Situated in Barre, Massachusetts, The Harding Allen Estate is a wedding venue and bed-and-breakfast-style inn brimming with tales to tell. Built in the year 1926, the neoclassical structure features an elegant facade, manicured grounds, and exquisite interiors to set the stage for your event. Architectural details throughout have been carefully preserved and maintained, showcasing the many decades the mansion has seen. This rural locale lets you and loved ones escape to the soirees of yesteryears as you exchange your vows in grand halls.
Facilities and Capacity
There are both interior and exterior spaces that can be used for nuptial gatherings at The Harding Allen Estate. A foyer greets individuals as they enter the mansion, which possesses a glimmering chandelier hanging from above. The marble flooring is from Italy, one of the many examples of excellent craftsmanship in the building. Wood accents of oak and mahogany are found throughout the rooms, adding to the vintage charm of the location. Ornate details seem to emerge from every corner, bringing to mind refined parties of the past. Outside, the English-style gardens beckon with elegant arrangements of foliage. For your reception, up to 275 guests can enjoy a sit-down dinner in The Fountain View Room. This pavilion features climate control and offers protection from the elements. The advantage of this event space is the ability to seat all your loved ones in a single room. There is even a 750-square-foot dance floor, giving guests plenty of space for enjoying the reception’s music.
To allow your day to shine, the staff at The Harding Allen Estate only book one wedding at a time. Coordinators are assigned to assist in the planning of your ceremony and reception at the mansion. There are also options for guests to stay the night, providing family and friends with greater convenience. Whether you stay the night or not, a room can be allocated for use as a dressing room. Tables, Chiavari chairs, dinnerware, and more can all be provided. The cuisine is taken care of by their expert chefs who can craft an array of dishes from both the land and sea. Weddings, along with other related events, can be held at the mansion throughout the year.
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The Harding Allen Estate frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Harding Allen Estate?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At The Harding Allen Estate, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
- Cake Cutting
- Wedding Cake
At The Harding Allen Estate, what does the bar service starting price include?
- Champagne Toast
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Limited Bar
- Open Bar
- Premium Liquor
- Signature Drink
What are the most important characteristics of The Harding Allen Estate in terms of venue type, style and location?
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Harding Allen Estate for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does The Harding Allen Estate offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does The Harding Allen Estate offer for wedding events?
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Liability Insurance
- Lighting / Sound
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does The Harding Allen Estate have available for wedding events?
- Aisle Markers
- Aisle Runners
- Audio Equipment
- Chair Covers
- Dance Floor
- Tent Accessories
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