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Real Wedding: Stacey and Paulina, 19th April 2023

Photography by KLD Photography

South Coast Weddings

Pauline and Stacey chose an intimate wedding reception at Eleven Eighty – The Venue with a Twist, with just 30 close friends and family. The vibe was glamorous but relaxed, family orientated and full of love.  They utilised the best that the South Coast has to offer.  A wedding ceremony on the beach at Jervis Bay whilst using Eleven Eighty as their base for the family with 15 guests staying onsite between our cottage and the School Masters residence and the wedding reception in our courtyard.

The girls looked simply stunning.  The bridal party had their pampering morning in the vintage train carriage, and the “little” ladies got to join in too.  Hair by @solangehair and Makeup by @danhdoanmua

Paulina went for a stunning long gown for the ceremony  and then changed into a party frock for the reception at Eleven Eighty.  Paulina’s gown was from Luvbridal and Stacey’s bridal suit came from Oleg Cassiniau. Rings by Jewellery by Design

The girls opted for alfresco dining in the courtyard with a sit down long table dinner  offering shared plates from the Monkey ExpressThe Henry Clive team once again manned the bar with wine, bubbles and cocktails on offer.  They opted to utilise our inhouse prop shed and all within but for the little extra touches they hired in special touches from the Wedding Event Creators and the stunning flower arbour was designed and installed by Fleurescent Flowers.

The girls utilised all of the mix and match spaces at Eleven Eighty:  The courtyard for the evening reception and champagne Tower, the Barn and Bar for drinks and the Wishing Well and the Old School Hall for …………Salsa Dancing Lessons!!    Not only did all the guests join in but the vendors too!  It was great to see our venue Manager; Reanah, the guys from Henry Clive and Jack – co owner of The Hungry Monkey up on the dance floor giving it a go.

Stacey and Paulina also made the most of the Eleven Eighty night time photo opportunities.  We are loving our lit up driveway tree (hats off to owner Clare for digging the trench by hand in terrible weather conditions so that we can have lights at the touch of a switch all year round) and the dramatic silhouettes created in the dining arbour.

One of the many advantages to a small intimate wedding is that the day is truly about the couple.  Paulina and Stacey had their special day the way they wanted it and were able to spend lots of time together, being present, enjoying the event.  As they say, a picture tells a thousand words, and I think the connection in these photos says it all.







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We just had the most magical wedding here – 10/10 venue!!! We cannot speak more highly of our experience! Amazing hosts and team, with exceptional attention to detail. There are so many incredible places for photos (but also the photos don’t do it justice!) and the whole ambience really contributed to our wedding. It was amazing being able to stay at the property for the weekend. We absolutely loved it and could not recommend it more!

Jess D

The unique venue catered for our family requirements and beyond with many personalised details. Every part of the venue was utilised from the train carriage, the on-site accomodation, through to the beautifully decorated bar and iconic tree swing.

Our wedding getaway consisted of 3 days and 2 nights surrounded with loved ones onsite. We enjoyed great company, good food, fun lawn games, and created many wonderful memories. The venue was perfect for our needs. It was kid and dog friendly, spacious, clean, offered many entertainment spaces, and felt like a home away from our home.

We cannot thank Reanah enough for her support and recommendations. We are so grateful to have engaged such talented vendors who went out of their way to make our day special, thank you so much!

Stacey and I highly recommend Eleven Eighty.

Paulina Acuna

I am in love with Eleven Eighty! Such a great DIY venue with accommodation, a well thought-out layout with different spaces hosting such an eclectic vibe to truly bring out your personality. The Owners & staff are so incredible to work alongside and we love planning & coordinating there. The courtyard is to die for!

Jess – Planned By Page

What a stunning venue, the way the light filters through the surrounding trees into the courtyard in the afternoon is just something else. They have thought of everything here you will need to make your wedding day perfect. Beautiful spaces to get ready in, the most divine settings for your reception and stunning photo opportunities, Eleven Eighty has it all.

Lean and Lens Photography

From the moment you enter Eleven Eighty you will be swept up by its character and charm. It really is a wonderland of the unexpected, every turn you take leads you to something more to be discovered. So many incredible options within this special property. The team have worked tirelessly to restore this historical venue with so much love and care.

Candice Seymour

Eleven Eighty has to be the best venue on the south coast for a funky lux wedding or to be honest, any event that you need to be seriously special. The place is like a treasure trove filed with beautiful thoughtfully curated objects and super styled so that every different area is truly unique. There are so many gorgeous settings all just perfectly put together. The vintage train carriage blew me away.

Gaynor Tracey

We fell in love with Eleven Eighty because it’s a super unique venue. We knew we wanted something a little less traditional with a cool, relaxed party vibe and felt that Eleven Eighty really delivered on this. We especially love the courtyard and alfresco dining aspect of the venue and the rustic vibe of the bar.

Rachel Appleby

WOW! An absolute sensory overload from the moment you pull into the driveway, there’s is sooo much to take in! Interesting, eclectic, full of character, it’s almost too much! It’s FANTASTIC! Love it! Just spent 3 nights there for New Years celebrations and what a brilliant time was had, the venue is perfect stage to have an incredible gathering.

David Annett

After visiting Eleven Eighty I was amazed by the effort that was put into every detail to truly capture the unique character and beauty that it has. The owners and manager were very friendly and went above and beyond to accommodate our upcoming event. We are all super excited!!!!

Kylie Brown

Love this beautiful property! Ticks all the boxes for an ideal wedding venue and such a lovely space to style, the courtyard is magical at night to dine and dance under. We love it!

The Wedding and Event Creators

I went to an event at Eleven Eighty, I felt like I was transported back in time. Full of character and history with all the different parts to explore and have fun. It was an unforgettable experience and I look forward to the next time.

Lucy Brown

The most idyllic, tranquil setting that makes you feel relaxed the minute you get there! The property is tastefully decorated, the team are so friendly and the facilities are awesome. Highly recommend it!

Michelle Rubinstein

Grounds of Alexandria meets Soho House meets Alice in Wonderland…… Wow! How did we not know about this place? So incredibly beautiful with hidden treasures and unexpected plot twists around every corner. Riddled with character, old world charm and modern luxury, I really can’t think of an event space that has as much wow factor as this did.

Angie Laxton

We have booked our special day here. We were looking for a venue that could show our personalities, and Eleven Eighty has plenty of that! It is so cute wherever you look. Reanah is super friendly and easy to talk to. She has taken our special day as hers and was super helpful with info and suppliers. I’m so excited about our wedding and spending it here with our families!

Vanessa Vernazza

“We had our wedding at Eleven Eighty in November and it was truly the most magical experience for us and also for all of our guests. The grounds and venue are simply beautiful. Everything is so well maintained and the attention is second to none!”

Phil & Sue - Sydney

“I facilitated a corporate away day for a Sydney-based team, and found the historic and quirky venue was a great experience, with all we needed for a productive and creative day included – even lawn games for brain breaks and team building!”

Anthony - Berry

“An out-of-the-ordinary South Coast getaway with lovely hosts Richard and Clare. They were extremely welcoming and ensured we were well looked after, helping us arrange a private chef and visits to the local attractions.”

Liat Gould - Sydney

“There are some amazing quirks on this property that we absolutely loved; the converted train carriage was fantastic! The house was immaculate and Clare and Richard are amazing, down to earth hosts – we felt well looked after from start to finish.”

Mark Hatnean - Sydney

“Fantastic, a touch of class with an oldy worldy feel. Perfect to escape the city, do nothing at all or go all out and fill your weekend with wineries, ziplining, kayaking and more. Did I mention there’s a train carriage in the garden?!”

Jay Hobson - Sydney
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