Facilities

Star Hill is one of Austin’s most unique settings for church services, weddings and other special events.  Centered along a historic main street and surrounded by panoramic Hill Country views, Star Hill is located just 25 minutes west of downtown Austin in the community of Bee Cave. Facilities include The Chapel (smaller historic chapel), Reception & Banquet HallBride’s/VIP SuiteGroom’s Quarters (Saloon)Outdoor Arbor & PavilionBiergartenMain Street (Plaza), and Catering Kitchen, as well as Fitzhugh Chapel/Hall (larger chapel) and Guest Cottage, which may be added on for your event depending on your needs and overall guest count.  Also, be sure to check out our micro wedding and event facilities below. Site plans: [Broadview]

The Chapel

The Chapel is a beautifully restored country church originally built in Pontotoc, Texas around 1899. A functional bell tower, period lighting, and original pine floors create a romantic ambiance for a church service or an indoor wedding ceremony.

The Reception / Banquet Hall

The Reception Hall is a converted “Rosenwald” school constructed near Willow Springs, Texas in the early 1920’s. Large open indoor spaces as well as a 1300 square foot, all weather, covered verandah and surrounding lawn seating make this a very flexible setting for dining, dancing and cocktails. [Floorplan]

The Bride's Cottage / VIP Suite

The Bride’s Cottage is a charming original Bee Caves area farm house build around 1910, and given as a wedding present in 1917. Plaster walls, a vintage kitchen and bath, and warm antique furnishing create a luxurious retreat for the bride and her attendants. [Floorplan]

The Groom's Quarters / Saloon

The old Bee Cave Post Office & Store (circa 1873) offers the groom’s party their own festive quarters. The antique bar also makes a great serving area for any event. [Floorplan]

Outdoor Arbor & Pavilion

The Arbor is a park-like outdoor setting nestled among stately oak trees and connected to the buildings by a meandering pathway. It is ideal for an outdoor ceremony, large or small.

Biergarten

The Biergarten is located between the Fitzhugh building and an 1850s era barn, relocated from Industry, Texas. This covered outdoor space makes an excellent bar/seating area, and offers an appealing backdrop for photography.

Main Street / Plaza

All of the venue buildings are positioned on either side of our Main Street/Plaza, which is beautifully lit with overhead carnival lighting and uplighting into the surrounding landscaping and exterior of buildings. Our Main Street/Plaza is perfect for outdoor ceremonies and receptions, dinner parties, cocktail hours, games, dancing and more, as well as tented events

Catering Kitchen

Designed in cooperation with a professional caterer, our Catering Kitchen provides plenty of climate controlled space for catering crews to prep meals for your event. The Catering Kitchen features a commercial sink, refrigerator, oven/range and microwave oven. A covered service area adjoins the catering kitchen for food preparation better suited for outdoor work.

Fitzhugh Building

The Fitzhugh Chapel/Hall is the largest indoor space at Star Hill.  Originally constructed in 1914, it served the local area as a chapel and community center.  It continues to accommodate church services, ceremonies, receptions, and other events for up to 300+ guests.  [Floorplan]

Guest Cottage

The Guest Cottage is an optional space that may be added on for your event. It is a “kit home” from the 1930’s that features one bedroom, living and dining rooms, an updated kitchenette and bathroom, large covered porch, comfortable furnishings and cable television. It is available for both day and/or overnight rental.

The Office

This beautifully restored 2-room office is available by the hour, day, week or month. Long-term leases may be available. The Office includes a kitchenette, private bathroom and back porch. Whether you need to schedule a quick meeting while in the area or have a project requiring a few days to a few months, we’d love to provide you with this private space nestled in our beautiful complex of historic structures.”

Micro Chapel

Star Hill Ranch offers beautiful micro and elopement weddings in our Micro Chapel. If you want the full wedding experience, on a smaller scale and budget, you can add on a micro reception in the adjacent Micro Hall (see below). You may rent the Micro Chapel and DIY your own wedding or ask us about our simple, but beautiful, inclusive packages.

Please give us a call at 844.877.7827 or complete our Contact Us form for more details. The Micro Chapel is also perfect for small corporate meetings, presentations and book clubs.

Micro Hall

The Micro Hall features a nice little space that is perfect for a micro wedding reception. It also includes a private bathroom, kitchenette and upstairs loft that may be used to get dressed. As with the Micro Chapel, this space is available by the hour for DIY wedding receptions or let Star Hill take care of the details with one of our simple, but beautiful inclusive packages.

Please give us a call at 844.877.7827 or complete our Contact Us form for more details. The Micro Hall is also perfect for small corporate meetings, group gatherings, presentations, birthday parties, baby showers, book clubs, photo shoots, video conferences, etc.

The Courtyard

The Courtyard features a grove of oak trees surrounded by historic structures, a beautiful lawn and a historic little gazebo. The Courtyard may be scheduled for outdoor DIY weddings, events and activities, or added on to Micro Weddings, subject to availability.

The Drive-Thru Chapel

Star Hill’s latest addition to our expansive property is the new Drive-Thru Chapel, which we call the Chapel of Love. Our partner, Elope in Austin, offers a variety of beautiful micro/elopement packages and exclusively manages all bookings of the Chapel of Love, so please click here if you are interested in this new, fun and unique wedding experience option.

Don't Forget - Magical Evenings!

Star Hill takes on a particular magic at night. Big starry skies and warm inviting spaces capture the imagination as you take over the town. As a backdrop for good food, music and festivity, Star Hill appeals to all of the senses.

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