Stepne Manor

Eastern Shore/Chesapeake Bay




Nestled along the banks of the Chester River on Cross Street, the Stepne Manor rests on the outskirts of Chestertown as a romantic and charming location to share your vows. Positioned east of Baltimore across the Chesapeake Bay, this venue provides blissful couples a stately setting to share a magical moment with loved ones. Constructed in 1690, this manor style home is an ideal choice for brides and grooms searching for a historical space to host an unforgettable wedding and reception. A well appointed venue, the Stepne Manor also includes a fully furnished interior to make you feel right at home. Imagine saying ‘I do’ on Maryland's eastern shore as all your family and friends look on. Whether you are planning an intimate evening or a grand event, Stepne Manor features the elegant country space you have always dreamed of.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Private Estate, Barn/Farm/Ranch, Park/Garden, Vintage/Rustic, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 300 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 6:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $3,825 for a ceremony and reception including a 2-night stay. Typical rental is from 8:00AM Friday until 2:00PM on Sunday. Days and nights are flexible. The house has 5 bedrooms.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Stepne Manor is estimated at between $4,895 and $12,573 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Venue set up and clean up
Overnight accommodations available
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Wheelchair access limited
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Music must end by 11:00PM