The Mansion, Elsternwick

This location is a large 19th century mansion surrounded by a Victorian pleasure gardens. It is listed on the National Heritage Register as one of the finest examples of original suburban estate in Australia. The property features a Ballroom, dining room, sitting and drawing rooms, several bedrooms, pool and terrace as well as a Victorian era kitchen and laundry. The garden is complex and covers almost 14 acres, which includes a large lake with a boat house and grotto, extensive shrubberies and flower gardens, an orchard of historically significant fruit varieties, a fernery, rose gardens, Archery Hut as well as several large lawn areas.