The Felt Mansion is available for rental use. With a quiet library, open parlor, covered terrace, fine dining rooms, and a third floor grand ballroom, the mansion offers several options for a variety of events from intimate family gatherings to formal banquets. The surrounding grounds with vistas of the Lake Michigan dune forest offer a magnificent backdrop for any occasion. Click here to view a special event created by Jamie May Photography. Whether you’re hosting a wedding, corporate meeting, or private luncheon or party, the Felt Mansion is sure to help make your event a memorable one for you and your guests. All rental fees go toward the Felt Estate Restoration Project.
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Interested in renting the Felt Mansion for your next event?
Contact: Staci Veldt at 616.335.3050 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our facility is air-conditioned.
Please read our FAQ fact sheet for answers to commonly asked questions.
If you are considering renting the mansion, we ask that you look at our rental agreement: feltlicenseagreementxxx2016. This document outlines our responsibilities as hosts, and your responsibilities as a renter.
Looking for local catering? Floral? Equipment rental?
Take a look at our Local Vendors page.
One–half of the rental fee is required as a deposit. Balance is due sixty (60) days prior to the event. Deposit can be paid by cash, check or credit card.
Mansion Floor Plans
Chapel Floor Plan
Click below to view the floor plan of the Chapel’s Stage.
Felt Mansion Rental Rates
Note: July 4 require an additional $500 holiday rate
The Chapel at Shore Acres Rental rate of $300 with rental of the Felt Mansion. Capacity: 90 people
Weekend Rentals: Rental of the entire facility and grounds is required on any Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Individual Room rental is only available Monday – Thursday.
Friday, 10-hour increment at $2450
Saturday, 10–hour increment at $3950
Sunday, 10–hour increment at $2450
Each additional hour at $200 per hour
Overnight Stay with rental (available event night only) $1000*
Tent Rental – 40′ X 100′ – Friday and Sunday: $2000; Saturday: $3000
Tent includes assorted 5′ round tables, 8′ long tables, chairs, twinkle lighting, and exterior lighting for up to 250 guests.
*this fee is added to the regular event rental fee
Weekday Rental: Entire Mansion and Grounds
Monday – Thursday, 10–hour increment at $1750.
Each additional hour at $150 per hour Indoor Capacity: 200 seated – Tables & Chairs Seating on First Floor and Ballroom only
Overnight Stay Monday – Thursday, lodging only, no event, entire mansion (six bedrooms – sleeps 12), $1000 per night
Entire First Floor and Grounds
5–hour increment at $1000
Each additional hour at $150 per hour Indoor Capacity: 100 seated – Tables & Chairs
A discount of 25% is offered Jan 2 – March 31st for the rental of the entire mansion for 10 hours on a weekend or weekday.
The above rates are for the use of the facility in its current condition. Basic tables and chairs for use inside the mansion and on the covered porch are included, as well as set–up and tear–down. All exterior furnishings, set–up and tear–down of exterior, are the responsibility of the licensee. All linens, tableware, food and beverages are also the responsibility of the licensee. The “Rental/License Agreement” document provides more detailed information concerning the use of the facility.
Furnishings & Equipment
First Floor (10) 5’ Round Tables (7) 8’ Rectangular Tables (1) 6’ Rectangular Table (100) Black pattern, oval back stack chairs (see pic to the right). Kitchen is equipped with a commercial refrigerator, freezer, warming ovens, and large prep table
Ballroom (10) 5’ Round Tables(7) 8’ Rectangular Tables (1) 6’ Rectangular Table (95) Rose Padded Stacking Chairs (6) 30” x 42” Cocktail Tables are available for use on the third floor, and (6) 30″ X 42″ Cocktail Tables are available for use on the first floor.
Equipment and Supplies (2) Portable Sound Systems