Southwood Property

Westchester/Hudson Valley

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Description

Nestled along the Hudson River in the scenic Catskill mountains, the Southwood Property boasts 86 acres of gorgeous gardens, forests, and rolling meadows that is perfect for an outdoor wedding. The timeless pastoral beauty of this stunning estate has been preserved for nearly three centuries, originally built and maintained by the Livingston family until it was finally passed into the hands of the Perry families. Offering a private wooded oasis for your big day, you and your guests can revel in a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The stunning property provides a significant setting that can be home to many different kinds of weddings, ranging from an elegant historic manor wedding to an outdoor bohemian dream! Imagine exchanging your vows on the lush green fields overlooking a thicket of mature trees and foliage, allowing you to say your “I do’s” amid the chirps of local birds and the song of wind breezing through the trees. Enjoy cocktails on the lawn or enjoy a gorgeous indoor reception sheltered by a beautiful historic structure. The mansion’s ornate interior – complete with hardwood floors, luminous white paint, and authentic vintage furnishings – creates a singular atmosphere for celebrating your union with a delectable meal and dancing!

Venue Style

Mansion, Park/Garden, Ocean/Waterfront View, Mountain, Vintage/Rustic, Outdoor

Services

Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception

Capacity

Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time or the day before for set up and clean up can occur the day after the event. Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $7,000 for a venue rental from Friday to Sunday. Please inquire with the venue directly for weekday weddings. The venue offers overnight accommodations (sleep up to 17 guests or more) in the mansion and the cottage for a 2 night minimum (not included in the rental fee). It is not required to book out overnight accommodations for weddings. A rehearsal dinner for up to 25 guests and Sunday brunch on property is included. An additional fee would incur for 25 guests or more. A day of coordinator is required a wedding planner is strongly recommended. The venue is only available for wedding bookings between June through October.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Southwood Property is estimated at between $14,584 and $25,172 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Catering

BYO

Alcohol

BYO

Amenities Included

Outdoor lighting
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
No kitchen
Large parking lot
Bon fire pit

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
BYO alcohol
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 11:00PM
Dumpster required
No open flame or fireworks