Homestead Manor Est. 2014

4683 Columbia Pike, Thompson's Station, TN, United States

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Reap the bounitful bash-worthy harvest at this Tennessee Homestead. 
Prettily perched on 50 acres of farmland and steeped spectacularly in local history since 1815, this stately antebellum manor is magnificent for marry-making. Hand-crafted libations and fresh fare provide a beautiful baseline for any bash. Choose from the elegant equestrian barn, antebellum homestead or lush gardens as the backdrop to becoming the most beautiful bride. 
The Lowdown
Type
Barn / Farm / Ranch
Views
Forest
Historical Monument
Landscaped Grounds
Meadow/Field
Style
Classic
Country
Elegant
Rustic
Vintage
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Baby Shower
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Corporate Event
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Holiday Party
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

Events at Homestead Manor perfectly blend countryside charm and upscale hospitality in an unrivaled historical setting. For wedding ceremonies, the property boasts multiple locations with vistas of the historic grounds and manor house, including a peaceful boxwood garden located in the front of the manor house. ​For parties and receptions, the venue offers an elegant modern barn with a dramatic stacked stone fireplace, soaring ceilings, wrought iron chandeliers, and retractable floor-to-ceiling windows/doors for panoramic views of the property. With a seating capacity of 250 and a standing capacity of 400, the climate-controlled space offers a spectacular view of the Homestead Manor grounds.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Additional Charges

Homestead Manor offers venue-only rentals while allowing clients to bring in their own vendors; as well as, all-inclusive packages with a lineup of our favorite vendors. We are happy to source or quote any services our clients are interested in. We also include Tennessee state tax of 9.75% in all charges.

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
250
Buffet
N/A
Standing
400
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2014
Curfew
11 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Can Select The Caterer Of Their Choice
Alcohol
BYO Permitted – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol
Licensed Server Is Required
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:

Homestead Manor’s heritage is layered with tales nearly two centuries old……

Built by Mr. and Mrs. Francis Giddens, construction first started on Homestead Manor in 1799. Now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Manor is a 4,000-square-foot plantation-style home with nine historically distinctive rooms on three stories. In 1819, when it was completed, there was only one other house that stood between Homestead Manor and the town of Columbia.

On March 5, 1863, the property became a ground-zero site for 6,000 Civil War soldiers. Alice Thompson and other women from the area hid in the home’s basement (by this time owned by the Banks family) as the Confederates led their cavalry across the property toward Union lines. After the battle, many of the wounded were taken into the Manor to be treated.

In 1887, the Banks family sold the home, and it passed through several hands over the years. A member of the family bought it back in 1959, but a decade later it passed out of family ownership again. Former owner William Darby said a cannon ball found lodged in a tree in the front yard was used as a doorstop for years by the Banks family, and it became a tradition to pass the ball to subsequent owners. Today, visitors can view that cannon ball at Homestead.

In spring 2013, Homestead Manor commemorated 150 years since the storied fight with its grand re-opening of the beautiful home and a battle re-enactment that drew thousands. The property was also placed under permanent conservation easement through The Land Trust of Tennessee.  The property was most recently purchased in summer of 2020 with plans to open it up for the community with 1819 Coffee, provide event space in a multi-faceted destination that would become a jewel within the Thompson’s Station community.

Today, the home sits as a preserved oasis surrounded by lush green grass, mature trees and gentle hills that define the landscape. The versatile venue includes an event barn, schoolhouse, manor and multiple large event lawns.  

Design:

Our indoor/outdoor open-concept event barn has recently been renovated to accommodate any type of milestone event. Our 6000-square-foot manor has been utilized in the past for bridal and baby showers, tea parties, corporate meetings, and so much more. The first floor in the manor and our conservatory is dedicated to our community coffee shop, 1819 Coffee. In addition, we also have a 780-square-foot schoolhouse, built-in 1814, that we use as a bridal suite and office space.

Extra Perks:
Our inclusive packages include several tieres of event amenities, including rental items, catering, staff, decor, entertainment and more. Contact our events team today for further details!
Awards & Notables Randy Houser + Tatiana Starzynski's rustic and charming wedding, featured in People Magazine: http://people.com/country/randy-houser-tatiana-starzynski-wedding-album/wedded-bliss
Celebration Locations
The Second Floor of Manor :
- View: Long-established manicured grounds and individually decorated and themed dining rooms.
- Max Capacity: 60 seats
The Barn:
A rustic yet elegant special event barn with reclaimed wood, soaring ceilings, stacked stone fireplaces, and grand iron chandeliers.
- View: Adjacent meadows and pond with fountain and waterfall, as well as the Manor and landscaped grounds.
- Max Capacity: 400
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
The Schoolhouse:
A renovated one room schoolhouse-turned-hospitality suite with kitchenette and powder room, perfect for bridal and baby showers and wedding parties.
- View: Plush white furniture drenched in natural light, with views of the North Lawn.
- Max Capacity: 20 seats
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Barn / Farm / Ranch
An Autumn Inspired Wedding at Homestead Manor in Tennessee
Jamie Eddy
byJamie Eddy
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Homestead Manor

4683 Columbia Pike, Thompson's Station, TN, United States

A short while ago, photographer Abigail Bobo shot newlyweds Eric and Jessica at the stunning Tennessee Homestead Manor, effortlessly capturing their wedding day. Although her photos speak for themselves, she and the happy couple were kind enough to share their personal thoughts and experiences with us, which made for one unforgettable tale.

There’s no beating around the bush here, Homestead Manor is THE modern, barnyard, rustic, host-the-most-epic-garden-party place to be. This 50 acre plot of top-notch farmland boasts some insane marry-making perks such as a dare I say dope bridal suite, pond, indoor-outdoor dining and 4,000 square feet of dancing room. We’re not lying when we say that everyone was literally on their feet, breaking it down (real low) the entire night.

Words + Photography by Abigail Bobo Photography

 

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