Room and facility hire

Rahamim has a range of rooms and facilities available for hire.

 

Conference room

The conference room is located on the lower ground floor of the newer part of Rahamim Ecology Centre.
A large, open space with high ceilings and professionally installed acoustic panels, the room can be darkened with black out curtains or opened up for a light-filled event. It is nestled among Rahamim’s rose gardens, with easy access from the front and rear driveways. Naturally cool in summer and easily warmed in winter, it also has its own toilet facilities for booking privacy.

  • Seating for up to 50 people theatre style
  • Data projector, electronic whiteboard, lecterns, PA system, laptop and DVD player available
  • Stage area for performances or meal service

Contact us for information about this space, including pricing and availability, or to make a booking.

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John Meagher room

Located at the front of the 1870s Logan Brae house, the John Meagher room offers a perfect space for board meetings, formal dinners, yoga retreats, informal gatherings/discussions, courses and training or mediation. With large double hung windows looking out to a wide verandah and formal parterre gardens, the John Meagher room is an elegant and intimate space.

  • Seating for 14 people in board room style or up to 20 with furniture removed
  • Portable data projector, electronic whiteboard, television and DVD player, PA system, lectern and laptop available
  • Cost of hire includes access to verandahs and garden

Contact us for information about this space, including pricing and availability, or to make a booking.

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Catherine McAuley parlour

Located at the front of the historic Logan Brae house, the Catherine McAuley Parlour offers a perfect space for high, devonshire and afternoon teas, formal dinners, group courses and training or mediation. The parlour features large windows which look out over the wide verandah and formal parterre gardens.  

  • Seating for 18 people in tea room style
  • Portable data projector, electronic whiteboard, television and DVD player, PA system, lectern and laptop available
  • Cost of hire includes access to verandahs and gardens
  • Easy access to the chapel

Contact us for information about this space, including pricing and availability, or to make a booking.

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The Chapel

Built in 1916, the chapel offers a beautiful sacred space for weddings, funerals, christenings/baptisms, Mass, prayer or meditation. The original open apex ceiling is framed with scissor trusses and the chancel is decorated with stained glass windows.  
 

  • Seating for 70 people on timber pews. Additional seating can be added, to seat up to 90 people.
  • Portable data projector, electronic whiteboard, lectern, PA system and laptop available, as is a limited range of altar cloths
  • Includes use of sacristy adjacent to the chancel, with sink and prie-dieu
  • Cost of hire includes use of grounds and heritage house for photographs

For more information about the chapel’s history, click here.

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Busby room

This intimate space is located in the historic Logan Brae house. Suitable for board meetings, mediation, training or as an office or study space for small groups or individuals, the room is furnished with original antiques. 

  • Seats 6-8 people
  • Electronic whiteboard, TV, laptop and DVD player available
  • Easy access to the chapel

Contact us for more information about this space, including pricing and availability, or to make a booking.

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Dining room

This large space, with easy access to our semi-commercial kitchen, allows bigger groups to enjoy a meal and/or conference together. The windows look out onto the terraces and gardens of St Joseph’s Mount and over to the Blue Mountains. The dining room allows easy access to the terraced gardens and verandah of the heritage house.

  • Seating for up to 30 people in long-lunch style or 60 people in tea-table or theatre style set-up
  • Portable data projector, electronic whiteboard, lecterns, PA system and laptop available
  • Sinks, urn and serving area
  • Easy disabled access through top gate entrance

Contact us for information about this space, including pricing and availability, or to make a booking.

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Wood-fired pizza oven

The wood-fired pizza oven is situated in the grounds of Rahamim, close to the house and community garden. The oven is located under a rustic style covered area for food preparation and dining, and has access to water. A fridge can be provided for food storage and lighting is available for evening events. 

The hire cost for this space includes light the fire and additional timber.

Contact us for information about this space, including pricing and availability, or to make a booking.

(Note that use of the wood-fired pizza oven may be affected by seasonal fire regulations and weather such as strong wind.) 

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BBQ area

 

Contact us for information about this space, including pricing and availability, or to make a booking.