Guildford Farm

Ruckersville, VA
Verified Venue

Blissed Out Tranquility

Built in the 1790’s, Guildford Farm was the original home of the Early family, the namesake of Earlysville, Virginia. The nearly 8,000-square-foot home has been completely restored, offering six bedrooms, five bathrooms and 13 original fireplaces. Couples and their guests take in spectacular panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, rolling green meadows and a shimmering lake.

Wedding parties utilize the home for wedding day preparations and post-wedding lodging. The home and its surrounding charming grounds provide the perfect backdrop for a beautiful ceremony Guildford Farm offers many options for cocktail hour and reception space on the Manor Home's covered front porch and the Grand Lawn stretches in lush landscaped glory for ceremony and reception celebrations.

Absorb the untouched beauty of the property with 150 private acres of picturesque Virginia countryside. From the tranquility of the gently rolling pasture and shaded lakeside banks, to the stateliness of the historic home and charming rustic barn; this wedding and event venue is as unique as it is expansive.

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The Location


Guildford Farm is located just north of Charlottesville in the heart of Virginia’s wine country.

Things To Do

Charlottesville is home to thriving orchards, farms, and more than 40 wineries that inspire unforgettable restaurant experiences. Hiking in Shenandoah National Park, renowned river kayaking, and championship golf offer thrills while a celebrated theater and local live music scene entertain. Our stages are well stocked with highly coveted acts. In fact, Charlottesville is where Dave Matthews Band and Coran Capshaw's Red Light Management — the largest independent music management company in the world — got their start. For a taste of history, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, James Madison’s Montpelier, and James Monroe’s Highland offer guided glimpses into the Founding Fathers’ legacies.


10 mi to Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport
18 mi to Downtown Mall
25 mi to Monticello
16 mi to UVA
18 mi to Shenandoah National Park

743 Welsh Run Rd, Ruckersville, VA 22968

The Details

Amenities & Services

  • Overnight accommodations
  • Planning advisor
  • Reception center
  • Round dining tables
  • Bar on wheels
  • Ceremony and reception chairs
  • Whiskey barrels
  • Getting ready suites
  • Access to 150 acres of property
  • Gazebo
  • Hot-tub
  • Fishing pond
  • Giant Connect Four and corn-hole

By the Numbers

  • 200 seated guest capacity for ceremony
  • 200 seated guest capacity for reception

Make it Yours

  • Invite guests to an open field ceremony overlooking the reflective lake
  • Orchestrate a newlywed photo shoot around the farm's 150 private acres, gentle rolling pastures and shaded lakeside banks
  • Stay the weekend in the historic home's six bedrooms and relax among 13 stunning original fireplaces

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