WEDDINGS & GATHERINGS

If an intimate ceremony in the woods surrounded by old tall trees, thick ferns, climbing vines and the endless skies is your dream wedding; welcome to River North. Located just 20 minutes from downtown Asheville & 7 miles from the airport, our unique property offers both convenience and privacy alike.  The land is 9 acres of  family owned property with a private forest, a picturesque pond, walking trails and 3 cabin accommodations.

 

With multiple site locations within the property, River North can accommodate micro weddings, elopements and and intimate gatherings for up to 20 people.

 

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          The Gathering Place

 

Location & Vibe: Situated in the center of your own private forest, The Gathering Place offers a rustic & natural setting that offers 360 degree woodland views. Paths are lined with lights while the trees are wrapped with dainty star lights. A large chandelier hangs from the trees above the vow area, making this location a magical place to say I Do.

Accommodations: Ceremony seating for 20 people. Farm table in the woods for after ceremony drinks & socializing. 

Other Details: This setting is completely outdoors. 

Pricing:

 

Winter Season- January, February, December:

 

Saturday or Sunday: $1,000

Monday - Friday: $800

High Season- May, June, September, October:

Saturday or Sunday: $1,600

Monday - Friday: $1,300

Mid Season- March, April, July, August, November:

Saturday or Sunday: $1,300

Monday - Friday: $1,100

** Pricing includes 3 hours of location use for ceremony, socializing and photos. 

 

            The Ruins

Location & Vibe: Our newest addition to the property, The Ruins will be completed late summer 2020. This open air deck is situated above a natural running spring that feeds into our lush, overgrown pond. Set back into a "jungle" of trees and vines, this unique structure gives the feeling of spending time in an abandoned "ruin" that the earth took back. Complete with a "castle style" chandelier, starlight lighting & a stone fireplace; your guests will be talking about their night in the forest for years to come.

Accommodations: The Ruins is available for 20 guests for a ceremony and drinks/socializing after. 20 chairs are provided along with a farm table for drinks & socializing.

Pricing:

Winter Season, January, February, December:

 

Saturday or Sunday: 1,600

Monday - Friday: $1,400

High Season, May, June, September, October:

Saturday or Sunday: $2,100

Monday - Friday: $1,800

Mid Season, March, April, July, August, November:

Saturday or Sunday: $1,800

Monday - Friday: $1,600

** Pricing includes 3 hours of location use for ceremony, socializing and photos. 

 

               Perkins Chapel & The Gazebo

 

Location & Vibe: Set near the woods and surrounded by ferns, vines and flowers, this simple yet unique locale provides intimacy and amazing photos! Perkins Chapel is a small, quaint chapel built by one of the original owners of the property. Complete with stained glass windows and a bell, this is one of the more unique places you will find to have your intimate wedding. The Gazebo offers additional space for your intimate group to have drinks, socialize and take photographs, or have an outdoor ceremony.

Accommodations: Chairs are provided for 20 people, however the chapel comfortably accommodates 12. The chapel is completely indoors with heating & electricity. The Gazebo can comfortably accommodate 20 for a seated ceremony and tables are provided for an outdoor socializing area.

 

Pricing:

Winter Season- January, February, December:

 

Saturday or Sunday: $1,200

Monday - Friday: $1,000

High Season- May, June, September, October:

Saturday or Sunday: $1,600

Monday - Friday: $1,300

Mid Season-  March, April, July, August, November:

Saturday or Sunday: $1,300

Monday - Friday: $1,100

** Pricing includes 3 hours of location use for ceremony, socializing and photos.  

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Tables, Chairs & Other Items: Each location includes ceremony seating and a table that can accommodate up to 20 people. You are welcome to bring in linens and any other decor items you wish to have for your event.

Food & Drinks: You are welcome to bring in your own drinks / food for your event. 

Hours: Location rentals are for 3 hour blocks. Available blocks are 10am-1pm, 1:30pm-4:30pm, 5pm-8pm. *Early sunrise & later full/new moon ceremony times can be arranged by request. 

Other Fees: We require a $200 cleaning deposit, refundable within 7 days followig the event.

Other Details: Photos are welcome in all areas of the woods, with respect to other ceremonies taking place

Booking/Payment: 50% deposit is due at time of booking with the balance due 7 days before your event. 

 
To inquire about or reserve your date, click here.
LODGING

Each event rental location on the property is offered one of our 3 cabins at a discount of 20% off listed rates. This is on a first come, first serve basis and based on availability. Cabins open up to the general public for rentals 4 months before any given date, however event bookings are given first option to rent. Check-in is 2pm and checkout is noon.

 
HAVEN- $190-215/night

This A -frame cabin set at the entry of the woods offers comfortable sleeping accommodations for 6 people. Complete with a sunken jet tub, wood burning stove, king bed dressed with a down comforter, patio seating, internet TV, antique dining table for 6 & everything you need to make your own meals; Haven is the perfect place to sleep in & stay up late listening to the sounds of the bullfrogs from your deck.

Sleeping: 1 king bed, 2 twins and 1 pull out sleeper couch.

StoryBrooke-$200-225/night

Built in the traditional style of woodland cabins, StoryBrooke offers 2 loft bedrooms that are perfect for multiple families, comfortably sleeping 8. Each loft includes a new queen bed with a down comforter, internet TV, & a couch that converts to a sleeper. Downstairs offers a spacious dining area,  wood burning stove, 2 bathrooms, cookware stocked kitchen & 2 separate decks for enjoying the view.  

Sleeping: 2 queen beds, 2 sleeper couches & a trundle. 

Hideaway- $175-200/night

The quaintest of the three cabins, Hideaway is the perfect place for a couple or small family to spend some time in the woods. Comfortably sleeping 4, the one bedroom retreat offers a new queen bed dressed with a down comforter, a wood burning stove and a sleeper couch, perfect for the kids. An internet enabled TV is there for relaxing on the couch after a long day exploring the beauty Western North Carolina has to offer. The kitchen is ready for use with all new cookware, plating and cutlery.

Sleeping: 1 queen bed & sleeper couch.

Our Address

Mills River, NC 28759

Contact Us

TEL: 828-676-4281   

E-MAIL: hello@rivernorthnc.com

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