Hopewood House is a privately owned grand estate located in Bowral, a leisurely 90-minute drive from Sydney.
Events at Hopewood are expertly woven into the immense history of the residence, the modern provincial addition of the Pavilion building, surrounding outdoor sanctuaries and eleven flowing acres of truly enchanting gardens.
Timeless architecture viewed as a backdrop to the Garden Estate. Privacy ensured for the day of your special event. Exclusive functions curtailed to your hearts desire. Mysterious sunken gardens and ancient ruins to be discovered. Unique parterre gardens renowned for their beauty and tranquility. Bespoke grandeur etched in your memory forever.
Hopewood House is a privately owned grand estate located in Bowral, a leisurely 90-minute drive from Sydney, set against the backdrop of the magnificent NSW Southern Highlands region.
For many years Hopewood has taken great pride in providing a truly bespoke full-service venue hosting and tailored planning service for an exclusive number of private weddings and events. Events at Hopewood are expertly woven into the immense history of the residence, the modern provincial addition of the Pavilion building, surrounding outdoor sanctuaries and eleven flowing acres of truly enchanting gardens.
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
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Estimated Price Per Head
from $70 to $130
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
Prior to 1930
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Client Must Select A Caterer From The List Provided By The Venue
Licensed Server Is Required
Ample Parking Onsite
Hopewood is a hidden nest of grand tranquility and charm - Hopewood is located a leisurely 90 minute drive from Sydney and caters to exclusive private functions of up to 150 guests. Parking is available on the estate grounds.
Standout Venue Features:
Hopewood provides full-service venue hosting and wedding day planning services for an exclusive number of weddings each year...
◆ Exclusively small number of weddings each year / 150 guest capacity
◆ Est. 1884 - Southern Highlands NSW
◆ 90 minute drive from Sydney
◆ 40 car spaces available on site
Hopewood House (est. 1884) is nestled in Bowral, a convenient 90 minute drive from Sydney, an hour from Canberra, or two hours from the Blue Mountains region. The Dutch Colonial estate is complimented seamlessly by its original established gardens and the regions famous rolling countryside.
The story of your event with Hopewood is woven into the history of the property - through the original Residence, the Pavilion, Chapel Lawns and other outdoor entertainment areas. Hopewood is a hidden nest of grand tranquility and charm.
The Hopewood Residence:
Explore the gardens and discover statues dotted around the original residence all while marvelling at the architecture - Considered a ‘grand estate’ there is an immense history to this property established in 1884. The Hopewood residence can be made available as an exclusive addition to any event; host afternoon drinks and canapés on the main verandahs and enjoy full use of the conservatory, ballroom and glamorous powder rooms.
- Max Capacity: 150 The Pavilion:
The Pavilion is located a short walk through the parterre gardens from the original residence - it is the modern provincial addition to the property. The Pavilion's featured spaces include the Gallery, Upstairs Dining Room & Chukka Bar Lounge, the Terrace Nightclub and Lounge areas, the Bong Bong Bar and outdoor seating areas. Tastefully styled with chandeliers, along with classical and contemporary antiques throughout, all areas can be decorated and customised to your individual events specifications.
The Garden Chapel & Lawn:
The Garden Chapel and Lawn is the ideal outdoor ceremony setting. Walk through the parterre style gardens, past the hedge mazes and discover the garden chapel elegantly dressed in florals - the perfect stage for the exchange of vows or speech with your guests seated comfortably on the chapel lawn. The Garden Chapel is located nearby the White Dove Topiary where Hopewood's white Peacocks have been sighted.
The Rose Walk:
Hidden behind the hedges and unseen from the Garden Chapel lies the Rose Walk - a long and peaceful stroll through archways lined seasonally lined by white and pink roses.
Outdoor Garden Fireplace:
An intimate and warm outdoor space perfect for afternoon entertainment; A favourite place of our previous guests who have enjoyed swing bands, champagne, and canapés all set against the backdrop of Hopewood's beautifully manicured gardens.
Games Lawns & Tennis Court:
Celebrate the outdoors with your guests and play a range of games - Croquet, Boules, giant Jenga and more dotted throughout the gardens. The energetic can enjoy rounds of Tennis, others can simply relax in the outdoor lounges enjoying the company and celebrations of a special day.
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