Farm House BBQ Lawn & West Overlook Terrace

Just behind the Farm House, overlooking the west slope and the Sandy Point State Park that wraps around the estate, is a wonderful little BBQ Lawn and the West Overlook Terrace.  These casual spaces are ideal for small groups to gather.  

This spring we painted our five 12’ long x 44” wide picnic tables white.  They can seat 12 guests each. This lawn is just outside the Farm House kitchen and parlor.  It is equipped with a gas grille and tank and a propane boiler with big pot for boiling corn, lobster, clams, mussels or crabs. We also have a small charcoal grille if that is your preference.  We supply a tank of propane and you supply the charcoal and replacement tanks during your stay. Thursday night BBQ dinners are a popular event out here. As family and friends roll into town, you can host a casual dinner.  We suggest having events catered so that you don’t have to lift a finger and you can visit with your guests. Creative Catering is a local caterer that can provide fully prepared meals or simply provide the food (burgers, brats, hot dogs) ready to go on the grille, along with the prepared sides, salads and desserts. Guests have also had Uproot Pie Company come with their portable pizza oven parked at the bottom of the slope  and serve pizza with farmers market fresh ingredients. I love the owner Jessica and her pizza even more!  

On the West Overlook Terrace, we added a high BTU propane fire pit.  The smoke from the old wood burning fire pit blown by the wind used to drive guests off the patio. This new fire pit solves this problem and is surrounded by rocking lounge chairs that overlooks the Recreation Lawn, a garden pool, the organic garden and orchard and offers ocean views peeping through the 100+ acres of wooded walking trails in the Sandy Point State Park. 

In late April, our family took in the first of the warm afternoon sunsets from the BBQ lawn with a delicious dinner at the picnic tables together, after a very long day of landscaping on our third pre season work weekend to get the grounds ready for the families joining us this year. It felt so good to feel the sun on my skin and see the beautiful (albeit dirt streaked) faces of my family around the table together. I hope your family enjoys this space as much as mine.   

We will share the details of the other winter enhancement projects in upcoming posts. We hope you love them as much as we do.

 

Photography by Greta Tucker 

Tent Lighting

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At French’s Point, we offer our private oceanfront estate with abundant gardens & a variety of settings for weekend festivities, including our beautiful Sail Cloth Tent  to host your various weekend festivities (which would cost $40K if you were to rent the same inclusions for your celebration elsewhere).

What lighting is offered as part of the French’s Point Sail Cloth Tent package?

  • Dimmable perimeter lights
  • Dimmable up-casting pole lights that illuminate the canopy 

Do I need to hire a lighting company?

No, you do not. This amenity we offer is plenty of illumination for your celebration. However, some of our couples choose to add event lighting to the tent for the sake of design aesthetics & ambiance.  

Who can install event lighting & decor?

Lighting & hanging decor that requires a ladder or lift must be installed by an approved, licensed and insured lighting professional.  We offer options on our Preferred Vendor List.  

Our Preferred Lighting Companies 

These providers have all worked at our property before, signed our Vendor Code of Conduct & obtains liability insurance. Choosing a lighting provider off our list will make your communications simple & more enjoyable. 

Event Lighting Concepts 
Kittery, ME
Contact: Heidi
207-475-2250
[email protected] 
www.eventlightingconcepts.com

Griffin & Griffin 
Scarborough, ME
Contact: Josie
207-835-4769
[email protected] 
www.griffingriffinlighting.com

Maine Event Design & Decor 
Brunswick, ME
Contact: Robyn
207-725-8895
[email protected] 
www.maineventdecor.com

Wallace Events 
Ellsworth & Rockland, ME
Contact: Josh
207-667-6000
[email protected] 
www.wallaceevents.com

Installation Time

We kindly ask that your planner schedule your lighting installation & removal within your rental term & confirm this with our office

Candle Light 

We always find that candles are an affordable lighting option if you are looking to add a nice glow to your table design, especially if you are planning to dine during or after sunset. Just remember that per Maine State Fire Marshal Regulations, all open flames must be enclosed in glass and the height of the flame cannot exceed the height of the glass, so candlesticks are not permitted.  Additionally, the breeze passing through the tent would extinguish an unprotected flame.  

If you still have questions about lighting at French’s Point, please feel free to email the Property Manager at [email protected].

Photography by Bethany & Dan

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A Spring Garden Wedding in Maine

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Arielle & Josh had their Maine destination wedding weekend on June 1, 2019 at our French’s Point estate. The couple celebrated with loved ones traveling from all around the world! During their wedding weekend (Thursday through Sunday) they gathered their friends & family at multiple locations around our estate to make the most of our property. Gatherings they enjoyed included but were not limited to:

Their weekend events were designed & executed flawlessly by Heidi of She Luxe Wed. See all their Wedding Day details & incredible Vendor Team below:

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Venue: French’s Point 
Planner: Heidi of She Luxe Wed
Photographer: Jaimee Morse
Entertainment: 747 Orchestra & Downeast Strings
Video: Ink Spot Crow Films
Transportation: Country Coach Charters
Caterer & Bar Service: Trillium Caterers
Rentals: PEAK & A Family Affair of Maine & Wallace Events
Lighting: Event Lighting Concepts
Florals: Fasin Flowers
Linens: BBJ Linen & Latavola Linen
Makeup: Joanne of Joya Beauty
Hair: Bei Capelli
Additional Overnight Accommodations: Belfast Harbor Inn 

The Best Wedding Rain Plan!

Rain on your wedding day does not have to be the end-all of your wedding day excitement! Here are some fun rainy-day features you can bring to life during your wedding weekend in case the rain intimidates you just a little bit!

Clear Umbrellas!

In the chance of rain, order some clear umbrellas for your wedding party to take around the property! Have your first look under a shared rain-drop-coated umbrella. Make sure to get one for your photographer and videographer as well!

 

Colorful Boots!

Skip the heels and transition your bridesmaids into a colorful rain-booty that matches their gowns! Rain boots are the perfect wedding gift for your bridesmaids and you should treat yourself to a pair too!

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Indoor Ceremony!

I know what you’re thinking… who wants to get married inside when you can get married outside? The bonus to getting married at French’s Point is that it has the perfect indoor ceremony option. Inside the Conservatory, you and your guests will still have a 280 degree view of the ocean. You can decorate the stairs with greenery, swag and candles. As your wedding party enters through the double doors, you can make your own grand entrance down the estate staircase, only to see the look of your loved one standing in front of the ocean-bay windows.

Dim the Lights!

Rainy days aren’t always darker days, but when they are, it’s the perfect chance to dim all the chandeliers in the Retreat House, turn on the fireplaces, and cozy up around the indoor bar with a specialty cocktail in hand!

Rainy Day Pictures!

With your colorful booties and your double-wide clear umbrella, you can go anywhere! Head down to the beach and take your Oceanside pictures you have been dreaming of! You may think the clouds are a bummer, but trust us, the photographers are so excited about the cloudy-day lighting! No glare, and the perfect white backdrop to your already perfect day! And when the sun sets over the West, take some back-lit, drizzly, nighttime photos! They are always a one-of-a-kind!

Ocean Fog!

On the Coast of Maine, when there is precipitation in the sea air, the fog will roll over the bay, in the morning or all day. But when it does, take an opportunity to take photos walking the bluff path! Just look at how amazing the fog looks rolling up behind this couple! 

Greta Tucker Photography

Double Rainbow!

When the rain clears and the sun shines through the clouds, take a moment to look at the double rainbow stemming from North to South on the Penobscot Bay! It’s a photo opportunity you won’t want to miss! 

Rain on your wedding day

Beautiful Up-do!

If you had plans to wear your hair down, you might want to consider a beautiful up-do if there is rain in the forecast! Work with your hair dresser during your hair and makeup trial to try it both up and down! You will never know it rained if you go with it up!

Rain on your wedding day

Photography by:

Rebecca Aurthurs Photography, Greta Tucker Photography, Hailey Tash Photography & Michelle Turner Photography

Retreat House Catering Kitchen

Our 1,200 sq. ft. catering kitchen is located on the lower level of the Retreat House and is available to licensed and insured caterers approved by our office for meal preparation for events and cooking classes. Use of the kitchen and equipment is offered at no additional cost.

Available Equipment

The preparation area of the kitchen includes:

(1)8 burner gas stove with double convection ovens

(1)36″ propane char broiler/grille

(1) Exhaust hood & Ansel system

(2) Standard fire extinguishers (located near exit & near prep area)

(1)Type K extinguisher near stove & char broiler/grille

(1)Kitchen dedicated 8′ x 10′ walk in cooler with storage shelves

(1)Rolling ice bin with granite cutting board

(1)Proofer/Warmer (electric, full size 120 volt; holds sheet pans)

(1)Upright freezer

(1) Upright refrigerator

(2) Electric steam tables

(8)Stainless steel work tables

(2)Pre-lined 20-gallon trash cans

(1) Food prep sink

(2) Speed racks for sheet pans

(1)500lb. Ice machine (This unit cannot provide sufficient ice quantity for the demands of an event, but is available to the caterer as a back up supply)

(100)Place settings in the butlers’ pantry of dinnerware, silverware, glassware and napkins

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The wash room area includes:

(1)Commercial dish washer

(1)Residential dish washer

(1)3 well pot sink

(3)Drying racks

(1)Mop sink

(1)Trash can

Note: French’s Point does not offer towels or small wares of any kind. Please bring or rent all implements required for service.

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Catering Kitchen Regulations

For your safety, if you choose to host an event, guests are not permitted in the commercial kitchen. Fryolators are not permitted for use inside at any time. Before the end of the rental term, the kitchen must be returned to its original condition, cleaned before departure and trash & recycling removed to the dumpster area on the west side of the property.

 

How To Plan an Event or Ceremony on The Farm Beach

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The Private Farm Beach is an idyllic seaside setting for a rehearsal dinner celebration or ceremony. It has become increasingly popular over the last couple of years since we installed a new sea wall and regraded the lawn area abutting the beach to allow for tenting of the area. If you are looking into the possibility of hosting a Rehearsal Dinner, celebration or ceremony on the Private Farm Beach, please keep in mind the details we have listed below. We want to ensure our couples & their vendor team are aware of the details that go into planning any event on the Beach.

Key Details:

Maximum Guest Capacity: 100

Event End Time: 9:00PM including vendor & guest departure

  • Beach Area is in shade from afternoon on
  • There is no parking available on the beach & vehicles must remain clear of the roadway at all times so as not to block access to the neighboring cottages
  • There is no power supply on the beach, so a generator is needed if power is required

 

Rental Needs:

Porta Potties or a Bathroom Trailer

Restroom rentals are required for meal events because of very long uphill walk to the public restrooms at the Retreat House.  

Golf Cart

A golf cart to shuttle guests from/to the houses & parking is required to transport your guests down to the Farm Beach. During your event, your planner should provide staff to drive the golf carts to shuttle guests to and from the parking area as guests are not permitted to drive themselves once alcohol service has commenced.

Event Tent & Service Tent

You will need to rent a tent in order to have proper weather/rain shelter in the case of inclement weather for an event planned in this area. The size of your event tent should be no larger than 30’ x 60’. Your caterer will need a dry, enclosed & covered space to meal-prep. The service tent for the cater should be no larger than 20’ x 30’. Please contact Wallace Events for your tent rental needs because they know where the  tent is permitted in this area due to the 15’ fire pit on the beach & underground water lines.

Generator

A generator is required if power service is required for music, lighting or catering needs.  Please contact Wallace Events about placing a generator on your rental order. It will need to be large enough to cover your full needs for catering, lighting, and musician or DJ.

Lighting

There is no source of walkway lighting on the path down to the Beach or on the Beach itself other than some tiki torches and a fire pit. Please please plan to light the walkways for your guests safety.  You will also need lighting in the tent for events that take place after dark.

General Rental Equipment

Items you will need to rent for an event on the beach include:                    

  • Chairs
  • Bar
  • Dishware
  • Glassware
  • Linens

Recommendations:

Event Time

We recommend starting the event earlier in the day or hosting an early dinner. This way the event end time of 9:00PM does not seem early to you or your guests and the cost of the necessary lighting is not an issue.

Temperature

We recommend providing blankets at the fire pits, patio heaters & tent heaters(May-June & September & October) as it can get chilly on the water once the sun goes down!

Games

Providing an assortment of lawn games for your guests to enjoy during their time on the Beach is also a great way to keep them entertained and feel at home.

 

We hope you find this information helpful & enjoy this space to really relax and get a true Maine beachside experience.

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Photography by Rachael Anderson

FAQ: How Many Guests Can Stay at French’s Point?

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Our two beautiful homes at French’s Point offer comfortable lodging in 20 guest rooms, in a total of 18 suites with en suite bathrooms for 16 to 44 of your friends and family members. Please refer to the Lodging Guide for details about our on-site lodging.

 

The Retreat at French’s Point

Lodging for up to 16 guests. Eight guest rooms in six suites. Here are our Retreat House floor plans

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The Farm at French’s Point

Lodging for up to 28 guests. Twelve guest rooms in twelve suites. Here are Farm House floor plans! 

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Photography by Greta Tucker Photography

Wi-Fi At French’s Point

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For your convenience, there is guest Wi-Fi at French’s Point that extends throughout all four levels of the Retreat House and all three Levels of the Farm House. The Wi-Fi extends outside on the Retreat House Cocktail Terrace and halfway to the Gazebo and is spotty down towards the Tent. Wi-Fi does not extend down to the beaches or Recreation Lawn. Please do not rely on Wi-Fi for your reception music or sound in the tent or ceremony at the Gazebo or Oceanfront Lawn. We suggest you request a system from Wallace Events, your band, or DJ.

Real Review: The Venue Is Out Of A Dream

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Julianna & Cody

October 6th, 2018

There will never be enough words to describe how happy and satisfied we were with French’s Point (and Jessika & Nicole)! We found French’s Point in a magazine and just knew we had to set up a tour. From the second we walked into the venue we fell in love with it and couldn’t imagine getting married anywhere else. Jessika and Nicole were incredible to work with, they always made time to answer our questions, give us suggestions, and help turn our dream wedding into a reality. Nicole was our wedding coordinator and we cherished and valued the relationship – Nicole was attentive, polite, professional, accommodating, timely, and understanding.

We had both our rehearsal dinner and wedding at French’s Point. The venue is out of a dream – an exquisite estate right on the water. Our guests stayed at Beach Rose Farm House for the weekend, which was equally as beautiful. Our extended family members stayed at other houses located on or near the property, which was very convenient as everything was in walking distance once our guests arrived.

Our wedding day is one we want to relive over and over again, in large part because of the location. We are so happy we chose French’s Point – beautiful, timeless and classy. It is unlike any other wedding venue. Every guest was blown away by the sheer and unique beauty and we continue to receive compliments daily!

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Vendor Team:

Venue: French’s Point

Rehearsal Dinner Bar & Catering: Rita’s Catering

Bar & Catering: 111Maine

Rentals: Wallace Events

Photography: Patrick McNamara

Videography: Nick Eaton of Life in Focus

Officiant: Liam Anderson (Cody’s Friend)

Ceremony & Reception Music: Mike Davis

Hair & Makeup: The Blushing Bride  

Floral Design: Mother of the Groom

Transportation: Country Coach Charters

Other Overnight Accommodations: Belfast Harbor Inn, Yankee Clipper & Hersey Retreat Road Cottages

Patio Heaters: Grand Central Station

Real Review: Heaven. Just Heaven.

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Jessica & Zachary

Married on October 13th, 2018

Our October wedding at French’s Point was simply amazing. Back in the planning stages, we had plans to tour six or seven other venues, but we canceled all our other tours after we toured French’s Point because we knew we’d just seen something special and that it wouldn’t get any better.

We were right. Everything about the estate is amazing–the location, the view, the estate house itself. It’s warm, welcoming, and elegant. The staff is sweet, encouraging, communicative, and helpful. They provided us with suggestions and inspiration that made our day unique and fun.

“Everything about the estate is amazing–the location, the view, the estate house itself. It’s warm, welcoming, and elegant.” – Jessica

If you book the venue, you should also consider booking the adjacent farmhouse for your family and wedding party. It’s a quaint, cozy, and adorable place to stay, but it’s also incredibly handy to have the wedding party within walking distance of the venue. We were so happy we made the choice to book the farmhouse too!

I can’t thank Jessika and Nicole enough; they were amazing, and I get misty just thinking about what a wonderful day they helped us create. I loved everything about it! We even battled a little rain and couldn’t get married outside at the gazebo like we planned, but it didn’t for one second feel like a compromise to get married in the lovely estate. This place is just heaven!

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Jessica & Zachary’s Vendor Team:

Bar Services: Harvest Moon

Catering: Harvest Moon

Ceremony & Cocktail Music: Dionne Entertainment

Ceremony Venue: The Gazebo at French’s Point

Cocktail Hour Venue: The Cobblestone Terrace at French’s Point

Design & Styling: DIY

Dessert: The Front Porch Bakery

DJ Dinner & Dancing Entertainment: Dionne Entertainment

Event Planner: Nicole Dearing at French’s Point

Favors: Whoopi Pies

Floral Design: Flowers by Hoboken 

Hair & Makeup: Glow Salon

Officiant: Friend

Photo booth: DIY by Jessica’s Father

Photography: McCoy Photography & Artwork

Reception Venue: The Retreat House Dining Room at French’s Point

Rentals: Wallace Events

Videography: NA