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The Ashford Estate Wedding Venue Allentown, NJ

Your unforgettable wedding day starts with an unforgettable venue, like The Ashford Estate in Allentown, New Jersey! The Ashford Estate is where country elegance meets sophistication in sweeping architecture grandeur.

The Ashford Estate is a hidden gem. In a secluded region of Monmouth County New Jersey, it is surrounded by hundreds of acres of preserved farmland.

Your thoughtful meets romantic wedding day at The Ashford Estate begins when you cross their quaint wooded road. You’ll then travel over an antique steel bridge, and past the iron gates. From here you will enter a white crushed stone drive, lined with towering old pines.

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The Restored Chapel Barn at The Ashford Estate

With its refined elegance, the restored Chapel Barn at The Ashford Estate is where you will exchange your vows and where two shall become one! The Chapel Barn is an all-white structure with towering ceilings, white wooden beams, and original tilted barn-style windows. Your I do’s will take place in front of a lightly shaded, floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace.

The chapel barn at The Ashford Estate is a romantic dreamy vintage treasure. It can be perfectly decorated with blossoming florals in the wedding color palette of your choice! If you need exact measurements for outfitting the chapel barn with the decor of your choice, The Ashford Estate will happily provide them to you! You are also welcome to drop off items and decor the week of your wedding. The Ashford Estate also offers ceremony rehearsals in the Chapel Barn. You will need to coordinate that directly with a representative of The Ashford Estate.

Do you plan on treating your guests to a cocktail hour after the ceremony? Your guests are free to explore the grounds as they enjoy scrumptious libations and tasty small bites. Your guests will love mingling while they explore the estate’s library. With its cozy leather furniture and towering bookcases, the estate’s library is the perfect place for friends to meet. Is your wedding guest list is on the larger size? The recommendation is to hold your cocktail hour at the Conservatory at The Ashford Estate. With open ceilings, life-size chandeliers, and sweeping glass windows, the conservatory is a more luxurious space to accommodate your larger-sized wedding guest list.

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Wedding Reception at The Ashford Estate Grand Ballroom

From the modern soft white chapel barn to the grand ballroom! The grand ballroom is where you will host the wedding reception of a lifetime! Ballrooms can get a bad rep when it comes to wedding planning. Many couples feel that if you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all. However, the grand ballroom is known for its stunning views of the countryside. Your guests will feast their eyes on views of the country through its 25ft back wall. The back wall of the grand ballroom is entirely made of glass!

Are you worried that all of your guests might not be able to enjoy the view from the back wall because of the seating arrangement? This is not the only amazing view of the country from within the grand ballroom! The grand ballroom is flanked by open view-style windows on either side. So that all of your guests can take in the sights around them!

The grand ballroom can comfortably seat up to 275 guests. Secondly, The Ashford Estate will provide seating for your guests in the form of gold Chiavari chairs with ivory cushions! The cushions are a nice neutral shade that will compliment any wedding color palette.

Ready to hit the dance floor on your wedding day and enjoy the rocking entertainment that you’ve hired? The grand ballroom has a circular marble dance floor! You can kick off your shoes (or leave them on!) and enjoy the night by celebrating your newlywed status with the people you love the most.

If hitting the dance floor to your favorite beats is not how you want to end the night of your wedding The Ashford Estate offers an afterparty option! You can party the rest of the night away with your inner circle at a pre-scheduled afterparty! Once your wedding reception at the grand ballroom has come to a close, you can host an after-party in the library at The Ashford Estate.

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Merri Makers Catering at the Ashford Estate

The Ashford Estate works hand in hand with Merri Makers Catering to bring your wedding distinguished dishes. From chefs with over 40 years of experience serving up delicacies for wedding guests, Merri Makers couples creative menus with their exceptionally attentive service.

Merri Makers is more than just catering! It’s a one-stop-shop for planning all the details of your dream wedding day. They also specialize in helping their couples choose florals, music, cake, and gifts for your guests! Their approach is to fill the atmosphere for your wedding at The Ashford Estate with beauty and joy. You can relax knowing every detail of your wedding day will be all you have dreamed of and more!

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Wedding Photography at The Ashford Estate in Allentown, NJ

Your wedding photos at The Ashford Estate are where you and I will work together to capture those unforgettable moments and cherished memories!

Curating your natural romantic wedding day photos at The Ashford Estate will be flawless with backdrops like their sparkling fountains, waterfalls, floating gazebo, and stone ruins! Carefully preserved and meticulously cared for, the architecture and the grounds of The Ashford Estate are impeccable. This means you never have to worry about having an “off-season” wedding at The Ashford Estate!

I will guide you each step of the way as you stroll through the garden arbors with your new husband to take your wedding day portraits!

Having an all-white backdrop and plenty of open views windows in your ceremony space means that your wedding ceremony photos from the chapel barn will be filled with tons of gorgeous flattering natural light!

As a Philadelphia wedding photographer, it’s hard not to fall in love with the amazing views of The Ashford Estate! I can already picture your dream wedding day coming to life through cherished photos! Can you visualize it? If so, you and I should talk soon!

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