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Venues in Glenville, NC,
(828) 743-5456

About Us

Sawyer Family Farmstead is a rustic and inspiring wedding venue located in Glenville, North Carolina. Experience and share in the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains with friends and family at this unique and beautiful family-owned Christmas tree farm. The experienced and award-winning staff of Sawyer Family Farmstead will take care of your wedding details and ensure you and your guests can celebrate your day in style.

Facilities and Capacity
Guests will enjoy breathtaking views of the beautiful property at Sawyer Family Farmstead, the large Overlook Porch with rocking chairs, twinkle lights and the surrounding sounds of nature. The Hilltop Ceremony Site features romantic and panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Lake Glenville and is surrounded by lush green Frasier fir Christmas trees, mountain laurel, blueberry bushes and grapevines. Chimney Pond Meadow is another outdoor ceremony location that can be used openly or tented. Receptions can be held at Sawyer Family Farmstead Pavilion, with a rustic reception barn, cocktail area, porch and deck, fire pit, Tuscan lights and chandeliers.

Services Offered
Sawyer Family Farmstead offers venue rental for weddings and other social events. Choose from a variety of customizable wedding packages and an extensive list of recommended outside vendors. Event services offered include the following:

  • Accommodations
  • Bridal suite
  • Setup and cleanup
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Outside vendors
  • Pet friendly
  • Wireless internet

The three-story farmhouse is available for rent for the bridal couple and guests. The lower-level apartment features a full kitchen, dining area, living room, two bedrooms, a pull-out sofa, bath and large covered porch. The main floor includes a full kitchen, laundry, dining and living room, along with a bath, two bedrooms and two baths. The top floor includes a full bathroom, bedroom and loft area with bunk beds and an additional trundle bed.

Other Services
Sawyer Family Farmstead is an ideal location for hosting private parties of varying sizes. In addition to wedding ceremonies and receptions, this location can accommodate all of your wedding events, such as engagement parties, bridal showers and rehearsal dinners. This venue is also available for hosting corporate meetings, holiday parties, birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions.

The Sawyer Family Farmstead overlooks Lake Glenville on the Highlands Cashiers Plateau and is not far from Atlanta, Asheville and Charlotte. This venue is located adjacent to Lake Glenville and other outdoor recreation.

Ashlee K.

5 out of 5
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  • The team at Sawyer, led by Nicole were absolutely wonderful to work with in planning our wedding! We were planning from out of state and even before visiting to see how stunning the venue is, I was SOLD on holding our wedding at Sawyer, for one main reason- NOCLE! She was so attentive, easy to work with and came through in so many ways! Planning during covid certainly made things difficult. But because of Nicole we were able to reschedule everything smoothly! She had fantastic vendors to recommend- even at the last minute! Nicole even did our flowers, picking some from the venue! Her team was on point for the day of the wedding and took such great care of our wedding party and our guests! The Sawyer team was sensitive and helpful to our guests with special needs and were able to make suggestions to keep everyone healthy and safe during the pandemic! And with all of that-it looked intentional and elegant at the same time! I couldn't recommend Sawyer enough to make your wedding day drea... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

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


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

    $ 9,918.00

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

    $ 2,518.00

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


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

    $ 1,589.00

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

    $ 1,466.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

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

    Cake Cutting

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 20.00

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

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Wine, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?


    What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?


    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Barn, Farm/Ranch

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, 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, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, 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

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Wine, Outside Alcohol, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, 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, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, July, August, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, December

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