Retreat to The Farm is a private vineyard estate wedding venue located in Walnut Grove, California. Secluded and surrounded by grand open fields, this farm is the ideal site for intimate star-gazing and firework display celebrations. A stone’s throw away from the Sacramento River, this venue is great for those who wish to escape the bustle of everyday city life. Here, couples and their guests can immerse themselves within nature as they rejoice in two families becoming one.
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There are several facilities for guests and couples to explore and enjoy as they celebrate the occasion. The farm's open-air and expansive lawns make for intimate and large ceremonies and receptions. Here, you can transform this area to create the celebration you’ve always dreamed of. Including floral arbors, glamorous drapery, and wooden chairs, the farm’s lawn areas can feature every fine detail you desire. Furthermore, these lawn spaces can host large receptions that run long into the night. For those looking to make the most of The Golden State’s glorious weather, these areas are exposed to the sun throughout the day. They also have ample space for tents, live entertainment, a dance floor, and more. Adjacent to the farmhouse, a large pond makes for fabulous photo opportunities or ceremonies that overlook this natural centerpiece. Additional facilities include a cozy outside fire pit, man-made sand beaches, and an old-world farmhouse.
Retreat to The Farm has plentiful accommodation suites, dormitories, and outdoor spaces pitch up tents and camp. The Cello Suite is the largest and most luxurious guest room in the farmhouse. This luxurious suite features a queen-size bed, a fireplace, a desk, and a bathroom featuring a dark African slate tub with two showerheads. What’s more, this relaxing room offers vistas of the main channel of the Sacramento River. There are two additional private bedrooms each with a queen bed. The farm studio features one full-sized bed and two single beds, and a shared bathroom. The third-floor bunk room has 10 bunks, a queen bed, and a shared bathroom.
The Farm is suitable for all types of ceremonies, receptions, engagement parties, elopements, showers, and rehearsal dinners. Upon booking, you are given complete license to transform any space into a setting that effortlessly portrays your style and personality. The staff at this property allows you to work with outside vendors to help plan and finalize all of your preparations. The site also comes equipped with substantial overhead lighting for outdoor use during your event.
This quaint venue is owned and run by a mother-daughter duo, Robyn Brown and Leila Burrows. These professionals are dedicated to hosting gorgeous and memorable weddings, retreats, and other special events. The farm was purchased in 1850 at the height of California’s gold rush by Alex Brown along with his bride, Kate Stanford, and their son. Robyn and Leila are 5th and 6th generation descendants of Alex and Kate who almost 140 years later, continue to farm and provide outstanding hospitality.
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