Welcome to Hawkesdene – Your one-of-a-kind 70-acre, 44-bedroom private estate tucked luxuriously in the elegant mountain country of Western North Carolina. Experience this amazing, sprawling property for an extended stay, just you and your people, with nobody else on-site but our personable and professional Hawkesdene service team. This heavenly estate is where gourmet meals for up to 125 guests, perfectly appointed guest rooms and cottages for as many as 122 guests, and manicured grounds meet the soothing rush of Phillip’s Creek alongside sweeping mountain views and perfect solitude.
At Hawkesdene we’re all about weddings, and we’ll be honored to help make the dreams for your special day come true. When you’re here with us, you and your guests are our only priority. We invite everyone to let go, to worry not, and to forget the stresses of life. Here is where you can enjoy an extended stay escape at a place like no other, indulge yourself in the freedom that is yours while our team of professionals take complete care of all the details. And because we invite only one group at a time, the entire estate of Hawkesdene is exclusively yours to celebrate without curfew for the duration of your party’s stay.
Part of your stress-free stay is the flexibility to celebrate your special day according to your personal wishes and style. Every couple’s vision is uniquely their own. This is of utmost importance to us; we want to enhance that vision, not fit you into a preset package. If it so happens that you feel like changing the onsite location of your ceremony on your wedding day, perfect. We’ll make it happen for you. From simple to extravagant, we’re always ready and happy to customize to your needs. Please don’t hesitate to share your ideas.
With both covered and open spaces, Hawkesdene is a venue for all seasons and is the ideal backdrop for your classic North Carolina mountain wedding. The main house, cottages, studio, bridal salon, open air pavilion, llama and alpaca stable, covered bridge, fire pit, swing arbor, pergola, lawns and gardens offer a rich variety, each designed to make your special day as perfect as can be.
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