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These prices are available for the months of May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov. These prices are available for the months of Apr, Jul, Aug.
Reception
$2,500 starting price
Ceremony
$2,500 starting price
Bar
$250 starting price
Reception
$2,500 starting price
Ceremony
$2,500 starting price
Bar
$250 starting price

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About

New Beginnings Historic Farm is a wedding venue and vintage landscape located in Rutherfordton, North Carolina that will provide you with a little bit of peace and quiet to distract you from the outside world. This rustic mountainside venue sits close to Asheville and Charlotte, offering facilities that are designed to embrace physical and spiritual restoration.

Facilities and Capacity
New Beginnings Historic Farm is an outdoor wedding venue that is known for its compelling natural beauty. The outdoor ceremony and reception sites reside in the same location and can accommodate up to 250 guests. The 1910 farmhouse is beautifully decorated and will provide you with a charming backdrop for your ceremony. They offer a stunning garden courtyard and a 3,500-square-foot rustic pavilion with indoor and outdoor spaces that can be used in combination with your reception. The lower level of the historic home can be used by the bridal party as a bridal suite and groom鈥檚 cottage. There is also a fire pit and lawn area for games and gatherings in between each event.

Services Offered
This venue offers a variety of wedding packages that will suit any couple with any budget, ranging from elopements to do-it-yourself outdoor weddings to all-inclusive packages. They will happily customize a package for you, making sure to enhance and expand on your vision. The following services are offered:

  • Staff on site
  • On-site parking
  • Wine cellar
  • Access to three powder rooms
  • Day-of coordinator
  • Recommended vendors
  • White garden chairs for the ceremony
  • Wood farm benches for reception
  • Audio and video hookup
  • Linens and napkins
  • Decor
  • Outside music, catering, and photography offered in all-inclusive packages

History
New Beginnings Historic Farm was built by Guilford Nanny, who was known for building the stairs up to Chimney Rock State Park. The farm dates back to the early 1900s and was a historic landmark where people came to buy their meat, milk, and cheese. This venue has now been restored to its original roots as a working farm, bringing communities together.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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?

$2,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$2,500

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$2,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$2,500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Event Planning
Parking
Tables

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$250

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

2

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Barn
Farm/Ranch
Garden
Historic Building
Inn/B&B
Park

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

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
Bar Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Open Bar
Outside Alcohol

What event items are available?

Aisle Markers
Aisle Runners
Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Furniture
Lighting
Photo booth
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

April
July
August
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4.8 out of 5 rating
22 Reviews
  • Quality of service
    4.7 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    4.8 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.7 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4.8 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.8 out of 5 rating
95% Recommended by couples

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22 Reviews
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Ashley C. Married on 03/12/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely perfect

New Beginnings was the absolute perfect wedding venue. From start to finish, our experience was so positive and we're so grateful for John and Sheri, and everything they did for us! It was the best weekend and we couldn't have asked for a better experience!
Loretta
Loretta S. Married on 09/05/2020
5 out of 5 rating

We found the perfect place!

Since we were looking for a laid-back, casual venue for our outdoor celebration, many did not fit the criteria. We fell in love with this location and the owners made us feel welcome and that they would make our special day perfect!
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Jan Married on 10/28/2017
5 out of 5 rating
We had a wonderful experience! John and Sheri are incredibly nice, creative, thoughtful and helpful! The setting is beautiful rain or shine. I鈥檓 so pleased with everything. You guys are the best!!
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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements
Tracy Waldrop Photography Tracy Waldrop Photography Wedding Photographers

I have had the pleasure to shoot two weddings at this wonderful venue and do some Christmas Mini Sessions. The owners, Sheri & John Crenshaw are absolutely a joy to work with, so kind, friendly and helpful. Their home is beautiful inside and outside and the venue is perfect for your outdoor wedding along with a huge covered reception area with plenty of space for dining, dancing and cake cutting. I would highly recommend this venue to any of my bride and grooms and I can't wait to photograph an event there again soon!!

Generation Sound Generation Sound Wedding DJs

A beautiful landscape not too far from Lake Lure, the owners are especially invested in making sure your wedding is a special one, they go above and beyond to take care of everyone that attends, and I highly recommend them as a top notch, rustic yet elegant, venue of choice!

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New Beginnings Historic Farm frequently asked questions

New Beginnings Historic Farm includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Event Planning
  • Parking
  • Tables
The bar service starting price at New Beginnings Historic Farm includes:
  • Bartender(s)
The space offered by New Beginnings Historic Farm for wedding events is known for:
  • Barn
  • Farm/Ranch
  • Garden
  • Historic Building
  • Inn/B&B
  • Park
New Beginnings Historic Farm offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
New Beginnings Historic Farm offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
New Beginnings Historic Farm offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wifi
New Beginnings Historic Farm offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Aisle Markers
  • Aisle Runners
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Photo booth
  • Tables
New Beginnings Historic Farm is recommended by 95% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.8 in average response time, 4.8 in flexibility, 4.8 in value, 4.7 in quality of service and 4.7 in professionalism.

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