Steeped in tradition, a quintessential farmstead established in 1731. Bucolic views, a quaint, cozy farmstead & an American Great Barn with a "wow" factor. Rustic meets rich in this revitalized agricultural landmark. Call (617) 710-8810 & indicate your date, type & party size to reserve your exclusive event.
Your guests will know they've arrived when they step into the Old Back House entrance. The intimate room is walled with rough pine boards, a dramatic mural & a hand-painted antique fireplace mantle. The sideboard & foyer tables can be used to display name cards, favors or to serve refreshments to your guests. The entrance features a coat closet uniquely decorated with historic photographs of the farm.
The East Meets West Barn is available to the Groom, his Best Man & Clergy for meditation & reflection. A former milk barn & cider press, it overlooks the open pastures with near floor to ceiling windows. The space has a timeless southwest decor displaying Native American & Asian antiques with a masculine energy. The Emperor & Empress ruyi scepter graces the room granting good fortune & wishes!
The Bride's Quarters are elegant! Comprised of the bridal suite & wainscoted bathroom with shower & amenities, you will feel at home in this sumptuous hideaway. There is a full length mirror, antique crystal lamps, empire sconces, French, British & Italian furnishings & white on red toile drapes. The Bride's Quarters overlook the serene green highbush blueberry patch aflutter with birds.
The quaint & refined decor of the Peony Rooms bings the outdoors inside with gilt wheat lighting, drapes in pink peonies, chinoiserie wall coverings of birds & 18th century oil paintings of pastures, wetlands, wildlife & sporting scenes. The continental furnishings rest atop pumpkin pine floors. The refined elegance will envelop your guests in quaint comfort as they enjoy hors d'oeuvres & libations.
The Great Barn is the jewel of the farmstead. She is an historic American barn meticulously preserved with center drive train, upper mows, hay trolley, ladder, hand-hewn beams & queen posts. The expanse of copper patina wood is lit aglow by two monumental 24-light crystal Parisian chandeliers. Look carefully for the architectural "marriage marks" struck into the lofty beams tying family together with love & strength.
The Sunset Fields are where dreams come true! Surrounded on all sides by paddocks, this bucolic setting can host both ceremony & tented reception. These paddocks, used for galloping horses, have all the best views of the farmstead, pastures &, of course, the sunset! The grass Courtyard is framed by a stone wall & 3 white barns just off a pond & stream with resident swans. Your guests can enjoy cocktails outdoors & get a big sky view of blue sky or stars.