Distinguished Garden Properties for Sale

Note: This page includes garden properties connected with the Garden Conservancy's preservation, Open Days, or other programs. It is provided as a courtesy to our partners and in support of our mission of saving outstanding American gardens. It is by no means a comprehensive or complete list of garden properties for sale.

Posted May 10, 2021:
Western Hills Gardens, Occidental, CA

The Iconic Western Hills Gardens is a West county institution since the late 60s. The acreage features ponds, rock-lined water ways, walking bridges, and hundreds of species of plants in a verdant greenbelt setting. A landmark, one-of-a-kind garden retreat on 2.97 acres. The property consists of a reimagined 2BR/2 bath home, Barn studio, Octagon house, Glasshouse (greenhouse), propagation house, and stone-lined Commons area for gatherings. Stroll the paths over walking bridges and rock-lined waterways and sit by the ponds. The gardens have been a landmark for garden fanciers and horticultural societies around the world for more than 60 years. An exceedingly rare opportunity for a one-of-a-kind property and to continue the legacy of rare plants and specimen trees! Read more about the property. For more information, contact Doug Bohling, broker associate at Artisan Sotheby’s International Realty.


Posted April 9, 2021:
Gwinn estate, 12407 Lake Shore Boulevard, Bratenahl, OH


The Gwinn estate was originally the home of renowned Cleveland Industrialist William Mather. The estate includes exquisite formal gardens, fountains, green space, and pavilions along the Erie lakefront. Designed by landscape architect Warren H. Manning, the Gwinn estate grounds exemplify early twentieth-century style. Manning took a naturalistic approach when it came to landscape design, which paired well with the Italian renaissance design of the home. Landscape architect Ellen Shipman contributed a later garden redesign. The listing agent is Craig Cantrall Broker/Owner Chestnut Hill Realty, Inc. 216.249.2021 www.CHR-inc.com


Posted September 23, 2019:
Hortulus Farm, 60 Thompson Mill Rd


Hortulus Farm and Nursery, the creation of Jack Staub and Renny Reynolds, is a classic Bucks County stone farmhouse, circa 1793, on 100 acres down a 1/4 mile long, tree-lined drive. The property includes five ponds, a waterfall, and 30 acres of gardens, including lavish perennial and summer borders, a woodland walk, a birch allée, French and Mediterranean gardens, and vegetable and herb gardens. Hortulus is an affliate garden of the Garden Conservancy and has been frequently featured in Open Days. For more information about Hortulus Farm, visit hortulusfarm.org. For information on the real estate listing, see Addison Wolfe Real Estate.  


Posted June 20, 2018:

Erchless, Old Westbury, NY

Built for Howard Phipps, youngest son of Henry Phipps, Jr., who made his fortune at Carnegie Steel, Erchless offers the rare opportunity to own a “Gold Coast” estate still owned and lived in by the original family who built it nearly a century ago. The property, a 90-acre-plus property in the heart of Old Westbury, has participated in the Garden Conservancy Open Days program for many years.

Kept in glorious, pristine condition throughout, the fifteen-bedroom, twelve-bath mansion is like a time capsule  transporting you back to a time known on Long Island’s North Shore as the “Golden Age.” Far from the mansion and hidden beyond fields and a wall of 80-foot-high beech trees, a well-cared-for farm and stables, with many out buildings and staff housing, make the estate virtually self-sufficient. Perhaps the most impressive feature of this magnificent estate is its incredible, enchanting, and seemingly endless array of gardens and towering specimen trees. For more than 60 years, award-winning varieties of rhododendrons have been bred here. Today, this botanical paradise is considered one of  the best rhododendron gardens in the Northeast. For further information regarding this property, please see:

 

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