Mount Mitchell Estate

Lexton, VIC, 3352

Mount Mitchell Estate

Mount Mitchell circa 1838, is located in the Pyrenees region of Victoria. It's beautiful gardens and significant homestead and out buildings, provide a magnificent setting. The 10 acres of formal gardens are divided by established hedging, expanses of lawn, avenues of trees, formal parterre rose garden, a picturesque lake, kitchen gardens and an orchard that will impress visitors. The current owner, would be pleased to offer historic tours of the grounds and arrange catering for tour groups.

Regular Opening Times

Watch for special events.
Otherwise open by appointment for groups.
Please contact Kate 0400899075

Entry Fee: $15

Mount Mitchell Picnic Day

Garden also opens by appointment for groups at other times.

Location & Contact Info

  • MOUNT MITCHELL 3056 Sunraysia Highway
  • Lexton, VIC, 3352

Note: Car/bus parking - signage on site

Local Climate Zone: 9 - Cool Temperate

Summer avg. Max: 25°C Winter avg. Min: 3°C
Avg Frost Days:37
Annual Rainfall avg: 687mm. Summer avg. 125mm.
No. of rainy days: 44 Winter avg. 201mm.

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Garden Guide

MOUNT MITCHELL (EST 1838) IS ONE OF THE FINEST HERITAGE PROPERTIES OF VICTORIA. AN HISTORIC COUNTRY ESTATE OF NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE The National Trust listed 1861 bluestone homestead is surrounded by 10 acres of extensive parkland spaces, significant ...

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National Trust listed Stables

The stables were built in 1861. They have been constructed with blue stone which was quarried on site.  More Info »

Mt Mitchell Cottage

Enjoy the Victorian Pyrenees Mountain views and Australian farm life while staying at the Mt Mitchell Cottage. This beautifully restored blue stone cottage provides exceptional accommodation in the district.
The Cottage is ideally positioned between the historical city of Ballarat (30 minutes) and the magical Pyrenees wine district. Located only 90 minutes from Melbourne, suggests a perfect weekend country retreat.
Immerse yourself in the significant heritage property of Mt Mitchell. Explore the 10 acres of beautiful and productive gardens; walk through the paddocks to explore the property's lake and winding creeks and engage in some of the farming activities.
Mt Mitchell Cottage is ideal for couples desiring a romantic getaway or a family keen to experience country life. Guests can request complete privacy or be included in busy farm action. Collect your own eggs, catch a yabby, harvest some fresh vegetables from the impressive kitchen garden and pick fruit off the trees in the orchard.
Base yourself at Mt Mitchell while touring the regional sites.
Enjoy a tour of the grounds with current owner.  More Info »

Mount Mitchell Weddings

Spectacular country weddings. Mount Mitchell becomes your blank canvas!  More Info »

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