Highgate Carriage House is a historic wedding venue located in Fairmont, West Virginia. With a Tudor Revival ambiance, breathtaking architecture, and over 100 years of history, Highgate Carriage House is committed to excellence, and endeavors to make your wedding an unforgettable event.
Facilities and Capacity
Highgate Carriage House offers a variety of indoor and outdoor space that comfortably accommodates up to 300 guests. The surrounding estate features beautiful iron gates, a fence, and an immense, multi-gabled mansion. The Carriage House features a terra cotta roof, verdigris copper accents, and trademark Tudor Revival style architecture, and seats up to 120 guests. The gardens, available seasonally, are also used for ceremonies and receptions of up to 300 guests.
Highgate Carriage House provides a variety of packages for ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, and engagement parties of all sizes. Elopements are also welcome. All packages include access to a bridal suite, a dressing room for the groom, tables, chairs, wireless internet, lighting, sound, and complimentary parking. Outside vendors are welcome, and a preferred vendor list is provided upon booking. Covered outdoor package consist of a 40'x100' framed tent with a capacity of 300 guests. All areas are wheelchair accessible.
Highgate Carriage House was built in 1908. Established by businessman James Edwin Watson, and designed by Horace Trumbauer, Highgate Carriage House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Watson was the founder of the Consolidation Coal Company. Friends of High Gate and the Vandalia Heritage Foundation have since partnered together to continue the preservation and restoration of the carriage house.