Owners: Helen and Neville Templeton
Address: 291 Avonhead Road, CHRISTCHURCH Christchurch, 8042
Phone: (03) 358 7794 Mobile: 027 414 3517
A one acre property owing its maturity and privacy to original tree plantings (oak, weeping elm, beech, cedar) made early last century. A large lawn is surrounded by woodland areas, with a collection of Japanese maples, rhododendrons, and camellias, a rose garden and shrub borders. Beside the pond, a gate opens into a further area of garden and lawns, including an orchard, and enclosed vegetable plot.
CHS prizewinning garden.
Open: Sep-Mar by appointment only
Admission: $8 Groups welcome (10 and over $5 per person)
Directions: 291 Avonhead Road, between Merrin Street and Dunrobin Place