Mattie Furphy House

Type of space: Multi-use Space, Art Gallery, Music Rehearsal Space, Office Space, Rehearsal Space, Performance venue, Live+Work Space (Residential+Work)

    Mattie Furphy House is available for Creative hire throughout the year. It has a very large main room that opens onto the verandah, a fully equipped kitchen with tea and coffee making facilities, and everything you need for an event for up to fifty people.

    We provide six long tables and 30 chairs.

    Parking is available at the Alllen Park Oval next door

    General Hire Rates

    The cost is $100 for a half-day; or $200 for a full day. Writing groups receive a discounted rate.


    With a private bedroom and en-suite, the house is also available as a retreat for a writer or artist to live in temporarily to writing/art. Partners welcome. The cost for writers is $100 per night or $500 per week.

    Book Launches

    This is a perfect venue for book launches and is available at the discounted rate of $40 for a half day or evening.

    Pricing Terms

    Half-day hire is $60.

    Full-day hire is $100.

    For more information please contact us. We are flexible.

    Lease Conditions

    This house is the property of the Fellowship of Australian Writers WA and the large room is sometimes used by them for workshops and meetings. While you will have your own private space consisting of bedroom, ensuite, entry and sitting room, that can be locked off, you should be aware there are times you would have to share the kitchen and meeting room. You will be advised by the Fellowship regarding event times etc.

    Parking Notes

    Car parking is available

    This space is suitable for Arts and CraftCo-workingExhibitionsInstallationJewelleryMeetingsMusic / SoundPhotoshootsResidencySingingSpoken WordWorkshopsWriting


    • Floor Dimensions 32.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height High (3m - 4m)
    • Max. Capacity 40


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Bold signage

    • Disabled parking

    • Entrance ramps

    • Flexible layout

    • Public transport

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wheelchair accessible

    • Wide hallways / entrance