35 Prospect Hill Road, Camberwell
Saturday 24 September, 2016 to
Sunday 25 September, 2016
10.00am - 4.00pm
Entry price $10 (children U18 free)
Behind the Lilly Pilly hedge surrounding 0.4 hectare of beautifully manicured gardens lies Fairholme, an exquisite two-storey Georgian manor house built in 1873.
This is an elegant garden where azalea edged paths and lawns wind around the house, flanked by deep beds of large rhododendrons, camellia and maples. In springtime, roses create a riot of colour.
The many significant heritage trees are a feature and include an enormous Redwood, a Ginkgo, an Indian Bean tree and a Persimmon tree which is so large it needs to be seen to be believed.
One of the most beautiful features of the garden is the original hothouse located at the rear of the house. Recently restored to its former glory by a heritage architect, the hot house is now used as an artist's studio.
Renowned landscape oil painter Peter Smales will be exhibiting paintings at the opening.
Proceeds will be donated to Interchange Inner East and Focus. Both of these organisations provide ongoing support to people with an intellectual disability and their families.
Garden notes are written by the garden owners to describe their garden.
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