About Benham's Grove

HISTORY TOUR
           

A 19th CENTURY FARMHOUSE COMPLEX NESTLED IN THE HEART OF CENTERVILLE.
BENHAM?S GROVE HAS SURVIVED AS AN OASYS AMID THIS MODERN SUBURBAN COMMUNITY.

Benham's Grove Facilities

bg gerberhouseThe Gerber House
The star attraction of the Benham's Grove complex, the Gerber House, features eight elegantly decorated rooms on two floors, a working fireplace, handicapped accessible restrooms and a kitchen equipped with refrigerator, microwave oven, sink, and warming oven. A large brick and limestone terrace on the back of the house provides space for outdoor entertaining. Perfect for: open house entertaining, wedding receptions, holiday parties, luncheons, seminars.

 

cottageThe Cottage
A unique facility, the Cottage is a stand alone, one-room meeting place. A working fireplace, numerous windows, an enclosed patio room and a small terrace give the Cottage a sunroom or lodge atmosphere perfect for smaller gatherings. Rental of the Cottage includes access to the kitchenette and restrooms located in the nearby Barn. Perfect for: bridal and baby showers, club and business meetings, card parties, small luncheons and dinner parties.

 

barnThe Barn
Events where a more rustic setting is desired will find the Barn ideal. The Barn offers 1,000 square feet of entertaining space on the first floor, plus a second story loft overlooking the ground floor. The fifty-four foot open-air brick Friends of Benham's Grove Plaza  enhances the rear entrance to the barn. A heated/air conditioned addition on the back of the Barn includes a kitchenette (refrigerator, microwave oven, and sink) and handicapped-accessible restrooms. (Please note that with the exception of this addition, the Barn is heated only). Perfect for class and family reunions, picnics, casual events, informal corporate retreats, holiday parties and training sessions.

The East Meeting Room
Weekdays, the East Meeting Room, located in the Gerber House, is available for individual rental. With this option, a smaller scale meeting or event can benefit from the elegant Victorian flavor of this spacious house while maintaining an intimate atmosphere.  Perfect for: club and business meetings, retreats, etc.


gazebocloseupThe Rotary Gazebo
The Victorian open air Gazebo/Bandstand is surrounded by landscaped gardens, brick walkways and a back drop of the wooded pond area. This eight sided, 24 foot in diameter structure will seat 30 and is wheel chair accessible. It provides an ideal setting for small concerts, entertainment and a variety of ceremonies.

 

 

groundsThe Grounds
The extensive grounds of Benham's Grove are tailor-made for outdoor recreation, picnicking and casual wandering and exploring. Accented by carefully designed landscaping, park benches, Plaza, Gazebo and a pond. This complex is crossed with brick and limestone walkways. The grounds of Benham's Grove bring the natural beauty and entertainment of the outdoors to your function.

 

bgplaza3Brick Plaza and Tent 
The newest addition to Benham?s Grove is the beautiful 40x80 tent over the brick plaza. Located in the South Field just west of the Rotary Gazebo, the Tent Plaza is the perfect location for those who desire to hold most of their event under one roof. It will accommodate up to 200 people in addition to an area for dancing and dj/band. The tent is provided by Benham?s Grove and can be used in combination with a Complex rental for an additional fee from April 16, through November 14. 

 

 

 

Directions

Benham's Grove is located on North Main Street (State Route 48) in the heart of Centerville.  It is easily accessed from I-675 by taking the Route 48 - Centerville exit and heading south on Route 48.

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Contact Us

Address:

166 North Main Street
Centerville, Ohio 45459
(937) 433-1913
(937) 433-7747 Fax

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