About Belle Grove Plantation
The Belle Grove Plantation is a historic mansion in the greater Washington, D.C. area where couples can host their wedding with a touch of southern charm. This venue offers a glamorous country location for a couple’s wedding with the exquisite manor house and proximity to the Rappahannock River. Couples will find this venue in Northern Virginia, roughly one hour outside of Richmond, Virginia and 90 minutes from downtown Washington, D.C.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples can invite up to 250 guests to their wedding at the Belle Grove Plantation. Ceremonies can take place on the venue’s scenic front lawn. This space, with the house behind the guests’ chairs, overlooks the glistening Rappahannock River and distant mountains. Receptions are more versatile at this mansion. Larger groups are invited to use a tent on the lawn of the venue in order to comfortably accommodate all of their guests. Smaller wedding receptions can take place inside the mansion itself. This grand mansion features a white facade with two sweeping wings, black shutters, and brick accents. The front, facing the river, has a second-story balcony overlooking the property, where couples can take memorable and magical wedding portraits, or stage their first look. Surrounded by farmland and river waters, this venue is private, a relaxing destination getaway for a couple’s wedding event.
The helpful staff at this venue offers accommodating event services for both couples and guests on the day of the wedding. These services include:
- Bridal suite
- Event planning
- Event rentals
This enormous manor house offers four master suites in which couples or their guests can spend the night. Each suite offers a luxurious private bath, views of the river and plantation, and ornate antique furniture pieces. The rooms are named and designed after families that occupied the house throughout history, with accurate period furniture placed in the respective rooms. The time periods of the four rooms are 1720, 1830, 1860, and 1885.
In addition to their ceremony and reception, couples can also host a bridal shower or engagement party at this venue. For any occasion, couples will find event items for their big day that include:
- Dance floor
This mansion on the Belle Grove Plantation was built in 1791. It is the birthplace of President James Madison, adding to the historic allure of the property. This massive plantation spans 600 acres of land.
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