The Barn at Flanagan Farm

The Barn at Flanagan Farm hosts exquisite events year round. With two magnificent barns set on sixty-six pastoral acres, Flanagan Farm is versatile and accommodating—designed to take advantage of Maine’s four seasons—be it the open-air freshness of spring and summer or the crisp light and cozy warmth of fall and winter. Echoes of the property’s agrarian past are present and preserved in the brilliant restoration and renovation of the attached 19th-century barn and farmhouse and unadulterated pasture. Located just twenty minutes southwest of Portland, The Barn at Flanagan Farm offers an unforgettable backdrop to host your event, whether it is an intimate gathering, grandiose celebration or somewhere in between. 

  • Open year-round
  • 2,400 square feet of entertaining space
  • Attached bar
  • Separately powered to accommodate sound systems, extra lighting 
  • Heating and cooling systems
  • Accommodates up to 250 guests 
  • Additional 900 square foot English-style barn 
  • Bluestone patio for outdoor cocktail reception
  • State of the art indoor and outdoor sound system
  • Seasonal restrooms on the day of event (150 guests for up to 5 hours)
  • House sleeps 10 people (weather permitting, up to 12 with groom’s cottage)
  • Dinner service for up to 24 people
  • 66 acre property
  • Fire pit
  • Woodland sanctuary for onsite ceremony
  • Music must end by 10:30 PM, guests must depart by 11:00 PM (for an additional fee, you can continue until 12:30 AM/1)
  • 85 cars can be parked onsite

Potential Barn Schematics
Blueprint Accommodates 250 for a standing reception
Seated & Served
Seated & Served with Dance Floor

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THE BARN

With its two and a half story vaulted ceiling and open 2,400 square feet of entertaining space, The Barn at Flanagan Farm, meticulously restored in 2012, comfortably accommodates up to 250 guests depending on your layout and event agenda. A state-of-the-art sound system, cleverly disguised in the barn’s rafters, offers phenomenal sound and acoustics no matter which type of entertainment you select for your event. Dragonfly-etched sconces and three whimsically sophisticated chandeliers radiate a warm elegance throughout.

The former chicken coop, fully open to the barn, has been re-fashioned for use as a bar with reclaimed barn wood, Carrera marble countertops, a vintage slate sink and floor to ceiling wine storage enclosed by chicken wire cabinetry. The gentlemen's hayloft lounge, located just above the bar and accessed by a grand staircase from the barn, is furnished with a mahogany leather Chesterfield sofa, a pair of overstuffed, striped chairs and a vintage Turkish Kilim rug.

The custom, twelve-foot windowed rear barn doors open onto a bluestone patio (with outdoor sound system), manicured grounds and a cleared undulating six-acre pasture, or to dinner and cocktail tents should you choose to have them.

Special features in our unique 19th century space include modernized amenities like separate power for extra sound systems and lighting and a heating and cooling system to keep guests comfortable in any temperature.

Also overlooking the pasture, the smaller, English-style barn, constructed in 2015, provides an additional 900 square feet of entertaining space. Perfect for cocktails, rehearsal dinners, or Sunday brunches, our second barn makes for seamless and easy hosting over the course of your entire stay. 

 

THE FARMHOUSE

The sophisticated 2,400 square foot farmhouse, re-imagined and refined by Brooklyn-based interior designers David Nastasi and Katherine Vail of Nastasi Vail Design, offers fully furnished accommodations for up to twelve guests. The luxurious and tranquil home, whose renovation was profiled in The New York Times, provides a stunningly comfortable place to unwind and prepare for your event. The three-season groom's cottage, located just off the exterior of the house, is the perfect gentlemen's retreat—featuring a stocked bar, outdoor shower and views of the cleared, six-acre pasture. The professional kitchen is fully equipped with two dishwashers and farm sinks, Carrera marble countertops and a soapstone island and houses dinner service for up to twenty-four guests. 

 
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THE GROUNDS

The sixty-six acres of The Barn at Flanagan Farm were designated a Forever Farm by Maine Farmland Trust in 2011. Within this estate, the wide and cleared, six-acre rolling pasture provides ample space for dinner and cocktail tents, room for play, pear and apple trees and white flowering plants. The private woodland sanctuary, accessible by two meandering, custom-designed boardwalks, is perfect for those desiring plein-air ceremonies. The propane-fueled grill, bluestone patio, outdoor fire pit and sound system invite sumptuous meals al fresco and all-season lounging. 

Damian Sansonetti and Ilma Lopez

Damian Sansonetti and Ilma Lopez

CATERING

The Barn at Flanagan Farm is thrilled to be partnered with both Piccolo and Fire & Co. Catering, its' exclusive caterers. 

Piccolo

Owned and operated by the husband-wife duo, Damian Sansonetti and Ilma Lopez, Piccolo sublimely executes distinctly memorable menus for the impeccably restored 19th century barn and elegantly appointed farmhouse. The combined experience of chefs Sansonetti and Lopez, which includes Le Bernardin, Corton, Bar Boulud, Cafe Boulud and el Bulli, lends itself to the creation of unparalleled menus no matter how simple or complex one dreams them to be. Whether it is a fully catered event for 200 or an intimate gathering of 24, Piccolo will perfectly deliver, with the utmost care and attention, a meal that will delight and dazzle your guests. 

Piccolo is also available to provide private chefing services and/or meals throughout the length of your stay, rehearsal dinner and/or Sunday brunch catering, and a bridesmaids' or groomsmen luncheon prior to your event. Please ask about sample menus meant to inspire dialogue about your food vision for your event.


Fire & Co. Catering

Fire & Company offers an unforgettable catered experience through the cooking of wood-fired cuisine in a brick oven, housed inside a custom-built, antique 1949 truck. Hearty hors d’oeuvres, fresh salads, and a wide array of wood-fired dishes are prepared fresh on-site and tastefully presented on barn board tables and bourbon barrels. In addition, Fire & Company serves the finest Maine-made craft beer and spirits, infused cocktails and wine out of their beautifully restored 1947 Dodge truck. The pairing of vintage trucks and delicious food and drink marks the perfect melding of classic and contemporary. 

Twin brothers, Richard and Ryan Carey have been in the hospitality industry for more than 15 years. They developed Fire & Company to satisfy the demand for high-quality food and service at more laid-back gatherings. The Carey brothers and staff have been thrilled to work with people who are looking for a unique experience centered around family, friends and simple elegance.

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