Following your heart and dreams is not always an easy path. For Kate Brew, Adrian Battiston and their children, Ava, Sid, Gus and Meg, the call of the Adelaide Hills was like discovering a long lost friend.
After a few years on the east coast of Australia, the move to Nether Hill Farm in January 2018 was really a dream come true.
The creative duo, continue to design and sell handcrafted design pieces through their business One Fat Emu. The farm shop and studio are open at designated times to showcase their wares and Kate hosts various workshops throughout the year.
Nether Hill Farm compliments and adds to this business allowing Kate and Adrian to share this unique and historic property more widely. Kate's expertise in event management and love of country gardens and interiors teams with Adrian's business savvy.
Nether Hill Farm is one of South Australia's oldest farms and gardens, dating back to the 1800's.
The stone homestead, framed by majestic trees and rambling gardens takes a prized position, with wonderful views across the Kenton Valley.
Located 45 minutes from the Adelaide CBD, Nether Hill Farm is part of a thriving Adelaide Hills food bowl and community.
Once a bustling strawberry farm, today Netherhill Farm is the perfect setting for your next event, wedding, special picnic, celebration or workshop.
With its stunning country garden setting and rustic warehouse, Nether Hill Farm makes the perfect informal and flexible wedding venue, workshop or event space. We offer flexibile options for catering and event styling.
A country garden with rare plant species, rambling paths and secluded lawned areas set the scene for your next event.
A covered patio overlooking the garden for a more informal occasion or predinner drinks and 'The Packing Shed,' with its modern warehouse feel and seating available for up to 150 seated guests.
Nether Hill Farm offers a blank canvas for your next event.
Styling, event management, prop hire, floral supply are also available by request.
Prices start at $1000
(📷 Courtesy Kate Pardey for Dan & Chikako)
A wedding at Nether Hill Farm, allows you to set the scene. This may include choosing your own caterer, styling any of the spaces or utilising any of the facilities and gardens.
The Packing Shed with its raw warehouse style, concrete floors and vintage seating is ideal for up to 130 guests.
Vast lawns and large spaces provide a blank canvas for your next corporate christmas party, fundraiser or birthday.
The packing Shed or The Pavillion is ideal for up to 130 guests.
Alternatively a marquee or Tipi Tent can be set up on any of the lawns or paddocks
The 150 year old homestead and acres of lawns and manicured gardens provide the ideal setting for your ceremony and photos
The Pavillion, offers an open undercover option, allowing you and your guests to be protected from the weather but enjoy the benefits of experiecing the beauty of the garden.
Available for up to 130 Guests
Book the studio at Nether Hill Farm for your next birthday party, hens night, baby shower or corporate event!
Our floral workshops are a great alternative to a hens night!
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Food vans are welcome
Vintage trestles and seating for 130 guests is included in your venue hire
There are several local accomodation options within minutes of Nether Hill Farm
Choose your own caterer
Style the venue - props available
Use the commerical kitchen and associated equipment
Games available for use on the lawns
Book the studio at Nether Hill Farm for your next birthday party, hens night, baby shower or corporate event! Our workshops are a great alternative to a hens night!
This hands-on workshop will walk you and your guests through the steps to create a striking floral arrangement using a variety of flowers, branches and foraged elements.
Participants will receive a glass of champagne on arrival and a selection of local produce from a grazing platter. After a brief welcome, guests will walk through the rambling garden of Netherhill Farm and the opportunity to select local blooms and foraged materials to add to their arrangements.
All additional flower materials, including a base and a completed flower arrangement will be yours to take home.
No prior experience is necessary.
Duration 2.5 hours
$95 per person. Minimum 10 People.
*transportation to and from the CBD can be arranged for an additional fee,
Over the years Kate and Adrian have worked on a range of exciting projects including a rambling 1930s bungalow that was featured in Australian Country Style Magazine July 2017 edition.
In September 2018, Nether Hill Farm was honoured to be featured in Love, Cherish and Adore, providing a wonderful boost for the burgeoning wedding and events business.
They are currently restoring Nether Hill Farm, with its historic outbuildings and extensive country garden, as featured in the Christmas Edition (2018) of Australian Country Style .
Due for release in April, The Foraged Home (Thames and Hudson), Written by Oliver McLennan and Photographed by Joanna McLennan features some of Kate's work on location at Nether Hill Farm.
This beautiful and historic property is one to be shared and is available for your next event, photoshoot or workshop.
Please contact us to discuss your next location shoot, editorial, film, tv or advertising production.