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Venues in Norfolk, VA,
(718) 260-9004

About Us

Think outside of the box, at Wiseacre Estate, located in Norfolk, Virginia. Celebrate your wedding WEEKEND at this Mid-Century Modern property, comprising 4,000 square feet inside and 3 acres of private outdoor space, combining elegance with playful charm. Over the past five years, Wiseacre has hosted wedding ceremonies and receptions for up to 120 guests, in addition to corporate luncheons, business pow-wows, graduation and birthday parties, photo/video shoots and bachelorette parties. With a creative, expansive and private space as well as indoor and outdoor options, the estate provides limitless possibilities, rain or shine.

Facilities and Capacity

Wiseacre was built and designed for entertaining and can accommodate larger and intimate groups. Inside, the ballroom-size great room comprises 650 feet of space, 20-foot windows, and spectacular views of Lake Whitehurst. There is an adjoining dining room with a 10-foot table, a separate wet bar, a large all-season porch with additional bar, and guest bathroom. Couples are welcome to utilize the sparkling chef’s kitchen, with refrigerator, gas convection stove, and all the essentials. Outdoors at Wiseacre, there is a wholly private two-acre backyard with panoramic lake views on three sides. A large stamped concrete patio offers a built-in dance floor, while there is a separate terrace off the dining room. The estate offers plenty of free parking, with attendant included.

Services Offered

Natural beauty, privacy, and flexibility make this venue a one-of-a-kind setting for your wedding-related event. Wiseacre’s experienced, detail-oriented, and easy-going host will ensure that your big day is memorable with no drama. Alongside free parking, a private driveway and parking attendant, you have access to the following services when booking your event at Wiseacre Estate:

  • Overnight accommodations for wedding couple
  • On-site rehearsal and dinner
  • Indoor and Outdoor flexibility
  • Weekend package allows you to call Wiseacre "home" for your wedding
  • Get ready rooms
  • Liability insurance
  • Dog-friendly
  • WiFi... and so much more... These are simply the essentials...


This wedding venue offers two guest bedrooms with queen beds, a jack and jill full bath, as well as additional sleeping arrangements in the Great Room for "grown-up slumber parties." Come HOME for your wedding, at Wiseacre Estate.

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  • Wiseacres is a dreamy place with a scenery and view that is top notch. Really amazing to be able to have a wedding venue for a weekend. Really nice to be able to enjoy the wedding weekend with family and friends. The inside ballroom is fabulous and the outdoor space is amazing. It is surrounded by water and a magical place!

    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?

    $ 1,200.00

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

    $ 1,200.00

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


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

    $ 2,300.00

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

    $ 2,300.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Clean Up, Parking

    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?

    Indoor and outdoor options

    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Garden, Historic Building, Inn/B&B, Mansion, Waterfront

    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, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Wifi

    What event items are available?

    Dance Floor, Decor, Lighting

    What transportation and access is available?


    What months are included in your peak season?

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

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, December

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