Situated just ten minutes from the quaint riverside village of Tea Gardens and the pristine beaches of Hawks Nest on the north shore of Port Stephens, the gateway to the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia.
Lavender Grove offers a Tranquil Rural Setting. It is
Set amongst 30 acres of lightly-wooded, grazing land is the rambling homestead, built in 1988. Two acres of landscaped gardens feature an extensive orchard, numerous native plantings and a vegetable patch, bursting with fresh produce.
Do we grow Lavender?
Yes we do, but not commercially ...
only as a border to the native garden
which is the first thing you'll see when you arrive.
The Wisteria covered pergola provides welcome shade in summer, while allowing the warmth of the winter sun through when it is bare in the colder months.
The saltwater pool is solar-heated which means the temperature is fit for swimming for 9 months of the year. The shallow areas around the deck are ideal for the littlies, without sacrificing deep water for the grownups!
The bottlebrush hedge, behind the waterfall, attracts a wide range of native birds.
The lounge/dining room will impress as soon as you come in the front door. It features a sunken lounge area with comfy, leather lounges in front of the open fire. There's also a (BYO) bar area, tea & coffeee making facilities, fridge, TV, VCR, Stereo system and 2 dining suites. This whole area is exclusively for the use of guests. (A wide range of board games are provided for your leisure)
A huge verandah streches the full length of the house and looks out over the property to the pine forests.
Watch kangaroos graze at dusk while you take in spectacular sunsets.