Hempstead House/Sands Point Preserve
127 Middle Neck Rd, Sands Point, NY 11050
Hempstead House/Sands Point Preserve is a historic mansion located on the Gold Coast of Long Island, New York. The property was originally built for Howard Gould, the son of financier Jay Gould, in the early 1900s. The mansion has since been restored and preserved, and today it serves as a popular wedding venue for couples looking to tie the knot in a beautiful and historic setting.
The outdoor space at Hempstead House/Sands Point Preserve is simply breathtaking - truly a hidden gem in Middle Neck. The property features stunning gardens, winding paths, and sweeping views of the Long Island Sound. The Great Lawn is a popular spot for wedding ceremonies, with its perfectly manicured green grass and water views in the background. The rose garden is another beautiful outdoor location, with its lush greenery and colorful blooms. The surrounding woods offer a secluded and romantic setting for couples looking for a more intimate ceremony.
The indoor space at Hempstead House/Sands Point Preserve is equally as stunning. The mansion boasts opulent interiors with ornate moldings, intricate woodwork, and stunning chandeliers. The grand ballroom is the centerpiece of the mansion, with its high ceilings and grandeur fit for a fairytale wedding. The solarium is another beautiful indoor location, with its floor-to-ceiling windows and stunning views of the grounds.
As a wedding photographer, I have found that the natural light that pours into the indoor spaces at Hempstead House/Sands Point Preserve is simply magical. It's really nice to find a venue with such abundant directional light indoors - that's not common! The outdoor spaces also offer a wealth of opportunities for unique and creative photos, with the surrounding gardens and water views providing the perfect backdrop.
One of the reasons that I love shooting weddings at Hempstead House/Sands Point Preserve is that it offers so many unique and diverse photo opportunities. The property features a wide variety of locations that are perfect for capturing different aspects of the wedding day. From the lush gardens to the grand ballroom, there is no shortage of stunning spots for photos.
As a photographer, I understand how important it is to capture the unique personalities and special moments of each couple on their wedding day. At Hempstead House/Sands Point Preserve, there are endless possibilities for creating personalized and intimate photos that truly capture the essence of the couple and their love for one another.
In conclusion, Hempstead House/Sands Point Preserve is an absolutely fantastic wedding venue that offers a wealth of opportunities for beautiful and romantic photos. The combination of the historic mansion, stunning gardens, and sweeping water views create the perfect setting for a fairytale wedding. As a wedding photographer, I have found that this venue is a dream to shoot at, with its beautiful natural light and diverse photo opportunities. If you are looking for a wedding venue that is both beautiful and historic, Hempstead House/Sands Point Preserve is definitely worth considering. And if you choose this venue for your wedding day, I would be honored to be your photographer and help you capture all of the special moments and memories that will last a lifetime.