Based in Holly Spring, Leslie-Alford-Mims House is a historic mansion wedding venue just 25 minutes from Raleigh, North Carolina. With a refreshingly chic approach to Southern charm, the elegant property has stunning backdrops and rich history. Say your vows under a canopy of Magnolia trees or dance the night away under a twinkling chandelier. This relaxed and private venue will make your day a truly unforgettable one.
Facilities and Capacity
This vintage wedding venue is a white mansion on more than an acre of land. Couples can host up to 250 guests for both indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions. The oversized porte cochere, which was once used for horses and carriages, can double as your dance floor. Guests can explore multiple historic rooms, while the Event Lawn serves as an outdoor reception area.
The venue is ready to help you plan a romantic and timeless celebration. They can provide a list of devoted, trusted and passionate vendors. Couples can also use the following services:
Leslie-Alford-Mims House has comfortable bridal suites on the property. These spacious areas will provide enough room to relax and get ready for the celebration. On your big day, guests can take advantage of on-site parking and wheelchair access.
To experience the charm of the historic mansion, host your wedding-related events at the venue. These celebrations include:
The magical mansion was built in 1840. In 2014, business partners Brooke Everhart and Priscilla Erwin worked together to restore and revitalize the house. The creative duo has been hosting beautiful events ever since.
Located just outside of Raleigh, the venue is 27 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport. It is less than 30 minutes from downtown Raleigh attractions such as North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, North Carolina Museum of Art and Raleigh Convention Center. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is 32 minutes away, while Duke University is 30 minutes away. Nearby area trails and scenic views include Harris Lake County Park, Shearon Harris Reservoir and Bass Lake Park.
Recommended by 98% of couples
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Grace Evans · Getting married on 03/04/2021
This venue is amazing. Brooke and Priscilla go above and beyond to make sure that everything is to your liking.Sent on 05/15/2019
Kristen · Married on 09/08/2018
Priscilla and Brooke are amazing! This venue photographs so well. I fool my bridal portraits there and I was so happy with all of the different scenes created in fine house. For the wedding, it was everything we wanted. Our guest raved on how beautiful the venue is. The bridal and grooms suite is perfect for getting ready and makes for some beautiful pictures. The venue staff went above and beyond! I highly recommend this location.Sent on 09/16/2018
Tiffany · Married on 06/10/2018
Priscilla and Brooke were so easy to work with and completely brought my vision to life and beyond. Every detail was remarkable and every guest commented on how beautiful everything was. They calmed my nerves when I panicked a couple days before but they ensured we had everything we wanted and needed. I could not have asked for anything more. I love them so much for making this one of the best days of our lives.Sent on 06/12/2018
Leslie-Alford-Mims House Price Rates
Book any remaining, available date in 2019 by May 31st and receive up to 75% off standard venue pricing! Inquire with us today for further details. Don't miss out on this amazing offer!
I have had the pleasure of working at the Mims House multiple times and it is a beautiful spot for anyone's special event!
This is a gorgeous historic home located in downtown Holly Springs. The rooms are spacious with high ceilings and the grounds are wonderful also. The management team of Brook and Priscilla are top notch. They take care of all the details leaving the bride carefree. I would highly recommend the Leslie-Alford-Mims-House.
Great location for a almost any event! The staff there is amazing and easy to work with... makes any planning a dream! Also great spot to capture beautiful indoor sessions if you are in need. I love the cultivated decor and friendly and knowledgeable staff!