We have table surface space and serving supplies for sit-down meals for up to 25 persons in the first floor rooms, to include seating on the sun porch, in two parlors, and a relatively narrow dining room.
Most parties are conducted buffet style by licensed caterers since we do not have commercial kitchen in this Historic District bed and breakfast house.
Parties will abide by all related state, county and town rules and authorities regarding group activity restraints.
Non-Refundable Reservation Deposit: $50 ~ Due upon written agreement confirmation to guarantee your desired date and will be applied toward the outstanding balance of the primary contact person at the time invoices are issued.
Clean-Up/Security Deposit: $150 ~ Due 2 weeks prior to the event. The Responsible Party will ensure that the first floor rooms and kitchen are returned to the same clean condition in which they were found. If this is not done, management will have the used areas cleaned at the client's expense. Cleaning, repairs and/or associated charges shall be deducted from the clean-up/security deposit. The remaining balance will be reimbursed within 30 days of the event.
Very Limited Food Storage (hot or cold)!
Music: Contracts individually arranged with an entertainer must be approved by the Bed and Breakfast in order to conform to existing policies. Amplified music is subject to curtailment if the volume is too loud. The noise level will be kept down in respect to our neighbors, and in accordance with Town ordinances.
Decorations: Decorations, displays, or floral arrangements brought into the Mansion must have advance approval. No decorations may be attached to any furnishings, nor affixed to walls or ceilings.
No red beverages: Any kind of red colored liquid, to include red punch, wine, or sparkling fruit juice, may not be served because of irreversible stain damage.
Alcoholic Beverage Service: Without exception, Commonwealth of Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control policies will be strictly enforced. If any alcohol is to be served or allowed, a copy of the liquor license must be filed with management at least 7 days prior to event date. Responsible, moderate consumption of alcohol on the property is expected. Properly licensed Caterer, under separate agreement with Responsible Party, will provide alcoholic beverage service with attentive caution. - OR - Responsible Party will provide alcoholic beverage service to their guests and control the amount to preclude ill effects and intoxication. Refer to www.abc.state.va.us/licensing concerning the purchase and use of one-day temporary (banquet) licenses “issued to individuals for private events where alcohol is provided at no charge to guests, such as wedding receptions, retirement parties, etc.” In addition to government stipulations, we require that: A) Alcoholic beverage consumption shall be limited to designated areas inside; B) Responsible Party is responsible for all actions taken against Mansion Properties due to guest activities related to alcohol use; C) No one under the age of 21 will be permitted to consume any kind of alcoholic beverage; D) Mansion staff reserves the right to I.D. any person they feel questionable about and to refuse service to anyone suspected of being intoxicated; E) Mansion staff help monitor the amount of alcohol per number of guests allowed to be served on the premises.
Management is to be kept promptly informed of desired and potential changes to arrangements. Persons will be designated to watch for damage during food and beverage service. In-house furniture may be repositioned only with approval of management. Other specific stipulations will be included in the actual event agreement.