Information on Sayen House & Gardens

Thank you for your interest in Sayen House and Gardens.  The house and gardens are located in Hamilton Square, New Jersey near Nottingham Fire Company.

Surrounded in the springtime by more than 250,000 azaleas, rhododendrons and other flowers, this historic treasure is highly desired for wedding receptions, bridal showers, parties and meetings.  The nearby ponds, bridges and gazebos make the grounds an ideal location for wedding photography and outside ceremonies, which may be arranged with special permission.

Fees for Rental of the Sayen House are as follows:

Weddings: Hamilton Township Residents: $550 and Non-Residents $1,000 (proof required) for a 4-hour rental, plus one hour in the Temple Gardens for Ceremony/Photos.
Showers: Hamilton Township Residents: $400 and Non-Residents $450 (proof required) for a 4 hour rental.
All Other Events: Township Residents $450 and Non-Residents $550 (proof required) for a 4-hour rental.
Payment:  Payment in full is required in order to reserve the house for any event.
Rental Fee Includes: Use of tables (Seats 6), chairs, basic white linens, choice of color napkins and hurricane lamps, (you provide 3 x 6 pillar candle), all dinnerware for your event. (Inside the House).

Wedding Photography & Ceremony Fees Only:

Ceremonies/Photos:  Hamilton Township Residents $125 and Non-Residents $200 for 
1-hour use.  
Wedding Photos Only:  Hamilton Township Residents $100 and Non-Residents $150 for 
1-hour use.  Please inform Program Coordinator of the location for your photos.
Wedding ceremonies can take place in either the White Gazebo (near corner of Nottingham Fire Company) or the Brown Gazebo (located within gardens).
Temple Gardens (located directly in back of the house) is reserved for those renting the house for events.  

How to obtain a Ceremony or Photo Permit:

Personal checks or money orders should be made payable to the Township of Hamilton and mailed to: Sayen House, 155 Hughes Drive, Hamilton, NJ 08690
Please indicate the date, time and location of your ceremony or photos.
Before mailing your check, please confirm the availability for your ceremony or photos by contacting the Program Coordinator at (609) 890-3874.
Once your check is received, your permit will be mailed out to you. Please bring it with you on the date you are scheduled at the Sayen Gardens.