Charlottesville Wedding Venues

Mount Ida Farm is located in historic Albemarle County and is only minutes from UVA, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello and James Monroe’s Ashlawn Highland within a private 6,000 acre estate. With the introduction of The Lodge,  Mount Ida Farm now offers families two distinct exclusive and private venues for weddings and private events.

 For those dreaming of a grand  historic manor home and private lakeside ceremony site replete with a spectacular  gazebo, the Mount Ida estate and Event barn offer the perfect ceremony and reception location.  From its picturesque setting overlooking the Hardware River and Mount Ida Lake, Mount Ida Manor offers welcoming porches and decks which lead to an impressive stone walkway down to an otherworldly setting with a limestone gazebo overlooking the lake and its spectacular fountain . Parties of 300 can enjoy the beautiful fountain at Mount Ida Lake, backlit by the expansive view as they enjoy their cocktails and conversations.

If truly panoramic mountain views in a more rustic shabby chic location is desired, Mount Ida Farm’s most recent addition The Lodge provides the perfect venue. A fully renovated climate controlled 12,000 sq ft former stable situated in one of the most spectacular and private locations on the 6,000 acre estate offers every amenity with a scenic vista of the Jefferson Sea. An additional 10,000 sq ft of outdoor patios and an impressive outdoor stone fireplace complement the state of the art caterers kitchen complete with backup generator. Soaring timber ceilings, crystal chandeliers, fountains and a spectacular grove of mature hardwoods are but a few of the features offered with The Lodge. 

Mount Ida farm of Charlottesville can accommodate up to 65 overnight guests in a one of several large manor homes located throughout the property. Murcielago Estate has endless scenic locations for pictures and intimate gatherings at one if its many lakes, manor homes and pavilions. 

Wedding Venues Charlottesville