Barn - Common Questions?

Are tables and chairs included in the rental fee for the Crystal Chandelier Barn?
Yes. The set up all inside tables and chairs are included in the rental fee.

Are the outside chairs used for the Wedding Ceremony included in the rental fee?
No, they are not. However, we will set them up and take them down for you for a nominal fee.  

Is there a dressing room / private restroom available for the Bride?
Yes. The Crystal Chandelier Barn rental comes with a private dressing room & restroom for the Bride at no additional charge.  

Do you other accommodations at Applewood Farm?

Besides the dressing room, there is a Charming Cottage and a Rustic Log Cabin which are available to the Bride & Groom on their wedding day for a nominal fee. The Cottage, the Bride’s favorite, is perfect for her and the bridesmaids to spend their time together getting dressed before the ceremony.  The Groom and his groomsmen absolutely love the 1841 Log Cabin, which offers them the perfect place to relax and get dressed.   Both are available during venue rental and following the reception, the Bride & Groom may spend their Honeymoon night at either the Country Cottage or at the 1841 Log Cabin.  (Check out is at 11am) 

Are we required to use your caterer or food service?
No! We allow you to use an outside caterer of your preference or your  family and friend's can assist with providing your favorite food items for your reception. 

Are there kitchen facilities available?
Yes. Although, the facilities are not equipped for cooking, you or your licensed Caterer may use our Commercial Prep Kitchen at no additional charge.  Our prep kitchen is equipped with stainless steel state of the art appliances, including a 95 lb ice maker, 100 cup coffee maker, triple sink, 2 work tables, hand sink, Commercial Convection Warming Oven, Refridgerator, Freezer,  and food cart.

Is Alcohol Allowed?
Yes. You are allowed to provide your own alcohol, however, you are required to have a dedicated server if you are serving beer, wine, mixed drinks or champagne.   No Cash Bars are allowed.  A security officer is also required to be on premises if bar service is provided.  The officer is an additional charge and is hired by Applewood Farm.

Does the Crystal Chandelier Barn have Air Conditioning and Heat?
Yes. 2 Commercial AC & Heat ductless systems for your comfort year round.

Is there a back-up plan in case of power outage?
We have an automatic emergency back up generator so your wedding day or special event will continue on as planned. You'd be surprise how many venues do not offer this kind of protection.
 
Do you have a place for and outdoor ceremony or reception?
Yes. Absolutely! Applewood Farm is situated on 80+ acres so there are several locations suited for an outdoor ceremony or reception.  The  Pergola located near the Barn offers beautiful views of the meadows and pond as a backdrop for your ceremony.   The main house offers a beautiful fenced courtyard that is perfect for a small ceremony or reception.  There are limitless possibilities available.....and just think of the beautiful photographs your family and professional photographer will be able to take at Applewood Farm.
 
Is there a backup plan if it rains on my wedding day?
Yes. Absolutely! There are a couple of alternative venues available depending on the size of your wedding.  There is adequate room in the 4,500 sq.ft. Barn to accommodate last minute set-up of  wedding chairs on the dance floor, directly under our imported Crystal Chandeliers and the stage area can be used as an alter for your ceremony. Also we have a  Main Estate Great-room  can be used for your ceremony with a beautiful stone floor to ceiling fireplace as your backdrop and adequate room to set- up chairs for you guests.  There is definately a Plan B at Applewood Farm.

Do you have a smoking area available?
Yes. Your family and friends can smoke in our dedicated outside smoking area located right behind our Crystal Chandelier Barn in the original 100 yr old horse corral, that has been fixed up with seating benches. 

What type of parking accommodations are provided for guests?
Applewood Farm offers a secured private guest parking for all of our event. On the day of your event, we will provide you with a parking attendant and gate attendant to assist your guests.

Do you offer any transport for Guest from the designated parking area to the Wedding venue?
Yes. We have three 6 seater Club Cars that we had custom built just for you and your guests. It is the ideal way to transport your guests from the parking lot to the Crystal Chandelier Barn or other venues located on the grounds; and also to transport the Bride & Groom throughout their wedding day. The Club Carts with our driver(s) and insurance is available for your entire event time for a nominal fee.

Do you have a wedding coordinator?
Yes! If you do not have a designated Wedding Coordinator, we will be happy to assist in coordinate your entire event, customize your itinerary and be the Director of the most important day of your life! And at no additional charge! 

How much does it cost to rent the Crystal Chandelier Barn?

Just give us a call at 205-338-4910 and we will be happy to provide you with the rental fees for all our venues.
You are going to be pleasantly surprised at how affordable our packages rates are for all our venues.
 
What type of deposit do you require to hold a date?
Call us the moment you get engaged and we will let you know what dates we still have available. If we have one that will work for you, we will be happy to discuss our rental fees with you, and schedule your private tour of Applewood Farm!

What form of payment do you accept in order to reserve our date?
We accept checks, credit card or cash and require a 50% deposit of your total rental fee to reserve the date. The remaining balance of your contract and all security deposits are due 60 days prior to your wedding date. 

Applewood Farm
860 Sweet Apple Rd., Pell City, Alabama 35128
205-338-4910    susan@applewoodfarmal.com