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Ashfield , Massachusetts
Home to two talented artists, this personally designed terrace and pond house are simply put, a work of art. Nestled in the Berkshires at the top of a winding road, this tranquil escape is a respite place of beauty for an intimate gathering for up to 40 of your closest family and friends.
Host a private ceremony beneath the custom pergola, followed by an elegant cocktail hour beneath the custom bar and along the terraced lawn. Include a small tent for a seated dinner and dancing, ending the night sitting around a fire. Later, slip away to the pond house for a romantic evening, surrounded by nature, perfectly designed just for two.
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- One Wedding Per Weekend?
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- No Required Vendors
- Credit Card Enabled?
- Pay-as-you-go Financing?
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- Parking - Up to 20 cars alongside road.
- Cellular Service - Must utilize guest WiFi. Not available in Pond House.
- Ceremonial Benches - 20 x handmade custom benches.
- Bar - Outdoor pergola with covered dry-bar available.
- Fire-pit - Available at both main house and pond-house. Wood not provided.
- Pergola - 10 x 30 pergola with wooden deck for ceremony or band.
- Electric Power - Available from house at both ceremony and reception sites. Not available at pond house.
Amenities to Rent *
- Restrooms (Flushable Trailers / Portable)
* Recommendations Available
Home Rental Details
Pond House: (Friday and Saturday nights included). Additional nights $350 per night.
(5 guests, 1 open bedroom, 3 beds, detached bath in main house)
The Pond House is rustic elegance at it's finest, however please note, it does not have electricity, running water, Wifi or cellular reception. It also has screened walls allowing all the sounds of nature to surround you. Of course, that means it does not have windows but in turn a great breeze. You can choose to bring a generator and restroom rental down to the Pond House, however, it's best served as an intimate spot to apply your finishing touches before the big day, enjoy a one-of-a-kind "first-look" with your partner, and serve as the ultimate secluded retreat following your wedding day. Includes 2 queen beds and 1 single bed.
Smoking Policy: No Smoking
Open Flame Policy: Open flames upon request with approval from local fire department.
Pet Policy: Family dog on site. Pets of wedding couple considered upon request.
Trash and Recycling: All recycling (glass/plastic, food compost, paper) and trash must be separated and bagged, and placed in designated area.
General Rental Policies?
Insurance: Couples must secure a minimum $1M Special Event Liability Insurance liability policy from an approved vendor, or obtained through Mayflower Venues directly.
Security Deposit: Mayflower collects a $1,000 security deposit before any event, equivalent to the deductible on the Special Event Insurance Policy. Couples may pay by check or bank transfer or Mayflower can run a hold to the card on file before your event.
Alcohol: Compliance with all local laws regarding alcohol service is required. At a minimum, bartenders must be certified and insured. Licensing must be in accordance with state laws.
Caterers: Outside caterers permitted. Food must be provided by a licensed and insured provider.
Vendors: All selected vendors must be certified, licensed and insured, and provide supporting documentation.
Trash and Recycling: Couples must consolidate all waste (catering, florist, decor, signage) and place in designated area. Large temporary structures that cannot fit in trash receptacles must be removed from the property.
Restrooms: Couples must rent a minimum of 1 restroom per 100 guests.
Tents: Outdoor venues require tent reservations to ensure adequate rain plan.