The Governor Thomas Bennett House

Charleston, SC
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Wedding
Weddings
Preferred Venue

Regal Downtown Charleston Beauty

An architectural treasure embracing downtown Charleston’s timeless charm, the Governor Thomas Bennett House, circa 1825, is an immaculate venue. Large weddings and intimate celebrations unfold throughout this magnificent home and across sweeping gardens. Capture stunning imagery in front of iconic architectural adornments that include ornamental plasterwork, a free-flying staircase, four fireplaces and gorgeously manicured lawns and gardens.
 
Host friends and family inside the handsomely restored historic Southern home, on the expansive porch and under Spanish-moss-draped live oaks. Invite your wedding party to enjoy the second-story bridal suite and ground floor man cave preparation areas. Arrange a grand Crescent Garden ceremony under the shade of a 200-year-old oak. Savor a thoughtful reception on the spacious piazza overlooking the brick courtyard and classic pineapple fountain. The Governor Thomas Bennett House is located downtown, just minutes from major hotels, shopping and attractions.

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VENUE TYPE
Historic Estates & Mansions
CEREMONY SETTING
Indoor & Outdoor
GUEST CAPACITY
230
PRICE LEVEL
Premium

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The Location

Setting

One of Charleston’s grandest and most beautiful historic homes, The Governor Thomas Bennett House is located downtown and within close proximity to abundant lodging and amenities.

Things To Do

Charleston is steeped in rich Southern history and culture, dappled with lovingly preserved architecture, a church-spired skyline and lush legendary gardens.
The historic port city is a foodie haven with award-winning chefs serving fresh-caught seafood and delectable Lowcountry comfort dishes. Civil War sites and iconic plantations, Fort Sumter boat tours and horse-drawn carriage rides clacking down cobblestone streets offer a taste of the past while mile after mile of soft white-sand coastline delivers five beautiful beach enclaves, yachting, fishing and acclaimed golf courses. A walk down King Street unveils locally owned and high-end boutiques and the Saturday morning Marion Square farmers market is the place for local produce and artisan crafts.

Proximity

12 mi to Charleston International Airport
22 mi to The Peninsula
1.5 mi to College of Charleston
1.6 mi to Waterfront Park

69 Barre St., Charleston, SC 29401

The Details

Amenities & Services

  • Spacious piazza overlooking fountain and brick courtyard
  • Fully furnished historic home with handsome architectural dashes
  • Second-story bridal suite and downstairs man cave wedding party preparation areas

By the Numbers

  • 230 seated guest capacity for the ceremony site
  • 230 seated guest capacity for reception
  • Complimentary onsite parking for 200 plus guests

Make it Yours

  • Arrange a grand Crescent Garden ceremony under the shade of a 200-year-old oak tree
  • Plan a sunset secret garden newlywed photo shoot
  • Host a romantic al fresco first dance on the picturesque oyster tabby lawn terrace

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