Private Properties for Weddings Near Sydney

Private Properties To Hire For Weddings: Sydney | NSW | North Coast | South Coast

Looking for a private property to hire for your wedding? Here are 20 stunning private properties and estates that can be hired for weddings in Sydney & surrounds. All of these exclusive-use wedding locations are within driving distance of Sydney and are all-in-one wedding destinations with ceremony & reception spaces plus accommodation onsite.

Here are 20 beautiful private properties to hire for weddings in Sydney and its surrounds.

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20 Private Properties to Hire for Weddings

Unique private property to hire for weddings in Sydney

1. St Joseph's Guesthouse

  • Capacity: 2 - 100
  • Location: Saint Albans - Blue Mountains, NSW
  • Venue Hire Cost: $3,500 - $7,500

One of the most unique private properties in Australia, St Joseph's Guesthouse is an award winning heritage venue built in the ruins of a 160 year old church. The 5 bedroom, 3 level stone building can be hired for intimate day-time weddings of up to 100 guests.

An affordable hire fee of $7,500 provides exclusive access to the Guesthouse, grounds and accommodation for 4 days. You can then DIY & BYO to your own budget. For elopements the hire cost is $3,500.

The property sleeps 10 upstairs and has a function area on the ground floor. You can also opt for an outdoor ceremony & reception on the lawns overlooking regional views and the original bell tower is still operational underneath which is an ideal spot to exchange vows. This photo is taken from the plunge pool area.

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Private Property Jervis Bay Woods Farm
2. The Woods Farm

  • Location: Bayly Road, Tomerong, NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 120

The Woods Farm is a private estate on 40 secluded acres near Jervis Bay. Surrounded by bushland, the very private property offers a uniquely intimate wedding experience where all your guests can stay onsite with you.

This open air chapel has a natural arbor leading up to the front step and is one of the most unique ceremony venues in the region. There's a luxe reception shed onsite adorned with hanging chandeliers which opens onto a games lawn, ideal for relaxing pre-dinner drinks. Guests have access to the pool, kitchen, bathrooms and friendly farm animals for the duration of stay.

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Private property wedding destination Wollombi
3. The Woodhouse Wollombi

  • Location: 2674 Paynes Crossing Rd, Wollombi, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 33
  • Wedding Packages: All inclusive

Down an elegant tree-lined drive and nestled within 100 acres of manicured fields, the architecturally designed Woodhouse Wollombi is one of the grandest private properties to hire for weddings near Sydney. Within the luxe, European-style grounds are 8 new King Suites sleeping 16 guests, a fun barn stay that sleeps 15 and a seperate honeymoon suite for two.

Facilities for weddings and pre & post wedding functions include a new vine-covered pergola with an adjoining outdoor bar and lounge area that overlooks a private lake, an outdoor dance floor and covered courtyard, and the contemporary Woodhouse which comes fully furnished and features a neutral blank canvas to suit any styling.

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Private Property Wedding Hire Chapel Hill
4. Chapel Hill Retreat

  • Location: 36 Berambing Crest, Berambing, NSW 2758
  • Capacity: 150
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 34
  • Wedding Packages: All-inclusive

With a luxe bridal suite and 6 self contained cottages providing optional accommodation for up to 34 guests, Chapel Hill Retreat is an ideal private property to hire for 2 or 3 day weddings. And with stunning views overlooking the Blue Mountains World Heritage National Park it's also one of the most scenic wedding destinations in NSW.

Affordable wedding packages include a choice of 7 ceremony & reception spaces from a bush cathedral crafted by nature and a grand avenue of Oak Trees to an intimate event deck and modern all-white function room. Expansive lawns & gardens cater perfectly for backyard weddings and there's a covered verandah and hill top chapel completing a choice of weatherproof spaces.

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Private Estate Wedding Location Mount Rivers
5. The Lodge At Mount Rivers

  • Location: 38 Lawrences Road, Mount Rivers, NSW 2311
  • Capacity: 250
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 16 + camping
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

The Lodge at Mount Rivers is the newest private property to rent for weddings in New South Wales and is situated 45 minutes from the wineries of Pokolbin in the upper Hunter Valley. The hidden mountain escape has 6 luxury bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and plenty of green areas to set up a glamping village or camping.

The homestead sits on the banks of the Peterson River immersed within surrounding hills and is the perfect location to bring your own horse, bike, kayak and fishing gear for a fun wedding getaway in paradise. A marquee or tipis can be hired for larger celebrations and the dining room and infinity pool deck cater perfectly for more intimate weddings. 

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Private Wedding Resort Oasis
6. The Oasis Private Resort

Location: 5 Koala Place, Boat Harbour, NSW 2316
Capacity: 80
Accommodation: Sleeps 50
Wedding Packages: BYO

This private little rainforest resort was recently taken over by new owners who have renovated the grounds and function facilities to perfectly suit exclusive-use weddings of up to 80 guests. Venue hire includes a 2 night stay in 9 two bedroom cabins with use of a large covered deck that seats up to 80 guests and a function room/yoga hall.

The Oasis is located on the shores of One Mile Beach at Port Stephens and is set across 5 acres of tropical gardens with tranquil billabongs and trickling water features. The gardens & lawns are well suited to outdoor wedding ceremonies & receptions and with the beach just 600m away, the resort offers a diverse collection of beautiful backdrops for wedding photos.

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Private wedding resort The Cove
7. The Cove Jervis Bay

  • Location: Ellmoos Road via Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay NSW 2540
  • Capacity: 150+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 126

At The Cove, you have your own private resort for the weekend complete with your very own private beach. This 3 acre seaside oasis offers luxury, festival-style 3 day weddings where communal gathering areas in the beachfront gardens create a beautiful vibe for outdoor receptions as well as pre & post wedding events. 

The Cove also has a brand new wedding hall for indoor wedding receptions and a huge range of facilities including a communal kitchen, bathrooms, lawn games, kayaks & paddle boards. Fun weekends are the go here. Think relaxed outdoor bar, romantic festoon lighting, gentle sea breeze, music, and laughter.

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Private Estate Greystone
8. Greystone Estate

  • Capacity: 20 - 110
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 32
  • Location: Pokolbin - Hunter Valley, NSW

Greystone Estate is a luxury self-contained property located in the centre of Hunter Valley wine country. Set on 10 park-like acres of beautifully manicured lawns and gardens, 32 guests can stay onsite for a luxury weekend away celebrating with family & friends.

This Hamptons style property features a stunning, purpose-built open air pavilion for wedding ceremonies and there's a modern, all-white function room for receptions of up to 110 guests. 

The Main House has an open plan layout featuring indoor & outdoor gathering spaces that overlook the gardens and dam. Bookings include a 5 star wedding concierge & private catering service.

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Luxury private property for weddings Berry
9. Linnaeus Farm Berry

  • Location: 599 Coolangatta Road, Berry, NSW 2535
  • Capacity: 2 - 30
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Location Hire: DIY/BYO

Linnaeus Farm is the newest luxury estate to hire for weddings in Berry and comes with 3.5 hectares of manicured gardens in which to say "I do". The 5 bedroom house has a resort-style swimming pool, a petanque court, an orchard and olive grove, a playground that kids will never forget and a little barn at the bottom of the garden that seats up to 30 guests for a quiet lunch or dinner.

The gardens also feature a pair of centuries old Fig Trees with picturesque views to Saddleback Mountain which is a gorgeous spot to get married.

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Ravensthorpe Guesthouse is a private wedding estate near Wollongong
10. Ravensthorpe Guesthouse

  • Location: Albion Park - Illawarra, NSW
  • Capacity: 200
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 14

Ravensthorpe Guesthouse is a private Georgian manor house that sleeps up to 14 wedding guests. Wedding packages provide exclusive hire of the estate including 3 acres of elegant country gardens complete with a vine-covered picture-perfect rotunda.

Reception areas include a restaurant, conservatory, large marquee and adjoining courtyard with regional country views. There's no shortage of photo opportunities on this private property with a swimming pool and tennis court area adding to a diverse set of backgrounds. 

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Private wedding estate Dantosa
11. Dantosa Estate

  • Location: 76 Mort St, Katoomba, NSW 2780
  • Capacity: 16 - 75
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 18
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Dantosa Estate has two private houses for weddings on a 9 acre private property immersed in the Blue Mountains world heritage national park. The secluded private estate centres around a picturesque lake that has a lake house and gorgeous pontoon location for wedding ceremonies and photos. 

The largest of the two houses has a reception space that seats up to 60 guests with an adjoining covered deck overlooking sweeping views of the lake, park-like gardens and forest surrounds.

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Palm Beach Sydney Wedding Estate
12. Palm Beach Private Estate

  • Location: Palm Beach, Northern Beaches Sydney
  • Capacity: 100
  • Wedding Packages: Please Enquire

This exclusive private property to hire for wedding ceremonies offers a well-manicured and unique Balinese-styled garden setting on the waterfront of a $40m holiday house in Palm Beach. The gardens, exquisite views, beach and nearby jetty give you a diverse range of individual and breathtaking photo opportunities.  

Benefit from the convenience of ample parking, easy road access, and onsite amenities, ensuring a seamless setup for your wedding. Whether you choose to handle the preparations yourself or enlist professional services.

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Interbane Private Property Wedding
13. Interbane House

  • Location: 8 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Stanwell Park, NSW 2508
  • Capacity: 50
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 18
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Interbane House is an affordable private property to hire for weddings in the Illawarra region, with 2 nights available from $2,850 including accommodation for 18 guests. The spacious 5 bedroom house is located on a coastal hilltop has some of the best ocean views in NSW.

Surrounding the Victorian style homestead are manicured lawns with a communal fire pit and outdoor spa, and a covered outdoor entertaining area. Inside up to 30 guests can be seated for a luncheon or dinner reception in the open plan living areas. The house has 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and an extra 8 guests are able to be accommodated next door.

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Eleven Eighty Small Wedding Property
14. Eleven Eighty Weddings

  • Location: 1180 Bolong Road, Coolangatta, NSW 2535 
  • Capacity: 20 - 80
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 15

Eleven Eighty is a small private property that caters for intimate weddings of up to 80 guests near Berry, an easy 2 hour drive from Sydney. Venue hire includes a 2 night stay in two onsite cottages and exclusive use of the 2 acre block with 5 eclectic wedding spaces to work with.

The heritage-listed property is the site of an old school and one of the venues is the old school hall which has been refurbished and seats up to 50 guests. The other spaces are a small barn which seats 30, an old train carriage which seats 20 and the popular wedding courtyard which caters for up to 80 guests. All furniture and tableware is included and the grounds include an Argentine wood fired BBQ.

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South Coast Wedding Venue Figbird Cottage
15. Figbird Cottage

  • Capacity: 150+
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8 + option to glamp
  • Location: Terara - South Coast, NSW

Figbird Cottage is one of the most affordable private properties for weddings on the South Coast. Wedding packages include the option for day hire or you can book the entire property for 3 Days/2 nights including accommodation in 2 onsite cottages for 8 guests.

The reception venue is a luxe European marquee surrounded by flat lawns and English rose gardens. The marquee opens up for outdoor weddings and all furniture & tableware for ceremony and reception set up is included. You can BYO catering, beverages & any other wedding suppliers you'd like including food trucks & drinks carts.

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Willow Farm Estate
16. Willow Farm Berry

  • Capacity: 130
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 10
  • Location: Berry - South Coast, NSW

Willow Farm is a 160 acre private estate on lush green farmland just a few minutes from the beach and quaint township of Berry. Exclusively yours for the weekend, it's the perfect spot for a relaxed, country style wedding in one of the South Coast's most loved locations.

The options on offer at Willow Farm provide a unique opportunity to create a truly memorable wedding experience.  The property is a blank canvas waiting for your ideas.

Choose an outdoor ceremony & reception or instead utilise the rustic entertainment shed. There's also a flat lawn games area with adjoining space for a marquee that overlooks extensive views of the property. This creates the option of having seperate areas for a cocktail lounge, dining and dancing. Then there's the farmhouse gardens and yoga barn...

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Mali Brae Farm Private Wedding Venue
17. Mali Brae Farm

  • Capacity: 30 - 110
  • Accommodation: Complimentary for 2
  • Location: Moss Vale - Southern Highlands, NSW

Mali Brae Farm is a family owned and operated 90 acre farm that you can hire for the exclusive use of your wedding. The picturesque property has 6 ceremony locations onsite including landscaped gardens, waterfront areas and unique rustic ruins. that enjoy extensive views over dams and surrounding farmland.

There are two reception venues at Mali Brae Farm. One is a brand new luxe room that caters for small weddings of 30 - 55 guests and features floor to ceiling windows overlooking the farm. The other is a rustic hay shed that seats up to 110 guests. Wedding packages are all-inclusive of venue hire plus catering & drinks.

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Private hotel wedding hire Jamberoo
18. The Lodge Jamberoo

  • Location: 406 Jamberoo Mountain Road, Jamberoo, NSW 2533
  • Capacity: 300
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 136
  • Wedding Packages: 3 Days

The Lodge is one of the most unique private properties for weddings in NSW. Hire of this sprawling resort comes with 43 hotel rooms that surround a huge outdoor swimming pool. Guests have access to a bar, restaurant, courtyards and gardens and there are amenities for pre & post wedding events onsite.

For your wedding there's an amazing Pine Forest Cathedral which houses an intimate open-air chapel and is fully paved (no heels getting stuck in grass!). Receptions can be held in any number of outdoor spots and there's a large blank canvas hall as your all-weather option. Weddings are made very affordable at The Lodge with an online payments system accessible to guests for their accommodation.

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Goosewing Cottage Private Estate
19. Goosewing Cottage

  • Location: 1194 Mount View Rd, Mount View, NSW 2325
  • Capacity: 20
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 12
  • Wedding Packages: $3,725+

Goosewing Cottage is an intimate wedding estate that specialises in private hire for micro weddings and elopements. The property is located 2 hours north of Sydney in the beautiful Hunter Valley and is surrounded by scenic views over rolling hills and farmland.

All inclusive wedding packages with accommodation start at $3,725 including exclusive use of the farm stay for 2 nights with a private wedding ceremony by your choice of celebrant and wedding photos by one of the best photographers in New South Wales. Accommodation options include a homestead with a swimming pool and smaller cottage.

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Private Property wedding hire Wallaringa Farm
20. Wallaringa Farm

  • Location: 321 Wallaringa Road, Wallaringa, NSW 2420
  • Capacity: 12
  • Accommodation: Sleeps 8
  • Wedding Packages: DIY/BYO

Newly listed in 2024 is Wallaringa Farm, a scenic country property to rent for small weddings in the Hunter Valley. The house overlooks the rolling hills of Dungog Shire where Wallaringa horses graze peacefully in surrounding paddocks and has 3 luxury bedrooms that sleep 8 guests for a two night or longer stay. 

Venue hire includes exclusive use of the entire farm for intimate weddings with up to 12 guests. The homestead's covered deck offers a beautiful spot to exchange vows followed by champagne & nibbles while watching the sun set. The front lawn is another idyllic spot perhaps for a romantic picnic for two or star gazing at night. Or go for a wander and find your own secret location to say "I do".

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