If so, we might have found a place for you that is truly vintage. The River Farm is an historic home built in the 1800′s and conveniently close to the Washington DC metro area. River Farm rests on twenty-five acres of gardens and forest overlooking the Potomac River which is located five miles south of Old Town Alexandria. And also River Farm serves as the headquarters of the American Horticultural Society. They have been selected Best Wedding Vendor for 2011 by Bride and Groom Magazine. The manor-style house, formal and informal gardens, and sprawling lawns offer endless options for your creativity in planning a perfect wedding.