About This Venue
Dennarque Estate is one of the best kept secrets of Mount Wilson, in New South Wales.
The quaint Heritage Garden Village of Mount Wilson, in the UNESCO listed Blue Mountains World Heritage National Park, was settled in 1870s by the well-heeled society in Sydney as their summer retreat.
Dennarque Estate, steeped in history, is situated on the highest point in the Village, and one of the highest points in the Blue Mountains.
Rarely open to the public, the exotic cool climate gardens of Dennarque Estate are now available to in-house guests. The gardens which have been featured in local and international media, have many rare and exotic species.
A wedding at the exclusive Dennarque Estate provides the perfect backdrop for the special day in your life, and the perfect setting to impress your guests. The Estate offers the ultimate setting for intimate weddings, cocktail settings, and dining opportunities under the milky way in the night sky, or in a beautiful marquee within the grand gardens.
Just under two hours’ drive from Sydney, or a quick 20 minutes by helicopter, the Estate offers three luxury accommodation options which are included in the venue hire. Koonawarra has 3 double bedrooms with ensuites, Cherry Cottage has a double loft bedroom and Dennarque Lodge has 2 double bedrooms with ensuites. All accommodation is fully self-contained with indoor fireplaces. In addition, there are numerous accommodation options available within the village for your guests.
The Estate also has a tennis court, croquet lawn, a large Conservatory which seats 14 with a large indoor fireplace, complete with a kitchen and outdoor BBQ, Pizza oven and spit cooking facilities.
Whilst Dennarque Estate gives you the freedom to create your own personalized and unique wedding celebration, we can also create a bespoke package catered especially for you. The heritage listed gardens are designed to provide you with a variety of vistas for reception and ceremony locations, offering many opportunities for beautiful photographs in all seasons.
Dennarque Estate is a highly sought after venue for weddings, being an ideal location for a union such as a wedding due to its unique feng shui properties.
- AV system
- Bar area
- Bridal change room
- BYO alcohol
- BYO catering
- Clean-up included
- Fire pit
- Marquee or Tent
- No curfew
- Tables and seating
- Wet weather cover
- Wheelchair Access
- Air conditioning
- Hair Dryer
- Linen supplied
- Open fireplace
- Towels supplied
- Washing machine
- Wheelchair access
Owner / Manager
The current owners of Dennarque Estate have spent the last 15 years expanding the beautiful gardens in its current grand form. When they first came to Dennarque Estate, they immediately fell in love with the gardens. It gives them great pleasure to be able to share their beautiful gardens with couples for their special day.
The gardens have been featured in high end magazines and travel programs both locally and internationally.
On-site Events Manager, Ivana, has worked on the property for many years and has a thorough understanding of the layout and the inner workings of the property. Ivana has extensive background in the hospitality industry in Europe, and currently calls Mt Wilson home. Ivana is available to discuss your special day right from the beginning, and is available to oversee the coordination and management of the whole event to make your day stress free, enjoyable and magical!
WHERE TO STAY
- The village of Mt Wilson and Mt Irvine has a number of guest houses available for hire. Blackheath is only 25 minutes drove from Mt Wilson which also has a number of guest houses available.
WHERE TO EAT
- Blackheath has a number of very good quality restaurants; Fumo, Cinnabar are very highly recommended
Click below to find a shareable page with accommodation options for your wedding guests.Accommodation Map
Venue Location and Nearby Accommodation
Thank you to the Dennarque Estate team,January 2017
"Thank you! It was such an incredible day and it was the perfect location for us, everyone commented on how stunning Dennarque is and we couldn't have pictured a more beautiful wedding spot!
What can we say about this venue that could possibly justify how amazing it is?,June 2017
"By far the most impressive estate in the Blue Mountains, with too many options for your wedding day. We couldn't decide between the giant tall tree garden, the waterfall, the Japanese gardens or the stunning conservatory. Unfortunately, the weather decided for us. The rain on our wedding day was torrential. We had the owners of the property helping us relocate to the conservatory before guests arrived, for me, this was a true testament to the welcoming character of the property and the pride and care the owners put into it.
With accommodation for 12 guests, our entire bridal party stayed on site which was so convenient for the weekend. The venue assisted with helping us choose an amazing catering team as well as a local florist who both went above and beyond. We would encourage everyone who is interested, to experience this place for themselves. Absolutely incredible. Thank you Dennarque, you are truly one of the world's great properties.
Ben and Mariana, Sydney"
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