Willow Court is arguably home to Australia’s and possibly the Southern Hemisphere’s oldest grape vine, growing in the grounds of Frascati Gardens in the Historic Willow Court site.
The Grape vine is extremely lucky to be alive. It was left almost a skeleton after an arson attacks burnt down 2 sheds that the vine grew on in June 2010.
Frascati (1834) Built by Colonial Secretary Burnett in several stages, Frascati was most likely Burnett’s country residence.
#### Frascati was let to Dr John Meyer the Superintendent of the insane just prior to Burnett advertising the property for sale. Dr Meyer eventually brought Frascati and sold it 6 months later to Archdeacon Davies.