When first impressions mean everything, you will not be disappointed when you cross the threshold into the welcoming lobby of Oatlands House. Replete with stunning period features including pressed cornices, architectural columns, cedar door frames, decorative ceilings, archways and corbels, it will enchant your guests. The foyer also provides a wonderful backdrop to stage group party photographs.
The Deck Room exhibits an alfresco ambience created by a glass conservatory structure, timber decking floors and superior garden/golf course views. Abundant natural light is the perfect accompaniment to a glamorous wedding or gala dinner. Your guests will enjoy exclusive access to the lawns and gardens from the Deck Room’s private terrace.
The suite was part of a first floor addition, built in 1840 by architect Ambrose Hallen with the aid of convict labour. Leading off the grand central staircase, this ornate drawing room enjoys expansive views over the golf course and surrounding landscaped gardens. An adjoining outdoor cocktail terrace, abundant natural light, petite chandeliers and original timber panelling make this an exceptional room for an intimate gathering.
Named after explorer William Lawson’s daughter and Oatlands House first bride, The Rebecca Suite constitutes part of the original 1830’s house and is steeped in historic details including a sandstone feature wall, two antique white marble fireplaces, high ornate ceilings hung with aristocratic chandeliers and cedar framed french doors opening onto the surrounding covered terrace. The original timber floorboards have been restored to pristine condition. A beautiful room for an unforgettable event.
Rose garden views and fairy lights at dusk give this suite a beautiful and elegant touch. Featuring a large bay window, crystal chandeliers and cosy fireplaces, it provides the perfect atmosphere during the cooler months. An exclusive entrance to The Rose Suite via the adjoining Rose Gardens allows your guests to enjoy pre-dinner cocktails on the covered terrace before proceeding to your event.
Wrapped in glass windows overlooking the beautiful gardens and boasting vaulted ceilings hung with grand crystal chandeliers, your guests will enjoy this open space which invites the outdoors in. The Garden Ballroom features natural light, open plan, plush carpet and quaint details, capturing the essence of old world charm. Superb for grand scale weddings celebrated and conferences.
A grand palatial space; The Georgian Grand Ballroom consists of the Garden Ballroom and The Rose Suite combined. The Georgian Grand Ballroom is the largest room at Oatlands House. It is an open plan function room, with private entry, ample natural light, private bar, and picturesque views of the landscaped garden. This ballroom is ideal for larger events with its own break areas, inbuilt parquetry dance floor and space for live stage entertainment, all set against the brilliant garden backdrop.
The Enchanted Garden at the rear of the manor is a more intimate space adjoining the Garden Ballroom. A sandstone brick wall and water features are set against lush palms and manicured topiaries. A perfect adjunct to your main event it can accommodate installations such as childrens jumping castles, gelato cart, croquet or giant chess set.
Oatlands Chateau is characterised by Romanesque pillars and an ornate wrought iron canopy, is set at the very front of the property. Surrounded by picturesque landscaped gardens and set against the dramatic backdrop of the House itself, it is an ideal outdoor space for a ceremony event and dramatic photographs.
The Rose Garden sits adjacent to the Rose Suite. It features golf course views and is surrounded by private gardens including a period style water fountain. The lush foliage of tall palms and native trees creates a cool, secluded atmosphere.
When James Brindley Bettington bought the Oatlands estate in 1833 he not only renovated the house but planted extensive vineyards and arranged foreign immigrants to make wine. In acknowledgement of this historic precedent a small vineyard has been planted for our guests to enjoy and to provide a beautiful backdrop for your photography.