The rich history and unique features of this home in Savannah’s Historic District make it an ideal Savannah wedding venue for Savannah wedding receptions and ceremonies, as well as for corporate dinners, private parties, tour luncheons and dinners, and catered events.
The 4,000 square foot parlor floor consists of 9 rooms with 3-1/2 baths, accessed from the front entrance and by elevator. It features fourteen-foot ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, marble fireplaces, crystal chandeliers, crystal wall sconces, decorative moldings, and hardwood floors. A central hall opens onto all major rooms and leads to the formal ballroom.
The drawing room is decorated with quality antiques or period furnishings, and a baby grand piano. The dining room has an attractive dining set and additional serving surfaces.
The dining room has a pale gold damask wall covering and all other walls and moldings are painted in a neutral off-white color.
Oriental rugs line the central hallway and some of the rooms.
A discreetly-offset kitchen adjacent to the elevator and additional space on the ground floor are available for your caterer, and a rear entrance from the lane allows loading in of equipment by your planner.
Some (but not all) of the ornaments may be stored during the event to suit your taste, if you request this in advance of your event.
Details of the Venue Space
The central hallway.
Our 7+ x 18′ central hallway runs the length of the house, opening onto all major rooms, to include the drawing room, the dining room, the three east-side sitting rooms, and the ballroom. The hallway is decorated with two crystal chandeliers and matching crystal wall sconces, red Bokhara rugs, an ebonized side table with mother-of-pearl and brass inlay, a mahogany blanket chest, and a large ornamental mirror.
The drawing room.
The 16.5′ x 24.5′ drawing room has a large crystal chandelier, a French Aubusson rug in quiet colors, a baby grand piano, crystal candelabra on the marble mantel, ornamental tables and chairs, and a damask-covered camel-back sofa. The drawing room opens into the dining room through a large archway, where pocket doors allow separation of the two rooms if desired.
The dining room.
The 16.5′ x 25′ dining room has a grand crystal chandelier with four matching crystal wall sconces, a French Aubusson rug in quiet colors that matches the rug in the adjacent drawing room, a marble mantel, fine porcelains, a dining table with two leaves, a sideboard, and a side serving table. A silver Moroccan samovar decorates one table. The dining room opens into the drawing room, library, and central hallway, and is immediately adjacent to the elevator and kitchen. There is also an adjacent powder room.
The 13′ x 18′ library works well as a bar because it can be entered from the both the dining room and the ballroom. There is a sofa and a serving table that can be used for bar facilities if needed, and the room is adjacent to a small laundry room with linoleum flooring and a floor drain, where cooling chests can be stored.
The central hallways opens into the 22′ x 32′ ballroom through a columned arch with side railings. The ballroom has two grand crystal chandeliers with matching crystal wall sconces, and an English antique door with etched glass panel that serves as the rear entrance (and as the fire escape for the Venue). There is a separate entrance to the ballroom from the library.
The east-side sitting rooms.
The east-side sitting rooms all have lovely natural light for morning events.
The 15′ x 17.5′ northeast sitting room has a crystal chandelier, a marble fireplace mantel decorated with Asian prints, a red Bokhara rug, Moroccan brass decorative items, and a red leather camel-back sofa.
The 15′ x 15′ middle sitting room has a crystal chandelier and matching crystal wall sconces, an ebonized marble mantel with a French trumeau abov,; a damask-covered camel-back sofa, a mirrored wall of closets in annexed area, and an adjacent full bath.
The 15.5′ x 17’ southeast sitting room has crystal wall sconces, a mirrored closet in a 6′ x 6.6′ alcove, and an adjacent full bath.