Our Blog – What’s been on at Montville Country Cabins

There is always something happening at Montville Country Cabins. Primarily a boutique accommodation provider we also host a variety of events throughout the year including weddings, private functions, artist retreats and conferences. Our property, situated in the heart of beautiful Montville in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, offers stunning scenery and lovely cabin accommodation. This idyllic setting provides the backdrop to some very special events. We love sharing what we have created so please check our various articles below for what we have been up to at Montville Country Cabins.

Sunshine Writers Retreat 2018

The Greenleaf Sunshine Writers retreat was once again held at Montville Country Cabins. This fantastic retreat is open to all aspiring, emerging and established authors. With more activities, more presenters, more publisher and agent assessment sessions 2018 was definitely a BIG event. In this incredible, immersive writers retreat experience, participants enjoyed 3.5 days on...

our Sunshine Coast Hinterland property where they learnt from some of Australia’s foremost authors, illustrators and publishing industry professionals. ​Retreat participants spent time networking, sharing, learning, soaking up the atmosphere, being inspired and motivated to create. The unique retreat program provides a perfect balance for learning and creating and has been specially developed to provide a... [read more]

Sunshine Writers Retreat 2018

Sunshine Writers Retreat

Brand new to the Sunshine Coast in 2017 was the inaugural Sunshine Writers Retreat. Organised by Greenleaf Press, which is owned and run by award-winning author, Aleesah Darlison, this new luxury retreat experience is set to become a fixture on the children’s publishing industry calendar. The Sunshine Writers Retreat has been created solely for...

children’s authors. Aspiring, emerging and established creatives were invited to attend the retreat, to help develop their writing, or even a specific manuscript, in a practical and professional way The retreat took place in the relaxed, secluded location of Montville Country Cabins which was described as utterly divine and provides the perfect setting for learning and creating... [read more].

Sunshine Writers Retreat

The Thrifty Bride – creating your budget-friendly wedding

Beautiful weddings don’t have to have big price tags. The idea behind this styled shoot was to bring together a team that could deliver Pinterest worthy pics that could serve as inspiration to couple’s getting married on a budget. As a venue, we have 17 acres of beautiful gardens that we want to share. Perhaps...

you are looking for a garden ceremony followed by a casual lakeside celebration, or a more formal affair; one thing is for sure we promise you a day to remember. We pride ourselves on our flexibility and we like to make every wedding a unique and special event. We hope you are inspired by these beautiful photos and consider... [read more]


How to choose classical music for your wedding

Thinking of booking live music for your wedding but feeling a little confused as to where to start?  Louise King from the very talented, locally based Cello Dreaming offers some tips on where to start. ~ A wedding is not about the ‘musician’, it’s about YOU – a couple coming together to celebrate your...

relationship, to start a new chapter in your life together and music – particularly classical music – can really underpin that incredible moment oh so beautifully if you are daring enough to let it. Live music is a way to: Encourage your bridal party to walk down the aisle with confidence, swagger and style To stir... [read more]

Stop – Breathe – Light – Workshop with Ben Connolly

There are no two words more important than “I do” and not just for their significance to the Bride and Groom. While we often see weddings as a couple celebrating one perfect day, we rarely look beyond the veil to see the economic growth and opportunities for business development that the wedding industry brings...

to the region. To ensure the local wedding industry continues to thrive, it is important that businesses involved not only remain contemporary but also look to “raise the bar” in terms of their skills, professionalism and products. To facilitate this, renowned photographer, and Sunshine Coast local, Ben Connolly is hosting a 3 day workshop from August 19-21... [read more]

Stop – Breathe – Light – Workshop with Ben Connolly

Why Yoga for Brides?

  “A seamless, free flowing series of events, leading up to and beyond, the most perfect day of our lives so far – our Wedding Day” Melanie-Lee My intention for our Wedding; which I repeated over and over continuously for the best part of 12 months. It was to be a simple Wedding – small, intimate,...

carefree and relaxed with only immediate family and best friends to join us. This was a reasonable expectation considering we were to be married on a remote tropical island in Fiji…. Looking back, I cannot express enough just how vital my Yoga practice was during this time. Despite my best intentions and most delicately laid plans, at times I... [read more]

Why Yoga for Brides?

Floral Soiree ~ styled shoot to celebrate Spring!

The concept was simple, to celebrate Spring, and our beautiful property was the perfect setting to host the incredible team that brought the concept to life. To read more on this fabulous shoot and see the full gallery, click through to Photographer Jennifer Oliphant’s page. Thank you to the following team for creating something so...

beautiful: Styling and Coordinator: Anna from Made To Match Events Flowers: The Orange Blossom Gown: Jennifer Gifford Designs Location: Montville Country Cabins Hair & Makeup: Emily Glasson – Hair, Make Up, Nail Stylist Wedding Stationery: Stimuli Couture Design Cake & Macarons: Madam Macaron Montville Wedding Photographer: Jennifer Oliphant

Floral Soiree ~ styled shoot to celebrate Spring!

A Cabin with a Woodfire: The Perfect Winter Warmer

One of the first questions prospective guests ask us when enquiring about accommodation is “does the cabin have a fire?” We are delighted to be able to assure them that there is and what’s more it will be ready for you when you arrive! All our cabins feature a log fire for you to...

enjoy during the cooler months. We know that not everyone has experience of internal woodfires so we pre-set all of our fires prior to your arrival, so on the first night you join us all you have to do is put a match to it, then sit back & relax. For subsequent nights you will then... [read more]

A Cabin with a Woodfire: The Perfect Winter Warmer

A Weekend Away in Montville

After the mad rush of squeezing a full day’s worth of work into a half day on Friday, my girlfriend and I got on the road just in time to beat the rush of traffic from Brisbane to the Sunshine Coast. We arrived with ample daylight and were  welcomed and shown around the grounds...

by Christine and Anton (the owners of Montville Country Cabins). Christine suggested dinner options, walks, picnic spots, mountain views, lakes, waterfalls and more. There is an abundance of things to see and do in Montville, and Christine and Anton can help you make the perfect ‘to do’ list.


Romance and Real Estate in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland!

The notion of a romantic escape is one we are very familiar with in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland and at Montville Country Cabins we do all that we can to provide the perfect atmosphere and environment for people to relax, enjoy and really escape from the everyday. It seems that not only is this...

attractive to our fellow humans but also to some very special wildlife. One of our local residents is a very handsome fellow who goes to an enormous amount of effort to provide the perfect bachelor pad to attract, impress and woo the ladies. He brings fresh flowers everyday, jewelry and trinkets are miraculously available and the... [read more]

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