Nestled between centuries-old live oak trees and the Ashley River, the intimate River House at Lowndes Grove is just steps away from downtown Charleston, but it feels miles away from everything.
Perfect for occasions of fewer than 100 guests, the River House offers casual, intimate space and a scenic backdrop with sweeping views of the Ashley River. The private venue is located on the lush grounds of historic Lowndes Grove, the last great waterfront estate of its kind on the Charleston peninsula.
- Private, gated entrance separate from the Main House
- 1,137 square feet of casual, intimate waterfront space
- Open floor plan with private restrooms
- Brick patio, distinguished by four sets of French doors leading into the River House
- Expansive grounds of manicured lawns and sweeping oak trees
- Two upstairs guest suites, perfect for getting ready the morning of
CUISINE, BAR + SERVICE
Our Patrick Properties Hospitality Group in-house culinary team serves as the exclusive food and beverage provider across all five of our historic venues and works closely with you to design a thoughtful menu perfectly suited to your event. Sourcing the freshest seasonal ingredients from local producers is a cornerstone of our cuisine.
- Chef-crafted menu tailored with your personal touch
- Customizable selections to please every palate
- Menu consultations and private tastings
- In-house Pastry Chef
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- Cake Cutting
At The River House, what does the bar service starting price include?
- House Beer
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Open Bar
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- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The River House for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does The River House offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does The River House offer for wedding events?
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Event Planner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Outside Vendors
- Pet Friendly
- Preferred Vendors Only
What furniture and decorations does The River House have available for wedding events?
- Dance Floor
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