7 Austin Private Estate Wedding Venues Oozing With Southern Charm


Elegant, romantic and very photogenic, Austin’s mansions are popular wedding venues for good reason. There’s definitely something special about saying “I do” beneath a 100-year-old oak or sipping champagne on a shady veranda. Host your celebration at one of these historic places and you and your guests will be transported back to a more genteel time.


House on the Hill

Austin, Texas

Fab Features: lush gardens, large oak trees, and meandering paths • dramatic waterfall serves as a backdrop for your ceremony • no music curfew • 20 guests or more can stay for one night, a weekend, or longer • a pond, lush gardens, and surrounding hill country

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Wish Well House

Georgetown, TX

Fab features: one-of-a-kind historic mansion just 20 miles North of Austin • exchange vows in the perfectly manicured courtyard featuring mature landscaping and a romantic wall of ivy • the main hall beautifully combines classic elegance with modern luxuries with its floor-to-ceiling windows and exposed beams

Catering: BYO
Price: $$ • $$$

Hotel Ella

Austin, TX

Fab Features: romantic Greek Revival mansion + charming boutique hotel • lovely lawn ceremonies, cocktails on the pool deck, and receptions in the wonderful Grand Ballroom • delicious menus from beloved on-site restaurant Goodall's Catering

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Garey House

Georgetown, TX

Fab Features: Tuscan-inspired mansion set on the banks of the San Gabriel River • lovely alfresco event spaces, like the Lawn, tree-shaded Courtyard, and the pond-view terrace • stately Great Room boasts a floor-to-ceiling fireplace and doors that open onto an airy patio

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Woodbine Mansion

Round Rock, Texas

Fab Features: gorgeous, historic, family-owned mansion with lush, beautifully landscaped grounds • host your reception outdoors in the charming private gardens • exchange vows at the garden trellis adorned with sprawling greenery—a picture perfect ceremony backdrop!

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

J. E. Pauls Estate

Paige, TX

Fab Features: beautiful 19th-century country estate, surrounded by verdant lawns and ancient trees • wedding parties prep in the historic mansion, which boasts original woodwork throughout • intimate al fresco receptions beneath an airy tent or a twinkle-lit pergola

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $



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