At a Glance
Barunah Plains Homestead is a heritage-listed property located in Hesse, 1.5 hours from Melbourne and 30 minutes from Geelong.
The homestead comprises large formal gardens and stunning pool area for your ceremony and pre wedding drinks. with accommodation onsite it is the perfect spot for a destination wedding
The Woolshed - 130 seated guests | 300 cocktail
Marquee - unlimited
The Shearers Quarters sleeps 41
The Homestead Sleeps 22
Glamping - unlimited
Listed by the National Trust and Heritage Victoria the property is an inspired blend of old and new.
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and strict venue requirements. With accommodation for up to 22 in the homestead, 41 in the shearers quarters, an additional 4 in the cottage. Barunah Plains is drawing couples from near and far to make their wedding a weekend event.
The Homestead dating back to 1866 is a stunning backdrop for your wedding ceremony & pre-wedding drinks. The manicured gardens against the long grass of the surrounding paddocks are the perfect location for guests to admire as you wander around all the heritage buildings for your wedding photos. There are many locations around the property for you to select from for your wedding reception. Erect a marque, use the Shearing shed or create a festival feel using the space around the property, your options are only limited to your imagination.
The sprawling property is made up of the main homestead, a self-contained 2 bedroom bluestone cottage, shearers quarters, woolshed, ram shed, coach house, tennis court, and pool. The Warrambine Creek weaves its way through, the croquet lawn sits beside it and is the perfect spot to enjoy champagne and canapes. A walk over the bridge takes you to a large area to accommodate marquee structures with stunning sunsets in the distance and views back to the lit-up homestead. The shearing shed provides an option for those who prefer to be surrounded by more of a rural feel in a ready built structure. Barunah is a photographer's dream, you could wander the property for hours following the setting sun. Located within 30 minutes from Geelong and 1.5 hours from Melbourne this is a destination wedding venue that you simply can’t get in the big cities.
The homestead is the perfect getaway for family groups, corporates or groups of friends for an escape from the city. A luxurious getaway in the Western District, you’ll feel truly hidden away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The large circular driveway and bluestone exterior leads to a magnificently renovated restored grand homestead. Read a book by the open fire, have a hit of tennis, explore the neighboring food and wine region, enjoy a picnic on the grounds of the farm or the acre of manicured gardens. You might like to sit by the Warrambine Creek searching for the resident platypus, visit the nearby Great Ocean Road, a hit of golf at the Inverleigh golf club or a few drinks at the Inverleigh pub. Head ten minutes further for the best steak in the region at the Beeac Pub. If you are after the ultimate foodie experience, award-winning restaurant Brae is just a short drive down the road or simply relax in one of the quiet areas of the sprawling homestead. There’s something for all to enjoy.
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