This blog post highlights the best Massachusetts mansion and estate wedding venues. These venues emit all the Great Gatsby vibes with their gorgeous European architecture and lush gardens that will sure make your wedding day is one to remember.
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North Shore Estate & Mansion Wedding Venues
Castle Hill at the Crane Estate
Venue: If you are looking for a classy European style wedding venue without leaving the US then look no further than Castle Hill at the Crane Estate. You can have your ceremony on the Grand Allee, Cocktail Hour on the Allee Terrace, and your dinner and reception under the sail cloth tent and ballroom.
Guest Capacity: The Great House can hold up to 250 guests
Address: 290 Argilla Rd, Ipswich, MA 01938
Phone: (978) 356-4351
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Glen Magna Farms
Venue: A beautiful historic garden and mansion located on the North Shore perfect for those looking for a tented reception.
Guest Capacity: The Mansion itself can host up to 125 guests and 200 outside with tenting.
Address: 29 Ingersoll St, Danvers, MA 01923
Phone: (978) 774-9165
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The Mansion on Turner Hill
Venue: This Elizabethan mansion built in 1903 is the perfect location for a grand soiree from the outdoor ceremony amongst the gardens to their grand ballroom with gleaming oak hardwood floors and a 15th century Italian fireplace. For wedding receptions you can choose between the romantic Contemporary Tent holding up to 220 guests or the Grand Ballroom which can hold up to 140 guests with 80 additional seats in the Alabaster Dining Room.
Guest Capacity: Up to 220 guests.
Address: 3 Manor House Lane Ipswich, MA 01938
Additional venue overview: https://meghanlynchphotography.com/the-mansion-on-turner-hill-wedding/
Venue: Misselwood is an exceptional option for a waterfront wedding located on the North Shore. You can celebrate your special day in their seasonal, climate-controlled tent adorned with chandeliers and wall sconces. The Misselwood Tent may be reserved for use Memorial Day weekend through mid-October. The Misselwood House is available for intimate events all year.
Guest Capacity: up to 200
Address: 407 Hale St, Beverly, MA 01915
Phone: (978) 232-2128
Venue: Located 30 miles north of Boston within a 720 acre state forest along the Ipswich River, the Willowdale Estate is a year round North Shore Wedding wedding venue that includes catering, service, and equipment for each event.
Guest Capacity: Our outdoor Tent Season from May-October is perfect for parties between 140-240 guests, and our Mansion Season from November-April is better suited for smaller parties between 80-125 guests inside our Estate.
Address: 24 Asbury St, Topsfield, MA 01983
Phone: (978) 887-8211
Tupper Manor at the Wylie Inn and Conference Center
Venue: Tupper Manor, a Georgian-style mansion wedding venue, is located on the North Shore of Massachusetts. This venue exudes elegance from the old world charm ballroom to the beautiful fountain garden area.
Guest Capacity: Up to 200
Address: 295 Hale St, Beverly, MA 01915
Phone: (978) 867-1800
The Stevens Estate at Osgood Hill
Venue: This historic New England wedding venue is one of the best examples of the Aesthetic Design Movement of the late 1800’s. Built in 1886 The Stevens Estate at Osgood Hill is located on 143 acres and is managed by Fireside Catering.
Guest Capacity: 5 to 100 guests or the seasonal tent for up to 250 guests
Address: 723 Osgood Street North Andover, MA 01845
Greater Boston Estate & Mansion Wedding Venues
Venue: Open year round. Highlighted in the 2019 movie adaptation of “Little Women”, the Lyman Estate sits on 37 acres featuring the Peach Wall Garden and a greenhouse. Built in 1793, the Lyman Estate includes iconic spots in the 1882 renovation such as the staircase, Palladian window, the ballroom, and the Victorian library.
Guest Capacity: 125 for a seated dinner in the mansion, 150 for a cocktail reception in the mansion, 200 for a tented event
Address: 185 Lyman St, Waltham, MA 02452
Phone: (617) 994-6672
Additional venue overview: https://meghanlynchphotography.com/lyman-estate-wedding/
Gardens at Elm Bank
Venue: This North Shore venue located 30 minutes from Boston includes 36 acres, including gardens, open fields, and historic structures. The Gardens at Elm Bank truly shines when the flowers are in bloom!
Guest Capacity: The historic and charming Hunnewell Building, our restored carriage house, can accommodate up to 230 guests for a seated reception and includes a seasonal tent mid- April through the beginning of November. If you prefer an entirely outdoor reception, our Maple Grove is a spacious field, perfect for designing the tented reception of your dreams.
Address: 900 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02482
Phone: (617) 933-4900
Venue: The Endicott Estate located on 18 acres of land, is another wonderful option for those looking to have an elegant setting at a mansion wedding venue. Romantic ceremony options include under a beautiful tree, on the pillared portico, at the gazebo, or inside the mansion.
Guest Capacity: You can seat up to 150 guests
Address: 656 East St, Dedham, MA 02026
Phone: (781) 326-0012
The Dane Estate
Venue: Located on 45 wooded acres in Chestnut Hill, the Dane Estate, is a premier destination for a mansion wedding in Massachusetts. Highlighted locations in the mansion include the Moncrief Library, Founders Hall, the Ferry Foyer, the Ferry Conference Room, the Founders Lawn, and the Back Terrace. Heights Catering is the exclusive vendor for the Dane Estate.
Guest Capacity: Founders Lawn up to 250, Founders Hall up to 120
Address: 400 Heath St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Phone: (617) 731-7616
Venue: The Alden Castle, part of Longwood Venues, in Brookline, MA offers stunning royal Tudor architecture for your wedding day setting. Highlighted spaces include the vintage ballroom, mezzanine, library, modern club, and balcony.
Guest Capacity: VINTAGE BALLROOM + MEZZANINE + LIBRARY: Up to 300
Address: 20 Chapel St, Brookline, MA 02446
South Shore Massachusetts Estate & Mansion Wedding Venues
Venue: The Bradley Estate is a historic Georgian-style mansion situated on 90 acres of conservation land. Perfect for those wanting to exude a country estate celebration, guests have access to the terrace, gardens, and first floor of the mansion. Catered and managed exclusively by Fireside Catering.
Guest Capacity: Our 44′ x 83′ white, sail cloth tent accommodates up to 180 guests
Address: 2468B Washington St, Canton, MA 02021
Phone: (857) 302-4082
Venue: Overlooking Mattapoisett Harbor, this gorgeous waterfront estate wedding venue is perfect for those looking for a grand building to host their seaside celebration. Guests have access to the Shining Tides front porch, bathrooms, kitchen, front lawn, and beachfront. Shining Tides has an exclusive contract with Russell Morin Catering.
Guest Capacity: 200 guests on the porch · 200+ with tent rental
Address: 38 Reservation Rd, Mattapoisett, MA 02739
Phone: (508) 525-5729
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