Post # 1
Are we just overreaching here? We have a budget of $5000-$7000. We want to be away from it all, near the New Paltz area. The Dream: A private house in a secluded area…around 40 guests…good food…bonfire…stars…accomodations for at least my fiance and myself. We’ve searched VRBO, AirBNB. I fear that our budget just won’t get us the privacy that we want.
Has anyone here pulled it off? I would appreciate any help.
Post # 2
Hi!! I live right where you’re looking, and getting married in the Catskills. Is $5000-$7000 just for the venue and food/drinks, or are you trying to keep it to that budget *total*?
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Post # 6
yeah….I think you’re reaching. We look all over the Catskills/Hudson Valley, and we found the “average” price of $52k for 125pp to be pretty on-point. Granted, you’re talking a much smaller wedding – but still, 5-7k is still far from 1/3 of 52k.
Problem with a lot of private houses is that they either don’t allow events, or then want to charge a huge event fee (which negates the cost savings of having an event at a private house to begin with). Have you tried looking further north or west? You might have a better time of it if you’re looking in the Adirondacks, or Great Lakes.
Post # 7
Yeah youre right… We are leaning towards finding a nice resturant to rent out at this point, and finding a place for the two of us to stay that’s secluded. I think its a wiser, and easier option at this point. But, I am still keeping an eye out for that Plan A place lol