About Us

With a story that spans generations as a boarding school and community hub, Baulkham Hills’ historic mansion Cropley House finally reopened on Friday 28 September. The venue was unveiled as the area’s most sought after weddings and corporate event venue, following a year of renovations to return the mansion to its former grandeur.

Situated on five acres of green parkland, the two-story mansion is framed by a wisteria-lined balcony overlooking a stunning rose garden and gazebo, perfect for intimate wedding ceremonies. With two impressive rooms on the ground floor and four smaller separate rooms on the upper level, Cropley House is home to spaces suitable to all types of events, from large grand lunches to conferences with small breakout areas.

History

Entrenched in the Hills’ community since the 1920s, Cropley House maintains an old-world charm that celebrates its history as one of the Hills’ finest Georgian Revival mansions.

Upstairs, the dormitories where the boarders once slept under the matron’s watchful eye have been repurposed as stunning function rooms and breakout areas with sweeping views of the manicured gardens and lush grounds.

Cropley house since 1926 - Venue Hire Sydney

Our people

Sales Executive

Sasha Caples

Sasha’s meticulous organisation combined with 10 years’ experience leads to a flawless function, her true commitment and immense passion brings clients vison to life for any function. Sasha has an immense passion for weddings, yet also has varied experience in different types of events, making any wish possible. Sasha’s passion and skills shines through in her work, going hand in hand with her creative and connecting personality.

Events Executive

Elia Said

Having studied Event Management for 3 years, Elia has formed a true passion. Combining her love for working with people and organisational skills, she creates every event into a special day. Elia has previously worked in venues organising Bridal Expos and other types of events, highlighting her diverse set of skills. She thrives on the rewarding feeling of a happy bride after her big day, giving her set of skills with a personal, special touch.

Group Executive Chef

Adam Birtles

Adam Birtles, Group Executive Chef, has enjoyed an illustrious career spanning Michelin Star restaurant in the United Kingdom, top level restaurants in Sydney and several boutiques and five-star hotels.

Born and raised in Kendal, England, Chef Birtles has more than 35 years’ experience in the kitchen.

Adam has spent the last twelve years as Executive Chef at Campbells Store Restaurants, The Rocks; Waterfront, Wolfies and Italian Village where modern Australian with a focus on fresh seafood and Mediterranean flavours are his forte.

In his career, Adam trained alongside top chefs at some of the UK’s finest restaurants and hotels including; The Fat Duck, Gabriel Restaurant, Café Ditto and the Connaught and Copthorne Tara Hotels.

Among his list of accolades, highlights include; finalist for Sydney Fish Markets Best Seafood, Best New Restaurant at the Restaurant and Caterers Awards, Best Modern Australian Restaurant for Coast restaurant.

When asked about his philosophy on food, Adam quotes:

“Using the freshest produce and maintaining the natural flavor integrity as key elements to delivering award-winning cuisine”

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