Located on the west shore of Lake Beresford, 1903 Hontoon Road, LLC covers over 11 acres of lakefront and pasture land. Set among mature Oak trees, their manes of trailing moss rustling with the gentle breezes creates a hauntingly romantic air, not unlike scenes from Gone With the Wind.
Our lovely Gazebo, over looking the lake, creates the perfect backdrop for a wedding or it can be adapted for seating or even beverage service depending on you occasion. Our air-conditioned event space can accommodate up to 100 guests and our expansive lanai with the use of tents enables us to expand our capacity up to 350 guests.
Features of our venue include air-conditioned event space of over 1600 sq. ft., a full kitchen, sitting area, bedroom area and bath. Immense folding doors open over 40 feet to reveal Lake Beresford and a covered lanai, expanding your 1903 Hontoon Road, LLC is Central Florida’s most unspoiled setting for Old Florida Weddings, Receptions and Special Events with the convenience of protection from the elements if needed. Located just west of DeLand, in West Volusia County on Lake Beresford, a finger lake off the St. John’s River, you find the serenity of country life among the many acres of pasture land and the beauty of the moss strewn mature oaks that abound on the property. Our goal is to make your special day the most memorable and enchanting day of your life. We make every effort to accommodate your visions by providing specialists for every facet of your event, from an event coordinator, to caterers, musicians and even fireworks! Click here for more information.
Features of our venue include air-conditioned event space of over 1600 sq. ft., and in addition a full kitchen, sitting area, dressing area and bath. Immense folding doors open over 40 feet to reveal Lake Beresford and a covered lanai, expanding your entertaining space by an additional 800 sq. ft., perfect for outside entertaining, music or seating.
Our Wedding Gazebo sits on land facing the East towards Lake Beresford with our private canal to the south and pasture acreage to the north and west. Amazing mature oaks shaggy with Spanish moss create a Romantic and enchanting backdrop for your wedding. A truly unique aspect of our location is our on site lodging. The Manager’s house is available to the bride for housing guests or even being used for the Honeymoon. Up to four bedrooms and three additional baths can be booked in addition to the event space and grounds.
An Event Planning Form can be found on our forms page and we hope you will print the form and fill it out as you create you wedding event. It can be very helpful in prioritizing how you want to budget your expenses and it may give you ideas and in site on things you may have forgotten.
1903 Hontoon Road has evolved from a working boat yard to a recreational marina and vacation home. Its scenic location makes it perfect for lakeside events from picturesque Weddings and Receptions, to picnics, kayaking adventure weekends, yoga retreats and all manner of special events.
Lodging is available on site - Click here for more information.