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:
- In-house catering
- Bridal suite
- Liability insurance
- Cake cutting
- Pet friendly
- Event planning
- Outside vendors
- Set up/clean up
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:
- Bridal shower
- Engagement party
- Rehearsal dinner
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What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The French Estate?
- Bridal Suite
At The French Estate, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
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- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does The French Estate offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does The French Estate offer for wedding events?
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Get Ready Rooms
- Liability Insurance
- Lighting / Sound
- Outside Vendors
- Pet Friendly
- Set Up
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