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HorseTail Ranch

Creston, CA View map
Rating 5.0 out of 5
14 reviews

About

A luxurious wedding venue in Creston, California, HorseTail Ranch is a lovely, multifaceted location for a wedding ceremony or reception. Even for those who wouldn’t consider themselves "outdoorsy", this ranch surpasses all expectations with incredible views you wouldn’t find at a country club or hotel. HorseTail Ranch is a truly unique, intimate, magnificent space -- not to mention a stone’s throw from some of California’s finest wineries. See for yourself the beauty and romance that a quaint barn and farm can offer, especially for a couple saying "I do".

HorseTail Ranch consistently receives stellar reviews and was recently honored by Fodor's Travel as being one of the top 15 rustic wedding destinations in the U.S. . We’re an oasis of peace, serenity, and pure pleasure — all rolled into one. Come experience 150 acres of beautiful rolling hills featuring mature trees, gorgeous views and inspiring sunsets. The Main Villa consists of a elegantly modern, lavishly furnished and fully stocked 3,500 square foot, 5-bedroom, 4½ -bath residence. All within close proximity to some of Paso Robles premier wineries, restaurants and coastline. From small retreats to large family reunions, we accommodate parties of all sizes. And we're an ideal setting for weddings, retreats and other events.

Facilities and Capacity
This spacious venue offers three separate spaces to host your wedding event, including indoor, covered outdoor and uncovered outdoor. The HorseTail Ranch can comfortably accommodate anywhere from 20-120 guests. Planing on having a more active group? The best way to see all of the incredible views the HorseTail Ranch has to offer is via horseback.

Services Offered
The HorseTail Ranch offers many services to help you relex on your special day. Their services include:

  • Bridal suite
  • Outside vendors welcome
  • Cleanup
  • WiFi
  • Accommodations

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$2,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$2,500

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$2,500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Clean Up
Parking

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Barn
Farm/Ranch
Winery

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Clean Up
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Wifi

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Valet

What months are included in your peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

14 Reviews

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Recommended by 99% of couples
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    John E. Married on 05/18/2019
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    The Venue WAS Our Wedding, and HorseTail Ranch Delivered

    My fiance and I wanted the venue to be our wedding. We didn't want over-the-top decor, or ornate art and tapestries. We wanted the location to speak for itself. We selected HorseTail ranch for that very reason, and it delivered in every regard. The property is an incredible representation of the central California coast. When you are there, you know exactly where in the world this glorious piece of land rests. The views are stunning, the house itself gorgeous and so well maintained it's hard to imagine everything is not brand new. When it comes to hosting our wedding, the owner was amazing to work with, the onsite staff more helpful than we ever could have hoped for, and (again) the sights, sounds, and ambiance of the entire place is what made our wedding so special. We could not imagine our perfect day being held anywhere else.
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    Jared J. Married on 04/20/2019
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    Amazing experience!

    This was a beautiful venue. The house was beautiful and well decorated. The landscaping was amazing. It was an amazing experience. I would highly recommend this venue for anyone who’s looking for a private venue but still close to amenities.
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    Ben T. Married on 09/22/2018
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    Unbelievable Experience

    From the moment she said yes, we knew that we wanted an intimate, fun, outdoor wedding where we could have our best friends and family relax together for a weekend. We didn’t want to be limited to the standard 4-10 PM window (or midnight if you’re lucky!). That’s how we found Horsetail Ranch and that’s why we drove down to see it. We’d never set out to find the most beautiful wedding venue in California, but when we got to the property it took our breath away. The house, the cabin, the hills, the oaks, the views, the hawks overhead. So classically California, rustic but modern, quiet and peaceful but very alive. We had more venues we had to see that weekend but we looked half-heartedly; we knew the other places didn’t stand a chance.

    Once we picked a date and signed our contract, the owner Kena helpfully laid out all of the services we’d need to arrange (porta potties, insurance, day-of planner, etc) with recommendations and was really responsive and understanding as she helped with all of our many questions and concerns all the way up to the day of the wedding. Though she has some preferred providers, we weren’t boxed in and were able to choose the vendors we wanted and go DIY where we could. She was also really generous with site visits as our plans got more concrete, and flexible in accommodating our ideas.

    Brian, the caretaker who lives on the property with his family, was a real pleasure to work with. He loves the land and the houses and he takes great joy in sharing it with guests. Any time we had an idea or a problem to solve, he knew immediately how to make it work and seemed to genuinely enjoy being involved in putting together a memorable ceremony and reception. We had a barbecue for our guests on the evening before the wedding and I will never forget Brian driving back and forth between the Cabin and his house as he thought of fun new games for us to play with.

    The main house is stunning. It has a huge, two-story main room with a well-stocked large kitchen, dining room, and living room. There are also five bedrooms, three with their own bathrooms, so your guests will have plenty of privacy when it’s time to get away from the party. The Cabin is less private but sleeps quite a few and is a really cool space to stash your groomsmen. It has unique views and a great covered area for hanging out. We had our night-before-the-wedding barbecue there because it’s a great space in its own right and also kept the ceremony/reception area at the Villa a surprise.

    Our goal was always to have a wedding our guests would remember as relaxing and fun. Horsetail Ranch was the perfect place for that. Our friends and family got to know each other over a long weekend; we played lawn games and barbecued; we stayed up late after the dancing was over, laughing in the hot tub under the stars. The look on our guests’ faces as one after another they told us they’d never been to a more beautiful venue was just a nice bonus.

Professional Network & Endorsements

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A Perfect Day A Perfect Day Wedding Planners

HorseTail Ranch is a hidden gem on the Central Coast! A luxurious, intimate site with a unique private lake and dock. A must see Wedding venue!

Map

7261 O'Donovan Road Creston, CA, 93432
805-966-2888
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HorseTail Ranch frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at HorseTail Ranch?

HorseTail Ranch includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Clean Up
  • Parking

What are the most important characteristics of HorseTail Ranch in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by HorseTail Ranch for wedding events is known for:
  • Barn
  • Farm/Ranch
  • Winery

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at HorseTail Ranch for wedding events?

HorseTail Ranch offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does HorseTail Ranch offer?

HorseTail Ranch offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does HorseTail Ranch offer for wedding events?

HorseTail Ranch offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Clean Up
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Wifi

What percentage of users recommend HorseTail Ranch and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

HorseTail Ranch is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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