Common Grounds - Vinton

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Serving Southeastern Ohio and Northern West Va, Common Grounds, a restored piece of late 1800s Americana, is a wedding, special event and meeting facility nestled in the beautiful hills of southeastern Ohio in Vinton (Gallia County) Ohio 45686. It is an easy two hour drive from Columbus or Cincinnati and about an hour drive from Huntington or Charleston. Common Grounds is unique in its offering of meeting and event spaces indoors and outside, overnight accommodations for your family and friends, and lawn spaces for special event facilities such as tents. Attractive pricing

Meeting Spaces:
The Common Grounds Chapel: bench seating for over 140 people, with a fellowship hall in the back. The Guest House: comfortable spaces for meetings, event preparations, and relaxing receptions in five rooms downstairs plus a large screened in porch. The Cafe seats 40 in three connected rooms plus more on two porches. The Pavilion seats about 50 for dancing, buffets, and seated dining. Each of the cottages also has space for small meetings.

The Grounds:
The Large Lawn can hold a 40 foot x 120 foot tent. The Rock Wall garden is a perfect place for an outdoor wedding ceremony. Cafe West Lawn, a great place for outside activities associated with the Cafe or the Play Area.

Six Cottages:
The Guest House: three bedrooms with 4 twin beds and 2 double beds plus a large full bathroom and a laundry. Blue Birds Bungalow: two bedrooms with 2 twin beds and 1 double, one bathroom, lounge area, kitchen, dining area, and laundry. Robins Nest: three bedrooms (5 twin beds and 1 double bed), one bathroom, laundry, kitchen, eating area, and lounge area. Doves Cottage: kitchen, dining/lounge area, bathroom, two bedrooms (2 twin beds and 2 double beds), and a laundry. Wrens Hide Away: kitchen, dining/lounge area, laundry, bathroom, and two bedrooms (2 twin beds and 1 double bed). Owls Loft provides three bedrooms (4 twin beds, 1 double bed), one bathroom, and a laundry.
Common Grounds has received approximately 298 profile views in the last three months.
Event Space / Capacity         Seated     Standing  
All Common Grounds Facilities   180-220     220-260  
Common Grounds North Campus   40-40     60-60  
Common Grounds South Campus   140-180     160-200  
Venue Details
Price Point        $$$$ (average)
Location Type        Residence / Mansion / Estate
Event Types        Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception, Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Banquet / Dinner, Private Party, Corporate Event, PR / Marketing Event, Meeting, Conference, Lecture / Speaker, Retreat, Filming / Photo Shoot
Location Character        Creative, Garden Setting, Kid / Family Oriented, Relaxed, Rural
Catering        Bring Your Own
Catering Details       
Kitchen Facilities        Fully Equipped
Views        Courtyard, Garden/Park, Hills, Trees/Forest
Wedding Amenities        Bride's Dressing Area, Groom's Dressing Area
Outdoor Amenities        Lighting, Cooking Facilities
Equipment/Services        CD Player, DVD Player, Internet (Wireless), Microphone, Overhead Projector, Podium, Sound System, Television, Projection Screen
Smoking        Allowed in designated areas
Tables & Chairs        Some Provided
Linens, Silver, etc.        Some Provided
Parking        Free Onsite Lot
Accommodations        Available
Amplified Music        Allowed Inside, Allowed Outside, Some Restrictions
Alcohol        Bring Your Own
Cleanup        Renter
Insurance        May Be Required
Staffing Requirements        Renter sets up and puts trash in cans. Detailed cleaning by Common Grounds Staff.
Other Details       
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  Common Grounds
53 Main Street
Vinton, OH 45686

Map Address
Lee Bauman
(740) 645-8536 tel
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Event Types
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Wedding Rehearsal Dinner
Banquet / Dinner
Private Party
Corporate Event
PR / Marketing Event
Lecture / Speaker
Filming / Photo Shoot


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June 16th, 2015 - 4:43am | Report Abuse

You really have to see this venue! Great location for any of your life's events. Perfect for wedding. Guest houses on site. Beautiful.


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