255 Milledge Hardeman-Sams House

255 S. Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30605 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About 255 Milledge Hardeman-Sams House

255 Milledge Hardeman-Sams House is a historical venue located in Athens, Georgia. Situated on a stately front lawn in Historic Athens, this estate is essentially hidden from the world. This beautifully restored home, with its Southern elegance, natural light, and a classic stairwell, serves as a magical location for weddings.

Facilities and Capacity
255 Milledge Hardeman-Sams House can accommodate up to 250 guests over its multiple event spaces. The venue's private garden is ideal for a lush outdoor ceremony space and can accommodate 250 seated guests. Their outdoor space includes a private southern garden, grassy lawn and stone courtyard. If you're having a large affair, the landscaped lawn or the historical garden is the perfect location. For more intimate weddings, the historical manor can accommodate 100 guests seated or 200 guests for a cocktail reception.

Services Offered
255 Milledge Hardeman-Sams House can offer a tour around the site with its event manager while discussing packages for your events. Its services include:

  • Entertainment services
  • Wedding planning
  • All-inclusive packages
  • Cleanup and setup
  • Event planning
  • In-house bar
  • Preferred vendor referrals
  • Lighting/sound


Other Services
In addition to hosting your wedding, 255 Milledge Hardeman-Sams House and Garden is the perfect place to celebrate a:

  • Engagement party
  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Bridal shower
  • Elopements
  • Anniversary party


History
In 1910, Benjamin Frank Hardeman built this estate on Milledge Avenue with his wife, Annie. They were known for throwing some of the largest and most elegant parties in all of Northeast Georgia. In 1932, the property was sold to Walter A. Sams, president of the Athens Coca-Cola Bottling Company.

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Bride and groom
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Bridal party
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Bench by the trees
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Newlyweds kissing
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Lovely bride
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Newlyweds by the table
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Bride in her suite
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Bride at the lawn
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Bride's suite
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The groom with his groomsmen
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Bride in her wedding gown
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21 Reviews for 255 Milledge Hardeman-Sams House

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 4.7

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    Beth Rueger · Married on 01/05/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Spectacular Venue and Team

    Working with 255 Milledge was an absolute pleasure throughout the process of planning our daughter’s wedding.

    Kim, Bonnie and Kathy were spectacular to work with. We truly appreciated their suggestions, attention to details, on-going support, quick response, and seamless execution. I was able to relax and enjoy the day knowing everything would be elegantly taken care of.

    A huge THANK YOU to the 255 team for making our daughter’s wedding a success and a day to remember forever.

    Without any hesitation, I highly recommend 255 Milledge for your event.

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    Dede Young · Married on 12/08/2018

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
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    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
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    Excellent Venue

    We were so fortunate to have our rehearsal dinner at the Hardeman-Sams House. What a beautiful home! It was decorated for Christmas and couldn't have been more elegant. Kim was so professional and always available to answer any questions. She was there the night of the dinner and had everything in place when we arrived. Nothing was last minute. Everything we asked for was done as requested. She also provided us with a list of vendors, which was a big help for us! If you are planning a wedding or rehearsal dinner, The Hardeman-Sams house is the place to have it!

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255 Milledge Hardeman-Sams House Pricing

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This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Accommodations
  • All Inclusive Packages
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up
  • Wifi
  • Buffet
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Dessert
  • Family Style
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside Cake
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • China

255 Milledge Hardeman-Sams House FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 4,800.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 4,600.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Lighting/Sound, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 5.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), House Beer, House Wine, Open Bar, Specialty Beer
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 12
  • Describe your venue: Garden, Historic Building, Mansion
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Wine, Open Bar, Outside Alcohol, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables, Tents, Tent Accessories
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Professional Network & Endorsements

9 Endorsements

  • Decor By The Day
    Decor By The Day Wedding Rentals

    I recently had the pleasure of working with Kim and Bonnie on a shoot at 255 Milledge and let me tell you, these two ladies are awesome! Super professional and sweet and the venue is absolutely stunning! From the historical house to the beautiful garden and grounds! The photographer was able to amazing shots both indoors and out! If I had the opportunity to redo my wedding, I would have chosen this charming venue! Thank you again for everything ladies!

  • Wildside Creative Co
    Wildside Creative Co Wedding Photographers

    I love working with everyone a part of this venue! They were absolutely lovely people to be around and excellent at what they do!

  • Trumps Catering
    Trumps Catering Wedding Caterers

    Such a beautiful venue! Kim and her team have done a wonderful job making this place new. So many many different ways to style this historical building and who can resist the garden!

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  • 255 S. Milledge Ave Athens, GA, 30605 See on map
    706-826-2458 (Phone number)

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