Renting the Centre Furnace Mansion
The Centre Furnace Mansion is a unique place to host a private party, dinner or wedding reception. Facilities available for use at the Mansion include the Hearth Room (the lowest level), the gardens and grounds, a small modern kitchen, and two wheelchair-accessible restrooms.
Photograph by Single Exposure Photography
The Hearth Room can accommodate approximately 40 people for a sit down lunch or dinner. For larger affairs, people rent a tent and hold the function outside on the grounds, typically in the flat area by the sycamore tree, the gazebo and Margery & Rae's garden or over the parking lot.
The site offers several acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. There are extensive gardens at the Mansion filled with hundreds of varieties of perennials, lilacs and roses. The grounds around the Mansion can accommodate up to 150 people. Please visit the Gardens & Grounds section of the website for additional photographs and information.
For receptions, a caterer is typically contracted by the renter to provide linens, dishes, and utensils. Please make arrangements for them to visit the site in advance. Guests also arrange for rental of a tent and other equipment, such as chairs, tables and so on as needed.
Local groups and non-profit organizations may use the Mansion for a meeting space for a modest fee. There are approximately 40 folding chairs and several folding tables available for use.
*Wedding parties are welcome to contract with businesses of their choice.