Located on 50 bucolic acres, the campus of Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart is home to some of the most beautiful facilities and spaces to rent offered in Princeton, NJ. Princeton Academy is proud to own the former residence of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas S. Dignan, an iconic historical property designed by Princeton's first preservation architect Rolf Bauhan. The stone mansion is known in Princeton as the Manor House and has been the venue for some of the most gorgeous celebrations including: weddings, bridal or baby showers, graduation, anniversary and birthday parties. The Manor House gardens are also a picturesque setting for outdoor ceremonies and can be tented, to enhance the flow of your event. In addition to the Manor House (referred to on campus as Kalkus House in honor of the school's founding headmaster), Princeton Academy makes its facilities available to private and public not for profit community groups for gatherings of all sizes. Event planners may choose from a number of spaces to host meetings, conferences, fundraising events, camps or sporting events. For more information on spaces, we invite you to contact Princeton Academy to discuss your event with our facilities team.
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Manor House Rental FAQs
What is the maximum capacity for the house?
Maximum capacity for the Manor House is 175 guests for cocktails indoors. The house capacity is 70 people for a seated dinner. Tented events in the courtyard can accommodate 100-300 people.
What does it cost to rent the Manor House?
Contact Jennifer Hewins, Events Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org for a custom quote. The rental fee includes exclusive use of the property, set-up times the day before, and a staff member to help coordinate venue-related planning details.
Can I come see the Manor House?
Absolutely! Appointments must be made in advance. Unscheduled visits are not permitted.
What is the history of Manor House?
The Manor House has a wonderful history dating back to 1930. Please click here to learn more.
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