Located about one hour from St. Louis, Mount Hope Barn is a beautifully restored and renovated barn originally built in the 1860’s. The barn sits above a quaint pond stocked with gold carp. The venue has a one-of-a-kind stone cellar perfect for cocktail hour and multiple areas for the wedding ceremony including a cathedral hay loft with restored oak pews, second story loft and outside lawn all situated on a secluded 250 acres in beautiful Calhoun County IL. Mount Hope Barn has on site bathroom/changing facilities, guest cottage, and is located just 2 miles from lodging. The venue can seat up to 350 guests for a wedding and reception.