A Private Estate is a secluded 19th-century Livingston mansion welcoming couples from the beginning of May until November in the heart of the Hudson Valley, north of Rhinebeck NY, and south of Hudson, NY. Merely a two-hour drive or Amtrak ride, north of New York City and three hours directly west of Boston it's perfect for a day trip or weekend away. This manicured National Register property features both riverside grounds and a historic barn complex. The half-mile of riverside frontage is dotted with three-hundred-year-old oak trees and an acre lake. Wedding Ceremonies take place overlooking both the Hudson River and the Catskill mountains or in front of the lake. In the Fall of 2019 a dedicated tent space perched over the river that can accommodate the largest of wedding receptions opened with a promenade below it. It features free wifi for LIVESTREAMING. The 19th-century barn complex where rehearsal dinners or wedding receptions can be held sits upon the hill behind the mansion and Carriage House- there is wifi there too. You can make a whole weekend of it with touch football in the Garden area or a morning brunch the day after. We are here for you!
With a maximum capacity of 275 guests, couples can host their ceremonies and receptions on the intimate estate grounds. The well-groomed lawn offers both a ceremony space and a custom tent space both with backdrops of the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains. The white mansion's veranda and its surrounding grounds which overlooks both these spaces with its tall windows and grand porticos is the perfect place for your cocktail hour. The barn complex features a brick barn with indoor bathrooms, large caterers prep kitchen, potable water, indoor bathrooms (2 men, 2 women, 1 handicapped), and an alternative ceremony space. The wood barn has two levels and exposed wood rafters for a romantic country feel and can seat up to 120 people without additional tenting less with social distancing. Its stone patio is ideal for dancing. The bespoke fire pit is managed by the staff and our Adirondack chairs are placed around the fire pit and the lawns for your guests' enjoyment.