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Event Rental Information
Step back in time and relax in this circa 1740 farmhouse, located within the community of Chesterbrook, situated on the fringe of Valley Forge National Historical Park in Chester County. We invite you to stroll through our three acres of landscaped grounds and experience this unique pastoral setting, perfect for both indoor and outdoor weddings and events.

Duportail (Du-Por-tie’) House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and can accommodate small meetings, corporate dinners and picnics or large special celebrations and beautiful weddings (to 160 people) depending on usage and time of year. The first floor of the stone farmhouse, The Federal Barn and beautiful grounds are available for all your catered occasions. The outdoor patio is tented April – December (seats up to 65 guests). Other amenities include air conditioning, free parking & WiFi plus a private, recently renovated sitting room for the bridal party upstairs. Duportail House is handicapped accessible and less than one mile to the nearest overnight accommodations. Only one event is scheduled per day at the Duportail.

The Duportail rental includes the use of the first floor (3 rooms) of the house, the second floor sitting room, the beautiful grounds, tables (9-60″ seating 8-10 people, 11-48″ seating 6-8 people, 8-36″ seating 2-4 people plus 2 hi-tops, 11-six-foot and 2-eight-foot banquet tables) 150+ white resin chairs and full kitchen. A 20′ X 30′ white frame tent with clear walled sides (can be pulled closed in inclement weather) covers the patio. An extra charge is applicable during the cooler months when the tent may need to be heated. You can add The Federal Barn for cocktails or your wedding ceremony.

Duportail is open to the public every Sunday from 1PM -3PM, year round. (Unless it is a Holiday OR a Special Event is scheduled – please check our availability calendar)

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Availability:
Please click here to view our availability calendar.

2018/2019 Fee Schedule:
Monday-Thursday: $600/75+ guests is $750 /4-hour minimum Evenings: $800/75+ guests is $1000 /4-hour minimum

————   –  –   May, June, Sept. & Oct.      July & August       April, Nov. & Dec.      January-March

Friday or Sunday:          $2600*                        $2500*                        $2000*                       $1300*
Saturday:                        $3100*                        $2900*                        $2500*                       $1600*
* These fees include the use of Duportail House for 5 hours.
In addition to the 5-hour event, caterers are allowed 2-hour set-up and 1 hour clean-up times.
Local nonprofit organizations should inquire about reduced rates. Planning a weekday wedding?  Call or email us for rates.

The Federal Barn is available for Wedding Ceremonies: Additional $250 or Cocktail Hour: Additional $350

Additional Information
Only one event is scheduled per day at the Duportail. Valet Parking/Directional Parking or Shuttles required for events of 50 or more cars. Duportail House is pet-friendly.

Security Deposit:
$500.00 Security Deposit due at the time of contract signing to hold a date. The Security Deposit is placed in an escrow account and is returned within 30 days following your event, assuming no damage.

Curfew:
Friday & Saturday: Midnight
Sunday – Thursday: 10 PM

Floor Plan & Dimensions: