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Planetrees Lodge - Planetrees Estate

Natural swimming pool
11 reviews
Natural swimming pool
Luxury Lodge nr Beechworth
Generous living and dining
Private garden
Secluded outdoor dining
Generous king bedrooms
One of two roomy bathrooms
Alternative entries to each level
Modern comforts - kitchen and entry
Bridge entry - welcome to another world!
Spacious kitchen well equipped
Magestic Planetree driveway
Giant games
Lavender and olives
A special host for you and your pets
Distinctive architecture - the main house
Bocci court
Experience the glory of all the seasons
Amazing exhibition garden
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Stanley, Victoria
Planetrees Estate is a rare find for those seeking a truly special break away.
Beautifully appointed, luxury accommodation is set within a magnificent, five-acre European-style garden at the foothills of Victoria’s High Country, just 8kms from the historic Beechworth and central to Victoria’s coveted NE wine and gourmet food region.

Stylish and sensitively conceived it is a realisation of the vision of the passionate architect owner, inspired by her 30 years of international travel.

Choose between a self-catering experience in a unique log-and-earth, eco-Lodge that sleeps up to 8 – 10 or the romantic Artists’ Suite that is perfect for two (up to four), located within a Tuscan-styled villa featuring cathedral ceilings, exposed beams and lavish furnishings.

The garden showcases a 16m natural swimming pool set within a lily-covered l...
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About the Owner, Genevieve Milham
Response Rate: 29 %
Response Time: More than a week
Calendar Updated: 60 days ago
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 11 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
The owner/creator of Planetrees, Genevieve, lives in a house about 100m from the Lodge, in another part of the garden. The size of the Estate and the extent of garden planting provides plenty of protected spaces for all to retreat to enjoy privacy and tranquility.
Your key is left in a key lock box at your accommodation so you can gain access at your convenience after check-in time.
Genevieve or one of the housekeepers will come to greet you when you are settled in, answer questions and offer seasonal fruits and vegetables from the garden when they are available. You are then left to make the most of this special place and the region. You will have a number to ring if your require assistance during your stay.
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Excellent - based on 11 reviews
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Warren M
1 review
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017
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Thank you Genevieve for this amazing place. Wonderful atmosphere, cosy and perfect for two families. Perfect winter getaway with mulled wine in front of the fire. Loved every moment and will be back!

Management response:

It was such a pleasure to meet you all and see you enjoying all that Planetrees has to offer. Such wonderful guests and I look forward to welcome you again soon.


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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017

While searching for extended family accommodation in the King Valley we came across this hidden gem. The Lodge accommodates 10 and the Studio apartment can take four. The Lodge is eco friendly, built of timber logs, recycled timber and packed with mud. Four bedrooms in the Lodge have 3 King beds and one queen bed. The kitchen has all amenities....

Management response:

Thank you Russell. It was such a pleasure to host you and your family for a special weekend. Generous appreciaions such as you have expressed here is just what feeds my passsion for creating and sharing Planetrees! I will look forward seeyou again in the not too distant future. Best wishes. G


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Stanley, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 24 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

What an amazing host, fantastic accommodation, unbelievable garden and truly amazing location. Thank you for hosting us.

Management response:

This review is a copy of Alice Luff's review left on Planetrees Facebook page.


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Playground
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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About the neighbourhood
Beechworth is within a half hour drive to some of Australia's finest wine and gourmet food producing regions including King Valley, Milawa, Beechworth itself, Rutherglen and Chiltern. Beechworth boasts a two hat restaurant, fine pubs, an artisan brewery and many other sophisticated dining experiences. Stanley also has a renowned pub jus t10 minutes walk from Planetrees Lodge. The area is also rich with a network of historic gold towns and well preserved cultural heritage. There is a festival someone near almost every weekend. Music plays a strong role presenting jazz, Celtic, country music and even Opera in the Alps.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Albury is the closest airport - offering Qantas, Virgin and Regional Express flights: 35.0 km
Beechworth/ Stanley is a short (1 hour) flight from Sydney followed by a 40 minute picturesque drive up to the high country and Beechworth/Stanley. Qantas, Virgin and Regional Express fly from Sydney to Albury. Regional Express flies from Melbourne. There are many car hire companies in Albury Airport.
Driving from Melbourne we are 3.5 hours door to door via the Hume Highway, exit Wangaratta. Break the journey at 1.5 hours to visit Fowles Winery for delicious lunch or coffee - just before the Avenel intersection. It is well signposted.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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