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Raspberry Plain

Leesburg , VA
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LOCATION

16500 Agape Lane
Leesburg, VA 20176 US (map)

PHONE

703-777-1888

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ABOUT US

Raspberry Plain is the perfect setting for intimate events in the Carriage House or grand events in the Mansion. Whether it is for a corporate event, wedding, anniversary or other... Read more
Raspberry Plain is the perfect setting for intimate events in the Carriage House or grand events in the Mansion. Whether it is for a corporate event, wedding, anniversary or other special occasion, all your guests will be welcomed and entertained by our southern charm and hospitality. An event at Raspberry Plain will be memorable and will have guests reminiscing for years to come.

Raspberry Plain, known since 1731, sits on 50 rolling acres overlooking the Catoctin Mountains. Each room has historical and architectural detail and character, which is enhanced by period furnishings and paintings. One of the many highlights of Raspberry Plain is the Grand Conservatory which features a vaulted cathedral ceiling with walls of windows arching at the gables. The estate boasts spectacular formal gardens that are graced by arched boxwoods and breathtaking views of the mountains, pastures and pond. Read less

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
20
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic, Mansion
Describe the style of your venue
Glamorous, Classic, Garden
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
200
What event services do you offer?
Bridal Suite, Event Planning, Outside Vendors OK
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Wheelchair Access

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
10
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
What types of spaces are available for a rehearsal dinner?
Private Room
What kind of menus do you offer for rehearsal dinners?
Custom

REVIEWS

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Jennifer
Wedding:
6/17/2017
0.5/5.0
Raspberry Plain had the most unprofessional service out of any wedding venue we had toured. We got engaged in February and chose Raspberry Plain as our venue at the beginning of April. Maria did not cash our deposit check for one month and when we called to question her, she said she was going to call us that day to inform us that they would no longer be doing weddings in 2017. The poor service and how it impacted our venue search was unnecessary stress added. Maria was very unprofessional and should have informed us from the beginning that there would be no weddings in 2017. She proceeded to tell us this after we had signed a contract.
Raspberry Plain had the most unprofessional service out of any wedding venue we had toured. We got engaged in February and Read more...
Raspberry Plain had the most unprofessional service out of any wedding venue we had toured. We got engaged in February and chose Raspberry Plain as our venue at the beginning of April. Maria did not cash our deposit check for one month and when we called to question her, she said she was going to call us that day to inform us that they would no longer be doing weddings in 2017. The poor service and how it impacted our venue search was unnecessary stress added. Maria was very unprofessional and should have informed us from the beginning that there would be no weddings in 2017. She proceeded to tell us this after we had signed a contract. Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner
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Private User
Wedding:
3/26/2016
5.0/5.0
What can I say about Maria and her beautiful venue that hasn't already been said! This venue is so beautiful. The first time, my now husband and I went to go take a look, our jaws dropped. It was so beautiful! We saw many many other venues, but always came back to RP, due to Maria's flexibility, pricing and overall beauty of this venue!
We had our ceremony in the garden followed by our cocktail hour in the back (facing the mountains) and the reception in the great hall. Our guests loved being able to get the different views around the mansion and watching the sunset from within the great hall. Given northern VA's wedding price tag these days, RP is reasonable priced. The size was perfect for our guest count of 120.
Every time I saw Maria through the wedding planning process, she was so sweet and so helpful with little tips, that helped us save money.
We could not have been happier with how everything came together our special day, and Raspberry plain was a huge part of it!
What can I say about Maria and her beautiful venue that hasn't already been said! This venue is so beautiful. The first Read more...
What can I say about Maria and her beautiful venue that hasn't already been said! This venue is so beautiful. The first time, my now husband and I went to go take a look, our jaws dropped. It was so beautiful! We saw many many other venues, but always came back to RP, due to Maria's flexibility, pricing and overall beauty of this venue!
We had our ceremony in the garden followed by our cocktail hour in the back (facing the mountains) and the reception in the great hall. Our guests loved being able to get the different views around the mansion and watching the sunset from within the great hall. Given northern VA's wedding price tag these days, RP is reasonable priced. The size was perfect for our guest count of 120.
Every time I saw Maria through the wedding planning process, she was so sweet and so helpful with little tips, that helped us save money.
We could not have been happier with how everything came together our special day, and Raspberry plain was a huge part of it! Read less
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Olubunmi
Wedding:
11/21/2015
5.0/5.0
I went to view Raspberry Plain late August for a November wedding. Once I saw the venue, I should have stopped looking but I still made it through the other venues on my list. I ended up booking with them. Maria was quite friendly and flexible and went above and beyond - she was much more than just the venue manager. Our guests raved about how beautiful the venue was, and the pictures are breathtaking. I would highly recommend this venue for any couple.
I went to view Raspberry Plain late August for a November wedding. Once I saw the venue, I should have stopped looking but Read more...
I went to view Raspberry Plain late August for a November wedding. Once I saw the venue, I should have stopped looking but I still made it through the other venues on my list. I ended up booking with them. Maria was quite friendly and flexible and went above and beyond - she was much more than just the venue manager. Our guests raved about how beautiful the venue was, and the pictures are breathtaking. I would highly recommend this venue for any couple. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Wonderful wedding venue. Maria was easy to work with and had a good rapport with her preferred vendors.
Wonderful wedding venue. Maria was easy to work with and had a good rapport with her preferred vendors.
Wonderful wedding venue. Maria was easy to work with and had a good rapport with her preferred vendors. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Planning, Wedding Venue
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Lauren
Wedding:
10/24/2015
5.0/5.0
I loved our wedding at Raspberry Plain. We got married on October 24, and the setting was perfect. The fall leaves peaked that weekend, and the views were stunning. Once the sun set, the interior of the Conservatory had a perfect ambiance for our reception. And Maria, the owner, was amazing to work with. I hired her to act as our day-of coordinator, and I'm so happy I did. Throughout the wedding day, my motto was "Ask Maria!" anytime someone had a question about the wedding. That allowed me to relax and spend the morning with my bridesmaids, rather than stressing over wedding details. It was perfect. And as far as I know, everything went off without a hitch. Even when we discovered when it was time to bustle my dress that the lining was too long, Maria was ready with safety pins and had me all pinned up in time for our entrance. I am so, so happy I chose Raspberry Plain to host my wedding, and I highly recommend the venue to anyone else.
I loved our wedding at Raspberry Plain. We got married on October 24, and the setting was perfect. The fall leaves peaked Read more...
I loved our wedding at Raspberry Plain. We got married on October 24, and the setting was perfect. The fall leaves peaked that weekend, and the views were stunning. Once the sun set, the interior of the Conservatory had a perfect ambiance for our reception. And Maria, the owner, was amazing to work with. I hired her to act as our day-of coordinator, and I'm so happy I did. Throughout the wedding day, my motto was "Ask Maria!" anytime someone had a question about the wedding. That allowed me to relax and spend the morning with my bridesmaids, rather than stressing over wedding details. It was perfect. And as far as I know, everything went off without a hitch. Even when we discovered when it was time to bustle my dress that the lining was too long, Maria was ready with safety pins and had me all pinned up in time for our entrance. I am so, so happy I chose Raspberry Plain to host my wedding, and I highly recommend the venue to anyone else. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
9/26/2015
4.8/5.0
I would certainly recommend Raspberry Plain. I was looking for a venue where I would be happy holding the ceremony indoors and not be so dependent on mother nature's whim. Raspberry Plain fit the bill. It has a light and airy space with windows that give the illusion of being outside, looking out onto green hills, blue skies, and running deer. We held our cocktail hour outside which was beautiful while the ceremony space was transformed into a completely new look and feel that became our reception hall. We received so many compliments from our guests on the beauty of the venue and it certainly serves as a stunning backdrop in all of our photos. Maria was always very responsive and a pleasure to work with.
I would certainly recommend Raspberry Plain. I was looking for a venue where I would be happy holding the ceremony indoors Read more...
I would certainly recommend Raspberry Plain. I was looking for a venue where I would be happy holding the ceremony indoors and not be so dependent on mother nature's whim. Raspberry Plain fit the bill. It has a light and airy space with windows that give the illusion of being outside, looking out onto green hills, blue skies, and running deer. We held our cocktail hour outside which was beautiful while the ceremony space was transformed into a completely new look and feel that became our reception hall. We received so many compliments from our guests on the beauty of the venue and it certainly serves as a stunning backdrop in all of our photos. Maria was always very responsive and a pleasure to work with. Read less
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Billy
Wedding:
9/12/2015
4.5/5.0
Raspberry Plains is a beautiful venue that has both indoor and outdoor options depending on the weather. The grand ballroom looks amazing at night with the lights. Additionally, the carriage house is available for the bridal party and my wife mentioned that there was plenty of room and it was very clean.

The grounds serve as a perfect backdrop for an outdoor ceremony and/or cocktail hour. I would definitely recommend this venue to a friend.
Raspberry Plains is a beautiful venue that has both indoor and outdoor options depending on the weather. The grand Read more...
Raspberry Plains is a beautiful venue that has both indoor and outdoor options depending on the weather. The grand ballroom looks amazing at night with the lights. Additionally, the carriage house is available for the bridal party and my wife mentioned that there was plenty of room and it was very clean.

The grounds serve as a perfect backdrop for an outdoor ceremony and/or cocktail hour. I would definitely recommend this venue to a friend. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
1.7/5.0
This was the least well run event I've ever attended, and was supposed to have been an upscale wedding. The staff had trouble serving about 75 couples and people were hungry for most of the event. Hors d'oeuvrs barely made it out the kitchen door as people congregated to get one of the ten or so items on the single trays leaving the kitchen. Bathroom and drink lines were very long (10-20 minutes) and the bathroom was overrun by discarded tissue paper. At 10:30, they were just serving dessert. Very dissapointed.
This was the least well run event I've ever attended, and was supposed to have been an upscale wedding. The staff had Read more...
This was the least well run event I've ever attended, and was supposed to have been an upscale wedding. The staff had trouble serving about 75 couples and people were hungry for most of the event. Hors d'oeuvrs barely made it out the kitchen door as people congregated to get one of the ten or so items on the single trays leaving the kitchen. Bathroom and drink lines were very long (10-20 minutes) and the bathroom was overrun by discarded tissue paper. At 10:30, they were just serving dessert. Very dissapointed. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
I highly recommend Raspberry Plain. It was recommended to me from a friend and I am glad that I went with this venue - as it is beautiful. Although it does cost a pretty penny (but so does everywhere else in Northern Virginia), I think it was worth it for me - especially as a distance bride - and for the use of the carriage house for the exclusive Saturday rental. I think many of the guests were very impressed with the venue and a great time.
I highly recommend Raspberry Plain. It was recommended to me from a friend and I am glad that I went with this venue - as Read more...
I highly recommend Raspberry Plain. It was recommended to me from a friend and I am glad that I went with this venue - as it is beautiful. Although it does cost a pretty penny (but so does everywhere else in Northern Virginia), I think it was worth it for me - especially as a distance bride - and for the use of the carriage house for the exclusive Saturday rental. I think many of the guests were very impressed with the venue and a great time. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
3.5/5.0
Raspberry Plain is beautiful venue! I fell in love with it the second I walked in. I purchased the carriage house for the entire day and I think it was a great place for the bridal party to get ready. The small room in the house was perfect for the groomsmen to hang out before the ceremony.

I hired Maria as my day of coordinator. Leading up to the wedding she was great! We met 6 weeks out and made a very detailed plan with the caterer. She would respond to all of my questions when I had them. The rehearsal ran so smoothly with every detail explained and practice. However, on the day of the wedding, she was less than extraordinary. She was working on signing a contract with another couple until 4:00 while intermittently working on setting up for my wedding. Many of the details we planned together were not done. She did not follow through on her responsibilities and it was very disappointing.

I loved the venue, but I would get my own day of coordinator.
Raspberry Plain is beautiful venue! I fell in love with it the second I walked in. I purchased the carriage house for the Read more...
Raspberry Plain is beautiful venue! I fell in love with it the second I walked in. I purchased the carriage house for the entire day and I think it was a great place for the bridal party to get ready. The small room in the house was perfect for the groomsmen to hang out before the ceremony.

I hired Maria as my day of coordinator. Leading up to the wedding she was great! We met 6 weeks out and made a very detailed plan with the caterer. She would respond to all of my questions when I had them. The rehearsal ran so smoothly with every detail explained and practice. However, on the day of the wedding, she was less than extraordinary. She was working on signing a contract with another couple until 4:00 while intermittently working on setting up for my wedding. Many of the details we planned together were not done. She did not follow through on her responsibilities and it was very disappointing.

I loved the venue, but I would get my own day of coordinator. Read less
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