Wonderlust Acres is a mountain wedding venue located in the woodlands of Purlear, North Carolina. This location offers you a serene oasis in which to celebrate your special day. You and your guests can relax and enjoy the complete privacy and luxury of this eco-friendly estate.To allow guests to unwind stress-free, the owner sets this venue apart by allowing only 1 event/weekend, so once it is booked even for the day, rest assured you will not be wrestling for time with other events the same weekend, and couples will have plenty of time for rehearsal dinners the night before!
Facilities and Capacity
Wonderlust Acres is located in the crook of two ridges in the North Carolina mountains, giving its grounds a distinct sense of seclusion. It is ideal for those who would like their big day to be an entirely immersive experience. Surrounded by towering trees and verdant grassland, it is hard not to be swept away by the whimsy of this property. You can begin your big day by preparing in one of the Wonderbarn’s get-ready rooms. These facilities are fully equipped with comfortable seating and lighted mirrors for any cosmetic application. Host your ceremony at the Lakeside Pavillion and Dock. This floating dock can hold up to 10 people seated and 16 standing (if adventurous), allowing you to exchange your vows suspended over the peaceful waters. Up to 50 additional guests can watch on from the lawn, admiring your stunning service set against this natural backdrop or any of the many outdoor spaces easily suited for 200 guests. You can then proceed to the Wonderbarn’s patio and enjoy a cocktail reception in the great outdoors. Around this area, you will find plenty of unique photo opportunities that will make your wedding portraits truly breathtaking. For your reception, you and your guests can proceed inside the Wonderbarn’s impressive structure. This classically styled rustic space boasts garage-style glass doors that allow for seamless transitions from indoor to outdoor celebrating. They also illuminate the building with natural light during the day and offer priceless views as you dine inside. The barn is also fitted with ornate wagon wheel chandeliers that can cast a romantic glow over your celebration as the sun sets. With floor space of over 2000 square feet, the Wonderbarn can accommodate up to 200 seated guests with ample room for a dance floor and entertainment. Here, you will also find a standard fitted kitchen that can be used by your chosen caterers to warm and serve your wedding meal.
This inclusive location provides a number of services to make your day with them as simple as possible. At Wonderlust Acres, you can avail of items such as chairs, tables, and wedding arches at no charge. You are also welcome to invite your choice of vendors to make your special day truly feel like your own. Fire pits are available for use to keep you and your guests warm when celebrating in the outdoors. Parking is easily accessible on the property, as is wheelchair access. Men and Womans bathrooms each with 2 stalls (1 ADA) are at the back of the barn. Depending on the wedding package chosen, you can gain access to the entire site for a weekend and turn your milestone occasion into a glamping experience. This enchanting estate is primed and ready to help you make your wedding the most memorable celebration of your love.