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The Mill at Fine Creek

Powhatan, VA View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 4.9 out of 5
141 reviews
Up to 200 guests

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2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Up to 200 guests

The Mill at Fine Creek is an impressive wedding venue based in Powhatan, Virginia. Nestled on 10 acres of green landscape scattered with walking paths and historical ruins, this location offers a one-of-a-kind location for weddings. It hosts only one event per day, allowing couples and their guests to enjoy the occasion and grounds in privacy.

Facilities and Capacity

The venue can accommodate up to 225 guests and offers both indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces. Couples have a choice of three outdoor ceremony sites, with original stone facades and surrounding trees creating a glorious backdrop for the occasion. Inside, the main event room boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and open spaces. This venue is happy to welcome outside vendors for the event. Get-ready rooms are available for the wedding party. This 6,500 square foot wedding destination can take care of the setup and breakdown of the event, and offer items such as:

  • Tables
  • Chiavari chairs
  • Glassware
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Linens
  • In-House Sound Equipment

Cuisine

This venue offers fresh catering options provided by the in-house culinary team, led by owner and chef Lisa Benusa. The kitchen offers a range of menu options, for buffet-style dinners, plated meals, and hors d'oeuvres. These menus are also customized by engaged couples to suit their tastes. While this venue does accept outside cakes, couples can avail of the services of renowned pastry chef Pierre Tocco for their wedding dessert.

This venue also offers bar services carried out by professional staff. In addition to a range of wines and liquors, they also stock locally brewed craft beer made on-site at the Fine-Creek Brewing Company.

Accommodations

The Mill at Fine Creek offers on-site accommodations with 13 private cottages available to rent. Guests can expect a vintage country feel with antique-style furniture and comfortable furnishings. Each cottage contains modern facilities such as heating and air conditioning, and cable television, along with luxurious touches such as cotton sheets and branded toiletries.

History

Dating back to the 1730s, The Mill at Fine Creek is a part of a recognized historic locality. A gristmill was erected on the land after which, people began to settle in the area. The property was used for residential purposes was when President Thomas Jefferson’s father, Peter, built a manor with his wife, Jane Randolph. While this house was burned by a fire in 1928, many of the archaeological remains are there today.

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?

$4,400

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

$2,600

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?

$275

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

$275

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)
Wedding Cake

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$23

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

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

200

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
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
Cake
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

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

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Furniture
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
July
August
November
December

141 Reviews

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Recommended by 98% of couples
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    Veronica J. Married on 05/20/2022
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    Love love love this venue!

    My husband and I had our rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony, and reception at the Mill at the end of May. Not only is the entire venue (inside and out) absolutely stunning, but the staff at the Mill are so incredible to work with! All communication and planning was timely and effortless, with each person (including Lisa, Kim, Pierre, Bryan, and others) taking care to make our day exactly how we envisioned it.
    We received endless compliments from our guests on the food (apps, dinner, and cake made by the Mill), as well as how gorgeous the whole venue is. Our wedding party stayed two nights in the cottages on site, which are equally cute and perfect. This made the whole weekend for our family and wedding party so much more relaxed and enjoyable, not having to worry about driving and being able to spend more quality time with each other. If you're contemplating staying at the cottages, I promise you won't regret it! Getting married at this venue is a true dream come true.
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    Kara E. Married on 10/23/2021
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    Tearing up just writing this review...

    Absolutely, positively, hands-down, cannot imagine there is a better venue out there. From the absolutely amazing experience planning with Kim (who was so incredibly thoughtful; sometimes I would off-handedly mention an idea and MONTHS later SHE would remember and I would be the one to forget) to the absolutely breathtaking views, their incredible working relationships with vendors, to the impeccable food including CAKE! This was the greatest decision we made. I've heard so many friends have such a terrible time with their wedding planning and mine was an absolute pleasure. Our guests were awestruck and in wonderment. The service was seamless and Kim helped me get things set up the entire day and was even helping to chill me out. The Mill has such a special place in my heart and I will cherish this day forever. Thank you so so so so much to the entire staff. Y'all made it so easy and I am forever grateful! I love you guys! I could gush forever but just know we were extremely, extremely pleased with every detail. Thank you, guys, from the bottom of my heart.
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    Ashley W. Married on 10/10/2021
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    10.10.2922

    Frank and I recently wedded at this venue and did our reception here as well. We loved it, nothing can be “perfect” but if anything ever could be it was our day here at the Mill. The entire staff was so welcoming and helpful to make our day! Our family and friends raved and continue to do so about the beautiful property and the food and cake! I highly recommend the Mill at Fine Creek!

Awards

  • 141
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 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 2013 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2010 Winner

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Professional Network & Endorsements

11 Endorsements
Richmond Limousine Richmond Limousine Wedding Limos

We have been working with The Mill at Fine Creek for years and hear endless compliments on the service and process. A true Central Virginia gem!

Wedding Preacher for Hire Wedding Preacher for Hire Wedding Officiants

The Mill at Fine Creek is one of my favorite venues. The staff is really on task, which is important if you want your wedding to come off without a hitch. Just as important, though, is the site itself. It is historic, with ties to Thomas Jefferson himself. The grounds are well maintained--with blooming flowers throughout the spring, summer and fall. The ruins are strung with lights so it is really just the place for a late afternoon or evening wedding if your guest list in on the short side. It is also a draw that their is a reception area on site. Again, this is fine venue.

Make It Posh Events Make It Posh Events Wedding Planners

The Mill at Fine Creek is such a historic venue and one of my personal favorites. So much so I had my own wedding here. Their food rivals the best restaurants in town. Colleen and Lisa are amazing to work with. I'm confident that every event held here is flawless and you certainly won't find a more gorgeous back drop to make such monumental memories.

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2434 Robert E. Lee Rd. Powhatan, VA, 23139
8043798211
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