Event Organizers, Guide, Inspiration

15 Idyllic Spring Escapes

Escape the busy city and slow things down with a classic country retreat. Take a look at these charming, idyllic houses with plenty of outdoor space to gather together, relax, and enjoy the outdoors.

 

1. Historic 1740’s Farmhouse Upstate 

Location: Hudson Valley, NY

Guests: 20 – 150

Price: from $250/hr

Built in the 1740’s, this historic farmhouse sits on 5 acres of property with 2 living rooms, one fireplace, 5 guest rooms & 4 bathrooms. This cozy cottage can fit up to 20 people and the outdoor space can accommodate a party as large as 150.

 

2. Beautiful Hudson River Valley Farm

Location: Hudson Valley, NY

Guests: 400

Price: from $750/hr

This beautiful farmhouse sits on the rolling hills of the Hudson River Valley. To complete the majestic views, the property is complete with barns, an english greenhouse, vibrant gardens, and orchards.

 

 

3. A Mountain Getaway

Location: Woodridge, NY

Guests: 150

Price: from $156/hr

The 12 acre property does not only have 3 fully equipped guest houses, but also has non-traditional spaces such as a 30 foot geodesic dome, a vintage airstream trailer and an outdoor kitchen, shower, and outdoor covered seating area, so you can make your retreat truly unique.

 

 

4. Breathtaking Outdoor Grounds

Location: Ridgefield, CT

Guests: 250

Price: $1000/hr

Treat your guests to this incredible private estate, equipped with an outdoor pool, pool house, terraces, lakes, and tennis court  30 idyllic, pastoral acres and a shingle style house. Breathtaking 180 degree views from almost every window of the expansive grounds, distant apple orchard and 2 large ponds.

 

 

5. The Floating Farmhouse

Location: Catskills, NY

Guests: 135

Price: from $435/hr

A mix of modern architecture and old-world charm makes the Floating Farmhouse, an 1820 Catskills manor home an inspired destination. A cathedral-like kitchen features polished concrete floors, a wood-fired pizza oven, and a two-story wall of skyscraper glass framing views of the brook, gazebo, sweeping lawns, apple trees, and barn.

 

 

6. Wind and Water 

Location: Pawling, NY

Guests: 10

Price: from $145/hr

This architect designed country home that takes advantage of light and water. Spacious and open, this house is allows you and your family to truly getaway and enjoy the outdoors.

 

 

7. Historic 5 Acre Hillside Estate

Location: Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles

Guests: 1500

Price: from $420/hr

The five-acre estate features an expansive lawn, heated pool, terraced gardens filled with exotic plants, a rock waterfall, a natural-spring pond, and romantic gazebos with canyon vistas.

 

 

8. Hollywood Hills Sanctuary

Location: Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles

Guests: 40

Price: from $405/hr

Beautiful bamboo and architectural desert landscaping provide privacy and a relaxing serene atmosphere in the midst of a lively city.

 

 

9. Renovated Historic Church for Events

Location: Highland Park, Los Angeles

Guests: 300

Price: from $460/hr

Originally built in 1895 in the historic area of Garvanza, and now completely renovated, this gorgeous Church is an ideal location for a team brunch.

 

 

10. Join Us for the Best In Country Living

Location: The Redlands, FL

Guests: 250

Price: from $600/hr

With 5,000 sq. ft. tiki hut; a Koi pond; and Italian-inspired gazebo with marble floor; state of the art tennis, basketball and volley-ball court; small soccer field; children’s jungle gym and play area with trampoline, this venue is a kid friendly haven.

 

 

11. Great Party Space in Fort Lauderdale

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Guests: 250

Price: from $100/hr

This spacious backyard and cozy house is perfect for an intimate retreat. With a a home automation system, guests can control the lights and music for the ultimate party setting.

 

 

12. Colonial Style Farmhouse

Location: Miami, FL

Guests: 300

Price: from $600/hr

Located in Horse country, Miami, this colonial-style farmhouse, sitting on 5 acre, gives the feeling of escaping the city without having to go too far.

 

 

13. Historic Farmhouse

 

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Guests: 20

Price: from $230/hr

Organic 166 acre farm overlooking Tomales Bay. Historic, charming, relaxing and absolutely stunning. With a fully equipped kitchen, make your family feel home away from home.

 

14. Mid-Century Modern Dwelling

Location: San Miguel, CA

Guests: 30

Price: from $250/hr

This newly restored Mid-Century Modern Eichler home in the SF East Bay, featured in Dwell and Apartment Therapy, makes a great spot for a modern and chic spring escape. With its open floor-plan and indoor-outdoor feel, it is the ideal spot to host brunch and outdoor activities.

 

 

15. Boutique Napa Resort 

Location: Napa Valley, CA

Guests: 250

Price: from $2875/hr

This gorgeous fully renovated barn with incredible outdoor patios can host a large party in the whimsical Napa Valley. Wow your guests with its charming feel and pool overlooking the rollings hills.