Montalto, Overlooking Monticello




Unsurpassed in elegance and style, Montalto Overlooking Monticello, will fulfill your every vision for the perfect wedding celebration. Montalto is a spectacular location that rises 410 feet above Monticello. Repose, the grand house atop Montalto, provides a picturesque setting for your memorable celebration and to share inspired moments with your guests. The historic country house is imbued with a sense of retreat and possibility. Pledge your love on the lawns of Montalto. Exchange vows as guests take in unparalleled views in every direction. The sea view to the east and the Blue Ridge Mountains and Charlottesville city views to the west provide your ceremony with a magnificent backdrop. Following the ceremony and your formal portraits, you and your guests can celebrate with a grand reception that includes dining and dancing in the Conservatory. The Conservatory overlooks the Blue Ridge Mountain and features retractable screens bringing the beauty of the outdoors inside. The dedicated event planners of Monticello are ready to assist you with your special day to ensure it is one you will cherish forever.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Event Center, Ocean/Waterfront View, City/Skyline View, Mountain, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 400 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 250 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 350 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 11:00 AM. Events must end by 11:00 PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $10,000 to $20,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes 12 hours of rental time including set up and clean up time. Please note, rental fee gets you entire property with Montalto mountain top. The rental includes philanthropic gift to the Thomas Jefferson Foundation.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Montalto, Overlooking Monticello is estimated at between $16,374 and $30,987 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Coat check room
Outdoor lighting
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Parking can be arranged

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
Valet parking or shuttle service required
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 11:00PM