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Pricing Information

These prices are available for the months of April through October. These prices are available for the months of December through March.
Reception
$4,250 starting price
Ceremony
$4,250 starting price
Reception
$3,900 starting price
Ceremony
$3,900 starting price

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About

The Ivey House is a historic wedding venue located in Seymour, Tennessee. Originally built in 1886, the pristine white farmhouse was foreclosed during the Great Depression before it was purchased by the Riggs family. Their daughter, Lovana, married Charles Ivey in the front parlor in 1948 and lived there until 2018. Now owned by husband-and-wife team Dustin and Colleen, the house is a charming and secluded spot set on lush green lawns. Situated just thirty miles from Knoxville and Gatlinburg, the estate combines the best of rural tranquility with the ease of urban proximity. Featuring a natural spring, corn crib, the unparalleled views of the Great Smoky Mountains, this venue is an idyllic setting for all celebrations of love.

Facilities and Capacity

The Ivey House offers a number of indoor and outdoor locations to hold ceremonies, cocktail hours, and receptions. For smaller eventd, the house can accommodate up to 40 guests. For grander affairs, the grounds feature numerous places to exchange vows, including a ceremony area with a forest backdrop. The pi猫ce de r茅sistance of the property is the 40x60-foot wooden pavilion, which boasts covered concrete floors, exposed beams, draping fabrics, and string lights. This atmospheric pavilion can host 150 for both ceremonies and receptions, can be fully enclosed or open-air, and supplies breathtaking views of the mountains. Back inside, two luxurious get-ready suites are available for couples to prepare for the festivities with their wedding parties. Tastefully appointed with vintage furniture and antique vanities, these suites are the epitome of Southern charm and comfort.

Services Offered

For those interested in renting The Ivey House, a wedding coordinator and three event packages are available. The weekend package gives couples exclusive access to the property from Friday to Saturday and includes overnight accommodations in the house on Friday night. The most popular Daily option comes with up to 12 hours of event time plus one hour of rehearsal the week leading up to the wedding. Tables and chairs, retro d茅cor and furniture, a wooden arbor, and use of the fully-equipped kitchen are available with all bookings. The venue also provides a list of trusted local vendors that offer everything from floral arrangements to catering to entertainment services.

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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?

$4,250

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

$3,900

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?

$4,250

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

$3,900

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Barn
Farm/Ranch
Garden
Historic Building
Inn/B&B
Park
Religious

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Clean Up
Event Planner
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Server(s)

What event items are available?

Aisle Markers
Aisle Runners
Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
December
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4.9 out of 5 rating
3 Reviews
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    5 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    4.7 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Value
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99% Recommended by couples

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Melissa M. Married on 05/20/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful.

The Ivey House was the dreamiest venue. I knew instantly when I walked onto the property that we would be getting married there. The staff are so accommodating and helpful! They made our day absolutely perfect. Thank you Ivey House!
Ashley
Ashley M. Married on 09/12/2020
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding Dreams come true.

If you are looking for a simple, elegant, historic farmhouse, low country rustic wedding venue, this is the place. The moment you step onto the property you can feel the history. There is a peace and calmness in this location. The owners, Colleen and Dustin are some of the most genuine, humble, honest, kind people you will ever meet. Wedding planning will feel like you are planning a wedding with your very best friend. I will forever cherish the relationship that was built with Colleen and Dustin while planning my wedding. Even though we had some hard decisions to make because of uncontrollable circumstances like rain. I would not want or trust anyone else to have made this day as perfect and as special as it was. I will forever and always recommend the Ivey House not just for weddings but for any event. The space is absolutely perfect and they keep adding things that just simply take your breath away. I never knew how much better it could get and they always blow me away with each new thing. I continue to fall in love every again every time I visit and every time I look at my wedding photos. This place is definitely a dream come true.
Matthew
Matthew E. Married on 05/02/2021
4.8 out of 5 rating

Beautiful venue

Colleen and Dustin were a pleasure to work with and made our vision become a reality on our wedding day. If you are looking for a beautiful homesite with both outdoor and indoor options The Ivey House is a terrific option!
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Team

Colleen and Dustin Brackins
Colleen and Dustin Brackins
Owners

The Ivey House is a dream come true for us! It has been an honor to restore & preserve this beautiful homestead and turn it into a place for weddings & events!

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The Ivey House frequently asked questions

The Ivey House includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables
The space offered by The Ivey House for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall
  • Barn
  • Farm/Ranch
  • Garden
  • Historic Building
  • Inn/B&B
  • Park
  • Religious
The Ivey House offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
The Ivey House offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
The Ivey House offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wifi
The Ivey House offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Aisle Markers
  • Aisle Runners
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Chair Covers
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Furniture
  • Tables
The Ivey House is recommended by 99% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5 in quality of service, 5 in flexibility, 5 in professionalism, 5 in value and 4.7 in average response time.
The Ivey House currently offers 1 special WeddingWire promotion for wedding services.

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