St Joseph’s Guesthouse and Function Venue is a stunning three level stone building that was renovated from the ruins of a 160 year old Catholic Church. There is a physical and spiritual connection with the pioneering families and the history of the area providing a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere both inside and out.
The building comprises four king bedrooms complete with air conditioning and ensuite bathrooms. A fifth bedroom has a separate bathroom. Free to Air digital TV is provided to every bedroom as well as the entertainment area. The bedrooms, plus the kitchen, laundry and dining areas offer all you need for a comfortable stay away from home. There is also an indoor entertainment area for movies, music and dancing and a large outdoor deck for the afternoon drinks and BBQ. A quiet upstairs retreat has a unique featured glass floor section to keep an eye on the activities below.
The indoor area can accommodate a large number of people and is ideal for a variety of functions. The grounds consist of a large forecourt in front of the main entrance and a majestic tiered hillside overlooking the church and it’s large outdoor deck area. Both indoors and outdoors are perfect for an intimate wedding.
Nature provides clear air, open skies, river and valley views, a rich variety of fauna and flora and lots of quiet. You will see eagles overhead, a variety of birds flitting about the grounds, and in the valley you will find lyre birds, wallabies, wombats, possums and goannas.
St Josephs Guesthouse and Function Venue acknowledges the Darkinjung people as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the Macdonald Valley and this part of the Hawkesbury area and pays respect to Elders past, present and emerging.