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Quilting Retreat Details


A federation period house purposefully restored for quilting retreats only. Light, airy, luxurious and classically simple, the house allows for a relaxing environment to pamper yourself and stimulate your creative passions with your group of friends. Comfortably sleeps 14.

The main rooms (1 to 5 and main open room / balcony) are at ground level, with a further 2 self contained rooms (6&7) downstairs as the rear of the block slopes away. All rooms have reverse cycle heating/cooling.


A 10% discount applies to all fabric and food purchases for the duration of your stay. Please make sure you tell staff that you are staying in the retreat.

Quilting equipment/Aides

  • Iron and Ironing board
  • Light box
  • cutting board, rotary cutters and a ruler
  • Sewing tables and chairs

Bedroom details

  • Two twin single beds in each bedroom
  • 1000 count Egyptian cotton bed sheets
  • Quality doonas and latex pillows
  • Each room has it’s own ensuite bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Soap & shampoo

Meal options

Full kitchen and cooking facilities available at Mill House Retreat.

Cafe available next door – for lunch any day except Monday & Tuesday.

Breakfast options:

  • Two slices of house made wholemeal toast served with butter and your choice of  Vegemite, honey or jam.
  • House baked fruit & nut loaf with butter.
  • Toasted Egg & Bacon Roll.
  • French Toast with grilled banana, bacon, maple and whipped ricotta.
  • Porridge with vanilla spiked rhubarb & brown sugar.
  • Vegetarian breakfast served on house baked wholemeal toast, two poached eggs, house pickled beetroot, goats cheese, avocado, rocket and toasted seeds.
  • Eggs Benedict with ham or spinach.
  • Two free-range eggs – poached, fried or scrambled – served on house baked wholemeat toast with your choice of two sides from below:
    Onion jam – Tomato Relish – Hash Brown – Mushrooms – Tomato – Spinach – Avocado – Bacon – Goats Cheese – Smoked Salmon

Evening Meal

A seasonal selection will be provided upon booking.

Base foods provided in retreat

  • Complimentary tea, coffee, sugar provided to get you started (there is a local IGA just five minutes walk away)
  • Lite continental breakfast provided on Mondays
  • Bowl of fresh seasonal fruit on arrival

Schedule & Other Details

Arrival Day

  • Check in from 10:00am
  • Evening Meal – A delicious share meal, prepared by our chef for you to heat and self-serve in the retreat – meal choice to be selected when making booking

Next Day(s)

  • Delicious cooked breakfast in cafe – 8:00am till 11:15am
  • Evening meal – A delicious share meal, prepared by our chef for you to heat and self-serve in the retreat – meal choice to be selected when making booking

Departure Day

  • Delicious cooked breakfast in cafe – 8:00am till 11:15am
  • Check out 4:00pm

Both The Mill Cafe and Millrose Quilting and Gallery are closed on both Monday & Tuesday and all public holidays. However groups can arrive at the Mill House Retreat on any day with a meal supplied that evening and receive the same great service.

Sound proof bedrooms – to class 3 building standard (motel standards)

A curfew for outside activities is 10:00 pm (Located in a residential area)

Hire Options & Pricing

Hire OptionsWhole FacilityUpstairsDownstairs RoomsDownstairs Room 6Downstairs Room 7
Facilities Full facilities Full Upstairs facilities Own Kitchens Own Kitchen Own Kitchenette
Sleeps 14 10 4 2 2
Bedrooms 7 5 2 1 1
Sunday $2000 $1500 $500 $250 $250
Monday $2000 $1500 $500 $250 $250
Tuesday $2000 $1500 $500 $250 $250
Wednesday $2000 $1500 $500 $250 $250
Thursday $2000 $1500 $500 $250 $250
Friday $2000 $1500 $500 $250 $250
Saturday $2000 $1500 $500 $250 $250
  • Minimum of 2 days hire
  • Includes full cooked breakfast at cafe or continental breakfast supplied in the house on the days the cafe is closed. A self-serve evening meal is supplied in the retreat daily
  • 10% deposit due on booking
  • Final 90% payment – 45 days from date of stay.
  • No refund will be given if rooms are cancelled within 45 days from date of stay.
  • A $200 bond is payable on all bookings (refundable within a week of departure)