Welcome to my list of luxury venues in New South Wales (NSW) that can provide the perfect setting for your Tuscan-aesthetic dream wedding. If you're planning a wedding and have always wanted a beautiful, romantic ceremony and reception surrounded by stunning landscapes and elegant European-inspired architecture, then you'll want to check out these amazing venues.
From sprawling vineyards to grand estates, these five venues offer a range of options for couples looking to bring their luxury wedding vision to life. Each one offers breathtaking views, impeccable service, and a range of amenities and services to ensure that your special day is everything you've ever dreamed of.
So sit back, relax, and let us take you on a tour of some of the most luxurious and breathtaking venues in NSW for your Tuscan-aesthetic dream wedding. Whether you're looking for a grand, formal affair or an intimate, intimate gathering, these venues have something for everyone.
Palladio is a stunning wedding venue located in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia. This beautiful property is set among rolling hills and surrounded by acres of vineyards, providing a stunning backdrop for any wedding.
The main feature of Palladio is its grand, Italian-inspired mansion, which dates back to the 1800s and has been beautifully restored to its former glory. The mansion features grand formal rooms, including a spacious ballroom with soaring ceilings and original plasterwork, as well as a range of outdoor spaces, including a grand verandah overlooking the gardens.
In addition to the mansion, Palladio also offers a range of outdoor spaces for ceremonies and receptions, including a beautiful gazebo set among the gardens, a rustic barn, and a spacious lawn with sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
Whether you're looking for a grand, formal affair or a more intimate gathering, Palladio has something for everyone. The venue's experienced team is dedicated to helping couples create the wedding of their dreams, and can assist with everything from catering and styling to transportation and accommodation. So, Palladio is a perfect venue for a Tuscan-aesthetic dream wedding.
Deux Belettes is a stunning wedding venue located in the Byron Bay region of New South Wales, Australia. This beautiful property is set on a sprawling acreage, surrounded by lush gardens and rolling hills, providing a picturesque setting for any wedding.
Experience the grandeur of a pre-Revolution princess in the elegant Grand Salon, featuring parquet floors, toile curtains, gold leaf details, and sparkling chandeliers. Or embrace your inner bohemian with a flower-filled celebration surrounded by long grass in the picturesque countryside.
At Deux Belettes, a team of 5-star wedding planners and stylists is dedicated to creating a one-of-a-kind wedding that perfectly reflects you and your unique style. They offer a range of services, including catering, floristry, music, hair and makeup, photography, luxury transportation, and more, to ensure that your special day is everything you've ever dreamed of.
After the festivities, retire to the spacious Bridal Suite, located on the top floor of the mansion. Accessible via a spiral staircase through a charming sea-shell tower, the suite boasts 150 sqm of light-filled privacy, timber ceilings, old beams, and a sitting room that transforms into a bridal sanctuary. The suite also features a charming attic bathroom, a canopied French bed, and hand-painted antique furniture, providing the perfect setting for a romantic and memorable wedding night. When it's time to say goodbye to your guests, you won't want to leave this idyllic oasis and will instead drift off into wedded bliss as your friends hit the vibrant nightlife of nearby Byron Bay.
Photo Credits: Megan Kelly, The Lane
Red Leaf Wollombi
As a Sydney-based wedding photographer I love the opportunity to attend extraordinary events at venues outside the city, and Red Leaf Wollombi in the Hunter Valley is one of my absolute favorites. Just a short drive from Sydney, this property offers a taste of Tuscany in the heart of the Hunter Valley region, known for its wineries and local produce.
Set on 10 acres of private land, Red Leaf Wollombi features a grand colonial-style pastel pink mansion with 6 king-sized bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a swimming pool, wood fireplace, billiards room, library, and private lake. The property's stunning main villa, with its Tuscan-inspired peach exterior and climbing rose bushes, is the perfect setting for a dream wedding. When you book Red Leaf Wollombi for your wedding or event, you have exclusive use of the whole property for the weekend, allowing you to have a rehearsal dinner, wedding, and recovery BBQ all in one place. The property's versatility and space also make it an ideal location for couples looking to craft a personalized event that reflects their style and tastes.
In addition to the main villa, the property also boasts a charming "Pizza Kitchen" building, which is perfect for canapes, cocktails, or recovery drinks. The venue's experienced team is dedicated to helping couples create the wedding of their dreams, and can assist with everything from catering and styling to transportation and accommodation. So, Red Leaf Wollombi is a perfect venue for a Tuscan-aesthetic dream wedding.
Photo Credits: Sheri McMahon, Lilli Kad
Bowral, Southern Highlands
Milton House Bowral is a luxurious wedding venue located in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia. Set on a secluded estate amid lush woodland, this property offers a range of options for couples looking to host their dream wedding.
The centerpiece of Milton House Bowral is its grand, colonial-style mansion, built at the turn of the century by the Hordern family of retail and pastoral fame. The mansion's formal gardens, laid out by Mary Hordern, are considered to be among Australia's finest. The property also offers 41 deluxe rooms and 6 suites, most of which have spa baths and open fireplaces, as well as a magnificent French bath house with an indoor pool and views of the historic gardens.
Milton House Bowral's Hordern's Restaurant offers fine a la carte dining, and an extensive wine list, and is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. The conservatory provides a hearty country-style breakfast daily. Both restaurants offer magnificent views of the garden.
Whether you're looking for a grand, formal affair or a more intimate gathering, Milton House Bowral has something for everyone. The venue's experienced team is dedicated to helping couples create the wedding of their dreams, and can assist with everything from catering and styling to transportation and accommodation. So, Milton House Bowral is a perfect venue for a European-aesthetic dream wedding.
Vaucluse House is a stunning restaurant and wedding venue located in Sydney. Set in a 19th-century mansion and surrounded by 10 hectares of beautiful grounds and gardens, the venue offers a menu that combines the elegance of its art deco surroundings with the freshest, locally-sourced ingredients. With capacity for up to 120 guests, the venue is also available for corporate events and private dining. Vaucluse House is open for lunch and high tea from Wednesday to Sunday, and offers free on-site parking.
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