Experience the Event of Your Dreams

the perfect place, an environment where you can relax and just enjoy the moment… the wedding… the reunion… the getaway… and the friends & family who came with it.

About Benedict Haid Farm

Benedict Haid Farm is a picturesque 650 acre ridge-top estate just 21 miles (35 minutes) from Charleston, West Virginia. Since 1986 it has been the favored location of hundreds of very special & unique Weddings, Family Reunions, Vacations, & Retreats. The Farm consists of the Haid House and the Black Bear Lodge.

The Haid House:
A large 1860’s hand-hewn log home.It has two bedrooms along with a sun room with full size sleeper, 1 1/2 baths, and a living room and dining room, each with a wood burning fireplace. Gas, heat, A/C and modern conveniences keep your stay comfortable. A huge, heated, attached deck with hot tub, grill and outside fireplace help you entertain and relax.

The Black Bear Lodge:
A highest quality, reassembled civil war era, three bedroom and three bath house. It is located on a hilltop over-looking the Haid House, with a front porch that provides a panoramic view. The Black Bear is for lodging only – no groups or parties here.

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Our Rental Prices

Haid House Rates

Weekend Rates
(Click Here For Full Rates)

For two nights: 4:00 P.M. Friday to noon Sunday. Price is total charge, not daily.

Large Wedding/Reunion

$1,300
  • Maximum of 250 people (6 people overnight in Haid House)
  • Refundable damage/dirty house deposit of $300.00 required
  • See Policies and Rental Information sheet for specifics on confirmation,
    payment and cancellation
  • ANY WEDDING HAVING A TENT IS CONSIDERED A LARGE WEDDING
  • We provide the venue. You arrange for catering, tents, chairs, other
    vendors of your choice

Small Wedding/Reunion

$1,500
  • Maximum of 50 people (6 people overnight in Haid House)
  • Refundable damage/dirty house deposit of $200.00 required
  • See Policies and Rental Information sheet for specifics on confirmation,
    payment and cancellation
  • ANY WEDDING HAVING A TENT IS CONSIDERED A LARGE WEDDING
  • We provide all the chairs and tables you will need for the small wedding (50 or less)

Barn Option (NEW FOR 2018)

$700
  • Available when if you rent the Haid House for your large or small wedding.
    Beautiful, historic Civil War era barn
  • No additional security deposit
  • Barn is 30’ by 50’ with additional outside seating area
  • Tables and chairs for 120 people plus colorful LED event lighting provided.

Getaway for two - no visitors, 1-2 nights

$300
  • 1 or 2 nights same charge
  • Refundable damage/dirty house deposit of $100.00 required
  • Only available less than 90 days in advance
  • $400.00 must be prepaid in full to confirm
  • $100.00 cancellation penalty would apply
  • Additional available days $100.00 each

Black Bear Rates

Weekend Rates
(Click Here For Full Rates)

For two nights: 4:00 P.M. Friday to noon Sunday. Price is total charge, not daily.

Small groups - two nights - no visitors

$600
  • Maximum of six (6) people, no visitors or parties
  • Refundable damage/dirty house deposit of $100.00 required unless
    booked with Haid House
  • Only available less than 90 days in advance unless booked with Haid
    House
  • $700.00 must be prepaid in full to confirm
  • $200.00 cancellation penalty if cancelled in writing more than 60 days
    ahead, otherwise $200.00 refunded
  • Additional days $100.00 each

Getaway for two - no visitors, 1-2 nights

$300
  • 1 or 2 nights same total charge
  • Refundable damage/dirty house deposit of $100.00 required
  • Only available less than 90 days in advance
  • $400.00 must be prepaid to confirm
  • No cancellation penalty
  • Additional available weekdays $100.00 each

Our Gallery

Take a look around our property. We have a “wedding arbor” that is very popular. It includes a stage where the wedding can take place or where bands can play. A memorable and picturesque lake. Hike along paths and spend time in nature.