Sunday 2 March 2014

'Mill House Accommodation & Retreat'

'Mill House Accommodation & Retreat'
Friday 24th  to Sunday 26th October 2014

Full - thank you

I have a group of girls interested in a weekend Retreat at the new "Mill House Retreat" in Ballan
AND I have a couple of spaces left ...... are you are interested?    

As you may know I am part of a great group of bloggers that get together 4 times a year for a fun filled stitching day at Millrose in Ballan. Over the last 12 months or so we have been watching the lovely Mill House Retreat house come to life right next door. Well now it's open and we want to do a retreat.  We have picked a weekend and have started taking names.  You don't have to have attended any of the bloggers meet to come to this one.  It is a great excuse to leave the hubby and kids at home and come away for a great weekend.  Imagine, like minded women in the one spot, chatting, laughing and a bit of sewing thrown in for fun.  :)  Here are some details for you. 

Treat Yourself
Federation house purposefully restored for quilting retreats.
Light, airy, luxurious and simple.
Mixture of modern and period furniture.
Comfortable and clean with a peaceful feel.
Sleeps 14 people (twin share rooms) each with it's own en-suite.

Could you see yourself sitting here, laughing, socialising, eating and sewing your weekend away?

These photos below were taken before completion but give you more of an idea to
 what awaits behind the Red Door.

Right next door the the retreat house is the beautiful Millrose Cottage

Full of beautiful and inspiring fabrics, patterns and wonderful staff.

and right next door again is the Millrose Cafe


So the details are as follows:-

To book out the Upstairs facilities I need two more ladies, to book out the Whole facility we have room for 6 ladies.  Prices quoted below are correct at time of hitting the publish button! 

Arrive after 1:00pm Friday 24th October
Checkout is 4:00pm Sunday 26th October

Prices are per person per night (sorry no single nights are available)
$135.00 (Upstairs facilities) or $128.60 per night if we book the whole facility.

Arrival Day
Arrive after 1pm
Evening meal is a share meal, prepared earlier that day by the Chef in the Cafe
 for us to heat and self serve in the Retreat. It will be a simple and yummy evening meal.

Next day

A delicious cooked breakfast at the cafe  8:00am - 11:15am
Evening Meal is a share meal, prepared earlier that day by the Chef in the Cafe
 for us to heat and self serve in the Retreat. A simple and yummy evening meal.

Departure Day

A delicious cooked breakfast in the Cafe  8:00am - 11:15am
Checkout 4:00pm

During our stay at the Mill House Retreat we have a 10% discount that will apply to all fabric and food purchases at Cafe and Quilting Gallery for the duration of our stay. We will get a discount card upon arrival.

Deposit and payments.
$50 deposit will be required upon you booking/confirming your spot with me.  
This will cover your portion of the facilities required deposit and the Bond (which is only $20 per person and upon leaving your bond will be refunded by the Retreat).

Final payment must be paid 4 weeks prior to our arrival.

Other details
Base foods provided - Tea, Coffee, Sugar and general condiments.
Bowl of Fresh Fruit on arrival
Cafe available next door for lunch
Full Kitchen and cooking facilities available at Mill House Retreat.

Quilting Equipment / aides available
Iron and Ironing Board
Light Box
Portable Table lights
Design Walls
Sewing Tables and Chairs

Bedroom Details
Choice of King Size Double or split long single beds (each room)
1000 count Egyption Cotton Bed Sheets
Quality Doonas and latex pillows
Hair Dryer
Soap and Shampoo

So, are you interested?

and the fine print from me ......
Please note that if I get the numbers to go ahead the deposit will be required asap to book.
Please only commit to this weekend if you are certain you can come.
Although I am the person taking numbers I do not want to be the person left to fill spots at the end of the day because you cant come for some other reason.  You are booking your spot and therefore will be held responsible for that spot and the costs associated. If for any reason you can not come it will still be up to you to pay and or fill your spot. Also, if you require your own room and not share, you will be needing to pay for two spots.   Any other questions please email me :o) 

Mark it on your calendar.  Plan to pack your sewing machine.
Plan to finish a project or two or start something new :o)

The confirmed names I have so far are:-

Me :)      Melody (x2)     Shez       Barb
Anne       Sue      Lyn

lets talk, hugs Sharon


  1. Would love to come along, but a little bit far for a day. Have a fantastic time.

  2. Oh dear, what a dilemma. I would dearly love to come but can't drive there. If someone was coming from near me and willing to drive I would. You will have such an awesome time. Grrrrrr.

  3. OMG what an amazing retreat that would be for you Aussie ladies. I wish we had something like this in NZ then again sometimes these days petrol costs as much as airfare. I am sure you'll have no trouble filling the spots Sharon, sound amazing.

  4. one day for me too, have a great time girls

  5. It's a beautiful place, shop, cafe & area.
    Love to come.


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