If simplicity and sensational are part of your wedding day dreams, look no further than Swan Manor. Our exquisite sprawling estate is perfect for your nuptials. We offer perfectly manicured grounds and a spectacular setting for your wedding ceremony and photos. Eager to please, our professional and friendly staff is completely organized and flexible. We are open to outside vendors or happy to recommend talented crews we have worked with before!
When shopping around for your intricate venue, there are numerous things to keep in mind. The following checklist from hitched.com gives you an idea of pertinent details to consider:
Questions to Ask Your Venue
Is your venue available on the required date?
Is your venue easy to find?
Is your venue licensed to carry out civil weddings?
If you do hold a licence for civil ceremonies, what authority do you come under and can you supply names and contact details for the registrar?
Will ours be the only wedding at your venue on our wedding day?
How many people can you accommodate?
How many car parking spaces are available?
Do you allow confetti to be thrown at the venue?
Do you allow candles to be lit in the reception room?
Do you have a noise limiter fitted or can we turn the music all the way up?
Are there any bedrooms over the dance floor?
Do you allow professional firework displays at your venue?
Do you have landing permission should we want a helicopter to whisk us away after the evening reception? More details at Hitched
Gazebo, Forest or Front Foyer: Endless Options
The best part about a venue that offers equally stunning interior and exterior options is that you never have to fret if Mother Nature decides to sprinkle or snow on your big day. We have a myriad of different locations on site that can easily transform into your cocktail, dining and photography sessions.
We Are Prepared When Nature Changes Plans
We celebrate love year round at Swan Manor. Regardless of the season, we have all options covered. Stay fresh from the blazing sun with our beautiful tree canopies along the property. If the rain clouds move in, our talented staff can easily move your set-up to our lovely indoor spaces. Leave the stress to us while you relax and enjoy your wedding day.
What an amazing wedding and reception we had at Swan Manor!! Dennis and Bart went above and beyond the call of duty. Throughout the entire process they were so attentive to our needs and our guest’s needs; during the planning process, the rehearsal, the ceremony and reception, they were flexible and patient with anything we asked of them.
Dennis and Bart worked alongside our caterer, DJ, cake artist, and director to make things run smoothly. They not only provided us with a beautiful venue, they helped decorate and offered some of their own flowers and plants to compliment our own.
From the valet parking to the bridal suite, it was an incredibly beautiful day and evening! We are so thankful to Dennis and Bart for their attention to detail and their desire to make our wedding day so special for us. They take so much pride in their venue and it shows! We would highly recommend Swan Manor to others for any special event!!
Tammie and Steve (Customer review from Wedding Wire)
Here are some additional questions we are happy to help you answer, compliments of www.confetti.co.uk.
Does the venue suit your theme?
Is it big enough to accommodate all your guests?
Do they have an in‐house wedding co‐ordinator?
Do they have equipment you can use or will you have to hire tables, chairs, linens, plates, glassware, etc?
Do they have in‐house catering or must you hire your own?
If you are bringing a caterer in, will they have access to a kitchen, power, running water, etc?
Will you be having finger food, a buffet or a sit down meal?
Will there be food for both the reception and the evening reception?
If they’ll be supplying the food, are they flexible with their menu choices? Can you make suggestions?
Is there a vegetarian alternative? Can they accommodate special dietary requirements?
Do they have a license to consume alcohol?
Can you supply your own alcohol? Is there a corkage fee?
Will you have a free bar or will guests pay for their own beverages?
Determine which drinks you would like served when. Until what time the bar will be open?
Enquire about staff. How will they be dressed? How many will be required?
Can you meet the manager beforehand to go over details?
Is entertainment permitted? Is there a sufficient power supply for any entertainment/sound systems you may require?
Does the venue have a public address system available for speeches?
Are there noise level restrictions that must be adhered to?
Visit your venue at the time of day your reception will take place. Is the lighting suitable?
Are the tables/chairs/linens appropriate?
Discuss where you would like flowers and other decorations placed.
Is there a safe place for guests to store coats and personal belongings?
Is there a safe place for gifts?
If you are having outside staff or decorators in, what is the earliest they can have access?
Does the venue have disabled access?
Are there adequate parking facilities?
Is there on‐site accommodation? If so, is there a discount available for your guests?
Does the venue have public liability insurance?
How far in advance are bookings required?
What is the cancellation/postponement policy?
How much is the deposit to secure the date and when is it due?
How soon after the event is the balance due?
Is VAT included in the final price?
Confirm dates, times and details with a written contract.
Come and Check Us Out
Working with a reputable venue will ensure that your special day goes perfectly. Our stellar reputation keeps our booking calendar busy but we want to get you on it. We look forward to meeting with you and showing you our exquisite Swan Manor estate, the ultimate venue for your wedding and reception.
Call 704-776-2530 or use the contact form here on the site to get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you.