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 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 May 2, 2019:
Bakwin House, Ossining, NY

Built as a summer retreat in 1932 by renowned modern art collectors Ruth Morris Bakwin and her husband, Harry, a serene property in Ossining has come on the market for the first time. There are 20 acres of gardens, a three-acre lake with its own boathouse, a lakeside pool, and a four-bedroom guest house. The garden was a frequent participant in Garden Conservancy Open Days. Contact: Dalia H. Valdes, Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty, 914.713.2197

Posted November 1, 2018:
Bedrick Garden, Mattituck, NY
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Hidden Oasis in the Heart of the North Fork
Set on 1.2 breathtaking acres, this charming three bedroom, two bath, sun filled home features impeccable landscaping, gunite pool with waterfall, fish pond, vegetable & herb gardens all creating a peaceful, private setting. Previously part of the Garden Conservancy and North Fork Garden Tours! MLS # 3076735

If you have questions or would like to schedule a viewing, please contact Amy Kirincic 631.379.3138 | amykirincic@danielgale.com at Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty.

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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