The French Estate is a charming wedding venue based in Batavia, California that specializes in intimate wedding celebrations for couples desiring an affordable alternative to the typical grand and costly venue space. With over 18 years of experience, owner Sarah has enjoyed sharing her home with students, travelers and those who appreciate the serenity of a peaceful old school bed and breakfast. Weddings of all sizes deserve attention and care, and this warm venue will allow you to focus on and enjoy the true reason for your wedding day.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples can host up to 150 guests in this private estate, originally built over 100 years ago in one of the largest historic districts in California. It’s aged fixtures and authentically used items create a vintage and charming feel with character that will make your guests feel right at home. This bed and breakfast features Victorian decor in the interior, perfect for breathtaking photos before or after your ceremony. The outdoor ceremony and reception site is home to many beautiful trees, including tons of tropical palm trees. Guests can dance the night away under string twinkling lights, sure to set the perfect romantic ambience to your special day.
The French Estate offers various event planning and wedding services to help bring your dream wedding vision to life. The venue will provide basic event items like chairs, tables, linens, china, flatware and glassware. The following wedding event services are available:
Couples can select from serving styles which include buffet, dessert, servers and hor d'oeuvres. Their standard menu includes the choice of a salad, a main dinner item, side, drink and cake. Tastings are complimentary for couples who book the venue for their wedding. Seafood and vegetarian options are also available.
The French Estate also offers to host various wedding-related events. Couples may celebrate the following wedding events at this facility:
Recommended by 97% of couples
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Candace Dovie · Getting married on 10/10/2020
Very helpful and accommodating
Sarah is such a wonderful person who really tries to help you make your wedding dreams come true without charging you an arm and a leg like most places. She has a lot of decorations to save you time and money and she allows you use plenty of time to get ready and set up so you're not stressed on your big day. This place is more than just a cute venue, it's a stress reliever!Sent on 06/17/2019
Jordan Gipson · Getting married on 09/01/2019
Pleasent and Peaceful
This property is so cute and the people are not trying to pressure you it was a great calm experience.Sent on 12/17/2018
Rico Revilla · Married on 04/05/2019
Beautiful Wedding Venue With A Classic Romantic Touch
With a touch of old-world charm in the middle of a bustling Orange County, The French Estate is a wonderful place to gather loved ones for a beautiful wedding or special event.Sent on 05/06/2019
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