Holman Ranch Vineyards and Winery is a historic wedding venue located in Carmel Valley, California. This private estate's slogan is, “Where the Past is Always Present.” Originally built in 1928, this unique, 392-acre property has been restored and now boasts modern amenities while still maintaining its charm. Couples and their guests will experience 360-degree views of the Santa Lucia Mountains as they say their “I do’s” at Holman Ranch Vineyards and Winery.
Facilities and Capacity
- Couples can accommodate up to 500 guests at this rustic-style venue. They offer multiple diverse event spaces to choose from, which include:
Rose Patio - a beautiful outdoor space, perfect for cocktail hour or your reception. It features roses that line the walls, private gates and close proximity to the caterer’s kitchen.
- Ceremony Lawn - boasts a Carmel Stone Veranda where you can exchange your vows as your guests are surrounded by California poppies, lavender, crepe myrtles, succulents and roses. The Santa Lucia Mountains will serve as your backdrop.
- Main Plaza - ideal for receptions, rehearsal dinners or farewell brunches. It’s an expansive space situated in the heart of the venue with room for lawn games on the side.
- Carriage House - perfect for music and dancing. This heated space features twinkling rafter lighting and gorgeous hardwood floors.
- Stone Terrace - where you can host your cocktail hour. There’s a cozy fireplace and comfortable chairs inside the hacienda.
- Inner Courtyard - a romantic, intimate space that can be used for small ceremonies, first looks, cake cutting and more.
This full-service ranch offers a fun Game Room and spacious Conference Room for you, your spouse and your wedding party to relax and get ready in. Setup and cleanup is included with their rental fee, along with tables and chairs. They offer 10 comfortable guest rooms, soon to be 13 rooms, for your loved ones to spend the night in, as well as plenty of complimentary parking. Additional services include:
- Event rentals
- Outside vendors
- Lighting and sound
- Pet friendly
- Wireless Internet
- Wheelchair accessible
The focal point of Holman Ranch Vineyards and Winery is a 1928 Carmel Stone Hacienda. This private residence was originally a gentleman’s retreat, and hosted celebrities such as Charlie Chaplin. In 1943, when the Holman’s took ownership, they turned the ranch into a vibrant, social scene for the Central Valley. Now it’s owned by the Lowder family who restored it, and turned it into the event venue it is today.
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Holman Ranch is gorgeous. There is something very magical about this venue that is unlike any other!
Weddings and wine tasting in the Village at one of my personal favorite spots. A winning combination of highest quality with fast and friendly service.
The Holman Ranch is most amazing beautiful place for any wedding, anniversary, any special event. Hunter is great to work with and is attentive to the needs of all of her clients. The Ranch is beautiful and the views of the valley and mountains produce great images for your memories. I recently attended a conference there and it was my first time visiting Holman Ranch and I love the place...say no more! Cathy Montante,Owner, Buyer, Consultant Collezione Fortuna Fashion Boutique and Bridals Lincoln bet. 5th. and 6th., Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921 (831)626-1287 www.collezionefortuna.com
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