January 10, 2022: The City's contracted operator of the Villa Chanticleer has given notice that they are terminating their operating lease on June 30, 2022. The City is launching a process to find a suitable replacement operator. For more information please visit the Villa's operational transition page at https://healdsburg.gov/1032/2022-Villa-Chanticleer-Operational-Trans.
Villa Chanticleer Overview
Are you searching for a unique and charming location for your wedding, meeting, conference, seminar or trade show? Located in the heart of Sonoma County's Wine Country, the Villa Chanticleer is easy access from Highway 101 and only 3 miles from the town's historic Plaza Park. The Villa has an adjacent smaller annex, a picnic area, and a lovely outdoor wedding garden, complete with a gazebo. The Villa is owned by the City of Healdsburg and managed by Tayman Park Golf Group. For additional information, please visit the Villa Chanticleer website.
Accommodates up to 632 people
The 11,000 square foot Villa is an ideal setting for a large business meeting, community fundraiser or wedding reception.
Outdoor Event Garden
The garden features a gazebo, green turf, walkways and landscaping. This area is a beautiful venue for an outdoor wedding ceremony.
Group Picnic Area
Accommodates up to 300 people
Located under shady oak trees, this area has a large BBQ grill and wooden picnic tables.
Accommodates up to 200 people
The 36 foot by 64 foot building is used for various recreation classes with 150 seating capacity, however, it can accommodate up to 200 for meetings or special events.
Villa Meeting Room
Accommodates up to 30 people
This 20 foot by 32 foot meeting room can easily accommodate 30 people, and is used for smaller meetings.
History of the Villa
The Villa Chanticleer's colorful history began in 1910 when it was established as a gathering place for San Francisco's French elite. As many as 200 people would take the horse and buggy ride up the hill to the resort, which at that time consisted of a screened dining pavilion and numerous vacation cabins. The Villa enjoyed a widespread reputation as an exclusive vacation resort until the 40's when it was rumored to have fallen into the hands of shady underworld figures.
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