Yarra Valley Conference Venue

Luxury Accommodation at Glenlowren

Uncover Your Team's Potential

At our Yarra Valley Conference Venue

Are you looking for an extraordinary Yarra Valley conference venue? Look no further than Glenlowren. Our enchanting property in the Yarra Valley provides an idyllic setting for your next corporate gathering. Experience a unique business retreat that seamlessly blends productivity, creativity, and collaboration against a breathtaking rural backdrop.

A Flexible Approach

At Glenlowren, understanding and catering to diverse business needs is paramount. We’ve thoughtfully shaped our Farmstead to offer a versatile and adaptable space. Our facilities are primed to host various professional events, from strategy sessions to team-building events and corporate retreats. With single occupancy, we can accommodate up to 11 guests or up to 27 on a share basis across our three unique accommodation options: The Farmstead, The Settler’s Cottage, and The Nissen Hut.

In addition, The Old Dairy, our dedicated meeting area, is available as an optional add-on to your booking. This bespoke meeting space can host up to 30 attendees, providing a unique opportunity to further enhance your conference experience at Glenlowren.

The Farmstead

A Sanctuary for Corporate Retreats

The Farmstead at Glenlowren embodies a unique fusion of luxury and functionality, making it a distinguished Yarra Valley conference venue. Ideal for your next business retreat, board meeting, or strategy session, the Farmstead’s extensive layout, lavish interiors, and elements that highlight Glenlowren’s rich history form an environment that sparks creativity, promotes collaboration, and assures comfort.

Accommodation

The Farmstead provides plush accommodation for 8 guests across 8 distinctive bedrooms, each accompanied by an ensuite bathroom. This setup guarantees personal space and uncompromised luxury. If single occupancy is not a pre-requisite, the Farmstead can accommodate 21 guests across the 8 bedrooms.

South Wing

The South Wing presents 4 elegantly appointed bedrooms, each with its own ensuite bathroom. Complemented by premium linen and carefully selected amenities, every room provides a serene environment for individual relaxation and retreat.

North Wing

The North Wing, including the charming Garden Suite, mirrors the South Wing’s charm with 4 distinctively designed rooms. Each room, including the Garden Suite’s separate entrance and scenic views, delivers an elegant retreat, perfectly balancing shared enjoyment and personal tranquillity.

Communal Spaces & Dining

The Farmstead’s central common area is a hub for relaxation, breakout sessions, or casual team discussions. The space includes dining tables that accommodate up to 28 for group meals. This area includes a pool table, table tennis, card tables, and relaxing nooks.

Kitchens

The Farmstead boasts two fully-equipped kitchens in the North and South Wing. Both kitchens offer all the essentials for meal preparation, nurturing a sense of camaraderie as teams come together to cook or enjoy informal coffee breaks.

Outdoor Courtyard

At the heart of the Farmstead lies a picturesque outdoor courtyard, encased by the North and South Wings in a U-shaped layout. This open-air space offers tables and chairs set against the beautiful backdrop of our farm. You’ll find a cosy fire pit within the courtyard, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. Whether you’re sipping morning coffee, delving into a quiet read, or simply inhaling the fresh farm air, the courtyard is the perfect spot for relaxation. It’s easily accessible from both wings and the common area, seamlessly integrating indoor and outdoor spaces.

Unique Experiences

Scenic Walks: wander our working farm and get inspired by the Yarra Valley countryside.

Fresh Produce: harvest fresh vegetables and fruits from our farm’s garden.

Multi-Sports Court: foster team bonding and healthy competition with our multi-sports court.

Wildlife Encounters: experience the joy of nature as you meet our friendly farm animals and native wildlife.

Amenities & Facilities

The North Wing and South Wing can be booked separately if required. Communal spaces not included.

North Wing

Bedroom 1

Bedroom 2

Bedroom 3

Bedroom 4

Garden Suite

A separate suite (adjoining North Wing) with private entrance is the 4th bedroom in this section of the Farmstead.

Lounge & Dining

Kitchen

Fully equipped kitchen with:

Laundry

South Wing

Bedroom 1

Bedroom 2

Bedroom 3

Bedroom 4

Lounge & Dining

Kitchen

Fully equipped kitchen with:

Laundry

The Old Dairy

Optional Meeting Room Facilities

Available as a valuable addition to your conference package, The Old Dairy comfortably hosts up to 30 delegates. Perfect for board meetings, workshops, or corporate presentations, this space bathes in natural light and offers stunning farm views, cultivating an environment of focus and productivity. This upgrade option enhances your Glenlowren conference experience, providing a dedicated space for your meeting needs.

Free Wi-Fi | Free Parking | AV Equipment

Flexible Seating Arrangements

Tailored to your event’s unique requirements, The Old Dairy offers a variety of versatile seating configurations. The venue can be arranged in:

  • A boardroom style for formal meetings;
  • A cluster layout that fosters team collaboration and brainstorming; or
  • A U-Shape setup that enhances interactive discussions and participation.

Choose the configuration that best synchronises with the objectives and dynamics of your event.

Kitchenette

The Old Dairy features a small kitchen area for serving light refreshments.

Parking

The Old Dairy provides parking facilities for up to six cars, ensuring easy access for your attendees.

Catering Options

High-Quality Meals Customised To Your needs

At Glenlowren, we appreciate the importance of delectable food and refreshments to fuel creativity and productivity during your conference. However, we also value your freedom in selecting a caterer that meets your specific event needs and dietary preferences. For this reason, we provide a curated list of offsite catering companies, each recognised for their culinary excellence and diverse offerings.

Flexible Seating Arrangements

The services offered by our recommended caterers encompass but are not limited to:

  • Cocktail Parties: for evening receptions or informal networking events.
  • Dinner Parties: Suitable for closing ceremonies or more formal gatherings.
  • Spit Roast Catering: A hearty option after a long day of brainstorming.
  • Gourmet BBQs: An exciting choice for outdoor team bonding sessions.
  • Canapés: A variety of exquisite bite-sized appetisers for any event.
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Morning/Afternoon Teas: Keep your conference attendees fueled throughout the day.

Booking Terms & Conditions

A two-night minimum stay is required and all bookings require a $1500 damage deposit, which is fully refundable if no damage claim is made.

Check-in - Check-out

Self-Catering

Rates

Cancellation Policy

Deposit Options

If the booking is made more than 60 days in advance, a deposit option is available. Please contact Tinne via the details below to arrange a 50% deposit  to secure your booking.

Special Requests

For special requests or extended stays (7+ days), please contact Tinne

Floor Plans

Guest Reviews

FAQs

What type of seating arrangements do you offer for conferences?

Our conference spaces offer boardroom, cluster, and U-shape seating configurations. These configurations allow us to cater to various meeting styles, from formal gatherings to interactive discussions and team collaboration sessions.

Yes, catering for various dietary restrictions such as vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and specific allergies can be arranged. Please communicate these requirements directly to your chosen caterer to ensure your needs are seamlessly accommodated.

We offer complimentary Wi-Fi throughout our venues to ensure you stay connected and productive during your event.

The Old Dairy can comfortably accommodate up to 30 delegates, while our accommodation options across The Farmstead, The Nissen Hut, and The Cottage, can host up to 11 guests in single occupancy or up to 27 guests on a share basis.

Yes, we offer free on-site parking for all your conference attendees.

Smart TVs with HDMI cables, whiteboard, screen and projector on request.

Glenlowren is approximately an hour’s drive from Melbourne, making it a convenient getaway from the bustling city.

Please let us know your team building requirements and we will put you in touch with the appropriate contacts.

Our standard check-in time is 4:00 PM, and check-out is at 10:00 AM.

A minimum of 2 nights, which will give you 1 full day of conferencing.

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