The engagement was fairytale perfect and now it is time to plan the most exciting day of your lives, your wedding day! Your dream wedding is elegant, stylish, and incorporates southern historical charm and character. Your perfect North Carolina wedding begins with choosing the perfect wedding venue. Rich with history and North Carolina charm, The Duke Mansion is the perfect setting to celebrate the first day of the rest of your lives together.
Rich In North Carolina History and Charm
The Duke Mansion appeals to brides and couples from all over due to its historical significance and charm. The colonial mansion is over a century old and was once owned by the famous James Buchanan Duke. It is proudly listed on the National Register of Historic Places and now serves as a nonprofit. All of the proceeds are put back into the preservation of this stunning home.
The Duke Mansion accommodates a maximum of 150 wedding guests and 20 guest rooms for two nights. In order to secure the mansion for your dream wedding, an initial deposit is required with two additional payments due before your wedding date. For the duration of your wedding, you will enjoy complete privacy, as no other guests will be staying on the grounds. They offer a variety of options when it comes to the location of your ceremony, reception. foods, beverages, and activities.
Indoor or Outdoor Ceremony?
Couples will appreciate the versatility that The Duke Mansion has to offer. If an outdoor ceremony speaks to you, the Barnhardt Terrace or McGuire Lawn will not disappoint. You and your guests will be astounded by the lush, beautiful, and perfectly manicured gardens as well as the breathtaking pergola and brick paving.
If an indoor wedding is your dream, the first floor of the architecturally stunning mansion offers the perfect setting for your “I dos” in front of all of your family and friends.
A Reception to Remember
There are several indoor and outdoor options when it comes to your wedding reception. Your options are based on personal preference, weather, and time of year. When you choose the Duke Mansion as your dream wedding venue, there’s no need to search for an outside caterer for your big day. The executive chef and second-to-none culinary team provide the food and beverages for your reception. Choose from their menu of sophisticated culinary cuisine that is sure to please your guests’ tastebuds.
Timeless Photos to Last a Lifetime
Your big day goes by so fast and there’s so much excitement, that you want to make sure that you catch the feeling, and atmosphere of the day through pictures. You will want to relive your memorable wedding day for years to come. The Nisbet Garden is just one area of the grounds that offers the perfect backdrop for elegant, fresh, and fun pictures. There are countless opportunities to capture who you are as a couple and make memories that are sure to last a lifetime.
The Duke Mansion weddings offer convenient accommodations for you and your guests. There are a total of 20 luxurious overnight rooms available for your guests, complete with modern conveniences. You and your guests will enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, full-service breakfast, and access to 4.5 acres of beautiful grounds and gardens. There’s no doubt you and your guests will feel as if they are in paradise.
In His Image Photography
After choosing the perfect wedding venue, selecting the perfect wedding photographer is your absolute next step. I understand the importance of telling the story of your wedding and love through pictures. Throughout your big day, this is exactly what I will be doing. I capture the easy to miss moments that portray the excitement, authenticity, and beauty of your big day. Contact me today to obtain availability and wedding photography pricing information for your big day!