Argyle Cottage GardenAddress:
19 Argyle-Otahuti Road
Waianawa RD 4
Owner: Annie & Greg Close
Phone: 03 235 2677 or 027 581 7555
Entrance Fee: $5
Size Of Garden: 6 acres
Style: Cottage Garden
Picnics Allowed: Yes
Toilets: Yes with Disabled Access
Car Parking: Yes
Argyle Cottage is one of the remaining historical homes of the Waianiwa area, which is amidst a six acre garden, reflecting its era. The garden is very old world and there is a abundance of spring bulbs, old fashioned and english roses, dahlias, peonies, irises, many perennials, thirty deciduous azaleas, a bluebell dell and many exotic trees and shrubs.
Rambling pathways link the many rooms of the gardens. These include a stumpery, woodland area, a church ruins which was built to depict an old decayed building, a large duck pond, goldfish pond, a historic church which has been lovingly restored. And recently Rose Courtyard has been completed which is a large covered entertainment area with bar facilities. Stonewalls, bridal walk, arches, statues and urns are some of the features.
Argyle Cottage Garden is available for garden tours by appointment, as a wedding and function venue and is capable of meeting all your requirements for any special occasion.