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The Farm at Cottrell Lake

Union Dale, PA View map
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$6k - $7k For 100 Guests


$6k - $7k For 100 Guests

The Farm at Cottrell Lake is a premier farm wedding venue with luxurious farmhouse accommodations located in the Endless Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania. More than just a gorgeous space to have your ceremony and reception, it is a unique place for families and friends to enjoy the entire wedding weekend. Wide open country, botanical gardens, fields of flowers and corn, and endless mountain ridges. It's like a vacation retreat, romantic getaway and wedding all in one!

Typical weddings at other locations are 5-8 hours and couples are rushed in and out due to a Friday, Saturday and Sunday wedding. At The Farm at Cottrell Lake we pride ourselves on providing a relaxed, extended, weekend celebration. Since we only host one wedding party per week we are able to grant our couples access to the farm property from Wednesday through Sunday. We also include numerous amenities and necessities so a gorgeous event is possible with little effort.

Facilities and Capacity

From Friday through Sunday, you will be able to relax and enjoy time at the farm with your closest friends and family. After rehearsals on Friday, you may choose to host an intimate rehearsal dinner in our White Barn. On Saturday, the White Barn is used for an open air cocktail hour. It features indoor and outdoor bars, covered patios, elegant chandeliers and cafe lighting, patio heaters, decor, farm tables, cocktail tables and chairs.

The Red Barn can accommodate receptions up to 200 guests. It is stunning with its astounding ceiling height, Restoration Hardware chandaliers, cafe lighting,reclaimed wooden farm tables, round tables, gold Chiavari chairs with premium cushions, two bars with refrigerated coolers, drapery, decor and beautiful restrooms.

The luxurious farmhouse is like a home away from home for your wedding weekend. It provides the perfect bridal suite and luxurious accommodations for the bridal party to stay Friday night and get ready there on Saturday. You may have up to 10 overnight guests. The Farmhouse is fully air conditioned and features three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a gas fireplace, an open floor plan and large kitchen that is ideal for entertaining. You and your guests will also enjoy amazing sunsets from the wrap around porch.

There are two options for outdoor ceremony locations, both with spectacular views of the mountains, gardens, fields and property. Couples may also choose to host their on-site ceremonies at The Gray Barn for a unique, chapel like, covered ceremony location. Arbors and wooden benches are provided.

Services Offered
The Farm at Cottrell Lake offers a variety of services for wedding events such as ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners and accommodations.

  • Receptions up to 200 guests
  • Rehearsal dinners for up to 40 guests
  • Farmhouse with elegant bridal suite accommodates up to 10 overnight guests
  • Three barns, three ceremony locations, botanical gardens, manicured paths, flower and corn fields
  • Staff members onsite for maintanance
  • Endless onsite locations for unique photography
  • Groomsmen lounge
  • Event items including drapery, lighting, decor, furniture, ceremony benches, arbors, tables, chairs, indoor and outdoor lighting, patio heaters
  • Four bars, refrigerated coolers, ice
  • Beautiful indoor restrooms. Four for the men, four for the ladies
  • Six person white golf cart
  • Catering area with water, ice merchandiser, refridgeration, and an easily accessible, covered, loading dock
  • Wireless internet
  • Set up, clean up
  • Garbage removal
  • Plenty of parking in lighted parking area
  • Wheelchair accessible

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    The Perfect Wedding Venue

    I do not have enough words to express how highly I would recommend The Farm at Cottrell Lake. Our wedding at The Farm was perfect from start to finish. From the beautiful views, to the breathtaking ceremony grove complete with sweet wildflowers, the property truly takes your breath away. That being said, I would have to say that the best part of the venue is the owners, Brian and Melissa. They are truly kind people, who will work so hard to make sure that your special day goes without a hitch鈥攁s they help you stay relaxed and remind you to enjoy every little moment. One of the many highlights of our wedding day was adventuring around the property with them to find the perfect spots for photos. Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts!
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    Exceptional in every way.

    The Farm at Cottrell Lake is truly a magical wedding venue. The grounds are simply stunning, complete with rolling hills, fields and forests. Each building has a unique charm and pair together for the perfect package. How a place can feel both rustic and luxurious simultaneously is beyond me, but somehow they managed. Arguably the best features of the Farm are its owners: Melissa and Brian. Their attention to detail is obvious, and on a level I鈥檝e never seen matched at any other venue. It was clear that our wedding day was truly special to them, and I feel so fortunate to have had their support from day 1. The Farm at Cottrell Lake is truly exceptional in every way imaginable.
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    Magical Venue

    Melissa & Brian & staff are some of the best people and made the transition to wedding day & the entire wedding day absolutely incredible and I couldn't have picked a better place to get married. We are so very thankful that we decided to have our wedding at The Farm at Cottrell Lake!
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