Over the last three years, coming together with our peers has changed and this year especially we have been working with our clients to book locations and venues that ignite curiousity.
When we change our environment, we open our minds to learning.
One of these magical venues is Mona Farm, a compelling curation of contemporary art, country life and Australian history. Set on a 124 acre estate in Braidwood in Regional New South Wales, Mona Farm is a luxury estate with award winning gardens and grand buildings for a bespoke retreat or celebration in the history town of Braidwood.
Where Art, Nature and Luxury Collide!
Braidwood is a heritage listed town with charming cafes, antique shops and artistic hubs. Located halfway between Canberra and Bateman’s Bay and just 3 hours drive from Sydney.
By Air: From Sydney – 70 minute helicopter, from Canberra – 20 minute helicopter, 1 hour – aeroplane from Melbourne.
Mona houses one of the most diverse collections of contemporary art and sculpture in the region. Here, grand sculptures live amongst the Elm trees and over 50 Australian and International artworks reside, showcasing a juxtaposition of new amongst old.
The unique property can accommodate groups as small as 10 to 200 with a refreshingly contemporary way of creating engaging experiences that foster collaboration, connection and inspiration. For larger events, the property will be exclusively yours for guest to participate in a range of unique experiences from farm tours, fly fishing lessons, team building, bespoke cooking and dining experiences led by Mona’s Executive Chef, Tristan Rebbettes.
Executive Chef, Tristan Rebbettes
With more than 11 years’ experience across several award-winning restaurants (3 hatted restaurant Sepia, 2 hatted restaurant Cafe Paci, 2 hatted restaurant EST and 2 hatted restaurant Saint Peter) 27-year-old Tristan is a name to keep an eye on. Tristan’s contemporary approach to the role of Executive Chef and his sophisticated yet simple style of cooking is what led him to trade the city for the country, joining Mona Farm team in 2021.
As for the menu, Tristan says he intends to hero seasonal ingredients, locally sourced produce and of course, highlight the fresh produce grown on the Mona Farm estate. In 2022, Tristan was one of the five finalists in Good Food’s prestigious ‘Young Chef of the Year’ Award.
The Homestead – 5 rooms | 8 beds
Built in 1853, the Homestead houses an extensive collection of contemporary art & sculpture, sleeping up to 12 guests across five king bedrooms.
The Coach House – 5 rooms | 8 beds
Built in 1903, retains its charming pink exterior and exudes a stylish sense of ‘laid back luxury’, sleeping up to 13 guests across five king bedrooms.
The New Stables – 6 rooms (including bunk room) | 18 beds
Originally horse stables for the property, the New Stables provides luxurious accommodation for up to 18 guests across five king bedrooms and a stylish bunk room. Its outdoor patio, multiple fireplaces and dedicated dining areas is perfect for entertaining.
The Lodge – 2 rooms | 4 beds
The Lodge features it’s own kitchen, dining and living space with two king bedrooms that open directly onto a beautifully landscaped lawn. This self contained accommodation sleeps up to six guests across two king bedrooms.
The Old Stables – 1 room | 1 bed
One of the oldest buildings at Mona Farm, The Old Stables dates back to 1859 and was converted to premium accommodation in 2020. Sleeps two guests.
The Lake House – 1 room | 1 bed
Completed in 2021, the Lake House boasts uninterrupted views of Mona Farm’s stone bridge and glistening lake. With sliding doors that open onto an alfresco deck, this Guest House sleeps two guests.
The Shearer’s Quarters – 1 room | 1 bed
The newest addition to Mona Farm’s accommodation portfolio. Dating back to 1873, this luxurious two person Guest House is steeped in history, featuring original brickwork, floorboards & corrugated iron – a nod to its original function as the properties Shearer’s Quarters. Boasting a generous alfresco deck uninterrupted views of Mona Creek, a Japanese bath house, two wood-burning fireplaces and a heated spa.
Corporate Retreat inclusions:
- Unlimited communication with your dedicated Corporate Venue Planner
- Luggage storage prior to 2:00 pm check-in
- Exclusive use of Mona Farm’s state of the arts events building, The Woolshed
- Complimentary Wi-Fi across the estate
- Smart phone charging stations
- Complimentary onsite parking for all attendees staying onsite & offsite
- Large plasma TV with HDMI connectivity
- Access to meeting room facilities (microphones, notebooks, sound system)
- Unlimited still & sparkling water
- Artisan coffee and tea bar
- Dedicated Operations Manager to oversee your group from start to finish
- Exclusive use of estate Golf Buggy, with dedicated driver
Things To Do:
- Interactive Farm Tour
- Fly Fishing
- Explore the Estate Art Collection
- Garden Tour
- Private Dining Experiences
- Braidwood Farmers Market
- Truffle Tour
To book your Corporate Retreat or celebration, contact our team to plan your Mona Farm experience.