The Dana Powers House and Barn is a family-run wedding venue north of Santa Barbara on the central coast of California. Nestled in the rolling hills of southern San Luis Obispo County, our home and barn are two separate and unique venues providing a full complement of inviting indoor and open-air possibilities for your event. The spaces can be enjoyed separately or in conjunction with one another. Our mild and temperate climate provides a comfortable coastal influence for guests to enjoy all year long.
Blending country elegance with a sophisticated flair, our charming venues allow couples to host intimate private celebrations for family and friends.
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The House is a picturesque victorian country home owned by Judi Dana Powers, whose great-grandfather built the home in 1882. Judi has spent a lifetime curating its’ decor to reflect both her Early Californian and French heritage. From the sunny tranquil library to the fairytale 3rd story tower balcony the Dana Powers House is truly magical.
The expansive English-style Gardens surrounding the house are the perfect setting for ceremonies, receptions, cocktails, and rehearsal dinners. While your guests will enjoy sauntering through secret gardens, the Rose Gardens, and the expansive lawns you will find endless backdrops and vignettes for both candid and formal photographs.
The Barn, built in the late 1800s, has been transformed into a magical and romantic venue with vintage lighting, antique furniture, and gorgeous, high-raftered architecture. With expansive foothill views and amazing golden hour vistas the grounds surrounding the barn feature a large lawn area complete with a rose-covered bridal entrance, a ceremony platform, a warm welcoming fire pit area, and multiple lounge-style gathering spaces, all nestled amidst our working lemon and avocado orchards.
We have lovingly created spectacular and picturesque settings for your nuptials with unique features only available at
The Dana Powers House and Barn.
Included in your Barn booking
- Large 3500 sq ft event space
- 26' x 20' built-in wooden dance floor
- Private Bride's suite
- Groom's lounge
- Built-in 12' vintage-style bar
- Beautiful antique Coffee and Dessert sideboards
- Vintage Bridal Party head table
- 60" round dining tables with folding wood chairs
- Outdoor lounge areas
- Separate Pit BBQ area
- Rose-covered trellis entrance
- Ceremony lawn with an elevated platform (seating included)
- Fire pit area
- Rustic Waterfall wall
- Lawn games area
- Decorative outdoor lighting
- Enclosed caterer's kitchen
- 2 ADA-compliant restrooms
The Dana Powers House is also home to Embellish Vintage Rentals which offers a truly inspiring collection of furniture, decor, and treasures to embellish your event anywhere along the central coast. Serving north Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County EVR can help you transform ideas into wedding day bliss.
Some of the rental categories available at EVR:
- Ceremony structures
- Pews and benches
- China, glassware, and silverware
- Vintage Dessert presentation
- Vintage furniture and complete lounge packages
- Vases, decor, signage
- Space heaters
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We would be delighted to give you a personal tour of our property and answer any questions you may have. Contact us today for an appointment.
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We love bringing our carriage to the Dana Powers House. Beautiful location!!
There is no more special, beautiful or magical place in the central coast to be married. AND you get the amazing Judy Powers to help you with your dream wedding! Just book the property, you will be thrilled with your day!
Dana Powers House is on of my ALL TIME FAVORITE wedding Venues. You MUST check it out and book your date. They know how to help run you event with taste and ease. One of the Best places if not the Best!!!
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- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Set Up
- Historic Building
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
- Clean Up
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Outside Vendors
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- Aisle Markers
- Aisle Runners
- Dance Floor