Chateau Vie is a farmyard wedding venue in Walnut Cove, North Carolina. Over 70 years old, this historic French colonial estate offers couples antique charm with contemporary amenities. Featuring a serene lake, romantic pavilion, and modern, elegant interior, Chateau Vie is a superb venue for those seeking a sophisticated wedding.
Facilities and Capacity
This expansive property has a range of facilities for couples to hold a classic ceremony and reception. To begin, the happy couple can relax with the wedding party in the Bridal Cottage or Groom’s Den. Each of these spaces offers excellent amenities for their comfort and convenience, including dressing areas, kitchen facilities, and showers. The bridal party can appreciate opulent chandeliers and hardwood floors, while the Groom’s Den features rustic wood paneling, bar stools, and a foosball table. Couples can exchange vows in a romantic courtyard centered around a large handcrafted fountain. Mature magnolia trees create an intimate enclosed setting, while carefully landscaped gardens provide a breathtaking view. The farmyard estate boasts further opportunities for a romantic outdoor wedding, including a fairytale forest venue and a picturesque lakeside area. After the ceremony, the newlyweds can then lead their guests to the pavilion. Designed to host grand celebrations, the space accommodates up to 200 guests with the use of the adjoining lawn. Adorned with multiple chandeliers, the room becomes a truly magical space at night for couples to share their first dance.
Chateau Vie offers all-inclusive packages for couples who decide to have their wedding in the estate. This includes the use of the property from 10am until midnight, event staffing, day-of coordination services, catering, furnishings, and more. The venue allows outside vendors so couples can arrange a musician to play their favorite song or accompany their first dance. Guests can celebrate into the evening while feasting on decadent cuisine, with the option of setting up both DJ and buffet tables. The professional planning staff at the venue can also arrange flowers, music, and a cake to help make building your vision as easy as possible.
The wedding experts at Chateau Vie will assist couples in choosing a menu. Depending on their chosen wedding package, this can include a number of meat choices, appetizers, fresh garden salads, and various beverages. They can organize a buffet, full-plated service, food stations, desserts, and more. Their dedicated staff aims to delight your guests with delicious and memorable cuisine.
Built in the late 1940s, this scenic farmyard estate was originally maintained to produce tobacco. The property was initially a 200-acre estate owned by the Marshall family. It remained in the family for over fifty years, eventually being repurposed as a wedding venue after its purchase in 2018.
8 Reviews for Chateau Vie
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Andi G. · Married on 10/25/2020
Awesome time all around
Venue staff was amazing in helping coordinate and organize the day of! They helped make all the little details really shine and the professionalism was off the charts. We had a blast and would definatrly choose chateau vie again.Sent on 10/26/2020
Chateau Vie's reply:Andi thanks so much! We enjoyed so much hosting you and Jacob's wedding here, it was a great time for sure.
Cassandra O. · Married on 09/04/2020
Mary & Tyler went above and beyond to help with the planning. The staff they have at the venue were AMAZING!! I would highly recommend Chateau Vie to anyone looking for a nice outdoor venue!!Sent on 10/02/2020
Chateau Vie's reply:Cassandra! We were so happy to host your wedding here. You were awesome to work with from the beginning.
Darlene L. · Married on 11/03/2019
The absolute best place to get married. The owners, Mary and Tyler, made planning a wedding easy and stress free. They work with you every step of the way and make your day perfect. The staff is amazing and always go above and beyond to make your day exactly how you envision it. I couldn’t have asked for a better place or people to make my nephew’s wedding day simply amazing!!Sent on 11/04/2019
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