Boutique Wedding Accommodation & Events with Staytime

Dreaming of a wedding that’s boutique, intimate, and full of country charm? Look no further than the Macarthur region, a hidden gem nestled just outside of Sydney. Nevermind exuberant international destination weddings, the many varied special event venues dotted around the Macarthur region are a destination in itself. The entire region offers a playground for foodies and nature lovers alike with local cafes and restaurants, nature walks and local events all providing the perfect opportunity to turn your big day into more than just a memorable moment. And with Staytime offering a unique collection of properties to cater to some of your important wedding needs – from stunning backdrops for wedding photoshoots and ceremonies (coming soon) to luxurious wedding accommodation for you and your closest guests, there really is no need to look further.

Macarthur… A Secluded Paradise for Weddings

The Macarthur region boasts a surprising variety of landscapes, all within easy reach of Sydney. Picture manicured country style gardens, charming farmhouses amidst rolling hills, and heritage-listed buildings – a perfect backdrop for your special day. Staytime’s properties are nestled amidst this picturesque landscape, offering a serene and private setting for some of those important aspects of your wedding celebration.

Dr. Crookston’s Guesthouse in Camden: Where Intimate Shoots Come Alive

Imagine getting ready for your big day in a 19th Century estate, as recently seen on Season 11, Episode 36 of Married At First Sight. If only the walls could talk! This beautifully restored heritage home, also recently featured in the “Weddings & Functions Annual” by In Macarthur Magazine, exudes elegance and charm. With its manicured gardens and grand interiors, Dr. Crookston’s Estate provides a stunning backdrop for breathtaking photoshoots and/or the perfect place for the bride to be and her entourage to get ready. And at the commencement of your festivities, the Guesthouse provides the perfect place to rest your weary heads before waking next morning as the newly wed couple, your first morning coffee in wedded bliss, a mere stroll down the street at one of Camden’s many enticing cafes. Coming soon to this Staytime property will also be the offer of small ceremonies and intimate receptions – stay tuned for updates!

Spacious Accommodation for Extended Family & Guests

For larger groups, Staytime offers the idyllic JAMS Lodge at Oakdale. Nestled in the Burragorang bushland, Staytime’s Oakdale property provides luxurious and stylish accommodation for your extended family and guests, all on a stunning and private 25 acres of wide-open space, complete with lagoon-style swimming pool with waterfall, ancient Aboriginal boundary tree, and resident hobby farm animals. Becoming popular among city dwellers, this country escape has all the creature comforts of what you would expect from a 5 Star hotel, only the lodge is all yours! Think pre-wedding introductory BBQ’s or post wedding hangs by the pool – JAMS Lodge at Oakdale offers many possibilities for you and your guests.

Let the locals of Staytime be Part of Your Dream Wedding

Whether you’re planning a small elopement or an opulent ceremony, the custodians of Staytime’s stunning property portfolio are locals of the Macarthur area themselves, bringing a wealth of local area knowledge and a rolodex full of contacts to draw from to help make your day special. From assisting with vendor recommendations to helping coordinate on-site logistics, we’ll ensure our part helps make your special day unforgettable. Visit our Preferred Suppliers page (coming soon) for more info.

Considering a wedding in the Macarthur region or just want to try this area on for size? Contact Staytime for a chat about what you’re planning, or perhaps book a stay at one of our stunning locations.


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