The Mountain Lakes House

Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Rated 5/5 (3 Recommendations)

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A Private Estate Offering Serenity And Charm...

Contact Details

  • Company Name
  • The Mountain Lakes House
  • Name
  • Celia Tazelaar
  • Phone Number
  • (609) 924-8720
  • Location
  • 57 Mountain Avenue
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    United States
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Additional Details

  • Guest Capacity
  • 150
  • Price Range
  • $3,300

More About The Mountain Lakes House

A very private estate awaits you and your guests within a 90-acre nature preserve. Peaceful moments, glimpses of deer, a beautiful lake -- all reflect a unique blend of privacy and natural beauty that will enhance your special wedding celebration at the Mountain Lakes House.

This former residence now belongs to the town of Princeton and is governed by a private board. The entire house and grounds are available for your wedding including three canopied terraces and two rooms for use as a bride or groom's dressing room and lounge. The house can accommodate 130 guests from April through November, and 50 guests at other times of the year. We only schedule one wedding a day.

Entertain your guests in a delightful setting -- contact the Mountain Lakes House today for more information and a private tour.

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Submitted by Kristin

A Private, Scenic, Intimate Setting...

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I had my ceremony and reception at Mountain Lakes House and it was the most beautiful day I could ever have imagined. The place is just an amazing backdrop, somewhat of a blank canvas that you fill with your creative ideas of what you want your day to be. Sally, the administrator, was warm, friendly, flexible and beyond helpful with any questions or concerns regarding creating what my day was to become. She doesn't get involved in any aspect, unless you ask her to be, which was perfect for us. If you want a private, scenic, intimate setting for your wedding day, where you provide all the creative details yourself, this is the place to be. It was like having the wedding in someone's beautiful lake front home, without the owners looking over your shoulder. Not to mention, this is in the heart of acres of nature preserve, so did I mention it was private? I would STRONGLY recommend using a caterer, florist and DJ who know this place inside and out. A very unique and charming venue.

Submitted by Karissa

It Truly Was The Perfect Place!

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The Mountain Lakes House was the perfect venue for our wedding! Both of us are outdoorsy people, and we were having trouble finding a venue that would allow our love for the outdoors shine but also be able to accommodate our group should the weather not be ideal. The Mountain Lakes House was the very last venue we looked at, and I joked that we saved the best for last: it truly was the perfect place. Sally was very easy to reach via email, and she was always prompt in responding to any questions. I loved the fact that it was pretty much a blank slate that we could make our own, and that we were able to utilize both the patio and the inside rooms was such a plus! We lucked out with gorgeous weather on our wedding day, but Plan B was closing the "curtains" on the patio should we have gotten rain. Our ceremony was right by the lake and was breathtaking! This venue is absolutely amazing!

Submitted by Margaret

The Venue Is A Blank Canvas...

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We had the most beautiful wedding at Mountain Lakes! The venue is basically a blank canvas for you to create your perfect wedding. The lawn was a great spot for lots of yard games and pictures. All of our tables fit on the outside terraces and the dance floor fit all of our guests. The only thing to keep in mind is that you have to bring in almost everything yourself. The contract allows you to enter the house about 4 hours before the start of the reception so it may be a little tricky to figure out who can go over and decorate during that time frame. We got so many wonderful compliments from our guests about the unique setting.

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Weddings at The Mountain Lakes House, Princeton, NJ

The Mountain Lakes House is a former private home with large public rooms and an expansive covered terrace.  The combination of indoor and outdoor spaces make...


The Mountain Lakes House Videos


Jess + Ben | Wedding Highlights | Mountain Lakes House | Princeton

Jess + Ben | Wedding Highlights Mountain Lakes House, Princeton, New Jersey Video by Apt3 Media...


Cassie and Devin’s Wedding | Mountain Lakes House | Princeton, NJ

Congratulations to Cassie and Devin McKernan on their April 27, 2014 wedding at the Mountain Lakes House in Princeton, NJ! Video by Oz Hatke....


Rachael & Stephen Wedding Highlight | Mountain Lakes House | Princeton, NJ

Rachael and Stephen's story began long ago, when they met in the 4th and 5th grade. They are truly soulmates brought together by fate, and we feel lucky to be able to tell their...