Leafwood Weddings is a wedding ceremony and reception venue located in Saluda, Virginia. Enjoy your special day on an open green lawn with a beautiful manor house as the backdrop. Couples seeking a private wedding at a venue that has Southern charm and historic value will love Leafwood Weddings.
Facilities and Capacity
Leafwood Weddings is an outdoor venue accommodating up to 125 people. The manor itself, white-paneled and a storied history, is perfect for photo opportunities before your big day. The inside of the manor is full of windows and open spaces for the perfect natural lighting. The outside, where your special day can take place under the sun and stars, is vibrantly green, complete with manicured hedges and trees. Tents are inclusive to a rental at this venue, so you can enjoy your reception under the shade in hot or rainy circumstances.
The venue, specifically devoted to wedding events, is committed to ensuring you enjoy the wedding day of your dreams. Other more general services include:
Historic Leafwood requires you to choose from one of three catering companies. These catering services are complete with cocktail hour, hors d’oeuvres, buffet or family-style meals and professional servers. Couples who prefer outside vendors can peruse a list of Leafwood Weddings' vendor recommendations.
Couples enjoying a weekend stay can take advantage of the pet-friendly guest cottage, which is immediately welcoming to the couples who inhabit it. Cozy and rustic, it features a nautical theme and a brick fireplace for snuggling up as newlyweds in the evenings. The guest cottage also features a TV, Wi-Fi, bath and kitchenette complete with microwave, Keurig and refrigerator, combining charm with modern luxuries.
The privately-owned manor home at Leafwood Weddings has a decadent history. It was built in 1781 as part of Clark’s Neck Plantation and has since undergone countless renovations and upgrades and has been featured on the famed Virginia Garden Tour. It wasn’t until very recently, in 2017, that Grady and Angeline Frame became Leafwood's new owners. Being operators of a publishing and advertising business in the wedding industry, the new owners have turned this storied, former plantation home into a venue that is specifically used for wedding event purposes. Tours of the manor are available by appointment only, and all wedding events are private, so you can enjoy a one-of-a-kind, historic celebration at a place that has been around since the 18th century.
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Hannah Ashley · Married on 10/27/2018
A Magical Place, An Absolutely Perfect Wedding Experience
If you are looking for a venue to make your fairytale dream wedding you’ve always wanted come to life, THIS IS IT. This is the only venue my fiancé and I physically visited and we were both blown away by all it had to offer, and instantly knew it was the place for us. There’s so much to work with to turn any area into exactly what you’ve always dreamed of. Angeline and her husband Grady treat you like family and do so many sweet things to help make the process as intimate and as smooth as possible. They shared their home with us and made it so easy for us to make our wedding everything we wanted it to be on our big day. It was truly a perfect wedding and we will forever be grateful for such a beautiful place to have gotten married at and such a loving experience all around. Whether you are near or far, don’t pick your venue until you’ve at least checked out Leafwood! It is truly magical, and you won’t regret it! We will look back at pictures of this amazing day at this utterly amazing place for years and years to come with grateful hearts. Leafwood is a step above the rest in every way. I couldn’t have even dreamed up a more perfect venue!Sent on 11/05/2018
Alison · Married on 10/20/2018
We highly recommend Historic Leafwood!
I found Historic Leafwood while searching for the perfect venue on various wedding websites, and I knew I was going to be walking into something special before I even toured the site. It was the first and only venue we looked at, because it offered so much and was just what we had been looking for. We met Angeline the day we toured the venue, and she was super helpful during the entire planning process. Angeline was very attentive to e-mails and calls, and I never felt stressed out while planning our wedding. The venue itself is gorgeous! Overall, I can't say enough positive things about this venue and the people who run it. We had an awesome experience and are so grateful for everything they did to make this process easy and fun.Sent on 11/05/2018
Chelsea Young · Married on 10/13/2018
I couldn’t be happier with my wedding experience at Leafwood. Angeline went above and beyond to make our day special. She answered my emails with all my questions quickly and she was so sweet and helpful! Her and her husband, made us feel at home and made sure everything was perfect! The venue itself is beautiful as feels magical and enchanted. Leafwood was everything we could have asked for in a venue and more!Sent on 11/13/2018
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Angeline is the best in the business! We love working with her and hope to get out to Leafwood soon!
The Leafwood property has it all. It's got southern charm, its cozy, its romantic and its steeped in tradition. It offers beautiful backgrounds and an all in one location for your event- ceremony, reception and even a cozy little cottage for the newleds for their wedding night!
Leafwood is a venue I am very excited to see enter the wedding market in Virginia. As a professional photographer I can say it checks all of the boxes for a gorgeous backdrop for both intimate and larger weddings. I fell in love with it as soon as I saw it. The grounds are perfect for both ceremonies and receptions. Angeline is a fantastic host, natural communicator, and very accommodating. Her attention to detail and professionalism is what what makes the Leafwood experience so special. I highly recommend Leafwood to all Virginia brides!!