310-455-3181                                     Bill@TheMermaid.com

The

Mountain Mermaid



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WEDDINGS

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Showings most Saturdays

Please email us at: bill@themermaid.com to confirm a time and date.

Please do not show up unannounced. Thanks.


You essentially have the whole day

Arrive as early as 10 am to unload, arrange flowers, decorate, have your make-up

an hair done, get dressed, take pictures, etcetera...

Guests arrive in the front motorcourt

Four in the afternoon is the normal start time. Valets will assist you. Have a beverage.

Followed by Outdoor Reception

Hand-passed appetizers, bar, and mellow background music in a lush garden setting.

Garden Ceremony

Get married outside with your friends by the

trees, with the birds and the bees.

     Beauty, History, Warmth, and Rich Ambiance.

    

JUSTINE UNGARO

JUSTINE UNGARO

MASHED POTATO MARTINIS

BY PASSIONFRUIT FINE FOODS   

SIT DOWN SERVED DINNER ON FORTY FOOT LONG TABLE  --  TWENTY-ONE WEST CATERING

PHOTO BY JUSTINE UNGARO

JENNY LIU, FAIRYTALE DREAMER PHOTOGRAPHY


Evening reception in 

The Spectacular Great Room

Dine, dance, toast, and celebrate amidst

timeless rustic elegance.

Wedding Information

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To check availability, please email: bill@themermaid.com with the approximate number of guests and preferred event date(s).


The Mountain Mermaid offers two catering options, with fees and deposits varying depending on the option selected.

Option 1: All-inclusive price-per-person package.

Covers use of the site, full catering, rental equipment, valet parking, setup, cleanup, tax, service charges and more. A deposit of 50% of the anticipated event total is due when the venue is booked, and the balance is due 45 days prior to the event.

Option 2: Bring your own licensed and insured caterer.       $8,500. rental fee. 50% is due when the venue is booked. The balance is due 45 days prior to the event. Food, rentals and other services are handled by the caterer.

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All-Inclusive Price-per-Person Packages: Option 1

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Prices are on a graduated scale depending on guest count. Smaller weddings are more per person, larger weddings less. A wedding with 100 guests begins at $165. per-person. Smaller weddings are more per person, larger ones less. Email us with your guest count and date and we will send you a quote with lots of details.


This is an “all-inclusive” price, with all service charges and tax included. You will not be presented with a long list of add-ons and extra charges as is the case with many other wedding venues.


What is included:   


  1. The Historic Mountain Mermaid Villa and Grounds:


     • Inside -- the Great Room, Buffet Room, separate Bride’s and Groom’s Rooms.

     • Three Bathrooms, beautifully appointed.  Giant fireplace in the Great Room. 

     • Outside -- patios, verandas, balconies, decks and parking areas.

     • Lush gardens, meandering pathways, fountains everywhere.

     • Surrounded by the Santa Monica Mountains -- the largest urban park in America.

     • With mountain views, and fresh air, birds and butterflies.

     • Sublime architecture, amazing ambience, grand scale, yet, intimate and warm.

     • Beautiful decor, antiques galore, no need to decorate.

     • Close to town and hotels, yet feels like a million miles away.

     • Rich History -- a declared California Point of Historical Interest.

     • Environmentally conscious -- a Certified Wildlife Habitat.

     • A world-renown photo and filming backdrop for your pictures.

     • Planning session and site visits.

     • Rehearsal.

     • Exclusive use -- only one event per day.

     • All-day use, for 12 Hours. 

     • Six hours to set up, six hours for your event.

     • Outdoor Ceremony.

`    • Cocktail hour in the garden.

     • Indoor Reception.

• Full Catering:

     • Tasting.

     • Hand-passed Appetizers.

     • Delicious Buffet Dinner.

     • Choice of Menu.

     • China.

     • Glassware.

     • Flatware.

     • Tables.

     • Linens.

     • Chairs.

     • Kitchen Staff.

     • Service Staff.

     • Bartender — serves client’s beverages. 

     • Bar set-up, glasses, and ice. 

     • Service Charges.

     • Sales Tax.


- For 100 Guests, Packages begin at $165. per person 

- Total: $16,500.

- 50% Deposit and a Signed Contract to Confirm a Date

- Remaining 50% Due 45 Days Before Event



   

Please note: the package price does not include bar stock (beverages),

DJ, flowers, or photographer. Bring your own beverages and caterer will serve them.


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Site Rental Only Arrangement (Ala Carte): Option 2

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Site Fee: $8,500. Client responsible for cost of caterer and rentals.


What is included:


B.) Rent The Site, Bring Your Own Caterer

What You Get:


• The historic Mountain Mermaid Villa and Grounds.

     • Inside -- the Great Room, Buffet Room, separate Bride’s and Groom’s Rooms.

     • Three Bathrooms, beautifully appointed.  Giant fireplace in the Great Room. 

     • Outside -- Patios, Verandas, Balconies, Decks and Parking areas.

     • Lush gardens, meandering pathways, fountains everywhere.

     • Surrounded by the Santa Monica Mountains -- the largest urban park in America.

     • With mountain views, and fresh air, birds and butterflies.

     • Sublime architecture, amazing ambience, grand scale, yet, intimate and warm.

     • Beautiful decor, antiques galore, no need to decorate.

     • Close to town and hotels, yet feels like a million miles away.

     • Rich History -- a declared California Point of Historical Interest.

     • Environmentally conscious -- a Certified Wildlife Habitat.

     • A world-renown photo and filming backdrop for your pictures.

     • Planning session and site visits.

     • Rehearsal.

     • Exclusive use -- only one event per day.

     • All-day use, for 12 Hours. 

     • Six hours to set up, six hours for your event.

     • Outdoor Ceremony.

     • Cocktail hour in the garden.

     • Indoor Reception.


- Site Fee: $8,500.

- Plus a $1,000. Refundable Security Deposit

- 50% Deposit and a Signed Contract to Confirm a Date

- Remaining 50% Due 45 Days Before Event

- $500. Deduction if all of the Site Fee is paid upon booking.


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The Mountain Mermaid is the antithesis of a wedding mill -- we do a

very limited number of weddings each year. You will have the whole day and exclusive use of the estate for your wedding.



Ceremony and Reception: Most couples choose to get married outside at

the spectacular pool-side ceremonial area. Afterwards, you can mingle with guests amidst lush gardens, sip champagne, and sample an endless stream of hand-passed hors d‘oeuvres. Guests then move into the Great Room for the reception. The dining area is limited to the Great Room, dining room and from patio.


Number of Guests and Seating Capacity: Maximum capacity for Weddings is 145.


Availability: Year-round, Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 10pm. The Wedding Ceremony and Reception is allotted a 6-hour block, but you can begin setting up as early as 10 am. Essentially you have the whole day.


Music: DJs only,with dancing area limited to the Great Room.

Mellow background music ok outside.


Beverages: Bring your own, caterer will serve.


Refundable Security Deposit: $1.000.


Site Views: Canyon, Wooded Area, Fountains and Water Features, Gardens, Patios, Courtyard, Hills and Mountains, landscaped Grounds, Pool Area.


The Mountain Mermaid is the antithesis of a wedding mill -- we do a

very limited number of weddings each year. You will have the whole day

and exclusive use of the estate for your wedding.


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PLATED CAPRESE SALADS BY TWENTY-ONE WEST CATERING

PHOTO BY JUSTINE UNGARO

Prices and other wedding information

at the lower portion of this page


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Your Wedding Day at The Mermaid...


     Unmitigated Rural Bliss!

Mountain Mermaid Matrimony

STRESSED CHAIRS AND ANTIQUE AND REPRODUCTION TABLES MADE FROM RECLAIMED WOOD --  ECO CATERS

PHOTO BY BILL BUERGE

OUR BASIC PACKAGE 10 FOOT ROUND TABLES WITH LIGHT WOOD CHAIRS. --  PASSIONFRUIT CATERING

AWARD-WINNING, RENAISSANCE-THEMED WDDING DURING WEEK OF HALLOWEEN WITH CANDELABRAS

AND OTHER PROPS FROM MOULIN ROGUE, THE MOVIE  --  LAURA HOLYCROSS, EVENT DESIGNER 


   


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