French's Point Private Estate 246 Hersey Retreat Road • Stockton Springs • Maine 04981


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • Nestled on a dreamy spot overlooking Penobscot Bay, this historic Maine estate features a beautifully restored seaside estate house and saltwater farm on 15 acres of landscaped grounds, as well as sweeping views of the coastline.
  • You and your guests will enjoy complete privacy and exclusive access to the expansive property, which encompasses three beautifully appointed, oceanfront homes; a choice of nine ceremony sites; and 14 locations for gathering—including a seasonal custom sailcloth tent structure.
  • Your weekend retreat here includes lodging for up to 60 guests in 26 guest suites. Enjoy access to the private beaches, access to an extensive trail system, lawn games, and plenty of time for lounging on the breezy decks.


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It's not too late to celebrate: Special rates for new 2024 reservations placed by May 1st. Please inquire for details.

PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $15,000/event and up
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Time of year
    • Guest lodging contribution

  • Wedding pricing is comprised of a rental fee and a lodging fee.

    The rental fee is $15,000 off-season (November–February) and ranges $28,000–32,000 in-season (May–October). It includes:

    • Exclusive use of the venue from Friday at noon through Sunday at noon
    • Commercial catering kitchen, walk-in cooler, and catering service tent
    • Sailcloth tent with stone floor, lighting, and potable water service
    • Farm tables, Adirondack, cross-back, and club chairs, farm tables, and bars
    • Private beaches, decks & terraces with fire pits and lounge furniture, lawn games, swimming float, bicycles, and more!

    Three guest houses can accommodate up to 60 overnight guests. All 26 suites must be reserved for weekend weddings, with a fee that ranges $500–950/suite per weekend.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 120 200
Cocktails, etc. Standing 120 200
Reception Seated 120 200
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 150.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • On-Site Accommodations
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Amplified Music

Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, except March & April, weekends.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Private Estate
  • Beach / Ocean
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Retreat
  • Ranch / Farm

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Forest / Woods
  • Garden
  • Lagoon / Pond
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Mountains
  • Ocean / Bay
  • Park


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