Monday, November 19, 2007

Mt Buffalo Chalet and gardens

As mentioned yesterday, part of this beautiful chalet on top of Mt Buffalo was destroyed by bushfire last summer. The chalet has been closed since the end of January 2007 and it's unknown when it will reopen. This is causing much distress and loss of business in the Mt Buffalo area.
We couldn't see where the damage had been, but then, that was nearly 10 months ago. Obviously someone still attends to the property and looks after the beautiful gardens. It's such a shame that no-one is there to appreciate them.











The view from the front verandah.

Anyone need a rock for their garden?

13 comments:

Kerri said...

What a place! What a garden! What a view! What a rock! Imagine gardening amidst all those rocks!
Somebody does a wonderful job keeping those gardens beautiful. They add such charm to the wonderful old building. I hope it reopens soon so that people will come and enjoy those gorgeous gardens.
I wonder what blooms after the azaleas, rhododendrons, lupines and iris.
Thanks for these beautiful photos Alice.

blueblue said...

Lovely photos of a very special spot on earth. I could do with a couple of days soaking in a view like that.

verobirdie said...

This chalet and the surrounding gardens are quite a view. I hope the chalet will reopen soon.
And I hope the babies will be able to learn flying safely.

Krissie said...

lol, we have rocks in our garden, but not That big!!! that is one big rock!! those buildings are just lovely!

Reflection Through The Seasons said...

Hello Dear Frances.....

Just starting to catch up....

What a delight this posting is. Looking at your wonderful pictures of this beautiful place is a joy to behold, particularly on such a dull, dark, damp day as we have today in Wales.

The colour of the azaleas and rhododendrons is stunning, how I long for spring - Marion

judypatooote said...

Great Pictures Alice......just dropped by to say Happy Thanksgiving... judy

meggie said...

Beautiful gardens!! Thanks for sharing them.

farmingfriends said...

The gardens are stunning and the blue sky is gorgeous. If only we had that sky in the uK.
Sara from farmingfriends

Jorja's Nanna said...

What beautiful gardens, such a pity that The Chalet isn't operational yet. It looks like a very peaceful spot.
Two baby rosella's is a pretty good result. You'll have to sweet talk that pussy cat so that he stays away.
Jenny

Anonymous said...

Thank you for your beautiful pictures of Australia! Here in the Northwest part of the U.S.A. it is cold and wet, so seeing your colorful gardens and lovely, sunny vistas make me hunger for warm weather. I will visit you again whenever I need a bit of sun and summer cheer!

guild_rez said...

How beauitiful the garden and the flowers. We expect snow overnight, I love snow it will cover my garden with a white blanket.

Zoey said...

Hi Alice,
What beautiful photos. It's so different from my cold,windy, snowy day today. Thanks for sharing with us.

JoAnn - NL "My digital eyes" :) said...

Wonderfull photo's I can imagine that you love your surroundings, we have been away for a while so therefore I did not visit you:)

Please be welcome to visit my blog, we have been to PARIS and I showa lot of hugh collages ( many photo's)of musea's we have visited there, and also a slide-show of the food in France, be welcome I hope you enjoy the photo's .

Greetings from JoAnn :)