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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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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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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
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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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Christine
Wedding:
7/18/2015
5.0/5.0
We were just married at Raspberry Plain two weeks ago. What a perfect day we had! I am so glad we hired Maria as the wedding coordinator that day, my husband and I had no worries and were able to really enjoy the day. She was reached out many times before the day of our wedding to check up on us and see if we needed anything. Maria communicated with all of our vendors making set up and preparation almost stress free! Maria was patient which I feel like is a true skill when working with brides. Raspberry Plain made our day feel special! Staff was flexible and responsive to us and our guests, so many of our guests complimented the venue. The day was hot hot HOT but the cocktail hour was set up in the shade and guests were free to roam the house if they needed to cool off, AC was on and bumping. The view was flawless and the grounds were immaculate. Like I said, our day was perfect, and I would highly recommend Raspberry Plain!
We were just married at Raspberry Plain two weeks ago. What a perfect day we had! I am so glad we hired Maria as the Read more...
We were just married at Raspberry Plain two weeks ago. What a perfect day we had! I am so glad we hired Maria as the wedding coordinator that day, my husband and I had no worries and were able to really enjoy the day. She was reached out many times before the day of our wedding to check up on us and see if we needed anything. Maria communicated with all of our vendors making set up and preparation almost stress free! Maria was patient which I feel like is a true skill when working with brides. Raspberry Plain made our day feel special! Staff was flexible and responsive to us and our guests, so many of our guests complimented the venue. The day was hot hot HOT but the cocktail hour was set up in the shade and guests were free to roam the house if they needed to cool off, AC was on and bumping. The view was flawless and the grounds were immaculate. Like I said, our day was perfect, and I would highly recommend Raspberry Plain! Read less
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Megan
Wedding:
6/27/2015
4.6/5.0
We loved having our wedding here! The venue is absolutely gorgeous, inside and out, and it has so much charm. We got married on the North Lawn and had our cocktail hour next to the formal gardens. Maria was very warm, welcoming, and caring throughout the entire process. We went with the vendors that she most highly recommended, and we were very happy with how everyone worked together. We deferred to her advice for a lot of decisions and we put a lot of trust in her. I would have liked her to be a little more responsive at times, but everything ended up working out great. We got together 8 weeks before the wedding and made a detailed itinerary, and she was much more responsive in the final weeks leading up to the wedding. There was one last minute change I wanted to make that didn't get changed, but it wasn't a major issue and it was something I thought of just a couple days before the wedding. She was our day of coordinator and took care of lots of little details I never would have even thought of. Three things- First, we spent the extra money to reserve the carriage house for and to reserve the venue for the entire day- a little pricy, but I think it helped make everything run very smoothly. The getting ready room was the perfect size for the groomsmen, but myself and the bridesmaids would have had trouble fitting in there and I'm not sure where they would have gotten ready had we not reserved the carriage house. Second, There are only two bathrooms, which is not that much considering the capacity of the venue. It was not a big issue for us, but it's something to think about. Third, our wedding was about 130 people. I think this was a good size and do not think it would have been comfortable with many more people. Originally we were expecting to have about 160 and Maria assured us this would be fine.
Overall, I would highly recommend this venue! Our guests are still talking about how beautiful it is and how much fun they had a month later!
We loved having our wedding here! The venue is absolutely gorgeous, inside and out, and it has so much charm. We got Read more...
We loved having our wedding here! The venue is absolutely gorgeous, inside and out, and it has so much charm. We got married on the North Lawn and had our cocktail hour next to the formal gardens. Maria was very warm, welcoming, and caring throughout the entire process. We went with the vendors that she most highly recommended, and we were very happy with how everyone worked together. We deferred to her advice for a lot of decisions and we put a lot of trust in her. I would have liked her to be a little more responsive at times, but everything ended up working out great. We got together 8 weeks before the wedding and made a detailed itinerary, and she was much more responsive in the final weeks leading up to the wedding. There was one last minute change I wanted to make that didn't get changed, but it wasn't a major issue and it was something I thought of just a couple days before the wedding. She was our day of coordinator and took care of lots of little details I never would have even thought of. Three things- First, we spent the extra money to reserve the carriage house for and to reserve the venue for the entire day- a little pricy, but I think it helped make everything run very smoothly. The getting ready room was the perfect size for the groomsmen, but myself and the bridesmaids would have had trouble fitting in there and I'm not sure where they would have gotten ready had we not reserved the carriage house. Second, There are only two bathrooms, which is not that much considering the capacity of the venue. It was not a big issue for us, but it's something to think about. Third, our wedding was about 130 people. I think this was a good size and do not think it would have been comfortable with many more people. Originally we were expecting to have about 160 and Maria assured us this would be fine.
Overall, I would highly recommend this venue! Our guests are still talking about how beautiful it is and how much fun they had a month later! Read less
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