Idlewild Country Estate Wedding Venue in Gauteng

Idlewild Country Estate

Conference and Wedding Venue at Moonlight Road, Olifantsfontein, 1666, Northern Gauteng, Gauteng, South Africa. Show on Map

About Idlewild Country Estate

Idlewild Country Estate is a magnificent new venue overlooking the Rietvleidam Nature Reserve and has rolling lawns where Blesbuck roam freely. The venue epitomises tranquility, warmth and style.

The estate showcases beautiful sunsets, space to breathe and an aura of peace that will be the backdrop to the start of something remarkable. The venue can accommodate between 80 and 250 guests with an outdoor ceremony area. The venue and surroundings are completely yours for the day to enjoy with family and friends.

The Venue

The venue is extremely versatile - the style is classical country, with a high ceiling, three fireplaces, beautiful chandeliers and unique décor. Our authentic wooden tables and chairs create a rustic-chic ambiance. The venue can be transformed into your own style; from rustic, chic to luxurious opulence.

The venue is situated on a 40 hectare farm that has been in the family since 1978 and offers a variety of photography opportunities. The settings vary from open fields, meadow gardens, a quaint dam and stables that create picturesque settings for everlasting memories.

The farm has a backup generator which ensures peace of mind for you to thoroughly enjoy your day.

The Cuisine

Ginger Apple is our in-house caterer and prepares bespoke cuisine. The menus offered at Idlewild Country Estate consist of delicious canapés, decadent buffets or plated options and a tantalizing selection of mini-desserts and a candy table. We can also personalise the menu to suit your specific needs.

Conferencing, Launches, Matric Farewells and Outdoor Events

The venue looks out onto rolling lawns large enough to accommodate the event of your dreams. The spacious setup also allows for large stage setups for launch events or conferencing. The versatility of venue allows for Matric farewells, yearend functions, birthday parties or themed events.


We are centrally located between Johannesburg and Pretoria, in close proximity to Irene, the East Rand and East of Pretoria. The venue is approximately a 15km drive from OR Tambo International Airport.

We are open every day of the week and request that you book a viewing appointment with us. It is of the utmost importance that we ensure you have a stress free wedding or event at with long lasting memories.

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  • Catering (in-house)
  • Disabled equipped
  • Exhibition space
  • Parking
  • Team building facilities
  • Wheelchair friendly

Price Range
Available on request

Contact: Elizma

Tel: +27 (0)82 900-0974

Physical Address:
Idlewild Country Estate, Moonlight Road, Olifantsfontein, 1666, Northern Gauteng, Gauteng, South Africa

Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -25.938489
Longitude: 28.281297

Closest airport(s)
OR Tambo International - 20km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Listed on
February 2016 - No guest reviews.

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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

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