A destination oceanfront wedding venue on Topsail Island in North Carolina, Southern Grace provides a luxurious oceanfront space for you and your guests to enjoy while celebrating your big day. From wedding ceremonies and receptions to accommodations, this venue allows you to have it all in one convenient and gorgeous location.
Facilities and Capacity
Situated on the beachfront of the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, Southern Grace can host between 16 and 200 people in their four event spaces, including indoor and covered and uncovered outdoor areas to choose from. Along with wedding ceremonies and receptions, this venue can accommodate rehearsal dinners, showers, and engagement parties, as well as other special occasions. The house features ample natural light, stained concrete flooring that adds a touch of elegance to the outside decor, a covered outdoor area by the pool with a large Tiki bar and two gas grills, a dance floor, and a covered seating area and function room with ample space, as well as a huge, well-appointed kitchen with three refrigerators, three ovens, two microwaves, and two cooktop stoves with 10-burners. There is also a basketball hoop and a game room, along with two full-service laundry rooms. The property also boasts a large residential elevator and bride and groom suites.
You rent the house and decorate and use vendors as you wish. Southern Grace is equipped with WiFi and a DVD library with more than 30 movies, and comes stocked with barware, flatware, glassware, and bed linens. The property is wheelchair accessible and features plenty of on-site parking. Outside caterers and vendors are welcome, so you can truly create the wedding of your dreams.
This beautiful venue boasts 16 bedrooms that can sleep up to 60 people, as well as 18 bathrooms and ample living space for guests to roam. It also has a Tiki bar, an in-ground heated (for a fee) pool, and modern amenities, along with spectacular scenic views you and your guests can enjoy during your stay.
Recommended by 99% of couples
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Crystal · Married on 09/18/2015
This was the absolutely perfect house for our big day...really big week! Having every event & all our close friends and family under one roof made the week of our wedding so enjoyable for everyone. We even rented out at least 5-6 surrounding houses to make it really intimate. There was no stress...just fun!!! We took over the tiki bar that was located just a stones throw from Southern Grace. It was fantastic!!! My aunts hosted my bridesmaid luncheon in the 3rd floor kitchen area, and the ceremony was on the beach right outside the house, and the reception took place under the house and around the pool area. We fit 130 guests comfortably. It was absolutely perfect & Greg and Craig were awesome to work with. This house gives every guest their own private bathroom and half your guests have a private balcony. It truly was a dream with beauty and accommodations for folks of all ages!!Sent on 02/16/2016
Kristen Oakley · Married on 05/11/2019
Perfect Place for a Wedding
Southern Grace in North Topsail was the most perfect place for our wedding on May 11, 2019. We had a largish wedding and comfortably sat 131 guests under the house (we had 15 round tables seating 8 and a head table seating 20). Greg, my contact for the house was always very helpful and quick to respond to any questions I emailed. Greg also emailed a list of vendors that helped start my search for all that was needed for the wedding. The house was amazing! Everyone that stayed was amazed that we didn't feel like we were on top of each other with 60 people sleeping in the house. We had family and friends travel from California, Wyoming, Massachusetts, Vermont, Georgia, Kansas, Colorado, Michigan, Tennessee, and North Carolina to celebrate with us and everyone had such a blast. My family is very interested in coming back for one of our family reunions in the near future. North Topsail is still recovering from the 2018 hurricanes and it is obvious that some places have had dramatic beach front changes. We planned closely with the tide and had more than enough room to get married at 5:00pm on the beachfront in front of the house. The pool was also a big hit and it was really nice to have an elevator available to move our goods up and down the house throughout the week. Family and friends are the most important things in our lives and being able to spend quality time over a week with everyone, instead of have everything go by in a fast blur over 6 hours for a wedding is one of the biggest blessings Southern Grace provided to us. We are very thankful to have had the opportunity to have had our wedding there and looking back we would not change one single thing. I hope we can make it back sooner rather than later.Sent on 05/20/2019
Chelsi · Married on 09/05/2018
Greg was amazing to work with! I have been going to Top sail beach for over 20 years and it is by far the most beautiful house we have ever been to! I couldnt have asked for a better place or week to have my wedding! It fit everyone perfect! We had about 130 people for the actual wedding and we all fit great!!! Highly recommend!!Sent on 09/30/2018
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