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Castlewood Country Club

Pleasanton Wedding Venue
707 Country Club Circle
Pleasanton, California 94566

Contact: Catering
Phone: 925/485-2237
castlewoodcc.org
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Why We Like This Place

Once the site of the fabulous “La Hacienda Del Pozo de Verona” and the former estate of Phoebe Apperson Hearst, California’s beloved hostess and first lady of philanthropy, the Castlewood Country Club still retains the aura of elegance and grace that were the hallmarks of its famous resident. The drive up Pleasanton Ridge, which overlooks the Amador Valley and is flanked by green fairways and gated estates, continues to generate a feeling of opulence and success. Giant palms line the Clubhouse approach, while the country club pool, built by Mrs. Hearst, sparkles like a huge aquamarine amid emerald lawns.

The princely porte-cochère that marks the entrance to the Clubhouse is reminiscent of the palatial 53-room California Mission-style mansion that once crowned the rise. This red carpet-style entrée through a beautiful colonnade is a fitting introduction to the spaces within.

Guests can gather in the handsomely furnished Grand Lobby with its soaring ceiling and majestic fireplace. Gleaming terracotta-colored floors reflect light in a way that adds warmth and splendor. The lobby leads to the Del Pozo Lounge, a 2,000-square-foot private prefunction space of castle-like splendor. A magnificent granite-and-marble bar in the back of the room draws guests in to relax with a cocktail in hand before stepping into the 6,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom. The room’s 12-foot-high windows let in breathtaking valley and golf course views, and 10 massive Spanish-style chandeliers combine with other ambient lighting to halo festivities in just the right light. Event menus are customized by Castlewood’s award-winning chef, and served up by a staff experienced in fine dining and topnotch service.

Let a waltz across the polished hardwood floors lead to the Del Pozo Terrace, where 1,600 additional square feet of function space and more stunning valley and woodland vistas expand the party possibilities. Perfect for pre-dinner or après-dinner drinks and tête-à-têtes, it’s also an excellent ceremony space. For brides and grooms who wish to tie the knot on Castlewood’s Oak Tree Lawn, the property’s ancient oak tree, whose branches spread overhead like a lacy fan, is a spectacular natural backdrop for the wedding couple.

If the bride and her attendants need to freshen up, they can do so in quarters fit for a queen. Entrance is through the Ladies Card Room, where rich carpeting, card tables, wingback chairs and golf course views create an inviting vibe. The bathrooms feature vanities and wraparound counters with upholstered cream-and bronze-colored seating. The groom and his groomsmen also have their own space, but we’re betting they’ll spend little time there. After all, how often can you celebrate like a Spanish grandee in a 21st-century castle?

Capacity

Ceremony

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 200
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 300

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 350
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0
  • Max. Standing Indoors: 500
  • Max. Standing Outdoors: 0

Meetings

  • Max. Seated: 400

CEREMONY CAPACITY: The facility holds 200 seated guests indoors and 300 seated outdoors.

EVENT/RECEPTION CAPACITY: The site can accommodate 350 seated or 500 standing indoors.

MEETING CAPACITY: The site holds 400 seated guests.

Fees & Deposits

A $2,500 deposit is required to reserve your date. Rental fees range $500–3,500 depending on the day and time of the event and the space rented. Meals range $36–60/person. Tax, alcohol and a 20% service charge are additional.

Location Uses

Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings
Rehearsal Dinners

Services/Amenities

Catering: provided or BYO
Kitchen Facilities: fully equipped
Tables & Chairs: provided
Linens, Silver, etc.: provided
Restrooms: wheelchair accessible
Dance Floor: provided
Bride’s Dressing Area: yes
Meeting Equipment: some provided
Parking: large lot
Accommodations: no guest rooms
Telephone: emergency use only
Outdoor Night Lighting: CBA
Outdoor Cooking Facilities: BBQ CBA
Cleanup: caterer or renter
View: fairways, landscaped grounds, pool area; panorama of hills and valley
Other: A/V equipment

Site Views

Golf Course Fairways
Hills
Landscaped Grounds
Panoramic
Pool Area
Valley

Venue Type

Banquet Hall/Events Facility
Golf Course/Golf Clubhouse
Private Club

Restrictions

Alcohol: provided
Smoking: designated areas only
Music: amplified OK with restrictions
Wheelchair Access: limited
Insurance: not required

Some Essential Info
Catering

Provided
BYO

Alcohol

Provided

Amplified Music

Indoors
Outdoors
w/ Restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Access Limited

Availability

Year-round.



Alternate Info: Castlewood Golf Club