Appleford is best known as the premier Main Line venue for beautiful wedding ceremonies and receptions. The estate has been used as a wedding venue creating lasting memories for more than 40 years.
While weddings are a major part of our business, Appleford in Villanova also hosts numerous events and social gatherings throughout the year. Appleford events include corporate dinners, receptions, holiday parties, wine tastings milestone celebrations, showers, and so much more.
There are three components to the rental of Appleford: you have the use of the inside of the house, use of the tented terrace, and access to the 24 acres of property.
As your guest arrive they are greeted by a lovely pond, small waterfall, and a gorgeous landscaped entrance in front of the estate. There is a tent permanently affixed over the front and side terrace of Appleford from April through November. This is the largest contiguous space for functions and includes a built-in dance floor and allows us to accommodate up to 200 guests at your special event. There are exquisite gardens on both sides of the house, which are ideal locations for cocktails. You and your guests also have the use of the exquisite colonial Appleford estate house featuring beautiful antiques and exception design.
Vendors for Your Special Day
For the preservation of Appleford, clients must choose from Appleford’s exclusive list of Caterers. We have also included other preferred vendors for you to consider, who we have had the pleasure of working with throughout the years.
Please view our Exclusive & Preferred Vendors List to help with our wedding or event day planning at Appleford in Villanova.
Maps & Layouts of Appleford
Appleford was literally a dream. Lisa was so wonderful and easy to work with! It was the most beautiful and whimsical venue I could have ever imagined for my wedding. My guests compared it to Stars Hollow (from Gilmore Girls) and multiple couples had said that they want to get remarried or do a vow renewal there! I could not have asked for anything more perfect or amazing for my wedding!
"A much belated "thank you" to you for the assistance and referrals you provided to me while planning our Rehearsal Dinner... Your suggestions, knowledge, organization, and pleasant demeanor were all appreciated… Appleford provided that "magical ambiance" and set a happy tone for our memorable evening."
"Appleford is a perfect spot for a magical Happily Ever After."
"Your guests will be in awe of its beauty and lovely gardens."
" I wanted to let you know how pleased we were to have (our daughter’s) wedding at Appleford. Our family and friends raved about the grounds and the relaxing atmosphere. After a rainy week, we had the best day ever! "