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
|Last open November 2019||Check later for future dates|
Open garden day rates:
Children under 18 free.
At other times the garden is open by appointment only.
|Warning: Water in the garden, Uneven surfaces, Trip hazards|
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.
|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.|
Distances are approximate. When planning your trip please check open times etc by following links to National Public Toilet Map.
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 ...
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.
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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