Stork's Rest Farm

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Stork's Rest Farm is a scenic wedding venue in Sims, North Carolina. Situated 40 minutes outside Raleigh, it is a convenient country getaway that will please nature-loving couples. Its grounds cover over 66 acres of pristine farmland, including landscaped gardens, flowing streams, and a still pond. As a certified wildlife preserve, all manner of animals join the herds of exotic cattle that roam the land. With a choice of indoor and outdoor spaces it is an adaptable venue that grants couples the freedom to celebrate in their own way.

Facilities and Capacity

The fertile grounds of Stork's Rest Farm offers those stepping down the aisle ample choice for an outdoor celebration in style. Couples can exchange vows overlooking the still waters of the property’s lake, on the manicured lawn of Manner House, or under shelter of dense woodland. The possibilities offered by the venue are limitless, and to-be-weds are encouraged to use their imagination when organizing their celebration. Smaller gatherings can be accommodated in the Manner House itself, whose stately and classical aesthetic is sure to make an impression on guests. The Tea Room invites parties to mingle in style, and the house can be further opened up to allow for a more extended celebration. In the hours surrounding the event, the wedding party can make use of the groom’s quarters and the bridal suite to get ready. There is ample parking available on-site.

Services Offered

The staff of Stork's Rest Farm is proud to welcome parties to the property. They strive to make sure couples enjoy their day without having to worry about its details. To-be-weds are invited to enjoy high tea at the house, allowing them to experience the upscale atmosphere of the property before making their booking. The venue is a photographer’s dream and makes an ideal backdrop for a tasteful wedding photoshoot. The management is happy to facilitate sessions and offers different packages to couples and their photographer. For those who would like to brush up on their table etiquette before the big day, the Manner House School of Etiquette and Protocol hosts regular classes.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

Endless Outdoor Options

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What kind of settings are available?

Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Get Ready Rooms

What transportation and access is available?

Wheelchair Access

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8218 Old Raleigh Road Sims, NC, 27880

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