Welcome to one of the oldest and yet most loved venues in Melbourne. Where the country meets the style and elegance of Melbourne’s best food scene.

Baxter Barn is situated on the property of Sages Cottage, 34 acres of heritage listed tranquility, yet is only 40 minutes away from Melbourne’s door step. This historic venue is overflowing with rustic essence, nature filled charm and alluring beauty. It is one of the most appealing and upcoming wedding venues in Victoria.

Whether you are looking to get married on our own island escape, in our landscaped garden or in one of the fields, there is a package for you.

History and About the Grounds

Dating back to 1870's, Sages Cottage estate was developed by one of the first European settlers in the district. Built from vertical timber slabs cut from trees off its very own acreage, is one of the few still standing strong of its kind to date.

Due to the reservation and preservation of the grounds, it does not completely resemble the original landscape however the original orchard and avenue of pine trees still stands, to date, as it did in the 1870's.

The combination of authentic landscape and foundations contrasted with the modernistic food scene that Going Gourmet offers proves Baxter Barn to be the perfect venue for you.


The Sages Cottage property where Baxter Barn is located is operated by leading not-profit community service organisation, Wallara Australia. Going Gourmet is proud to be Wallara’s official catering partner and every event or function held at Baxter Barn helps support Wallara with their pioneering work helping people with different abilities achieve their potential. For more information please visit www.wallara.com.au or their YouTube channel WallaraTV

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