The gardeners here are also artists, and they design their own installations.
Chanticleer offers much to explore.
Follow the winding path past the Tennis Court Garden down to the vegetable gardens toward the stream. Explore the terrace gardens and meander past the grass labyrinth to the pond, which is bordered by sun-worshipping wildflowers. The Minder Ruin Garden, set among the remains of one of the family homes, is punctuated with plants, still pools and unusual sculptures.
Don’t be surprised to come across nature photographers and birdwatchers, as birds are plentiful in this botanical wonderland.
Two large houses reside on the property: the Administration Building and the main house.
For a parting memory, check out the exotic Tropical Teacup garden and the imaginatively planted courtyard, which in summer brim with lush tropical plants, many bursting out of their containers.