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That pocket of Art even when you are not an "arts" person

I find art one of those strange things that I enjoy for the pleasure it give me. I don't want to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter M
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Eltham, Victoria, Australia
Picture perfect artist colony

Although a Melbourne native, I’d never been here. Advertised as art gallery/ function space it’s a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lyn C
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I find art one of those strange things that I enjoy for the pleasure it give me. I don't want to break it down or even try to understand what the artist is trying to say. Which is why Montsalvat is an attraction I like...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although a Melbourne native, I’d never been here. Advertised as art gallery/ function space it’s a collection of eclectic architectural interesting buildings, mainly gothic Tudor style. (Read the info, no where near as old as you’d think, once in the spaces). It’s set on a...More

Thank Lyn C
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

An artist colony on the outskirts of Melbourne set in beautiful grounds. It is like was like walking back in time. The main hall is modeled on s medieval style building. It has an art gallery inside and is also available for major functions. The...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We were in Melbourne for 5 days on February and were recommended to visit this beautiful hidden gem. The reception girl in the shop is super sweet. She gave us a informative introduction about this place and recommended few studios within. Highly recommended for everyone...More

Thank Hollychiu
Reviewed 16 May 2018

I LOVE old architecture so for me this is this is the perfect day out. Take some amazing pics. Lovely atmosphere. Perfect!

Thank jeaniesnow
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Located in Eltham, Victoria.It is an Australia oldest artist colony.Currently used for exhibition, wedding,performances and reception.

Thank litaindahsari
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We visited here recently and it was such an interesting adventure seeing how guitars are made and the passion displayed by the artists. The architecture was amazing too

Thank castle71
Reviewed 4 May 2018

A must see, long time favourite, wander through the grounds and see the beauty of Montslvat, the buildings and the sculptures amazing and the gallery is worth a look, beautiful cafe, i love the outdoor area in summer, fantastic place to visit.

Thank 134cathy2016
Reviewed 6 April 2018

It gives you a sample of what the artists of the time aimed to achieve. It needs to be visited. it is a historic place about the past and how they did build this community to host art and culture in Eltham.

Thank Inti2014
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Nice setting and decorations. Good coffee and brunch menu. We were there as a large group and all the food came at the same time so that was great. Only downside was we had the public holiday surcharge plus the credit card surcharge which did...More

Thank jessamine29
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marchris12
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
To the best of my knowledge, the main "baronial hall" had several buffalo roasting size fireplaces which obviously were used. Apart from that, no, I did not see any other heating.
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