San Francisco Theological Seminary

North Bay

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Description

The unique venue is characterized by two castles dedicated in 1892, both with historic stone architecture. Located in San Anselmo, the property is tucked behind the trees in a secret garden-like setting. The Montgomery Chapel features a jewel-box setting with a domed ceiling high overhead and light that glimmers through the Tiffany-style stained glass. Stone archways, columns, and an oversized turquoise castle-style door add subtle accents. Geneva Hall and Terrace provide striking views of the Bay Area with rolling green hills and Mt. Tamalpais in the distance. Stewart Chapel, with an active bell tower, is another option atop a long staircase with a Steinway piano and pipe organ. Natural light flows through the building offering an air of warmth. Overnight lodging also available.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Church/Temple, Outdoor

Services

Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception

Capacity

Max Indoor Ceremony: 170 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 110 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 10:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $2,200 to $3,800 for a reception and includes 9 hours of facilities usage including set up and clean up time. The rental fee for a ceremony ranges from $1,300 to $2,200. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $75/hr. A refundable security deposit of $2,000 is required. Inquire with venue for specific pricing and catering fees. Please inquire for pricing options available for the Geneva Terrace with the venue directly. Please note the venue only holds events on Saturdays.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at San Francisco Theological Seminary is estimated at between $13,296 and $23,201 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Catering

Choose from List

Alcohol

BYO

Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Tables and chairs provided
Outdoor lighting
Piano
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
No kitchen
Large parking lot
Complimentary overnight parking for guests
1 hour rehearsal included

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 9:30PM
No rice, birdseed, glitter, confetti, or sparklers