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Indiana’s most expensive old house listing! House and event venue on 9 acres. $2,600,000

December 30, 2022

Welcome to Indiana’s most expensive old house listing! The Homestead includes a house and a large event venue business. The home was built in 1860. It is located on 9.50 acres in New Carlisle, Indiana. The chairs, tables and event venue equipment is included in the sale of this property. The main house has four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,516 square feet. The event venue includes the main barn with 5,800 square feet and can accommodate 225 guests. $2,600,000

Contact Nate Paulus with The Home Source Group: 574-276-6533

From the Zillow listing:


The view from the office doesn’t get much better than this. If you’re looking for a turnkey business opportunity, this established wedding venue on a 10-acre homestead in New Carlisle provides the perfect mix of proven success and untapped potential. Utilized as a highly successful, all-inclusive event venue, the beautifully renovated historic barn and adjacent buildings offer a charming atmosphere perfectly suited to accommodate gatherings of all sizes, from intimate weddings to large corporate events. Along with the business is a fully renovated farmhouse with four bedrooms, three baths, and 2,516 square feet of living space. This home could be used as a primary residence, offering an easy commute across the yard, or as a vacation rental and supplementary source of income business. The sale of the event venue includes all physical property, including chairs, tables, and decor, to seamlessly and immediately start the business under new ownership. Conveniently located and accessible from I-94 and 80/90 Tollway, this event venue and farmhouse are only 90 minutes from Chicago, 20 minutes from South Bend, 30 minutes from Notre Dame, and 25 minutes from the shores of Lake Michigan. The Event Venue includes the Main Barn, offering 5,800 square feet of pristine event space with main level and loft seating to accommodate up to 225 guests. The high-level wooden rafters, wagon-wheel chandeliers, and string lights give it an upscale, rustic feel and provide the perfect backdrop for the big day. The bar area includes a 14-foot hand-crafted wooden bar, and an indoor/outdoor sound system provides music throughout the venue grounds. An expansive back porch with wooden rocking chairs offers a relaxing space for guests to unwind and enjoy the incredible views of the property. A separate Welcome Center, known as the Granary, provides a beautifully decorated area for gifts and cards and a popular photo spot. The Ceremony Site offers a beautifully landscaped garden with a brick walkway, roses, pergola, and cross, along with an outdoor sound system with a microphone and white wedding chairs. The wedding party utilizes the Corn Crib building adjacent to the ceremony site as a staging area before walking down the aisle. This building provides a gathering spot for guests with its proximity to the fire pit and custom tables and chairs. It’s a perfect place for a S’mores Bar or photo booth station. Before the wedding, the Bridal Party can utilize the Bridal Suite, a separate building with rooms to accommodate both the Bride and Groom and their attendants with air conditioning and a make-up and dressing area. In addition to the buildings that make this site ideally suited for hosting, guests will love the event grounds with a fire pit, gazebo, string lights, yard games, ample outdoor seating, and a lighted parking lot with 150 spaces, including handicapped parking. Enjoy your morning cup of coffee from the front porch of the exquisitely renovated farmhouse with expansive views of the 10-acre homestead. Tastefully decorated with neutral colors and hardwood flooring, the previous owners completely updated this historic home to fit the needs of modernity while preserving its charm to reflect the beauty of the surrounding property. The large bedrooms and living spaces provide ample space for family and friends or a perfect retreat location for rest and relaxation.



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