6 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: $ • $$

Hotel Ella

Austin, Texas

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: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Neill-Cochran House Museum

Austin, TX

Fab Features: striking 1855 Greek Revival mansion and gardens • lovely alfresco ceremonies set on the manicured lawn, cocktail hours on the cobblestone patio, and dining under a twinkle-lit tent • indoor spaces are elegantly appointed with period furniture and décor

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Madeline Manor

Kyle, Texas

Fab Features: charming country home with a blend of classic and modern styling and gracious views of the surrounding Blanco River Valley • beautiful fountain courtyard with generous space for a ceremony and tented reception on the spacious patio • designated children's play area with beanbags and a TV

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


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