.

Luxury Accomodation

Reconnect your spirit in pristine nature with the finest of country hospitality.
Planetrees Estate is a rare find for those seeking a truly special break away. Beautifully appointed luxury accommodation set within a magnificent, two- hectare European-style garden in the heart of picturesque Stanley, Victoria and only a short drive to the historic township of Beechworth and Victoria's coveted North East wine and gourmet food region.  More Info »

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