Wedding Rates - Hawkesdene

2023-2024 Hawkesdene Wedding Rates

Hawkesdene is unique. We are not a “day of” event venue. Our Estate Wedding rates are based upon your “extended stay” event and are separated into three categories, which apply to both Peak Season and Off Peak Season. They are: Estate Wedding Fee, Estate Rental and Estate Dining. See a detailed explanation of the three categories below:

Estate Wedding Fee + Estate Rental + Estate Dining + (optional) Additional Onsite Accommodations = Total Wedding & Event Fee

WEDDING FEE

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • Complete wedding planning and coordination services
  • Wedding ‘day of’ coordination included
  • Complete use of Bridal Salon
  • Choice of ceremony site
  • Wedding rehearsal, ceremony and reception including the planning, time, management, equipment, production, service, set up and break down
  • Attendant and 5-passenger Kabota RTV on your wedding day to take you and your photographers anywhere you want on the estate including to the top of our mountain for stunning sunset and mountain photos
  • Custom lounge furniture, farm tables, dining & cocktail tables, ceremony and reception chairs
  • Onsite parking area including signage
  • Décor items for tables and stations including lanterns, votive candles, easels, signage, wine barrels, linens, and so much more. Please refer to the detailed list in the Estate Wedding document.

ESTATE WEDDING FEE

125 person capacity for weddings

Peak Season Weekends* & Holidays
mid-April to mid-November – $11,995

Off-Peak Season & Peak Season Weekdays**
mid-November to mid-April – $7,995

ESTATE WEDDING DEPOSIT
& CONFIRMATION

A $1,000 non-refundable estate wedding deposit is required to confirm your wedding and secure your preferred dates and current rates with the balance required one (1) year prior to your arrival. You are welcome to submit a $1,000 refundable good faith deposit prior to confirming to hold your preferred dates pending your decision and the good faith deposit will convert to the $1,000 non-refundable estate wedding fee deposit if you should decide to confirm.

No tax applied to Estate Wedding Fee.

* Weekends included any consecutive stay including Friday & Saturday.
** Weekdays include any consecutive stay including Sunday through Thursday.

ESTATE RENTAL

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • Exclusive use of the entire estate for the duration of your stay
  • Elegant onsite accommodations with 30 private bedrooms to accommodate 60 to 82 guests complete with high-quality furniture, amenities and super luxury bedding
  • Additional onsite accommodations available including up to 5 private bedrooms to accommodate 10 to 20 guests
  • A list of offsite accommodations including hotels and cottages located within a 4-mile radius for your overflow guests
  • Idyllic grounds, gardens and rushing creeks with paths and trails providing direct access into the Nantahala National Forest
  • Llama & alpaca stable with our own herd of resident llamas & alpacas
  • Open air pavilion situated above the rushing waters of Phillips Creek complete with custom wood tables, chairs, lounge furniture, a massive wood-burning fireplace, sound system, bar, back kitchen & smokehouse
  • Wood-burning fire pit situated along Phillips Creek with Adirondack chairs & tables and plenty of split wood for the fire
  • Easy access to the Hawkes Nest Pavilion at the top of our mountain offering stunning sunset & mountain views
  • Close proximity to numerous activities including whitewater rafting, horseback riding, zip lining, casino, golf and day trips to the Biltmore House and surrounding areas

ESTATE RENTAL RATES

Peak Season Weekends*
mid-April to mid-November, 2 nights – $19,995

Off-Peak Season & Peak Season Weekdays**
mid-November to mid-April, 2 nights – $15,995

Additional Nights – $995 per night
2-night minimum stay

Pets are welcome • 2-night minimum stay

* Weekends included any consecutive stay including Friday & Saturday.
** Weekdays include any consecutive stay including Sunday through Thursday.

ESTATE RENTAL DEPOSIT
& CONFIRMATION

Estate rental confirmation along with a 50% non-refundable estate rental deposit is required one hundred and eighty (180) days prior to arrival with the balance required fifteen (15) days prior to arrival.

Your invited guests are welcome to pay Hawkesdene directly for their own accommodations and any portion of your reservation through our secure reservation system. Please inquire for details.

7% NC Sales Tax and 4% Lodging Tax will apply

ESTATE DINING

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • Includes all meals beginning with dinner on the day of your arrival through breakfast on the day of departure
  • Includes an unlimited supply of sweet & salty pantry snacks, fresh fruit, non-alcoholic beverages, bar supplies including ice, mixers and garnishes
  • Talented in-house culinary team featuring an abundance of local, fresh & creative farm-to-fork cuisine all created in house from scratch for every group
  • Customized farm-to-table dinner menus or choose from our themed and seasonal a-la-carte menus
  • Professional & courteous uniformed bartenders and wait staff
  • Permission to bring your own alcoholic beverages
  • Keg coolers & taps included; kegs can be ordered and delivered from our local breweries.
  • Customized signature cocktails
  • Custom-designed dining tables & chairs
  • White bone china dinnerware, elegant stemware & glassware, and heavy gauge stainless steel flatware

ESTATE DINING RATES

Required for onsite guests • 125 person capacity for all meals

Peak Season Weekends*
mid-April to mid-November
$79 per guest per night

Off-Peak Season & Peak Season Weekdays**
mid-November to mid-April
$69 per guest per night

* Weekends included any consecutive stay including Friday & Saturday.
** Weekdays include any consecutive stay including Sunday through Thursday.

ESTATE DINING DEPOSIT

100% of the estate dining cost is required 15 days prior to arrival.

Vendor meals for hired ‘third party’ vendors who are not guests of Hawkesdene and who dine from the dinner buffet are priced at 50% off. There is no discount for vendors who require a separate meal or dining time.

Children who are dependent on a parent to feed them are excluded from participating in the dining plan.

7% NC Sales Tax and 18% Service Charge will apply.

+ OPTIONAL

ADDITIONAL ONSITE ACCOMMODATIONS

Hawkesview Cottages

Hawkesview Cottages consist of two cottages that are adjoined and are therefore rented together. Accommodations include 5 private bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms that will accommodate 10 – 20 guests. Also included is a large screened area with seating for 20 guests, amazing Hawkesdene and Snowbird Mountain views, a stocked wood-burning fire pit and a game room with a ping pong table and corn hole.

HAWKESVIEW COTTAGE RATES

Peak Season Weekends*
mid-April to mid-November, 2 nights – $1,995

Off-Peak Season & Peak Season Weekdays**
mid-November to mid-April, 2 nights – $1,595

Additional Nights – $495 per night

Pets are welcome • 2-night minimum stay

* Weekends included any consecutive stay including Friday & Saturday.
** Weekdays include any consecutive stay including Sunday through Thursday.

HAWKESVIEW COTTAGE DEPOSIT

You are welcome to include or remove Hawkesview Cottages from your reservation at any time and there is no deposit to remove them.

7% NC Sales Tax and 4% Lodging Tax will apply.