I'm Rachel, a formally trained fine art wedding, portrait, and senior photographer based in Virginia and throughout the East Coast.
I serve clients wanting timeless and joy-filled images to cherish and pass down for generations to come.
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Guildford Farm has a truly magical experience to offer. Maybe you love history, or maybe you’re just searching for a completely customizable venue. Guildford Farms definitely has something for everyone. This gem may have escaped your notice before, but I am exhilarated to share it with you today! his venue will appeal to so many brides both local and out of state! If you think any of these topics I’m about to talk on apply to you, it’s time for you to check out a Guildford Farm wedding!
This may sound obvious. Of course, a historical estate is going to appeal to a history buff! But, there’s so much more to love about this historical venue.
I am just obsessed with how they designed the estate’s interior. The beautiful colors are light and understated, making it the perfect place for pictures. Even if you aren’t a history buff, you’re going to fall in love with how timeless this venue is. By the way, it was built in the 1790s. Talk about a piece of history! The owners chose to fully remodel and restore it in 2003. This estate will be the perfect centerpiece for your special day!
There’s more to Guildford Farms than just the estate- there’s also the beautiful event and reception center barn. This barn is so gorgeous, with a rustic, simple, and understated design. It’s classy and chic, but also keeps that country feeling I know you’ll love. Not to mention, it matches with the rest of the estate seamlessly. As a fine art wedding photographer, I love the attention to detail! You’ll have the option of choosing to have your ceremony and reception here, or having your ceremony on the grounds elsewhere. Regardless of how you choose to arrange your day, you won’t be able to resist this stunning barn.
Maybe you’re really picky about who, what, when, where, and how things happen. Believe me, I get it! After all, it’s your special day. I guarantee you’re gonna love Guildford Farm because they’re the perfect venue for customization.
If you have a preferred vendor, style, location, or request of any kind, you’re in the right place. Guildford Farm’s team is confident that they can accommodate any special request. Plus, you can choose your ceremony location from a number of different spots. You can get married in front of the estate, inside our outside the events barn, by the stunning lake, or somewhere else! Trust me, you can’t go wrong no matter which spot you choose. Your day will go just like you dreamed it would.
It’s the best day of your life, so why not make it last all weekend? If you want a special place for you and your wedding party to stay for the duration of the event, this is the perfect venue. The wedding packages at Guildford Farm include 48 hours of access to their Estate for 12 guests. That’s 6 bedrooms and 9 beds! Your whole party can stay here and enjoy themselves at the farm, along with beautiful Charlottesville just down the road. Also, you can have your rehearsal dinner here. It’s perfect for anyone looking to make the festivities last!
Of course you want your wedding to be memorable and unique. There’s something so special about a venue that provides little details! Guildford Farm offers several bonuses that’ll make your day stand out. The estate has several cute details, including a balcony room and a basement hangout filled with fun activities. There’s a gazebo with a hot tub (what a great way to relax before the big day!). They even showcase their adorable “bar-on-wheels” in the Event Center. Did I mention these are all included in their packages?!
This precious little barn is the perfect location to have as a backdrop for your photos or your reception dinner. It’s absolutely adorable! No matter which package you choose, you’ll have access to all of these amenities. Plus, you have access to the grounds and areas, so you can truly make this day your own.
Did any of those signs sound like your style? If so, you should follow them straight to Guildford Farm! This venue is truly a work of art. I promise you’ll love it!
If you’re interested in Guildford Farm, you can find out more here.
Reach out to me and let’s chat about capturing your special day! Send me a note with all the details on my contact page!
Also, check out more of my blogs on Charlottesville’s best venues!