Stephward Estate







Contact Details

17 Peter Road

Tel : 039-315-5926

Fax: 039-315-6487

Founded in 1989, by owners Stephen Van Belkum and Howard Eades, Stephward Estate is a perfect mix of old-world charm and new-age panache.


Today, with years of experience, they operate a top wedding and function venue, luxury accommodation, fine dining restaurant, specialised nursery and a highly successful designer clothing studio.

Welcome to Stephward Estate

Stephward Estate


Ideally situated, within walking distance of the warm Indian Ocean and an easy drive to several renown golf courses, fishing spots, scuba diving, horse riding, etc., you will discover just why Stephward’s tranquillity, quality and overall ambience makes it a 'Pearl of the South Coast'.



Venue hire cost includes:

  • Experienced in-house wedding co-ordinator
  • 160-seater chapel or garden service venue
  • Gardens for photography
  • Complete setting up of venue
  • All glasses, cutlery and crockery
  • Chairs with white chair covers and tie backs
  • Draped ceiling with fairy lights
  • Bridal gift and cake tables - tablecloths and overlays of your choice
  • Full bar service and waiters
  • Secure parking with attendants
  • All clearing and cleaning up of venue

Through the extensive experience, dedication and personalized attention of owners and staff, Stephward Estate prides itself as an unsurpassed wedding venue.


Every detail is considered when we plan and co-ordinate your wedding, ensuring YOUR DAY is a happy, hassle-free, occasion.



All catering is in-house and extremely delicious.


While we have four menus, to suit different budgets, you should view them as being totally flexible.


So do feel free to discuss your personal preferences with us.

Available extras:

  • Flowers, bouquets and buttonholes
  • Minister to perform ceremony
  • Victorian Garden Gazebo or Chapel Wedding ceremony
  • Welcoming drinks served in garden
  • Music – band and/or DJ can be arranged
  • Violinist, Harpist, etc. in garden
  • Hair stylists
  • Make-up artist/s
  • Photographers – stills and/or video


Quotations upon request



Our design studio is run by Haute Couturier Stephen Van Belkum who, with over 30 years local and
international client experience, has expertise in the design and manufacture of bridal, matric and christening
gowns, eveningwear and casual or corporate clothing. Services also include:

  • Millinery – Hats
  • Handbags
  • Shoe coverings
  • Beadwork & Embroidery.


We execute nationally and internationally, so for a free quote simply e-mail a photo of your dream dress with approximate measurements.


Situated next to our private lake, with secure parking, we offer luxury accommodation, including a Honeymoon Suite that comes with complimentary champagne and a selection of seasonal fruit. All rooms feature en-suite bathrooms, hot/cold air-conditioning, ceiling fans, fridges, T.V, Tea/Coffee facilities and hairdryers. Breakfasts are served on the pool deck.
For large weddings, conferences and functions, extra accommodation can be provided, at affordable prices, through our local B&B Network.

Information and advice on day trips and surrounding places of interest is available on site.


P O Box 8073
Nelspruit 1206


Office hours:

Mon to Friday

08h00 to 16h30



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