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 Edson Keith Mansion

The mansion features a large foyer, spacious living room, twin sunrooms with Palladian windows, as well as a paneled library and gracious dining room.
Ceremonies can take place either inside the Mansion or outside on the lawn. There are several choices of outdoor locations for ceremonies to take advantage of the creek and park views. There is also a small arbor near the rose garden that offers excellent photo opportunities.
This historic Italian Renaissance home on the shores of the Phillippi Creek and within Phillippi Estate Park, was built in the early 1916 and has become an ideal site for art exhibits, private events, wedding ceremonies and receptions.
The Mansion overlooks Phillippi Creek, which is bordered by graceful palm trees and moss-draped mature oaks.   

Rental of the Mansion includes use of the 85' x 16' terrace; lawn behind the mansion down to the fishing pier; rose garden; and tables and chairs for 120 guests.

Additional chairs and tables may be brought in by rental companies. The home can accommodate 150 guests for a sit-down dinner. 

Rental also includes, a suite of rooms on the second floor to be used by brides and bridesmaids, and a separate suite for the groom and groomsmen, to prepare for wedding ceremonies.

Amplified music is permitted, subject to the Sarasota County noise ordinance.

Alcoholic beverages are also permitted and caterers may use the butler’s pantry with commercial freezer and the kitchen with commercial refrigerator.
The Edson Keith Mansion is on the National Register of Historic Places, and specific rental conditions and guidelines apply to its use. 


 Reservation Information


​Call the Contact Center at 941-861-5000 or email

2017 Brown Bag Concert.pdf2017 Brown Bag Concert
Floor Plans and Capacities.pdfFloor Plans and Capacities
Phillippi Estate Park Map.pdfPhillippi Estate Park Map
Rental Conditions and Guidelines.pdfRental Conditions and Guidelines
Reservation Information.pdfReservation Information

 Edson Keith Mansion Tours

Wednesdays, October through April at 10 a.m. Meet at the front porch of the mansion. Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

Sarasota County, Florida
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