The Grounds

Our 25 acres including five immaculate laandscaped gardens and multiple facilities provide countless opportunities for special events in these beautiful rustic outdoor settings at Eagle Ridge Country Estate.

Weddings, outdoor BBQ dinners, and team building events are ideal for these settings for small intimate gatherings or large scale celebrations.

Our signature lawn, The Mauao Lawn is located on the front lawn of The Homestead.   Adjacent to this is The Waterfall Garden featuring landscaped rock and waterfall formations.  

The Oak Lawn is located to the rear of The Homestead and is capable of hosting marquees and large functions.

The Highland Room has two garden areas, The Eagle Lawn and The Native Garden (also capable of hosting a large marquee).

All of these areas capture the signature  Eagle Ridge Country Estate panoramic views.

Iconic photographic locations at Eagle Ridge Country Estate include:

  • 25 acres of country paddocks and hand-reared highland cows
  • Long driveway entrance lined with a beautiful allée of ornamental Flame trees 
  • A prop garden comprising of a range of vintage props including a vintage tractor, old Dodge truck, rustic super-sized wooden photo frame framing the iconic Mauao, wooden railway swing and an aged railway sleeper pagoda
  • A rustic turn of the century Kiwi woolshed  
  • An old barn incorporating a corrugated iron backdrop
  • A sweeping grand rimu staircase inside The Homestead
  • Scenic bush walk between The Homestead and The Highland Room
  • The old country barn