Frequently Asked Questions:
Who is responsible for setting up and taking down my wedding/party decorations?
The renter is responsible for all decorating. Any decorations that do not belong to The Corry House should be taken down and taken home/disposed of by the renter. Any decorations that do belong to The Corry House should be returned to the location and state in which they were found.
Are there any rules regarding decorations for my wedding/party?
The Corry House does not allow any decorations to be stapled, nailed, tacked, or taped to the walls, celing, or furniture. Please do not use tape on the barn floors. Other than that, decorate as you wish!
Does The Corry House allow the use of candles for decoration?
Candles are permitted as long as the dripping candle wax is caught by appropriate containters. Please do not allow wax to drip onto the tables or floor.
Is The Corry House decorated for Christmas?
Yes! We usually have a Christmas tree in the main house and in the barn. We also have garland and wreaths decorating the property.
About the Venue
How many guests can The Corry House accomodate?
The Corry House can accomodate even the largest of wedding parties! While the grounds have space for an unlimited amount of guests, the barn itself can hold approximately 200 guests for receptions and parties. For overnight or weekend rentals, The Corry House can sleep 14-18 people comfortably.
Where is The Corry House located? Are there hotels nearby?
The Corry House is located in Union Point, GA. This is in Greene County. The address is 6641 Union Point Highway, Union Point, GA, 30669. We are approximately 20 minutes from Lake Oconee and 45 minutes from Athens and Augusta, GA. Please see our list of recommended vendors for nearby accommodation.
What restroom facilities are avaliable at The Corry House?
There are three full baths in the main house and two full baths in the upper level of the carriage house for use by the wedding party and family. We also have two half baths in the barn and two in the lower level of the carriage house for wedding/event guests. All restrooms at The Corry House are unisex.
How much event parking is avaliable at The Corry House? Is there a charge for parking?
The Corry House is proud to offer unlimited field parking for your event. There is not a charge for parking. However, if you would like valet parking you will be responsible for paying the valets. We can refer you to individuals who will be able to offer valet parking for your guests. We do ask that you and your guests park only in the designated parking areas. Parking on the lawn or in "unloading only" areas is not permitted.
Is The Corry House pet friendly?
Yes! Four-legged guests are always welcome at The Corry House! However, pets are NOT allowed to spend the night. They are also NOT allowed into any of our furnished buildings (main house, top level of carriage house, cabins). Pets are allowed in the barn and the lower level of the carriage house. Well-behaved dogs can roam free at the owner's risk. Please pick up after your pet!
Is The Corry House well-lit at night?
Yes! The Corry House has floodlights located all along the exterior of the house. Pathways and the parking lot are well-lit as well. Some of these lights come on automatically, while others must be turned on. Our staff is responsible for turning on and off the lights for your event.
How often do you clean your facility?
The Corry House is thoroughly cleaned before and after every wedding/event. The Corry House will always be checked for cleanliness before your event. We also cut the lawn the week of your event and blow any leaves, grass cuttings, or other debris off of pathways and porches on the morning of your event.
What types of kitchen appliances are avaliable at The Corry House? Do you have an icemaker?
Our barn facility has a kitchen equipped with a standard refrigerator and freezer, stove, oven, microwave, and sink (cold water only). The main house has a standard refrigerator and freezer, stove, oven, microwave, and dishwasher. Please note that these are not industrial appliances. We do not have a full catering kitchen. We do not have an icemaker. However, we do have a storage freezer outside the barn that can hold approximately six bags of ice.
Payments and Contract
Does The Corry House require a deposit?
Yes, a $500.00 deposit is due with your contract. It is partially refundable if the terms and conditions of your contract have been met. The rest is used to cover the cleaning fee ($200 for daily rentals, $300 for weekend rentals).
Does The Corry House charge any additional fees?
When is a deposit due to reserve The Corry House?
Your event date is only reserved once we recieve your signed contract and your deposit.
When is my final payment due?
Am I required to use certain vendors?
Nope! One of the best features of The Corry House is that you are free to use your favorite caterer, photographer, and other vendors of your choice. If you do need assistance choosing vendors, we can provide you with a list of qualified and recommended vendors for all your wedding day needs. Check out our vendor page for more info!
What are your rules regarding alcohol?
The Corry House does not sell or serve alcoholic beverages, but you may bring in your own for your event. Please see our contract for rules and regulations regarding alcohol. We will also need to have a signed indemnification form on file if you plan on serving alcohol at your event. A security guard must be hired if you are planning to serve hard liquor at your event.
Are there any restrictions on where photographs can be taken?
You will have full access to The Corry House and the surrounding property for your photographs. We know your pictures will be beautiful! There are no photography restrictions.
Can I tour the property with my vendor before my wedding?
Of course! We know that many vendors like wedding planners and photographers wish to see the venue beforehand, so feel free to stop by and show them around. Just call to let us know you are coming!
Is there space for my caterer to prepare food?
Our barn facility has a kitchen equipped with a small prep area, standard refrigerator and freezer, stove, oven, microwave, and sink (cold water only). The main house has a standard refrigerator and freezer, stove, oven, microwave, and dishwasher. Please note that these are not industrial appliances. We do not have a full catering kitchen.
How much event parking is avaliable at The Corry House? Is there a charge for parking?
The Corry House is proud to offer unlimited field parking for your event. There is not a charge for parking. However, if you would like valet parking you will be responsible for paying the valets. We can refer you to individuals who will be able to offer valet parking for your guests. We do ask that you and your guests park only in the designated parking areas. Parking on the lawn or in "unloading only" areas is not permited.
How many weddings are booked on one day?
Only one! We we dedicate the entire day to you and your wedding.
What is included in my rental?
Rental of The Corry House for a wedding includes exclusive use of the main house, carriage house, lawns, barn, wedding sites, and unlimited field parking. We have tables and chairs for 150 people. An overnight or weekend rental also includes overnight accomodation for approximately 18 people.
Does The Corry House provide tables, chairs, and linens for my event?
The Corry House will provide and setup/takedown the following: 16 60-inch round tables, 12 6-ft tables, 10 8-ft tables, 2 4-ft tables, and 150 chairs. The renter is responsible for the setup and takedown of any additoinal rented tables, chairs, and equipment. We do not provide linens. Please check our recommended vendors page for information on rental companies that would be able to provide linens, extra tables and chairs, and any additional equipment you may require for your event.
Will The Corry House have slideshow equipment avaliable for our rehersal dinner or reception?
Yes. We have a projector and screen avaliable for you to use during your event. You will need to provide your own computer and speakers if needed.
Does The Corry House have a dance floor?
We do not have a dance floor. However, most of our guests are just fine with showing off their moves on our concrete barn floor. If you would still like to rent a dance floor, please check out our list of recommended vendors for information on rental companies that would be happy to provide you with a dance floor for all your boogie needs.
How early can I get to The Corry House to setup?
You will have access to The Corry House beginning at 8:00am on the day of your event. If you would like access to The Corry House the day before your event, you will have to reserve The Corry House for an overnight or weekend rental.
What time do my guests and the wedding party have to leave The Corry House?
For single day rentals, you may not stay past 12:00am on the night of your event. For overnight or weekend rentals, you must check out of the house by 10:00am the following morning unless otherwise discussed. However, the barn will still close at 12:00am the night of the event for overnight or weekend rentals. You are welcome to continue the party outside, around the fire pit, or in the lower level of the carriage house. A $150 an hour fee will be imposed if you exceed the checkout time without prior approval.
How much time is alloted for my rehearsal before my wedding? Can I have my rehearsal dinner at The Corry House?
The Corry House allots two hours for your rehearsal during the week of your event. If you are renting The Corry House for a single-day wedding, you are not guaranteed a rehearsal slot the day before your event. You may have to schedule it for another day that week prior to your wedding day. If you would like to have your rehearsal dinner at The Corry House, you will need to reserve The Corry House for an overnight or weekend rental.
Do you have a facility director/event coordinator? Will they be there on the day of my wedding?
At least two members of The Corry House staff will be on the property during your wedding/event. We are there to oversee parking, dispose of trash, and to make sure things run smoothly. Pending avaliability, we can also provide you with someone to assist you with your rehersal and day-of wedding coordination for $250. More extensive planning and coordination services are avaliable as well. Please contact Erin at email@example.com for more information on our avaliable services.
Can The Corry House be used for both my wedding ceremony and reception?
Yes! The Corry House would be happy to host you and your guests for both your wedding ceremony and reception. We have mulitple ceremony site options that can accommodate approximately 200 guests. The party can then move to the barn and surrounding lawn for your reception.
What if it rains on the day of my wedding? Is there a back-up plan?
In case of rain, our barn can accommodate both your ceremony and reception. Alternatively, we also have plenty of space on the lawn to accomodate a tent. Please see our list of recommended vendors for more information on tent rental companies in the area.
Are there dressing/changing rooms avaliable for the wedding party to get ready in before the wedding?
Yes, the wedding party and family can get ready for the big day inside the main house and the carriage house. This is included in all wedding rentals. Overnight accomodation is also avaliable for approximately 18 people with overnight and weekend rentals.
Does The Corry House have an icemaker?
The Corry House does not have an icemaker. We have a storage freezer outside the barn that can hold approximately six bags of ice. We suggest that you have at least fifteen bags of ice for each of our drink troughs if you choose to stock them for your event.