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Venues in Walnut Cove, NC,
(336) 543-5731

About Us

Chateau Vie is a farmyard wedding venue in Walnut Cove, North Carolina. Over 70 years old, this historic French colonial estate offers couples antique charm with contemporary amenities. Featuring a serene lake, romantic pavilion, and modern, elegant interior, Chateau Vie is a superb venue for those seeking a sophisticated wedding.

Facilities and Capacity

This expansive property has a range of facilities for couples to hold a classic ceremony and reception. To begin, the happy couple can relax with the wedding party in the Bridal Cottage or Groom’s Den. Each of these spaces offers excellent amenities for their comfort and convenience, including dressing areas, kitchen facilities, and showers. The bridal party can appreciate opulent chandeliers and hardwood floors, while the Groom’s Den features rustic wood paneling, bar stools, and a foosball table. Couples can exchange vows in a romantic courtyard centered around a large handcrafted fountain. Mature magnolia trees create an intimate enclosed setting, while carefully landscaped gardens provide a breathtaking view. The farmyard estate boasts further opportunities for a romantic outdoor wedding, including a fairytale forest venue and a picturesque lakeside area. After the ceremony, the newlyweds can then lead their guests to the pavilion. Designed to host grand celebrations, the space accommodates up to 200 guests with the use of the adjoining lawn. Adorned with multiple chandeliers, the room becomes a truly magical space at night for couples to share their first dance.

Services Offered

Chateau Vie offers all-inclusive packages for couples who decide to have their wedding in the estate. This includes the use of the property from 10am until midnight, event staffing, day-of coordination services, catering, furnishings, and more. The venue allows outside vendors so couples can arrange a musician to play their favorite song or accompany their first dance. Guests can celebrate into the evening while feasting on decadent cuisine, with the option of setting up both DJ and buffet tables. The professional planning staff at the venue can also arrange flowers, music, and a cake to help make building your vision as easy as possible.

Cuisine

The wedding experts at Chateau Vie will assist couples in choosing a menu. Depending on their chosen wedding package, this can include a number of meat choices, appetizers, fresh garden salads, and various beverages. They can organize a buffet, full-plated service, food stations, desserts, and more. Their dedicated staff aims to delight your guests with delicious and memorable cuisine.

History

Built in the late 1940s, this scenic farmyard estate was originally maintained to produce tobacco. The property was initially a 200-acre estate owned by the Marshall family. It remained in the family for over fifty years, eventually being repurposed as a wedding venue after its purchase in 2018.


Andi Gordner

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  • Venue staff was amazing in helping coordinate and organize the day of! They helped make all the little details really shine and the professionalism was off the charts. We had a blast and would definatrly choose chateau vie again.

    responded with the following comments.

    Andi thanks so much! We enjoyed so much hosting you and Jacob's wedding here, it was a great time for sure.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    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?

    $ 1,800.00

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

    $ 1,800.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

    No

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Event Planning, Parking, Set Up, Tables

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

    Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s), Wedding Cake

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

    Bartender(s)

    Describe your venue

    Farm/Ranch, Garden, Historic Building, Mansion, Waterfront

    What kind of settings are available?

    Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    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?

    All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, Outside Alcohol, Signature Drink

    What event items are available?

    Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables, Tents, Tent Accessories

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December



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