The Gables at Chadds Ford




Surrounded by historic grounds and architecture with a rustic bank barn dating back to 1897, the Gables offers understated country elegance for your ceremony and reception in the heart of Chester County. The breathtaking wedding and party terrace provides the ideal, most charming location for your wedding, lending itself beautifully to open-air ceremonies and receptions. Imagine saying your “I Dos” in front of the romantic and peaceful waterfall nestled in the stone wall at the center of the ceremony site—perfect for exquisite photos to capture those unforgettable moments. The gorgeous three-tiered fountain also provides a picturesque backdrop for photos with the entire wedding party. Your reception will be perfect, with you and your guests surrounded by the terrace’s seasonally landscaped gardens as you celebrate. The terrace can also be tented or a reception can be held in the historic bank barn, with a crisp cream and dark wood interior and vaulted ceilings creating the perfect inviting and romantic atmosphere. Your wedding ceremony and reception will be perfect and full of charm and romance at the Gables at Chadds Ford.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Historic/Landmark Building, Barn/Farm/Ranch, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 140 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 140 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 60 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 9:00AM. Events must end by 11:30PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $400 to $4,500 for a reception and includes 5 hours of event time for an evening event (4 hours for daytime) excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony ranges from $900 to $1,500. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $4 per person per hour.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day-of coordinator
Champagne toast
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Non-alcoholic beverages included
One year anniversary dinner

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 11:00PM
Biodegradable items are permitted to be thrown

Wedding Day Availability (Last updated Dec 14, 2018)

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