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Sawyer Family Farmstead

Glenville, NC View map
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 4.9 out of 5
149 reviews
$13k - $15k For 100 Guests
Up to 250 guests

About

2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$13k - $15k For 100 Guests
Up to 250 guests

It is difficult to put into words the level of commitment we feel to our couples. As a family owned and operated venue, we are unique in our personal investment in your day and the personalized services we offer! Our location provides a beautiful location that people love to visit and enjoy! We want everyone's day to be amazing and love when we are the perfect fit for a couple! We also enjoy creating an CUSTOM experience for you and your guests to remember and talk about for years to come!

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

  • All packages include Month of Coordinator and Day of Coordination Team.
  • We can customize your package based on what you would like to be included (i.e. linens, decorations, place-setting, and more).
  • 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 own vision come to life!
  • All packages also include:
    • 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.
    • Twinkle and cafe lighting through out the cocktail area and reception space.
    • Staffed golf carts to transport guests before and after the ceremony.
  • Working with destination couples is something we consider ourselves to be specialists:
    • 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 as well as making sure 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 in all of the packages at no additional charge so you do not have to bring them, make them, or rent them.
    • Each couple has a final planning meeting (8-10 weeks prior to the wedding day) with the Director of Weddings and Events.
    • We have ons-ite lodging for up to 22 guests. This is great for wedding parties and families!
    • Rain plans available at no additional cost.

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

Call or message us today to see if we are the perfect fit for you!

  • Veteran-owned
  • Woman-owned

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?

$6,250

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

$5,002

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

Yes

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

$4,338

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

$3,201

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
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?

$20

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

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

250

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

30

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

6

Describe your venue:

Barn
Farm/Ranch
Inn/B&B

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Wine
Open Bar
Outside Alcohol
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Aisle Markers
Altar/Arch
Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Photo booth
Tables
Tents
Tent Accessories

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
December

149 Reviews

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    Andrea P. Married on 11/13/2021
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    The most beautiful and scenic venue

    Sawyer Family Farmstead was an amazing venue for our wedding. It was so naturally beautiful that we didn’t need much decorations. Nicole and the staff were amazing and so helpful. They made the whole planning process and the weekend of the wedding seamless. I would recommend Sawyer Family Farmstead to anyone planning a wedding.
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    Alison K. Married on 10/30/2021
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    Personal and caring

    We could not have asked for a more caring, loving group to help us celebrate our daughter’s wedding. Our wedding planner, Nicole Wade went above and beyond to give our daughter the day of her dreams and more.
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    Claire A. Married on 10/30/2021
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    A Dream Wedding Venue

    We are overwhelmed - our wedding was absolutely beautiful and that wouldn’t have been possible without Nicole and Sawyer Family Farmstead. It is arguably the most beautiful location for a wedding in WNC, but no other venue comes with Nicole. Our day went so smoothly because she was there keeping everything on track, making sure everyone was where they were supposed to be, and seamlessly moving to plan B when the weather took a turn. Not only did the venue come with Nicole, but it also came with an awesome farmhouse that fit our entire wedding party and a honeymoon cabin for my husband and I to escape to after the wedding. Most of our family is from out of state and had never been anywhere like Glenville, NC. It’s been a week and everyone is still raving about it. You will not find a more beautiful and unique setting for your wedding and you won’t find anyone better than Nicole to plan it. Plus, this venue is also a Christmas tree farm, so we will be able to return every year for a Christmas tree!

    Sawyer Family Farmstead's reply:

    Loved working with you, Thomas, and both families! It was a wonderful time and we loved hosting all of you here!! See you soon! 💕

Awards

  • 149
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner

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Looking for a Summer or Fall deal in 2022? Contact us today and receive up to $1,500 off our current packages.

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Team

Nicole Wade
Nicole Wade
Director of Weddings and Events, Lead Planner

As one of the family members, Nicole is highly invested in your day being all you dreamed it would be. With over 20 years experience working with events and 9 years with weddings specifically, she brings organization, problem solving, and leadership skills that each couple and family has come to truly appreciate. She loves connecting couples to the perfect vendors, hearing their vision, and the watching them have their dream day!

She loves her family and the NC mountains, where she enjoys hiking and exploring with her dog Blue (mastiff-pit-lab mix) and raises her two amazing kids, Sierra and Caleb.

Fun fact: Nicole was in the Navy where she met her husband Chad and they have been married for over 23 years!

Tom and Myra  Sawyer
Tom and Myra Sawyer
Owners

Yes, his name is really Tom Sawyer.

After Tom and Myra were married here in 2011, it was their vision to share this beautiful mountain with others and so now, they do! Although most of what they do is behind the scenes, they are still actively involved in weddings and events and can be seen at most events chatting with guests and driving golf carts full of people to the mountain top site!

When you are here, be sure to ask Tom how he bacame a Christmas tree farmer! It is a great story!

Marina  McDonald
Marina McDonald
Catering and Beverage Manager

After years of owning her own restaurant, Marina and her husband sold it and now we have the pleasure of having her work with us to make each wedding special by working with the catering teams of your choice and working with you to make sure your bar is exactly how you want it!

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

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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Map

240 Chimney Pond Rd Glenville, NC, 28736
8287435456
828-508-6631
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