When we tell you that Blane Paton from Paton Estate Agents in Balnarring is the epitome of your Peninsula farmer, it’s the truth. If seeking advice on what to look out for in this neck of the woods we value his opinion and experience greatly. If your thoughts move you to covet a beautiful rural property or beach house on the Peninsula, then speaking to Paton Estate Agents first could be your best move. After 50 summers, Paton Estate Agents have seen many changes from the time when orchards, dairy & sheep farms were numerous.
A rural gem that captures the essence of peninsula country living, discover the incredible lifestyle offered by this stunning 48 acre property featuring a superb main residence, original century-old farmhouse used as a B&B, fertile pasture, remnant bushland and large dam storage with substantial water rights.
In 1924, Merricks General Wine Store (MGWS) opened, to serve a variety of needs to the local community. To this day, the well-preserved building offers a glimpse into the past as a typical example of the rural general stores that were once a central hub of community life.
Fluffy fronds of fresh fennel provide a frilly backdrop to newly sprouted daisies. Spindly shoots of segmented, bamboo-like asparagus hide in weeds among olive groves. Explosions of colourful flowers lure you in while the tough, nettle-like stems tease you away.
Over the past few years Hummingbird Eco Retreat has become well known as a focal point for health and wellbeing. A place where you can unwind, enjoy the natural surrounds, exercise and access some Naturopathic wisdom.
25 November 2016, 9:00 AM to 12 January 2017, 4:00 PMThis summer, w're unveiling The Traders at Merricks General Wine Store. A curated mix of local and travelled wares, The Traders features giftware for the...
Back in the days before impersonal supermarkets and oversized shopping centres, the humble general store was a community hub, a place that served an important social, as well as supply, service. General stores were once prolific in towns across the Peninsula region, stocking everything from kerosene and toothpaste to fresh bread and milk, run by owners who knew many of the customers by name. In 1924, Merricks General Wine Store opened to serve a variety of needs of the local community.
At just over an hour from Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsula has beaten the Sydney Opera House and Great Barrier Reef to make it on to National Geographic magazine’s must-see list for 2015.
It’s possible that sliced bread was the best thing since scotch ovens. The process of bread making has evolved significantly over many years, but if you ask Flinders Sourdough owners, Margaret and Dave, using a scotch oven is still the best way to bake bread.
17 January 2016, 9:00 AM to 17 January 2016, 2:00 PMSet amongst the historic Quarantine Station, wander through and soak up the exceptional atmosphere and regenerate your senses at this delightful market. ...
Come and join us on the deck and the lawn for THE FIRST EVER Merricks Twilight Mini Market. The market will showcase the wonderful wine and produce we have at the store with extensive tastings into the evening....