Chanteclaire Farm Est. 2001

317 Malachi Way, Friendsville, MD, United States

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Chanteclaire Farm is a 100-acre farm nestled in the hills of Deep Creek, Maryland.
The farm has a glow and energy that draws us to it... and lights our way. Those who feel it daily are nurtured by the light and use it to create the sheer magic of our events. From the moment you step onto the grounds, you are part of this.
The Lowdown
Type
Barn / Farm / Ranch
Estate / House / Mansion / Villa
Field / Forest / Orchard
Garden
Historic Building
Views
Farm View
Garden
Lagoon/Pond
Meadow/Field
Rolling Hills
Water Feature
Style
Elegant
French
Romantic
Rustic
Vintage
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

Imagine that a single address exists at precisely the intersection of “meant to be” and “ever-after”. Chanteclaire is that spot, nestled in the tranquil hills of Western Maryland, near Deep Creek Lake. This is where French country elegance found its perfect complement in the casual, traditional beauty of an American farm.

The farm has a glow and energy that draws us to it... and lights our way. Those who feel it daily are nurtured by the light and use it to create the sheer magic of our events. From the moment you step onto the grounds, you are part of this. The couple’s unique chemistry radiates, and each guest is a spark, contributing to a brilliant, perfect experience.

Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

Yes

Additional Charges

130 guest minimum. Includes all food, wedding cake, DJ, wedding coordination, service staff, setup and cleanup, and bonfire after-party.
Client brings their own liquor, but we provide the bartenders.
Additional rental of bridal house and groom's cabin required.

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here

Capacity

Seated
295
Buffet
295
Standing
295
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2001
Curfew
1 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
BYO Permitted – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
Built in 1870, the 4 bedroom and 3 bathroom Farmhouse has been completely renovated into a provincial retreat. 

Set on 100 acres amidst the rolling hills of Garrett County, the Farmhouse will transport you to a completely peaceful setting only 5 minutes from the restaurants and activities of Deep Creek Lake and Wisp Resort.

Outside, guests can explore open fields surrounded by apple and walnut trees, rushing mountain streams and a pond, wooded hillsides filled with deer and wildlife, or expansive corn and soy fields with walking trails. In the winter, sled or cross-country ski without ever leaving the property. Spend days exploring the farm, or drive 4 miles into Deep Creek Lake.

Inside, every room exudes charm and character. 

The master bedroom with king bed and luxury master bath is an oasis unto itself. Each of the three other queen bedrooms has unique character and stunning furnishings. The queen rooms share two full baths, one with a claw foot tub and separate shower, the other located adjacent to the laundry room.

Sitting rooms are both elegant and comfortable, and the custom dining table seats 10 in custom carved benches you'll never want to stand up from.

Both front and back porches are sized for socializing. The front overlooks the pond and stream, and is filled with lounge chairs and a dining table. The back porch overlooks fields and forest, and is made for grilling, with plenty of seating and a dining table.

The Farmhouse is fully outfitted with wireless internet, full kitchen and cooking supplies, hair dryers, and luxury linens. 

The Farmhouse is a retreat that will transport you to another time -- one of quiet luxury and historical meaning. It connects you to the past with all the modern comforts, and is a 5 minute drive to all the activities you desire.

Want a fun activity on the farm? Inquire about our massive bonfire - lit by a farm staff person and s'more ready!
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Valet Parking
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:

Chanteclaire Farm is a 100-acre farm nestled in the hills of Deep Creek, Maryland. A historic gem, Chanteclaire Farm was the original homestead of the founding family of Friendsville, Maryland. The farm tells the story of a simpler time, when hopes and dreams, hard work and community created a beautiful and prosperous life. Massive hand-hewn beams, aged barn wood and hand-forged nails are small reminders of the soul of the place. Quaint outbuildings wrap around the scene, creating an intimate, private village.

Design:
The Barn
The barn’s dining room is warm and inviting, with an open design, soaring exposed timbers, and an irresistible dance floor. The question isn’t if, but when, you’ll kick off your shoes and show off your moves.

The Lower Grange
This objet d'art adorned cocktail bar is where our quirky European sensibility shines through. Before dinner, guests clink glasses and tell stories. Soon those separate lists of friends and family blend seamlessly into one.

​The Outdoor Dining Deck & Lower Deck
The upper Dining Deck overlooks the pond and pastoral grounds and provides a place for overflow seating or a getaway for some quiet reflection. The lower deck is the perfect outdoor extension to our cocktail hour, and always draws a crowd.
Standout Venue Features:
The Silo Bar
A 2014 addition to Chanteclaire, the Silo's transformation into a steampunk bar was internationally televised. We refer to it as "world-famous," and have received messages from around the world from viewers who fell in love with it. The bar itself is constructed of 200-year-old oak threshing wood floors. The stained glass window panels and found-object chandelier are a perfect backdrop for photo ops on the hand-crafted, spiral staircase.

Beau-Coup & Baby Blue
Clients can rent one or both of our vintage vehicles for photo ops and entrances. Beau is a gently rusted 1960 farm truck that looks great as a photo op piled with hay bales and flowers. Baby is a stunning 1965 British sports car that stops guests in their tracks while proving a little something blue.
Extra Perks:
EXCLUSIVE USE - We allow only two weddings per week so that our couples can feel as though the farm is their own. WEDDING PLANNING & COORDINATION - Our planner works with you from the moment you book to craft every moment of your wedding. On the day of the wedding, we add a coordinator to gently guide the guests and the bridal party so you and your loved ones can fully experience the day. TASTING EVENT - Our unique tasting days allow you to craft the perfect menu while learning how we create epic wedding experiences. DJ/EMCEE - Our handpicked DJs are exclusive to Chanteclaire Farm and specialize in our epic wedding experience.  Over 20 speakers hang throughout the facility, creating perfect sound wherever guests wander. VENUE DECOR - the facility already looks amazing, so very little decor needs to be added.  TABLESCAPES - Our storage room is a playground of vases, votives, and other decor clients can use freely. CEREMONY SEATING - Folding garden chairs provided for up to 295 guests.  DINING TABLES - Chiavari chairs, round tables and linens are included, along with all glassware, dishware and flatware.   
Awards & Notables Style Me Pretty, Huffington Post, Washington Post, Capital Romance, Baltimore Bride, WV Weddings, Discovery/Animal Planet
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
We go about the gathering of every component of every meal with all the love of a Rockwell Thanksgiving. Being mindful of both flavor and appearance, we go for local whenever the produce is available and gorgeous [we like our produce as pretty as our Brides]. When we can't use the farms next door, we look around the globe for the best quality. We choose very high-quality meats and prepare gloriously simple dishes that capitalize on their flavors and textures. Making time for extra care and attention to the details is our recipe for success and a source of genuine pride for our chef.
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