If you got married, attended a wedding, or worked in the wedding industry in the last decade you have probably realized that “barn” weddings are the hottest trend right now.  Upper middle and high class people from New York and Boston frequently have destination weddings in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

How would you like to get in on that trend?

A farmhouse that dates back to the 1850s recently went up for sale in the small Maine town of Eliot.  One of the things that makes the property unique is the fact that it has a barn that is ready to be used as an event space.

According to the Coldwell Banker Homes website, the 2,600 square foot home, which dates to 1855. has 4 bedrooms, 2 ½ bathrooms, a living room, a sitting room, and more.  The kitchen is small, but has beautiful counters and everything you need to make a gourmet meal for the family.  There’s also a workspace that could be used for a small business or for a hobby.

Based on the pictures, it appears that the barn is ready to be used as a wedding venue or an event center.  It does not look very large, so it would be better suited for “intimate” events.  And, clearly, the town would need to approve of the property being used as a business.

In addition to the house and barn, the property features 4 acres of rolling lawns and fields.

Eliot, Maine Farmhouse & Barn

Located in the small, southern Maine town of Eliot, this classic New England farmhouse also has a barn that could easily be used as a wedding venue or event center. Get more details and the current list price HERE

The property is located at 207 Frost Hill Road and it has a  list price of 865,000.  That breaks down to about $3,600 per month.

The listing describes the property as:

Is there a large party or wedding in your future? The barn has been scrubbed, white-washed and chandelier-lit for a farm to table or elegant gathering, or bring the livestock with horse stalls, tack room and milking stanchions still intact! Perfect for the woodworker or artist with a fully heated wood shop.

Get more details from the Coldwell Banker Home website.

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