The 1812 Farm Est. 2007

1297 Bristol Road, Bristol, Maine, United States

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Divinely lush gardens on Pemaquid Peninsula await you at this northeastern haven.
At this impeccably restored 18th Century barn, you’ll discover the unique elegance of Maine, complete with soaring ceilings, rustic beams, and sparkling chandeliers.
The Lowdown
Type
Barn / Farm / Ranch
Views
Garden
Landscaped Grounds
Water Feature
Style
Classic
Country
Rustic
Shabby Chic
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Baby Shower
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Holiday Party
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Reunion
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

Historical Elegance – Soaring ceiling, rustic beam, sparkling chandeliers, and an early 18th century impeccably restored Maine barn will set the elegant scene for your unique event. Follow the glimmering beacon from the charming cupola. Stroll the lush gardens and stop and listen to the splash of the fountain in the middle of the pond and imagine your event inside and outside ~ in this spectacular setting!

Bridal Suite – Take your time. Today belongs to you. Savor each moment. A quiet oasis before the excitement builds is just the right beginning to this day. Our bridal suite has been designed to provide the perfect atmosphere for relaxation and preparation. Elegant spaces, soothing décor, a tasty treat and sparkling sip delivered to your door on a silver tray ~ a hint of the exquisite detail that each moment of your day will receive!

The Barn – The large double doors open and beckon you into the world of early 18th century architecture. The soaring ceilings rising to a glowing cupola draws your eye up and past the glowing chandeliers and the perfectly preserved beams. The restoration of our antique Maine barn was driven by our desire to provide an elegant space in which gatherings large and small, formal or relaxed but always warm and inviting would feel just perfect!!

The Lawn – Stroll the quiet, cool lawn down the slope to the sparkling pond complete with an elegant fountain in the center and flowering shrubs and mature trees framing this cool oasis. There is also an artfully designed gazebo just the ideal spot for capturing great pictures of you and your guests. With gardens on all sides there are always colorful and fragrant vistas and views!
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

Yes

Additional Charges

Sales tax and service charge

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
200
Buffet
N/A
Standing
200
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2007
Curfew
11 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
Private Bridal Suite for bridal party use during the day of the reception
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • A/V Equipment
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Crowning a hill in Bristol Mills, on the Pemaquid Peninsula, with lawns sweeping away from the main house and barn, the view is of the pond and fountain and gazebo, with gardens and mature trees framing the property. The 18th century barn has been restored to exacting standards with a sophisticated rusticity and very 21st century amenity available.
Design:
The Barn - The large double doors open and beckon you into the world of early 18th century architecture.  The soaring ceilings rising to a glowing cupola draws your eye up and past the glowing chandeliers and the perfectly preserved beams.  The restoration of our antique Maine barn was driven by our desire to provide an elegant space in which gatherings large and small, formal or relaxed but always warm and inviting would feel just perfect!!
Extra Perks:
Venue includes tables, chairs, china, silverware, glassware, cocktail tables and much more
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