The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne: The Doctor Phillips House




Dr. Phillips House at the Courtyard at Lake Lucerne offers historic architecture and charm as well as stunning spaces to create your perfect wedding ceremony and reception. The house, named for the central Florida legend who was a major force in the development of the citrus industry in the late 19th century, has grand Victorian rooms and elegant period furnishings sure to bring a classic, distinguished feel to your wedding. The garden ceremony site is a beautifully romantic space sure to wow you and your guests. Imagine walking down a brick aisle littered with flower petals to a classic white gazebo surrounded by lush greenery and decorated with your favorite flowers where you will tie the knot in front of all your family and friends. For your reception, the dining room, with its walls of huge windows letting in the beautiful Florida sunlight, will be the perfect space for you and your guests to eat delicious food, make unforgettable toasts, and celebrate your special day.

Venue Style

Bed & Breakfast/Inn


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 20 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 100 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 10:30PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $3,330 to $5,250 for a ceremony and reception and includes 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The rental fee includes food and beverage for 60 guests. There is an additional per person fee after 60 guests. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Courtyard at Lake Lucerne: The Doctor Phillips House is estimated at between $8,260 and $16,664 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Exclusive caterer for venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 10:30PM