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, large special celebrations, bar & bat mitzvahs and gorgeous weddings 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. 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 wedding party upstairs. Duportail House is handicapped accessible, pet friendly and less than one mile from the nearest overnight accommodations. 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. (Unless it is a Holiday OR a Special Event is scheduled – please check our availability calendar)
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2019/2020/2021 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 December January-March
Saturday: $3200* $2950* $2700* $2300* $1600*
Friday or Sunday: $2700* $2550* $2200* $1800* $1300*
* 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
Local nonprofit organizations should inquire about reduced rates. Planning a weekday wedding? Call or email us for rates.
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.
$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: