Covington Farm is a working horse farm located on 75 rolling green acres. The luscious pastures are lined with ancient, moss hung oaks. Situated on Buddy Lake and Lake Pasadena, the photo opportunities are endless. Peaceful and serene, Covington Farm is Old Florida at its finest. The Farm is located in Dade City, Florida, less than 10 minutes from major hotels. You will find Baptist, Methodist and Presbyterian churches on Church Avenue, a quaint brick paved street in downtown Dade city. The St. Leo Abbey is also about 10 minutes away, and other church denominations are nearby.
The oaks lining the lakeside provide an ethereal backdrop for the Ceremony Site. Antique entry doors open up to a paver lined aisle that leads to a wooden arbor. Wooden padded chairs are included.
After the ceremony, the numerous beautiful spots and panoramic views along the lake, under the oaks and in the hayfield on the hill, where the couple can take their first pictures as husband and wife. While the couple takes pictures, their guests can enjoy hors d’oeuvres in the Pole Barn. An antique bar is provided. Wooden spools, antique church pews are provided and bistro sets are included. A fire pit is located behind the Pole Barn. There is a heated/air-conditioned restroom located in the Pole Barn (handicap accessible), so guests do not go inside and see the reception area until the “Big Reveal”.
Once photos are concluded, guests will be escorted to the front of the “Hay Barn”. The huge barn doors will be opened and your guests will be wowed by the elegant reception area. The Hay barn doors will be opened and your guests will be wowed by the elegant reception area. The Hay Barn is fully air conditioned and heated. Chandeliers are hung down the center aisle from exposed rafters. Bistro lights are hung on each side of the interior lean-to, illuminating the seating area. The Barn has a custom rustic shabby chic bar, as well as an industrial bar. An oversized antique white farm table is provided along with many other antiques. Farm tables and Xback chairs are included.