Rent a Unique Piece of History

Felt Mansion

From our quiet library to our open parlor, covered terrace, fine dining rooms, and third-floor grand ballroom, the mansion offers various options for 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. Whether you’re hosting a wedding, corporate meeting, or private luncheon or party, the Felt Mansion is sure a memorable setting for you and your guests.

Felt Estate Rental Rates

The Chapel at Shore Acres has a rental rate of $300 with a 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. Note: July 4 requires an additional $ 500-holiday rate

Rental Details

Rental Agreement

If you are considering renting the mansion, we ask that you look at our Rental Agreement. 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.

Deposit Requirements

One-half of the rental fee is required as a deposit. Balance is due sixty (60) days prior to the event. The deposit can be paid by cash, check or credit card.

Furniture Rental

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.

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). The 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

Event Coordinator

Planning a wedding doesn’t have to be stressful! Let our rental coordinator help you with all of the details. All you need to do is tell us your vision, and we will make it come true.