West Manor Estate

Forest, VA
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A Dignified and Majestic Mansion

This timeless Virginia wedding tradition has been hosting celebrations for nearly two centuries. West Manor Estate is a part of Entwined Events, Lynchburg’s premier special event and wedding venues and services.

Plan your day around immaculate indoor and outdoor spaces. Design your ceremony in the calm, breezy fields behind the pavilion or embrace the tranquil ceremony meadows backed by beautiful green hills and the slender white columns of the pavilion. The spacious lawn in front of the ceremony space is split down the center by an antiquated brick path and surrounded by flourishing gardens. The west gardens are situated between the estate house and the ceremony meadow and make for stunning first look and newlywed photography set amongst several types of ivies, emerald green cypresses and grand crepe myrtles.

West Manor’s glass atrium can be used as ceremony space, a reception hall or a dance floor, providing shelter from the elements along with lots of natural light and soft glowing nighttime ambiance. Inside, the cream colored ballroom shines with an elaborate staircase, crystal chandeliers and adjustable colored uplighting in the high ceilings. The adjacent conservatory is a simple charming space perfect for cocktail hour hors d’oeuvres, signature drinks and unique food displays.

Luxurious onsite cottages and three well-appointed estate rooms offer special lodging options. Enjoy matching robes and breakfast on your first married morning and private cottage space sleeping up to seven guests.

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VENUE TYPE
Historic Estates & Mansions
CEREMONY SETTING
Indoor & Outdoor
GUEST CAPACITY
225
PRICE LEVEL
Affordable

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The Location

Setting

This sprawling estate is situated between Lynchburg, Bedford and Roanoke in Forest, Virginia.

Things To Do

Charlottesville is home to thriving orchards, farms, and more than 40 wineries that inspire unforgettable restaurant experiences. Hiking in Shenandoah National Park, renowned river kayaking, and championship golf offer thrills while a celebrated theater and local live music scene entertain. Our stages are well stocked with highly coveted acts. In fact, Charlottesville is where Dave Matthews Band and Coran Capshaw's Red Light Management — the largest independent music management company in the world — got their start. For a taste of history, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, James Madison’s Montpelier, and James Monroe’s Highland offer guided glimpses into the Founding Fathers’ legacies.

Proximity

87 mi to Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport
82 mi to Downtown Mall
83 mi to Monticello
77 mi to UVA
73 mi to Shenandoah National Park

3594 Elkton Farm Dr, Forest, VA 24551

The Details

Amenities & Services

  • Onsite lodging
  • Immaculate atrium and gardens
  • Elegant 1832 manor home
  • Ornate crystal ballroom chandeliers
  • Premier Entwined Events planners

By the Numbers

  • 225 seated guest capacity for outdoor meadow ceremony
  • 225 seated guest capacity for reception using ballroom and atrium

Make it Yours

  • Stay in one of three opulent manor rooms, each with a different aesthetic dressed in authentic 1890s decor
  • Prepare for the day in the Stable Cottage adjacent to the manor and ceremony pavilion and sprawl out among a living area, loft, kitchenette and sleeping quarters
  • Plan a first look in the West Gardens embraced by romantic ivies, emerald green cypresses and towering crepe myrtles

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