History of Martindale Hall:
Martindale Hall was built in 19th century in 1879. This Georgian mansion has the authentic and original grandeur and ambience of the time it was built. The place was basically built for a sheep farmer called Edmund Bowman Junior and later sold to the Mortlock family. The place still retains its original fittings and furniture contributing to the authenticity of the 19th century construction. The place holds an amazing history of tragedies and successes of the residents. Martindale Hall thus becomes the must visit site whether you are a day visitor at Mintaro or here to spend weekend or long term vacations. The construction and building of Martindale Hall has such a grand and royal feel to it that it was actually featured in a film called “ Picnic at Hanging Rock” directed by Peter Wier. The place then achieved the status of public notoriety in 1975 after featuring in the film. The historical and cultural heritage of Mintaro is open to public throughout the year except for two days i.e. Christmas and Good Friday. The mansion also offers unique heritage style accommodation for up to 18 guests.