289 Pequest Road, Andover, NJ
Crossed Keys Estate is a scenic wedding venue situated one hour outside of New York City in Andover, NJ. This lush property is nestled on 20 acres of gardens, meadows, and old buildings that pay homage to its storied past. The estate house and stone cottage were originally built in the 1790s and now serve as retro backdrops for wedding portraits. Now featuring a new, state-of-the-art farmhouse, this venue perfectly blends quaint historic chairs with modern elegance and convenience. Crossed Keys Estate hosts weddings for 100 guests or more. Coming in 2023 is the Conservatory, a beautiful glass-enclosed building, another new addition which will host cocktail hour! At Crossed Keys Estate you and your partner host your ceremony in a beautiful English garden surrounded by stone walls and leafy trees. Over this garden is a Juliet balcony, where you can toss the bouquet or take photographs with loved ones. Other seasonal gardens with hydrangeas and lilacs are also available for your exchange of vows. After tying the knot, you can wander over the verdant lawns to the white farmhouse for your reception dinner. This breathtaking building features a cavernous interior with vaulted ceilings, a wall of windows, exposed beams, and circular chandeliers that glitter from above. In addition, get-ready suites appointed with chic furnishings are provided for preparing with the wedding party. Crossed Keys Estate is family-owned and operated by the Rodriguez family, who strive to nurture a relaxing and stress-free environment for all couples. Since they purchased the estate in 1999 they have hosted more than 600 weddings on the property. Along with tables, chairs, glassware, china, and décor, rental of the facility also comes with a fire pit, a tree swing, and lawn games. In order to create a comprehensive experience, the venue even offers full-service gourmet catering and in-house floral arrangements from their experienced florist.