Event Rental Information
Step back in time and relax in this circa 1740 farmhouse and its 1792 Federal Barn, 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 and The Federal Barn are both listed on the National Register of Historic Places and can accommodate gorgeous weddings, corporate dinners and picnics, small meetings, bar & bat mitzvahs and large special celebrations with up to 160 guests depending on usage and time of year. The first floor of the rustic yet elegant stone farmhouse, The Federal Barn and the beautiful grounds are all available for your catered occasions. Our outdoor patio is tented April – December (seats up to 65 guests) is included in the rental. Other amenities include air conditioning, free parking & WiFi plus a private, recently renovated sitting room for the wedding party upstairs. Duportail House is handicapped accessible, pet friendly, less than one mile from the nearest overnight accommodations and conveniently located off of Rt. 202. Only one event is scheduled per day at the Duportail.
The Duportail venue rental includes the use of the first floor (3 rooms) of the house, the second floor sitting room, the beautiful grounds, tables (9-60″ round seating 8-10 people, 11-48″ round seating 6-8 people, 8-36″ round seating 2-4 people, 1-30″ round 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 have your wedding ceremony on the property at no cost. You have three outdoor ceremony options – on our porch, in the front yard near three large trees or behind the barn. The Federal Barn can be added for your cocktail hour and/or your wedding ceremony.
Duportail is open to the public every Sunday from 1PM -3PM, year round. During this time, if you would like to stop by, we are asking that you email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know. Thanks!!
Please click here to view our availability calendar. Please know that we are here to help couples who have been forced to move their weddings because of COVID….we have beautiful outdoor options for you AND your contracted caterer can caterer at Duportail!!
2021/2022 Fee Schedule:
May, June, September & October Saturday: $3400* Friday or Sunday: $2900*
July & August Saturday: $3100* Friday or Sunday: $2700*
April & November Saturday: $2900* Friday or Sunday: $2400*
December Saturday: $2500* Friday or Sunday: $2000*
January – March Saturday : $1800* Friday or Sunday: $1500*
* These fees include the use of Duportail House for 5 hours
In addition to the 5-hour event, clients receive 2-hours of set-up/get-ready time and 1 hour clean-up.
The Federal Barn is available for Wedding Ceremonies: Additional $250 or Cocktail Hour: Additional $350
Monday-Thursday for 4hr event: Daytime: $700 /75+ guests is $900 / 125+ guests is $1100; Evenings: $900/75+ guests is $1100/125+ guests is $1300
Planning a weekday wedding? Call or email us for rates. Local non-profit organizations should inquire about reduced rates.
Only one event is scheduled per day at the Duportail. Duportail House is pet-friendly. Shuttles, Directional Parking or Valet required for events of 50 or more cars.
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$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.
Friday & Saturday: Midnight
Sunday – Thursday: 10 PM
Floor Plan & Dimensions: