Ballenger Farm is a rustic wedding venue located in Hamilton, Virginia. With a quaint farmhouse, sprawling lawn, and a gorgeous courtyard, it provides a beautiful country backdrop for your special day. With a history dating back to 1758, this historic property exudes a relaxing atmosphere for intimate celebrations of your love. Ballenger Farm also offers overnight accommodations for up to seven people.
Facilities and Capacity
Ready to host wedding ceremonies, receptions, and elopements, as well as bridal showers, engagement parties, and rehearsal dinners, Ballenger Farm has two indoor and outdoor spaces for events, including the historic stone farmhouse. The venue has been recently renovated and can host you and up to 100 of your closest friends and family for your special occasion, plus your furry friends as a pet-friendly venue. As a working farm, the venue has a number of goats, chickens, and cats roaming the spaces, ready to add an unexpected flair to your photos. There is a bridal suite on-site for the wedding party to utilize, and guests can take advantage of the readily available parking.
Every intimate event held at Ballenger Farm is guaranteed to be warm, comfortable, and personal. The space is designed to be personalized by you, bringing your unique vision to life. They welcome outside vendors to help make your day spectacular with flowers, music, food, drink, and more.
The farmhouse at Ballenger Farm can host up to seven people overnight, ideal for couples and up to five of their loved ones. There are four bedrooms with six beds total available in the historic home.
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Recommended by 100% of couples
Evelyn Xu · Married on 09/07/2019
Highly Recommend - would not have done it any other way!
Ballenger Farm was incredible and such a blessing. My husband and I hosted our post-elopement celebration with friends here (married at the DC War Memorial the day before). It was such a blessing for us because we had actually rented out another air bnb that ended up canceling our reservation less than a month before our event. Liz was very quick to respond and was available to meet us the very next day to have us take a look at the venue. Liz's place was even better than our originally air bnb venue. We were able to have an outdoor/indoor event for our 45 guests. Liz was extremely accessible and made sure that we had everything we needed for our event. She even had great recommendations for other vendors for us regarding lawn games, tables, etc. The space was just incredible - so much land! We had a pinata (filled with mini shots of alcohol) that we hung on one of her many big trees, we had corn hole and ladder ball for guests as well. This is a working farm and we had the goats and chickens hanging out and our guests loved it. The home was decorated so beautifully - it's pretty much THE place you want to have an event, especially your wedding. You likely wouldn't have to make any changes to how anything was arranged in that house at all (Liz is flexible and allows you to if need be). We made use of the fire pit and had smores. It was such a hit - the seating around the fire pit is tree stumps - it's so cute! We did not make use of this since we already got married, but, there are at least three areas that would be the perfect ceremony spots throughout the farm (as seen in the photos of this listing). Liz and her family were kind enough to share one of their fishing rods with my dad so that he could fish in their pond. Talk about hospitality! Lastly, I want to mention that they gave us farm fresh eggs (the freshest you'll ever get) the next morning. I would give Ballenger Farms 7 stars if I could - I would recommend this venue for anyone who is looking to have an intimate 50 and under wedding here, baby showers, birthday parties, or anything. I also want to mention that the space was so large that it allowed for guests to hang out and explore through the land too which was a huge hit for us!Sent on 09/10/2019
Megan · Married on 11/10/2018
A dream to work with!
We can't say enough nice things about LIz, and Ballenger. The house, the farm, the AirBnb - all flawless. As soon as you walk in the door, it's as if you've jetted over to a Parisian cottage for the afternoon. So much warmth, fantastic décor and just overall feeling of cozy. You must visit, for their amazing AirBnb and now wedding venue!Sent on 12/08/2018
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