CIRCA 1900

Dorrington House

Dorrington House

Built circa 1900, this beautiful old house has been restored to its former glory by the Rotary Club of Jimboomba. On the walls hang Rotary and Jimboomba historical memorabilia.

If you are looking for a local venue for hire in Jimboomba, this quaint cottage is the perfect space for a wide range of functions. Conveniently located in the hub of Jimboomba (behind Jimboomba Central Shopping Centre and Woolworths, next to Rotary Park and across the road from the police station), it has ample car parking available.

Dorrington House can be hired for private, group or community use and can be hired for half-days, full-days or night times. Guests can be inside, mingling out on the verandah or outside in the garden and rotunda area.

Located right next to the Little Brown Church for hire, it is an ideal place to continue on with intimate wedding receptions, christening and naming ceremony celebrations. Consider Dorrington House for any of the below events:

  • Party family celebration
  • Dinner function
  • Community event
  • Wedding reception
  • Engagement party
  • Fundraising event
  • Corporate meeting
  • Conference
  • AGM
  • Christmas party
  • Private function
  • Christening celebration
  • Naming ceremony
  • Training sessions
  • Staff social gathering
  • Club meeting
  • Information night….and more!
Features of Dorrington House include:

  • Approx 50 inside and same outside. (These number are pre-COVID restrictions.)
  • Beautiful old verandah entrance
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Toilet facilities (wheel-chair accessible)
  • AV equipment for meetings
  • Lectern
  • Wheel-chair accessible ramp
  • Rotunda and garden for guest gatherings

Dorrington House Hire Fees

Hourly Hire (minimum 2hrs per hire) – $40 per hour, then every hour afterwards – $30 per hour

Half Day Hire (4 hours, start & finish time based on availability) – $135

Full Day Hire (8am to 4pm) – $270

Full Night Hire (5pm to late) – $270

Ongoing/Regular Hire – please contact the venue manager

Terms & Conditions:

  • All one-off functions bookings are subject to an automatic $50 cleaning fee.

  • A booking agreement and hire guidelines will be sent, along with an invoice that is payable either within 14 days or before the keys are handed over (whichever comes first).

  • A security bond is required and will be included on your invoice for the booking. The bond will range from $250 – $2000 (based on the risk exposure with each event).  The bond will be returned within four days after your function, based on a satisfactory inspection of the venue.

  • Early entry or late exit for any set-up or pack-down requirements will be given at the discretion of the venue manager based on availability of the venue at the time. 

  • A $50 fee is payable for confirmed bookings that cancel from two weeks prior to the booking date. Discretion will be given for postponing rather than cancelling.

Available to Hire for Special Events

Jimboomba Rotary Venues