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Reception
$12,500 starting price
Ceremony
$500 starting price
Bar
$35 starting price
Reception
$12,500 starting price
Ceremony
$500 starting price
Bar
$35 starting price

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On WeddingWire since 2012

Chimney Pond Farm is a picturesque wedding venue located in Glenville, North Carolina. With a beautiful view, on-site lodging, and a newly renovated reception space, what more could you ask for in your mountain wedding venue?

How do we do it, and how do we make this happen:

  • Package includes Venue Coordination Team.
  • We can customize your package with the upgrades we have available.
  • You can choose all your own vendors, but we also have lists of pre-approved caterers and other vendors for you to use as well. This allows for flexibility and makes your unique vision come to life!
  • Package also includes:
    • Getting ready spaces for both sides of the wedding party.
    • Ceremony site with white padded chairs and decorations of your choice.
    • Reception space with tables and chairs and decorations of your choice.
    • Staffed golf carts to transport guests before and after the ceremony.
  • Working with destination couples is something we consider ourselves experts in! We offer:
    • Initial consult/mini-planning meeting for all couples.
    • Our team is available via email and phone to answer questions throughout the planning process.
    • We enjoy connecting you with local and trusted vendors and ensuring you have the tools and resources you need to plan your dream wedding! Tell us what you are looking for, and we can refer you to someone who can offer that service.
    • We try to make it easier for you and include some basic things at no additional charge so you do not have to bring them, make them, or rent them (easels, table number choices, variety of signs, baskets, and more.
    • Each couple has a final planning meeting (8-10 weeks before the wedding day) with a team member.
    • We have on-site lodging for up to 22 guests. This is great for wedding parties and families!
    • Rain plans are available at no additional cost.

Did we mention that we are pet-friendly? If you want your fur baby to be a part of your day, let us know, and we can make it happen!

Call or message us today to see if Chimney Pond Farm is the perfect fit for you!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$12,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$12,500

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Parking
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$35

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine
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4.9 out of 5 rating
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2023 Winner
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Caitlin J. Married on 10/06/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Nicole & the entire team at Sawyer Family Farmstead are absolutely INCREDIBLE!

Nicole & the entire team at Sawyer Family Farmstead are absolutely INCREDIBLE! I seriously can not recommend them highly enough. I planned my wedding from across the country (which I assumed would be really stressful) and Nicole made it a piece of cake. We had regularly scheduled calls throughout the entire process, and she was always able to answer my questions right away which put me at ease. We ended up loving every local vendor that she recommended we use, and she was always professional and efficient when working with them. Nicole took the time to meet with us for multiple site walks whenever we were in town visiting, and always listened to any feedback I had. The day of the wedding could not have gone more perfect and that was all thanks to Nicole's planning skills! All of the staff at Sawyer Family Farmstead are so accommodating and friendly & it was such a wonderful experience working with them!!
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Ginny S. Married on 09/16/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Couldn鈥檛 have asked for a better venue/planner

We couldn鈥檛 have asked for a better experience with a venue. Working with Raquel (who鈥檚 services come with the venue) was fantastic and even our wedding party members remarked on how kind she was as well as how good she seems at her job as a planner. We booked the venue and then it changed ownership about halfway through our engagement. We were a little worried at first, but were quickly put at ease as the planning continued smoothly. Raquel was extremely responsive and was able to answer all of our questions. She helped us come up with ways to incorporate things into our wedding smoothly (s鈥檓ores by the fire and lemonade and games during the cocktail hour for example). Our entire wedding weekend was absolutely beautiful at the venue and the houses (which you can book) were well cleaned and ready to go for us. The rehearsal process was also smooth. While the venue may seem pricey, it comes with pretty much any decoration you could need and then some! This also includes many styles/colors of napkins, linens, silverware, plates, chargers, serving platters etc. you could honestly even get away without florals here with all the stuff they have (though florals are obviously nice to have). Anyway, I am so so glad we chose chimney pond farm. It really couldn鈥檛 have gone more smoothly and Raquel took so much off of our plates. We felt very taken care of.
Kailyn
Kailyn S. Married on 09/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Magical Mountain Wedding

If you want a beautiful mountain wedding venue, this is your place. Raquel (the director of events) is amazing and helped my dreams become reality here. I could not recommend them enough. My wedding felt like a dream and I could not be more thankful for this venue and her.
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Real Weddings

Olivia & Alex
43 photos 路 10/16/2020
Sarah & Will
50 photos 路 11/09/2019
Jessie & Steven
35 photos 路 09/28/2019
Amanda & Dustin
29 photos 路 09/14/2019
Blair & Seth
39 photos 路 08/10/2019
Matt & Monica
66 photos 路 06/15/2019

Team

Raquel  Cespedes
Raquel Cespedes
Director of Events

Raquel joined the team in 2022 as a college student and we loved her so much we asked her to stay full-time! Along with being your first point of contact, she is now the lead planner and handles our social media. She recently graduated from Western Carolina University with a degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management with minors in Spanish and Marketing. We are so excited she is a part of our team!

Marina  McDonald
Marina McDonald
Catering and Beverage Manager

After years of owning her own restaurant and being one of our caterers, Marina and her husband sold their restaruant and now we have the pleasure of having her work with us to make each wedding special. With over 20 year exprience working in Food and Beverage, Marina's expertise is one more thing we can offer to our couples to help make their day awesome! She works directly with each couple and their vendor of choice to make sure their event is a success! She also handles our bar pacakges and makes sure each couple's bar is just right!

Fun Fact: Marina taught hersef english (spoken and written) after moving to the US from Bulgaria when she was 19 years old!

Marsha Wilson
Marsha Wilson
Day of Coordination Team Member

Marsha joins us part-time as a Day of Coordination Team Member! She is detailed oriented and always happy to help! She has raised two wonderful children and loves everything weddings!

Fun Fact: Marsha worked for a wedding dress shop when she lived in Virginia.

Professional Network & Endorsements

10 Endorsements
Total Exposure Band Total Exposure Band Wedding Bands

Very friendly and professional staff. An absolute beautiful venue. Highly recommended.

Love & Wisdom Inc. Love & Wisdom Inc. Wedding Officiants

This is one of my favorite places to officiate weddings! You can't really beat the amazing views from the ceremony site, which is perched atop a mountain overlooking a lake, mountains, and trees. The reception space is also impressive, and the staff and service is top-notch!

Blue Bend Photography Blue Bend Photography Wedding Photographers

Sawyer Family Farmstead is such a beautiful spot for photos and to get married. Nicole and her whole staff are always great as well. Highly, highly recommend!!

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