The orchard featured on the property produces apples, pears, peaches, nectarines, plums, feijoas, figs, persimmons, avocados, lemons, grapefruit, limes, mandarins, walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds, mulberries and medlars.
“Restored to the original design of the Arts and Crafts style garden with garden rooms, these extensive and magnificent gardens begin with a formal entrance courtyard with central fountain surrounded by white carpet roses and box hedging,” the listing said. “This leads through a wrought iron gate to the restored Mercury garden consisting of roses and box hedging.”
The Fernside estate began in 1860, having consisted of 2,300 acres at the time. The original mansion, however, burned down in 1923. The current mansion dates back to 1924.
Listing by Anthony Morsinkhof of Forbes Global Properties