Frequently Asked Questions
Below we have tried to answer many of our frequently asked questions, but we are here to help in any way we can, so please feel free to call, text or email us anytime with questions!
WHERE IS RUSTIC ELEGANCE LOCATED?
Rustic Elegance is located at 1751 Doolittle Road, Woodbury, TN 37190. We are conveniently located just 30 minutes from Murfreesburo and just 60 minutes from Nashville & Franklin in the picuresque little town of Woodbury.
IS RUSTIC ELEGANCE AN INDOOR OR OUTDOOR VENUE?
The ceremony site is an outdoor location. However, the reception is held in a 3100-sq. ft., climate controlled charming indoor facility.
HOW MANY GUESTS CAN YOUR PROPERTY ACCOMMODATE?
128 people is the maximum guest count that can be accommodated inside the reception site. We can comfortably seat 112 guests if you include a dance area.
IS THERE A TIME LIMIT AT RUSTIC ELEGANCE?
We value being a considerate member of our Community. We ask that all receptions conclude by 11:00 p.m. For summer ceremonies, exceptions may be possible after speaking with a Rustic Elegance representative.
DOES RUSTIC ELEGANCE REQUIRE A WEDDING PLANNER?
Rustic Elegance does not require a wedding coordination to have your special day on the site. We focus all our efforts and expertise into ensuring that the logistics of your day including the property, and included rentals are in place and up to our standard of excellence.
DOES RUSTIC ELEGANCE OFFER A MILITARY DISCOUNT?
We offer a 10% discount to our military veterans as a thank you to those who have participated in protecting our freedom. Please inquire with a Rustic Elegance representative regarding the details of this special offer.
CAN RUSTIC ELEGANCE HOLD MY DATE? IF SO, FOR HOW LONG?
We are happy to hold a date for your event for 7 days. It is the responsibility of the client to contact a Rustic Elegance representative via email or by calling the office within SEVEN days of requesting the hold.
WHAT TYPES OF EVENTS CAN RUSTIC ELEGANCE ACCOMMODATE?
We can accommodate all types of events, including weddings, rehearsal dinners, and milestone celebration, birthdays, graduation and anniversary parties, bridal and wedding showers, luncheons, company events, fundraisers, banquets, festivals, fairs, markets, film & tv filming and photography. Any event you can imagine, we would love to make happen for you.
WHAT IS THE DEPOSIT POLICY FOR A WEDDING?
A $500 non-refundable deposit is required upon contract signing to hold the date (deposit will be applied to your balance). 50% of the balance is due six months prior to the event. The remaining balance is due 60 days prior to the event. The event date will be released should the Rustic Elegance balance remain unpaid after 60 days. Deposits are nonrefundable.
WHAT IS THE DEPOSIT POLICY FOR A SPECIAL EVENT?
A $100 non-refundable deposit is required upon contract signing to hold the date (deposit will be applied to your balance). The remaining balance is due 15 days prior to the event.
DOES RUSTIC ELEGANCE REQUIRE ONE-DAY EVENT INSURANCE?
Rustic Elegance requires event insurance for all events on the property. You may purchase insurance from an online source. Below is a small list of providers:
These providers offer affordable event insurance. You can also contact your local home owners insurance company to see if protection is offered. Proof of insurance must be provided before the event can take place.
WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY FOR RUSC ELEGANCE?
Payments made to Rustic Elegance are non-refundable. In the unfortunate event that you need to cancel the date, written notification is required. We will work with you to change the date of your event if needed.
WHAT IS THE CLEAN-UP POLICY FOR RUSTIC ELEGANCE?
The client is responsible for gathering and taking all personal items they would like to keep once your event has concluded. Rustic Elegance is not responsible for personal items or décor not gathered by the client. Please note that any décor left behind after your event will be discarded. All other cleanup will be done by the Rustic Elegance staff.
WHAT IS THE BACK UP PLAN FOR WEATHER?
We have a separate indoor ceremony space that is fully climate controlled. So if the backup weather plan is moving indoors, we have separate spaces for ceremony and reception. No additional rentals are needed. That means no additional tents, lighting, etc are needed to create a rain plan, saving you time and money, and giving you peace of mind. No additional chair rentals are needed for the ceremony plan in a different location. This is all included in your venue rental fee.
WHAT TIME DO I HAVE ACCESS TO THE PROPERTY TO BEGIN SET UP?
You can arrive on the property at your contracted arrival time. Your contacted arrival time is dependent on the selected package and event timeline. This is when set up of personal decor can begin and access to the suite is granted. If vendors need early access for any reason, please have them contact your Rustic Elegance coordinator. Their request will be accommodated to the best of our capabilities.
DOES RUSTIC ELEGANCE ALLOW OUTSIDE CATERERS ON THE PROPERTY?
You are welcomed to use any outside caterers for your event. Please have them contact a Rustic Elegance representative to make sure we can accommodate any special needs they may have.
ARE THERE OTHER REQUIRED VENDORS?
There are no required vendors.
CAN I BRING IN MY OWN ALCOHOL?
Alcohol for your event can be provided by you, the Rustic Elegance client and is to be served ONLY by ABC certified licensed & insured bartenders. Guests of the event are not allowed to bring alcohol on the property and all alcoholic beverages consumed on property must be served by approved bartending companies ONLY. Rustic Elegance wants you and your guests to celebrate your memorable milestone in a safe and secure setting. This policy is in place for the safety of your guests and so that Rustic Elegance is keeping in compliance with the alcohol laws of Tennessee.
ARE SPARKLERS ALLOWED AT RUSTIC ELEGANCE?
We do allow sparklers. However, for the safety of your guests and preservation of the buildings and landscaping we ask that sparkler sendoffs take place on the bridge or in the parking lot area.
DO YOU HAVE AN IN HOUSE WEDDING PLANNER?
We don't have an in-house wedding planner but we can provide you with contacts.
DO YOU HAVE A/V CAPABILITIES FOR PRESENTATIONS/VIDEOS/AUDIO?
Yes, we have professional audio/video capabilities.