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Bernard Fanning at Leeuwin Estate

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One of Australia’s most loved musicians, Bernard Fanning, will return to Leeuwin Estate in Margaret River for the renown Margaret River Winery’s 2017 Family Concert.Bernard-fanning

Bernard and his band will be celebrating the release of their new album ‘Civil Dusk’ in the stunning surrounds of Leeuwin Estate and will also bring to life his string of hits from the past two decades. Bring a picnic and enjoy a laid-back casual evening of summertime alfresco music on the lawns.

Bernard Fanning is an Australian musician and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the lead singer and frontman of Australian alternative rock band Powderfinger from its formation in 1989 to its dissolution in 2010.

Born and raised in Toowong, Brisbane, Fanning was taught the piano by his mother at an early age. During Powderfinger’s hiatus in 2005, Fanning began his solo music career with the studio album Tea & Sympathy. Powderfinger then reunited in 2007 and released two more albums before disbanding in late 2010.

While Powderfinger’s style focuses on alternative rock, Fanning’s solo music is generally described as a mixture of blues and acoustic folk. Fanning plays guitar, piano, keyboards and harmonica, both when performing solo and also with Powderfinger.

Catch Bernard Fanning at Leeuwin Estate on January 7, 2017. Our Margaret River Beach House is just minutes away from Leeuwin Estate.

Prevelly Villas offers a choice of double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house. Whether you’re traveling on your own or with a group, you will find our accommodation suitable for you. All our houses feature a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more. Prepare warm and delicious meals in the kitchen. Bring your furry friends along and take advantage of our pet-friendly accommodation. We have a fenced yard to keep the dogs safe. Bring your dogs on long beach walks with you. We also provide treats that your pets will enjoy.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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Busselton Jetty Swim 2017

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The Busselton Jetty Swim is a premier ocean swim around the iconic Busselton Jetty in the south west of Western Australia. Since 1996, the Busselton Jetty Swim has grown from a local event to an internationally recognized event attracting in excess of 2000 competitors!

The Busselton Jetty Swim 2017 event will take place over 2 days with entertainment, activities and family-friendly fun, with the swim taking place on the morning of Sunday 12th February 2017.

Saturday – 3pm to 7.30pm

Sunday – 6am to 2.30pm
Busselton Jetty Swim
The course is a swim of 3.6 km around the Busselton Jetty and solo and relay teams of two and four are welcome.

This year we also have the inaugural Busselton Jetty Kid’s Swim.  A 222 metre swim for 8 to 12 year olds around the outside of the Swimming Jetty. This will be held  at 11:00 on Sunday 12 February 2017 (after the main swim).

Be a part of the atmosphere and enter the best jetty swim in the world!

Catch the Busselton Jetty Swim on February 11 and 12, 2017 around Busselton Jetty.

Our Holiday Accommodation Margaret River is close to Busselton Jetty. Don’t miss this exciting competition.

Prevelly Villas offers a choice of double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house. All our houses feature a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more. Cook a delicious feast in the kitchen. Relax and sit by the fire. Our open stone fireplace will keep you feeling warm and cosy during cold nights. Fire up the gas barbecue and cook a sumptuous barbecue for your loved ones.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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New Year’s Eve Degustation at Leeuwin Estate

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Start the New Year with a bang and celebrate New Year’s Eve in the most delicious way possible.

What better way to bid farewell to 2016 and welcome the New Year in style than with great wines, beautiful food and good company at Leeuwin Estate. Live the good life and enjoy exquisite food in the company of your loved ones.

You’re invited to join us for a decadent seven course degustation dinner with matched Leeuwin Estate iconic Art Series wines.

Start the evening’s festivities with a glass of Brut and seasonal canapés from the balcony overlooking the Karri forest, whilst enjoying the sounds of soft live music by Paige Valentine as the sun goes down.

Then take your seats in the restaurant for our seven-course degustation dinner which will be matched with both current release and museum Art Series wines. The dinner is sure to be unforgettable. Tantalise your taste buds with a sumptuous gourmet dinner.

The decadence continues with some lively entertainment. Following dinner, the live band will get the party started as you’re invited to take to the dance floor. Swing into the New Year and celebrate with a toast of Brut as the clock strikes midnight.leeuwin-estate

Celebrate a very happy and memorable New Year’s Eve at Leeuwin Estate.

Tickets $315 per person.

Join the New Year’s Eve Degustation at Leeuwin Estate from December 31, 2016 to January 1, 2017. Book early and have a memorable New Year.

Our Pet Friendly Accommodation Margaret River is close to Leeuwin Estate, Stevens Road, Margaret River, Western Australia.

Treat yourself to a wonderful holiday and book your stay at our accommodation. Prevelly Villas is ideally located in Margaret River. Our resort offers a choice of double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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Southbound Festival

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Southbound 2016 returns with new dates, artists and more even exciting news to come!

After cancelling the 12th annual Southbound event at the start of the year due to devastating fires in the area, You’ll be thrilled to know that the new event dates will be from 27th – 29th December 2016!

Get ready to see a HUGE stack of artists at #Southbound2016 including (in alphabetical order):

The Bennies / Boo Seeka / The Cat Empire / Catfish And The Bottlemen
Dena Amy / Discovery: Daft Punk Tribute / Elk Road
Grrl Pal / Hermitude / Hideous Sun Demon / Highasakite
Hot Chip (DJ Set) / Hudson Mohawke / HWLS / Hydraulix
Just A Gent / Klue / Koi Child / Kučka / Ladyhawke / Lilt / Luke Million
Mathas / Montaigne / Mosquito Coast / MSTRKRFT / Nicole Millar
Nina Las Vegas / Odd Mob / Paces / Peking Duk / Phantogram
Remi / Running Touch / SAFIA / San Cisco / Set Mo / Slumberjack
The Smith Street Band / Sticky Fingers
Throttle / Thundamentals / Time Pilot / Tired Lion
UV Boi / Vera Blue / ZHU

Plus more to be announced!

Have a blast and enjoy camping and great music. This exciting line-up is well worth it.

Southbound Festival will be from December 27 – 29 at Sir Stewart Bovell Park
Busselton, Western Australia. Our Holiday Accommodation Margaret Riversouthbound-v1 is close to Busselton. Dom’t miss this much-anticipated music festival and then enjoy the comfort of our apartments.

We have a great selection of houses. Perfect for families and business travellers, we have double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house. Our houses are within walking distance from the beach. Wake up to the sound of the waves and spend a glorious day out in the sun. The houses feature a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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Otto & Astrid in SUPERMUSICIAN by Die Roten Punkte

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Following sell out shows in Edinburgh, Montreal, New York and Dublin, Otto & Astrid tour Australia with one of the most irreverent and funny gigs you are ever likely to see.

A lipstick-smeared, tantrum-loving duo, Die Roten Punkte are truly one of a kind. Astrid’s avant-garde style and legendary antics inspire both reverence and fear, while Otto’s dynamic stage presence brings to mind a whirling dervish on meth.

Fans of Spinal Tap and Flight of the Conchords, say “Hallo” to your new favourite band. Otto & Astrid are Berlin’s Prince and Princess of art rock and Europop. They are Die Roten Punkte (The Red Dots), self-proclaimed “Best Band in the World”! Orphaned as kids the brother and sister duo found shelter in a Berlin squat and never rockin’ well looked back.

Super Musician is a wild, rock ‘n’ roll cabaret ride, full of hilarious, truly catchy and award winning pop songs.

Otto & Astrid recently opened for Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra in Europe, Australia and USA.

WINNER Melbourne Green Room Awards for Cabaret 2008 & 2014Hero Image – Super Musician
WINNER Most Outstanding Show London Fringe 2015
WINNER Best Comedy Montreal & Victoria Fringe 2010
Green Room Awards nominees, Best Original Songs/Best Ensemble 2010/14
Total Theatre nomination, Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2009

★★★★★ “Otto and Astrid take rock to a new level with this wild cabaret” – Herald Sun, Melbourne
★★★★ “Pitch-perfect pop parody” The Scotsman, Edinburgh
★★★★★ “An orgasmic rock-und-roll experience.” – Monday Magazine, BC, Canada
★★★★ “White Stripes mated with Laurel and Hardy in the Black Forest.” – Time Out, London

Catch Otto & Astrid in SUPERMUSICIAN by Die Roten Punkte at Arts Margaret River on October 25. Our Pet Friendly Accommodation Margaret River is just minutes away from Arts Margaret River.

Prevelly Villas is the perfect choice for your holiday in Margaret River. Our resort offers a choice of double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house-all within a quick walk to the pristine beaches. The houses feature a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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SunSmart IRONMAN Western Australia 2016

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SunSmart IRONMAN Western Australia 2016

Since its debut on the Australian calendar in 2004 the Sunsmart IRONMAN event has seen tremendous growth, both in size and reputation among the triathlon community, and has achieved global recognition as a world class sporting event.

Athletes and competitors of all physical levels are welcome to join. Finish the course and push yourself to the limit.

IRONMAN announced the addition of the IRONMAN 70.3 Western Australia triathlon which will take place concurrently with the SunSmart IRONMAN Western Australia triathlon on December 4, 2016, in Busselton, Western Australia.

Incorporating the iconic Busselton Jetty, SunSmart IRONMAN Western Australia is renowned worldwide for being the place to go for a personal best, with the bike and run courses amongst the flattest on the global IRONMAN circuit.

The Busselton event has become enormously popular with athletes and spectators alike and is renowned as a spectacular destination race. A huge amount of the event’s success is due to the high level of support offered by the City of Busselton and its residents.

Join the SunSmart IRONMAN Western Australia 2016 on December 4, 2016 in Busselton, Western Australia.

If you’re planning to join this event, be sure to book your stay at our Holiday Accommodation Margaret River. Our accommodation is located in Western Australia close to the venue.

We have a great selection of villas to suit your needs. Prevelly Villas offers a choice of double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house. All our houses feature a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more. Head out to Western Australia with your family and make the most of your holiday. Our accommodation is dog-friendly, so you can bring your furry little friends on holiday.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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2016 Cape Mentelle International Cabernet Tasting and Long Lunch

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Cape Mentelle International Cabernet Tasting and Long Lunch

The event is held in the rarefied surroundings of Cape Mentelle’s cabernet cellar and gardens. This year the tasting and lunch will be graced with special guest wine speakers James Halliday, Joe Czerwinski and Tyson Stelzer amongst other local and international wine media.

For wine lovers and aficionados this exclusive celebration of all things Cabernet is the showstopper event of the Margaret River Gourmet Escape presented by Audi.

The day begins with an elaborate ‘blind tasting’ of 20 exquisite cabernets from vintage 2013 (which by all accounts was a cracker year for Margaret River reds) across 3 brackets. The world’s finest cabernet producing regions will feature, including Bordeaux, Napa, Tuscany, Coonawarra and of course Margaret River.
Following the morning tasting, palates are refreshed with a flute of Veuve Clicquot champagne in the winery’s native gardens, before moving into the long lunch embracing exceptional Margaret River produce expertly matched to the stunning cabernets from the tasting.

Amongst the confirmed wine on show so far are legendary producers such as Château Margaux, Château Cos d’Estournel, Château La Mission Haut-Brion, Château Léoville Las Cases, Ridge Monte Bello, Sassicaia and Ornellaia.

Guests will also take home a bottle of Cape Mentelle’s yet-to-be-released 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon. This is the ultimate celebration of wine and food.

Don’t miss the 2016 Cape Mentelle International Cabernet Tasting and Long Lunch at Cape Mentelle on November 18. Our Margaret River Winery Accommodation is located in Margaret River close to Cape Mentelle.

Our accommodation has all the amenities you will need to have a relaxing stay. If you’re traveling with a group, you’d like our double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house-all within a quick walk to the pristine beaches. The houses feature a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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Brunch with the Best: Food Families

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Brunch with the Best

There are few places more pleasant to spend a morning than the Cape Dutch-inspired gardens of Voyager Estate for Brunch with the Best. Brunch is a delectable feast prepared by the talented Voyager Estate chefs and served with tea, coffee, juices and Voyager Estate sparkling wine. The Best are superstars of the culinary world including Joan Roca, Andoni Luis Adruiz, Dominique Crenn and more. Expect stimulating discussions and debates about trends, controversies and hot topics in the world of food and wine.

Food Families: Rick Stein & son Jack, and Guy Grossi & son Carlo on the secrets to family business success in the high-pressured world of restaurants.

Joining the family business has its benefits and challenges whatever industry you are in; the culinary world is no different, bringing its own unique blend of pleasure and pressure to the generational mix. Rick Stein’s three sons, including Executive Chef Jack Stein, all now work in the Stein food empire.

Guy Grossi is the second generation of one of Melbourne’s most highly respected Italian food families, following in the footsteps of his father, Pietro, and now being followed by his own son, Carlo.

Join Rick & Jack Stein and Guy & Carlo Grossi for a talk about culinary family life, its ups and downs, and the secrets behind their family business successes.

Enjoy this food event on Friday, 18 November 2016, 11:00am – 12:30pm at Voyager Estate. Our Margaret River Beach House is just minutes away from Voyager Estate.

Our resort has a great choice of double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house. Feel at home at our beach houses and enjoy the sand and surf. The beach is just a short stroll away. The houses feature a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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Margaret River Running Festival

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Margaret River Running Festival

The Margaret River Running Festival is the annual fundraising event of the Rotary Club of Margaret River to support the Royal Flying Doctor Service. The event is also sponsored by the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River.

The event takes participants from the beautiful town of Margaret River, past vineyards and through bush to finish at the spectacular Surfers Point, showcasing its recent upgrade. It will be fun for the entire family no matter if you run, jog or just walk the course. The run will be followed by a FREE community festival. See the marvelous sights as you run the course.

The 10km run starts from the Sports Oval at Gloucester Park; the 4km walk/run starts from Wallcliffe Bushfire Station at 19 Wallcliffe Road. The 15km trail run starts at Riflebutts Reserve, Prevelly. All events finish at Riflebutts Reserve, Prevelly. Runners of all fitness levels are welcome to join.

Put on your running shoes and race to the finish line. The long-running festival is a favourite among locals and tourists alike.

Enjoy the Margaret River Running Festival on October 9, 2016 in Margaret River. Our Holiday Accommodation Margaret River is located in Margaret River.

Prevelly Villas offers a choice of double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house. All our houses feature a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more. Prepare warm and delicious meals for you and your family. Sit by the fire and enjoy the company of friends. Watch your favourite programs on television. Our accommodation is dog-friendly, so you can bring your furry little friends on holiday. Explore the fantastic Margaret River attractions.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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Margaret River Gourmet Escape

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Gourmet Escape

Food, wine and a legendary culinary line up in one of the most beautiful places on earth? Count yourself in, and let the feast begin.

Over 40 culinary superstars from around the world will share their knowledge and passion across an abundance of mesmerising food encounters to celebrate the festival’s 5th anniversary.

Margaret River Gourmet Escape presented by Audi, 18-20th November, is a unique opportunity to discover wondrous produce, taste world-renowned wines and meet internationally celebrated chefs, food producers and winemakers amongst the extraordinary natural beauty of the Margaret River Region.

Indulge in long-table lunches in the vines to once in a lifetime dinners, from world class wine tastings to fire-fuelled forest feasts, the festival provides unforgettable dining experiences, food and wine for every taste. Tuck into the ultimate meat-lover’s feast in a Karri Forest. Indulge in magnificent seafood during a cruise on Geographe Bay. Chill out under the stars while a cult DJ plays mellow beats. Or simply kick off your shoes and feel the sand between your toes at the best beach barbecue you’ll ever see.

No visit to Gourmet Escape is complete without experiencing the delights of the Gourmet Village at Leeuwin Estate Winery, which comes alive over two days. With cooking demonstrations and master classes from the star studded line up as well as Western Australia’s top restaurants, winemakers, brewers and food producers, this is the ultimate way to discover global tastes and local flavours.

Enjoy the Margaret River Gourmet Escape from November 18 – 20 at Leeuwin Estate Winery. Our Margaret River Winery Accommodation is just minutes away from Leeuwin Estate Winery.

Choose from our selection of houses. Prevelly Villas offers a choice of double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house-all within a quick walk to the pristine beaches. The houses feature a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, an open stone fireplace or pot belly fire, air conditioning, heating, television, a gas barbecue, outdoor gardens, a fenced yard for dogs, iPod dock/cable, a toy cupboard, iron, bedding and more.

For booking information, please visit http://www.prevellyvillas.com.au

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