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Hidden Gem Steeped in History Circa 1900’s Only 300 Metres from Beach

Idyllically located in the coastal village of Shoreham sits this hidden gem steeped in history circa 1900’s, where romance is part of the scenery, If you are dreaming of a wedding on the Mornington Peninsula venue within walking distance of the beach and glorious vistas, Tecnevin is the perfect destination. A beloved estate with the old homestead located in the eastern paddock that was featured in the series McLeod’s Daughters. With many couples falling in love with Tecnevin during their stay at the enchanting homestead and dreaming of one day marrying on the estate, it was decided to offer this unique space for your dream DIY ceremony and reception. Tecnevin Estate Shoreham provides an elegant setting for your ceremony and reception for up to 60 guests. Imagine experiencing the delights on your wedding day arriving down a sweeping driveway, with the sense of a bygone era in which the elements of the past merge with modern facilities. The estate provides all the inspiration you deserve for your special day, with beautiful grounds, finely manicured lawn area perfect for your marquee, set within rich cultural and Australian history. In addition there are glorious gardens and a classic elm tree, one of the many highlights of this unique venue.


Majestic Homestead on 4 Acres with Uninterrupted Valley Views

Your guests will fall in love with this recently renovated majestic 1900’s homestead, a truly delightful venue for any special occasion. Tecnevin offers unlimited photographic backdrops on the 4 acre estate boasting undulating land, finely manicured lawns, close proximity to the beach and stunning gardens. In addition there are spectacular uninterrupted views of the valley from a stunning 120 sqm ceremony platform. Being a DIY venue offers complete freedom to create your dream wedding and unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime. In addition the Tecnevin wedding planner can connect you with reputable suppliers to assist with your dream day. Your guests will love dining under the starry sky with the rustic 5.3m cyprus pine table, built from the pine trees of this property.As well as providing a beautiful and exclusive space for your wedding day, the enchanting setting includes charming accommodation to relax together in the romantic historic cottage, or the wedding party preparations in the restored three bedroom guesthouse. The homestead is truly a perfect mix of period features with modern luxury and services you will enjoy. With large outdoor timber decking, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, reverse cycle heating and cooling, games, and floodlit tennis court. You will feel completely relaxed while experiencing the most tranquil environment, perfect for your wedding day.


History of Tecnevin

Tecnevin was the second property to be constructed in the area in 1859, it became the home to the daughter of the first Shoreham settlers Honora Byrnes and her husband Edmund Riley. The original home stood where today the tennis court is. The current homestead was built in 1930, by Major McGregor Knox, he built Tecnevin as his summer house, after time the Major returned to Scotland and the house was sold. During world war II, Tecnevin was a dairy and taken over to supply the armed forces with milk. By 1950 an extension was added to the main house, and the home has recently undergone a renovation. The cottage was built in the 1880’s and has recently been extended and refurbished. Today the estate is renowned as a stunning venue for various events, wedding ceremonies, receptions and DIY dinners and accommodation stays.


Accommodation with All the Privacy you Desire

You will be pampered by a tranquil country atmosphere, with all the privacy you desire, and at the same time you can enjoy plentiful activities on offer surrounded by vineyards, fabulous restaurants, cafes, golf courses and spectacular beaches all close by. Perfect for friends, getaways, families and multi-generational holidays, special occasions, elopements and weddings. The Main Home comprises large open plan living, kitchen to dining boasting a large open fireplace, two queen bedrooms, master with ensuite, a third bedroom features two single beds, a luxury bathroom, with bath and a separate WC. The home has a beautiful sunroom complete with lounge and day lounge to rest, soak up the sun and read a book. The Cottage is set not far from the main home and comprises one a queen size bedroom with bathroom, a separate living area with a gorgeous kitchenette.


Bespoke Flexible Packages for your Dream Wedding

The team at Tecnevin Estate understand that every couple has their own individualised dream when it comes to the perfect wedding day, so they have created a selection of bespoke flexible packages to create your perfect day, and keeping in tune with your budget. You are invited to tour the grounds with their wedding coordinator so that you are able to see the magic of this unique venue and visualise your beautiful wedding just as you have imagined. Simply contact us via the contact vendor form for priority service and we will be in touch.



Absolutely sensational five star property. Had a wonderful time.

– Peter

A Beautiful homestead, the family loved it. Excellent thank you.

– Mickey

Amazing. We will be rebooking and telling all my friends.

– Judy

Q Is the property exclusive to the couple on the day?

Yes, it is your special day and the estate is exclusively yours for your wedding day.

Q Can we style the wedding as we like?

Yes, this is your special day and you have the freedom to style your day as you choose.

Q Do you have accommodation available onsite?

Yes, there is the main historic homestead that comprises three bedrooms, perfect for your wedding party. Plus there is the historic cottage perfect for the newly weds.

Q Do you have parking areas available for our guests?

Yes, we have ample car parking available and access for a bus to transport your guests too.

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