The farm complex Green Acres including the house, building situated behind the house, outbuilding, and mature cypresses immediately around the building, are significant.
How is it significant?
Green Acres is of local historic and aesthetic significance to the City of Greater Bendigo.
Why is it significant?
Green Acres is of historic significance for its associations with the European immigrants to the area who were influential in many agricultural and viticultural activities etc. Originally coming from Germany, France and Italy, descendants of the families still live in the area. Criterion A
Green Acres is of aesthetic significance for its picturesque group of sandstone farm buildings including a house and barn set into the hillside. The trees immediately surrounding the complex contribute to the setting of the buildings. It is of architectural significance for the design influences derived from a European farm models where both outbuildings and houses were designed harmoniously from the same materials. The attic storey form of the house is relatively rare in an Australian context but is a recurring feature of the farm buildings built by European immigrants in the area. Criterion E