Sylvanside Farm, Loudoun County's largest barn venue uniquely offers two charming historic barns exclusively for each wedding. Sylvanside is an historic property originally established in 1774 and the grounds remain meticulously manicured today with breathtaking scenic views of mountains, ponds and fields from every vantage point on the property. During your wedding, you have private access to the farm’s 25 acres of land, two barns, two cottages, the manor house and the hair and makeup salon. This venue exudes old-world charm among the stone barn and wooden barns, rolling fields, and formal gardens and will elevate your rustic wedding into one filled with elegance and style.
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There are numerous locations on the property to host an outdoor or indoor event. Sylvanside Farm is the only venue in Virginia to include two barns for your celebration. One can be used for your cocktail hour and the other for dinner and dancing. This means there is a built in rain plan as either barn can be used to quickly move a ceremony inside if necessary. Also included is a manor house, 2 cottages for overnight stays and rustic smokehouse on the property to use for your wedding ceremony, reception, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, engagement party, or elopement. As many as 200 guests are welcome for a sit-down reception and the venue includes both the ceremony and reception tables and chairs. The barns are breathtaking with massive vaulted ceilings and elegant light fixtures. The houses on the property can serve as get-ready rooms for you and members of your wedding party as well as accommodations for you on the wedding night. The property is wheelchair accessible and there are ample parking. Valet and shuttle services are also easily accomodated.
Sylvanside offers wedding packages with catering and beverage services choices from our preferred list. Outside catering options include a buffet, family-style meal, or plated and food trucks and other fun options for desserts or late night snacks are easily accomodated. The venue welcomes outside vendors with prior approval to help execute the wedding. The farm includes a list of complimentary offerings to use during the big day, including Clydesdale horses for any photos. Event items available include banquet tables, elegant wooden cross back chairs for reception, ceremony chairs, lighting, altar/arch, and a huge array of vintage furniture. An event planner will be with you during the planning and your catering team will set up the ceremony and receptions spaces to your specifications.
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The most beautiful venue!
Terri and Jeff have done an amazing job with this pre-revolutionary property - no detail overlooked. We look forward to returning and bringing our friends...and even hosting a 50th birthday party, including a tour of the local vineyards.
The most beautiful day
When researching Sylvanside you'll notice that they require you to use one of their required vendors for planning, DJ/band, and catering. As a former type-A bride myself, I understand that it may give pause to some people, but these regulations ended up being a huge blessing. Our planner (Amy Thunel), DJ (Chris Valentin) and caterer (Downtown Catering) were all absolutely INCREDIBLE and we may not have found them if they had not been on Sylvanside's list!
We can't thank the folks at Sylvanside enough for having us on their gorgeous property and are looking forward to returning for a stay sometime in the future!
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If you are trying to find the perfect barn venue in Loudoun County, this is the place! Sylvanside is absolutely magical. And with TWO stunning barns to choose from, you can't go wrong! The property has so many beautiful trees and fields, a pond, horses - just endless amazing options for wedding photos. Terri and Jeff both go above and beyond for their clients, so they will make sure your wedding day is perfect!
As an event planner I am always on the look out for new and unique venue spaces. I found Sylvanside Farm while researching venues for a client looking for a barn for her wedding. I reached out to Terry and Jeff via email to learn more about the property. Terry was so enthusiastic as she shared the story of how she and Jeff acquired the property and painted a picture of its beauty, history and attributes that make it an ideal event property. Two months later I was able to visit Sylvanside Farm and meet Terry and Jeff. I was blown away by what I saw. Terry and Jeff have a vision and are working hard to make this property a perfect choice for couples looking for special place to say I Do. They shared their plans and asked for suggestions and listened intently as I provided advice. In just the few months since I first visited they have made so many upgrades. Gorgeous lighting in the barn, a golf cart to move guests, tables and beautiful bow back chairs, new flooring in the barn, a fire pit, etc. Sylvanside Farm is a venue I will refer over and over to my clients looking for a quintessential Virginia wedding venue. When you book your wedding the property is yours for the entire weekend. There are TWO barns, a manor house, a one bedroom bridal cottage, a 3-bedroom home and a cute little space to do hair and makeup. Did I mention the Clydsdale Horses? And there is Jeff and Terry, the owners, who sincerely want to do everything they can to make your event amazing.
As a photographer, I visited Sylvanside Farm and not only is the location gorgeous (with beautiful locations for photos and a ceremony), but the owners, Jeff & Terri are delightful! They take pride in their property and have thought through many details to create a relaxing and fun environment for weddings and their guests! I can't wait to see all the beautiful, romantic and love filled weddings that will be hosted at this historic location!
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