What are your perfect writing conditions? Secluded and away from the world, surrounded by books, self contained where all your needs are met, close to coffee and a little life, surrounded by nature, or in among a community of writers, artists and life lovers.
Find space to focus on your project in the Yarra Valley. A mid week sojourn, a weekend away from the demands of life could be exactly what you need to ponder the complexities of character development, complete another chapter of your grand opus, refresh your mind for new inspiration, or even get that first draft finished.
These writers havens will provide the perfect environment to get those keys tapping or that pen scribing.
The Burrow at Wombat Bend guarantees complete privacy and solitude so you can get on with it. If your partner needs a break too, there’ll be plenty for them to do while you’re scribbling away.
At Wiggley Bottom Farm enjoy a farmstay with all the writerly features you need. The Main House and Cottage have a desk/tables suitable for a writer or there is an apartment as well.
Surround yourself in artistic inspiration in a delightful mud-brick cottages with king beds, kitchen, spas, wood fires and the terrace overlooking vines and views of the Yarra Valley. Wander Art at Linden Gate through the sculpture garden and on-site gallery with its regularly changing exhibitions and write away.
Located in the heart of town, Healesville Apartments offer stylish boutique accommodation just a short stroll from restaurants and shops but with great views of the surrounding mountains. Includes luxurious linen, spa baths and gourmet continental breakfast provisions. Enjoy inspiring writing views of the mountains from your private balcony or terrace and stroll down to the restaurants and shops after a good day on the page without worrying about driving home after an evening of fine wining and dining.
Retreat and surrender to the writing life that is your constant companion and make your words count
Need a little reading inspiration - Verso Books is located on the main street in Healesville. And libraries are scattered throughout the region (Healesville, Lilydale, Yarra Junction, Montrose, Mooroolbark) when the urge to research strikes again.
And YES! The region has NBN but wifi free may be just what you need.