Plane Trees Estate - The Natural Swimming Pool


Reconnect your spirit in pristine nature with the finest of country hospitality.

Planetrees Estate is a rare find for those seeking a truly special break away. Beautifully appointed luxury accommodation is set within a magnificent, two- hectare European-style garden in the green foothills of Victoria’s High Country. Planetrees is just eight kilometres from historic Beechworth and central to Victoria’s coveted North East wine and gourmet food region.

Stylish and sensitively conceived, Planetrees Estate is a realisation of the vision of a passionate owner – an architect and gardener – and the inspirations that flow from her three decades of design and international travel experience.
Choose between self-catering accommodation in a unique log-and-earth Eco- Lodge – which sleeps up to eight or 10 guests – or the estate’s romantic Arts Suite: perfect for two (or four). Located within a Tuscan-styled villa the Suite features cathedral ceilings, exposed beams and stylish furnishings. Combined,


offers accommodation for up to 14.

The garden features a 16-metre natural swimming pool set within a lily-covered lake, giant chess, bocci court, 350 trees, an array of gloriously planted garden ‘rooms’ with many rare and exotic species and plenty of open space to kick a ball.
Planetrees expresses the marriage of contemporary luxury with lavish natural bounty. This unparalleled retreat offers a unique escape tailored for family groups, friends, colleagues and couples. This is where the pressures of daily life melt away. Be inspired to reorientate you compass, re-energise, play, explore, celebrate, indulge your passions, and take time out to nurture your relationships.

Planetrees – a green haven of airy space, tranquillity and privacy – is transformative.

'At Home' - Indulge, Explore, Refresh

Planetrees showcases crafted, unique buildings in the manner of “Grand Designs”, featuring rare recycled bridge timbers, galleried living spaces, stunning views from every window, generous entertaining spaces, designer furnishings, wood fires, truly comfortable beds, sumptuous linens, original artworks and all modern conveniences to ensure your stay is a comfortable and effortless.


The Lodge

The Lodge has expansive verandahs on three sides. A covered outdoor dining area and a spacious private garden provide a wonderful setting for group gatherings. The fully equipped, gourmand’s kitchen and a barbeque encourage you to sample the district’s abundant local produce and exceptional local wines. Enjoy herbs, berries and fruits gathered from the garden, too.

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The Art Suite

The Art Suite fronts a large terrace shaded by beautiful umbrellas of plane trees. The Suite overlooks the main garden and has a vine-covered pergola. Simplified self-catering facilities are available if you wish to ‘eat in’. Indulge yourself with a fine dining experience, wine tasting or a massage without going anywhere. We can arrange professionals to spoil you.

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Planetrees is your private sanctuary. Wander the garden, take a dip in the beautiful natural pool, lounge on the deck, play a game of chess or bocci, watch wonderful birds, listen to the frogs and the spirited play of children, feel gentle breezes, smell rain on fresh earth, breathe pristine air, gaze at the moon and marvel at the amazing night sky.

TV, DVD, CD player with ipod dock or Sonos, books, magazines and free Wifi are also provided in both accommodations.

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The Natural Swimming Pool

Planetrees’ natural pool blends seamlessly with the pristine nature of the Estate. Set within a large private, (fenced) garden the pool is surrounded by wide lawns and edged with beautiful trees and beds of exotic flowers.

Pamper You

Try a Welcome Hamper

  • 1 bottle of local wine, artisan cheese and bread, the best of local produce (by arrangement, price based on your order)

We provide,

  • Selection of  teas, ground coffee, sugar, milk, S and P, plus some cooking basics.
  • First morning breakfast – your choice of cereals, fruit, eggs, butter and jams etc. (Order when you book – average $15 per head).
  • Top quality, double mattress beds – kings, queens and singles plus a cot (at the Lodge).
  • Cosy doonas/duvets, feather pillows, quality 100 per cent cotton linen, electric blankets, throw rugs
  • Plush towels and artisan soaps
  • Dressing gowns

By Appointment or Arrangement

  • Onsite massage
  • Tasting plates
  • Onsite chef for special dining or pre prepared meals
  • Gourmet winery tour, gourmet bike tour
  • Cooking workshops
  • Day Spa and beauty therapy
  • Order flowers, delicious home made cakes
  • Art Workshops
  • Airport or train station transfer service from Albury or Wangaratta (45 minutes’ drive)
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Guest Reviews

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We had a lovely family stay – three adults and five children. Great comfy beds, weather was hot but house was lovely and cool with a breeze each night. Gardens great for hours of exploration, cricket and meals and drinks outside. Lots of things to do nearby. (Stayed in The Lodge - January 2017)
Toni – HightonWonderful
We spent a family week at Planetrees. This has to be one of the best properties I have stayed in anywhere. It felt like a home away from home with every comfort you could think of provided. The gardens are spectacular and the pool is wonderful. (Stayed in The Lodge - January 2017)
PNE – PerthA slice of heaven
This is a very special place. Beautifully appointed and set amongst magnificent gardens. It is a location to relax and unwind. Our host was very welcoming. (Stayed in the Arts Suite - January 2017)
Dr IanFive-star review!

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