The Obici House is available for hosting beautiful and memorable weddings in Suffolk, Virginia. Located within Sleepy Hole Golf Course, this mansion offers both historic architectural details and beautiful natural surroundings, including expansive views of the Nansemond River. The history and serenity of this location is sure to create a magical wedding day. The Obici House restaurant is open to the public on Thursday evenings for dinner with a new menu posted each week.
Facilities and Capacity
Indoor and outdoor locations are available for your wedding event. The Obici House’s clean white façade is accentuated by a calming blue sky, neighboring river and other surrounding elements of nature and pristine Sleepy Hole Golf Course. The Italian-inspired style and history of the venue are evident from the grand entrance to the exquisite indoor structural details. Classic chandeliers illuminate the space with light and elegance along with the rich woodwork and tile throughout the venue. A special element of this venue is the original stained glass windows, a reminder of the uniqueness of this space. Choose from a number of indoor spaces for your wedding event or outdoor locations, such as the entrance supported by Greek columns or under the pergola, a setting perfected by an idyllic view of the water. The Obici House can accommodate up to 150 people indoor and unlimited guests in one of the outdoor settings.
The Obici House is available for hosting multiple wedding events, including engagement parties, bridal showers, ceremonies and receptions. Services provided by this venue are:
Amedeo Obici, an Italian immigrant and founder of Planter’s Peanuts, lived at The Obici House on Bay Point Farm with his wife, Louise. The house was styled after an Italian villa, on a 263-acre farm. Details, including two lions from Paris lining the driveway, Greek columns and expansive windows, create an example of exceptional architectural detail of Italian inspiration. The Bay Point Farm was part of the Sleepy Hole Farm, sold to Obici in 1924, where he lived until his passing in 1947.
Recommended by 99% of couples
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Kimberly · Married on 06/15/2019
AMAZING venue and service
Terry was an awesome host! Couldn’t have managed without her! The venue was amazing and the food was delicious. I highly recommend the Obici house.Sent on 06/16/2019
Sarah Clarke · Married on 11/17/2018
Beautiful Charm and Great Staff!
Obici House is an absolutely beautiful wedding venue. We were married there in November and the Fall leaves and gorgeous sunset over the water made this place a dream for us. The staff was unbelievably helpful and they were so flexible during the planning process (can I move this couch? YES! Can I bring my dogs for the ceremony? YES! Can I have corn hole boards outside? YES!). For the price, it is a HUGE venue - which you get full access to! There is a bridal suite, it's fully wired with TVs so guests can watch the dance floor throughout the house, and the dining room has full water views! Terry even rode a golf cart down to the water to bring my husband and I food and champagne while we took sunset photos (so we didn't miss out on the cocktail hour!). I would definitely recommend booking Obici House for your wedding!!Sent on 09/19/2019
Suzanne · Married on 11/10/2018
Still getting compliments!
Terry & Sharon were amazing to work with and were very flexible.Sent on 01/11/2019
The venue looked beautiful and everything went smoothly! Check out the Obici House!
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The Obici House is a gem off the beaten path. I love the panoramic river view surrounding the historic home. It's charm is something that is desirable.
The Obici House is one of the gorgeous venues for your wedding! If you are looking for the historical twist, Terri at the Obici House will make magic happen!
The Obici House is an absolutely stunning venue with breathtaking views and an intriguing history. Terry is wonderful to work with and the rental of the venue includes so much! A must see for any couple looking for a unique venue!