Finding Us

Stonehaven on Monsants is situated at 29 Monsants Road, Maiden Gully. Many visitors have vehicles fitted with GPS and need no other directions beyond knowing the address. However some will need guidance. Given that Bendigo is situated at the geometric centre of the State of Victoria, it follows that all roads lead to Bendigo which is served by the Calder, Loddon Valley, Midland, McIvor and Wimmera Highways and various main roads.

Stonehaven on Monsants is situated in Maiden Gully on the western edge of the City, some 7 km from the City Centre which is recognised as the Alexandra Fountain at the intersection of Pall Mall (North South route) and Mitchell St (East) and View St (West). If all else fails - find the fountain and take View St to the West and follow the signs for Marong and Mildura which will guide you on to the Calder Highway, which you follow through the Maiden Gully village until you find Monsants Rd on the left. Turn left and travel 700m and find Stonehaven on Monsants at No 29 on the left hand side.

Visitors coming from Melbourne and South West Victoria will find it quicker to gain or use the Calder highway before Ravenswood and take the Calder Alternative Highway to Marong, turn right on the Calder Highway toward Bendigo, travel 6 Km to the 80Km/h signs and turn Right on to Monsants Rd and travel 700m and find Stonehaven on Monsants at No 29 on the left hand side. If in doubt, call us 03 5449 7466, give us some indication as to where you are (Road names e.g.) and we'll guide you in on the phone.

Finding Places
Bendigo has become a large City of 111,000 people, but it takes little time to travel anywhere. We can provide guidance and maps to find places you want to see or visit. A few examples of travel times are shown below. You can also view some of Bendigo's attractions by accessing the following http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8bjypKwLSs

Maiden Gully supermarket

Food, Liquor, personal requirements
Food for BBQs, toiletries, beer, wine are available at the local IGA supermarket, some 3 minutes drive away. A Chemist, Post Office and Take - away food shop are a further 1 minute drive away in the Maiden Gully Village shopping centre.

Bendigo Wineries

The nearest Bendigo winery is a 4 minutes drive away with 3 others within a 15 minutes drive. Heathcote wineries are 45 minutes away. All are renowned for their superb red wine varieties. You can also reach the Goulburn Valley wineries or those at Avoca in about 60 minutes

Bendigo Art Gallery

The renowned Bendigo Art Gallery is located in View St only 10 minutes drive away. Adjacent are the Capital Theatre for performing Arts, the Latrobe University Art Gallery, and Dudley House which hosts exhibitions by local artists. A new 1000 seat performing arts theatre is being constructed in the same precinct.

Bendigo Hargreaves Mall

City Centre
The major shops are situated in the CBD, including the original Myer Store, still operating today. The shops are spread about the Hargreaves Mall including a number of cafes and the fully enclosed Bendigo Marketplace is adjacent to the Railway station. The CBD is a 12 minute drive away. Add another minute or two to reach the Marketplace.

Bendigo Hospital

Bendigo has two major hospitals, both situated on Barnard St about 1.5 km apart. The Sisters Of Charity private hospital can be reached in about 7 minutes, and the Regional Base hospital, including emergency department, in 10 minutes.

bendigo showgrounds

Shows / Exhibitions
The Prince of Wales Showground and the integrated Exhibition Centre hosts many major and National shows including the sheep and Wool Show, Beef Cattle, Alpacas; the largest Swap Meet in Australia, and many tented shows such as Circuses and the annual Groovin the Moo music marathon. It's all located at Comet Hill and is a mere 10 minutes drive away.

Bendigo Nursery

Not necessarily something you may seek, but Bendigrow is our other business and provides great synergy with the garden at Stonehaven. It is the only Bendigo nursery where all staff are fully qualified, with years of experienced. It also offers garden design and construction services, and a search service which will find those rare plants you've been seeking. The prices are competitive and its popular with Bendigo's serious gardeners.
The Nursery is at Strathfieldsaye some 20 minutes away.

Bendigo Stadium

Stadium / Conferences
The West Bendigo stadium hosts basketball, netball and volleyball and is also used as a large conference centre for groups such as Jehovah's witnesses. The complex includes a bar, restaurant and gaming machines. It is a 6 minute drive away.

Bendigo University

The Latrobe University, Bendigo Campus is situated at Flora Hill and is a 15 minute drive away. The University athletics track is in the same locality at Spring Gully

Dining out in Bendigo

Dining Out
You can walk, 2 minutes, to the Pratty's Patch Bar & bistro, or drive 6 minutes to the Marong Family Hotel. Both produce fine food. Otherwise there are many excellent restaurants in the CBD after a 12 minutes drive. There are clusters in High St, Pall Mall, View St and Bull St to explore. A taxi ride is around $20 each way.

Central Deborah Gold mine poppet head

Bendigo has many unique tourist attractions. The Central Deborah Gold Mine, Talking Tourist Trams, and the Chinese Museum are located near the CBD, 12 minutes drive away. The Bendigo Pottery has operated continually for 150 years and can be visited at Epsom some 15 minutes drive away.

Bendigo Sport

Premier Sports Venues
Major sporting venues for football, netball, swimming, bowls, lawn tennis, croquet and cycling are clustered in Rosalind park and can be reached in 10 minutes by car. The Epsom soccer fields are 15 minutes away, and the hard-court tennis centre is about 12 minutes drive away.