An historic home located in bushland near the beach.

Corner of Kirkwood Avenue and Clare Copse, Swanbourne WA 6010, Australia ·
Min. 4 hours

Hosted by Fellowship of Writers Western Australia

SpacetoCo Host since November 2019

The Fellowship of Australian Writers WA was founded in 1938 to support Western Australian writers, and promote the literature created by them.

About this Space

Mattie Furphy House is available for 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.

Please note: our venue is not staffed every day and we do take bookings from other sources. Please send us a Message on SpacetoCo inquiring about availability before booking.

Features include:

  • a large main room that opens onto the verandah

  • a sunroom with round table

  • a fully equipped kitchen with tea and coffee making facilities, large oven

  • capacity for up to 50 people standing

  • six trestle tables and 30 chairs

  • parking at Allen Park Oval next door.

Enquire about our discount price for your book launch.

Extra Items and Charges

This space has extra items and charges that can be added to your booking. Some may be required depending on your booking time and this will be shown at the checkout.

Opening Times


8:30am - 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 6:00pm


8:30am - 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 6:00pm


8:30am - 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 6:00pm


8:30am - 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 6:00pm


8:30am - 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 6:00pm


8:30am - 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 6:00pm


8:30am - 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 6:00pm


The hirer is required to return the room to its original set up after the event.
The hirer is required to ensure the house is left clean and tidy or a cleaning charge may be incurred.
This is a non-smoking venue and the fireplace is not available for use.
The hirer is liable for repair or replacement of equipment damaged by negligence of hirer.

Please keep a COVID register and forward that to us by email ( within 24 hours of exiting the venue.

Additional details

Host's Cancellation Policy
100% refund on cancellations up until 14 days before your booking. After that, cancel and get a 50% refund.
Parking and Public Transport Information

Free parking is available adjacent to Allen Park Oval. the venue is also a short walk from Swanbourne Station.

Space Terms and Conditions

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