Frequently Asked Questions

Wedding Packages

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

A: Download our packages and pricing guide for all the details about our All-Inclusive Wedding Packages at Twenty Mile House eco-estate.

To summarize:

  • THE PROPERTY: exclusive use of our entire 200-acre property, event space (ceremony and reception), day-of setup and cleanup, cocktail and dinner tables, ceremony and reception chairs, linens, house flatware and glassware, outdoor bar, beautiful lighting, outdoor standing heaters, event tents (in the case of inclement weather)
  • THE SERVICE: Catering (three appetizers, two entrées, three sides, salad, and bread), cake or dessert bar, flowers (ceremony, reception), DJ or live entertainment referral, wedding coordination, photographer, wedding resources (wedding fair, planning guide), bartender, service staff, and eight hours of fun!
  • THE ACCOMMODATIONS: Main house, three cabins, and the Mountain View Retreat Log home  accommodating up to 36 guests (see Accommodation FAQ for more information)
WHAT WILL WE NEED TO ARRANGE?

A:  Must haves: hair and makeup, officiant. Optional: alcoholic beverages, additional decor, photo booth, videographer, shuttle bus

CAN I BRING MY OWN ALCOHOL?

A: Feel free. We will have a professional bartender on-hand to serve for no additional fee. There is no additional corkage fee.

DO YOU ALLOW OUTSIDE VENDORS?

A: While we prefer using vendors we know, and can ensure the quality of, if there is a vendor that is important to you, we can make additional arrangements. Any outside vendor must be insured and adhere to Twenty Mile House quality standards.

DO YOU OFFER A SHUTTLE SERVICE?

A: We do not, but can offer recommendations to services nearby.

WHAT DO YOU REQUIRE TO SECURE MY DATE? WHEN ARE PAYMENTS DUE?

A: For Saturday weddings, a $7,500 non refundable deposit is required to secure and confirm your date. A $7,500 nonrefundable progress payment is due 9 months prior to your wedding date. Final guest count and payment is due 30 days prior to your wedding, along with a refundable security deposit.

 

For Sunday through Thursday weddings, a $5,000 nonrefundable deposit is required to secure and confirm your date. A $5,000 nonrefundable progress payment is due 9 months prior to your wedding date. Final guest count and payment is due 30 days prior to your wedding, along with a refundable security deposit.

DO YOU OFFER PAYMENT PLANS FOR WEDDINGS?

A: We are happy to arrange a personalized payment plan.

IS THERE A MINIMUM NUMBER OF GUESTS FOR A WEDDING?

A: For Saturday weddings mid-May through mid-October, there is a minimum of 100 guests. For Sunday through Thursday and Saturday weddings outside of peak season, there is a minimum of 50 guests. However, we are happy to accommodate smaller groups with a customized pricing plan.

WHAT TIME IS CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT FOR OUR WEDDING?

A: Check-in is 3 p.m., and check-out is 11 a.m. Parties arriving on the day of their wedding may arrive as early as 12 p.m., although accommodations may not be ready until 2 p.m.

IS THERE A NOISE ORDINANCE?

A: With 200 acres of private property, there is no need to worry about any noise complaints.

DO YOU ALLOW CANDLES?

A: We do not allow open-flame candles due to fire restrictions.

Accommodations

DO WE BOOK OUT THE ENTIRE PROPERTY?

A: For Saturday weddings it is required you book all our accommodations for two nights (Friday and Saturday).

For Sunday through Thursday weddings, we require that you book all our accommodations for the night of the wedding. 

We welcome you to rent the entire accommodations for extra nights and extend the celebration!

HOW ARE ROOMS ASSIGNED TO OUR GUESTS?

A: We will leave it up to you – feel free to assign accommodations as you see fit.

CAN WE HAVE OUR GUESTS PAY FOR THEIR ROOMS?

A: As a part of your All-Inclusive Wedding Package, you are responsible for the reservation and payment for all our on-site accommodations. Any payment from your guests will have to be arranged directly with you.

WHAT ACCOMMODATIONS ARE AVAILABLE ON-SITE FOR GUESTS?

A: Our on-site accommodations sleep up to 36 guests. Click here  for more details on our accommodations.

ARE THERE OTHER ACCOMMODATIONS FOR WEDDING GUESTS IN THE NEARBY AREA?

3pm check in & 11am check out. For groups arriving on the day of their wedding, they can come as early as 12pm to the property, although accommodations may not be ready until 2pm.

A: We are happy to recommend other premier accommodations our area has to offer for your guests. Click here for details.

Location

WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

A: We are located in the Sierra Nevada mountains, about an hour from Lake Tahoe and Reno. Click here for directions to the property.

WHAT IS THE NEAREST AIRPORT?

A: The Reno/Tahoe International Airport is about an hour from Twenty Mile House. Flights arrive from all over the country every day and there are several car rental options. 

Pets

ARE YOU DOG FRIENDLY?

A: Dogs can accompany you during your stay, pending pre-approval. Click here for Twenty Mile House pet policy details.

What couples are saying about Twenty Mile House