If you’re planning a wedding in Austin or the Texas Hill Country and dream of saying “I do” in the magnificent setting of a mansion, you’re in luck! From sprawling estates with rich histories to sleek and modern mansions, the Austin area offers plenty of options for you to consider to make your wedding dreams come true.
With more than 10 years of history catering events around Austin, we have first hand experience with a variety of local venues. To share that invaluable insider’s knowledge, we decided to compile a list with some of the best mansion wedding venues in Austin and the Texas Hill Country to help you find the perfect spot for your big day. Ready to take a look? Here we go!
Prospect House is a modern wedding venue located in Dripping Springs, just outside of Austin. This mansion was designed by award-winning Texas architect Max Levy, known for creating simple yet dramatic modern spaces connected to nature through light, shadow, and breezes.
The venue offers 2 ample preparation suites filled with natural light to accommodate the wedding party for pre-event preparations. A spacious climate controlled indoor reception hall features 3000 sq ft with 15 ft tall ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows galore; several magnificent outdoor spaces make for perfect ceremony sites or enjoyable and unique cocktail hour spots. With its clean lines, minimalist design and breathtaking scenic views of the Texas Hill Country’s rolling hills, Prospect House can accommodate up to 200 guests and is the perfect spot for a modern yet elegant and romantic wedding.
The Grand Lady
Located east of Austin, The Grand Lady is a uniquely inspired space that sits on 20 acres of Texas land adorned with majestic live oak trees. This historic mansion was built in 1881 and carefully restored through the years. Today, its design blends the elegance of classic architectural features such as magnificent ornamental woodwork and stained glass windows with the modern style and function of minimalist modern interior decoration.
The venue offers a variety of indoor and outdoor options to accommodate your vision for the event. Whether you are planning an intimate wedding with 50 guests or a large-scale elegant affair with 300, this luxurious mansion wedding venue has a perfect space for you.
By combining classic architecture with a modern decoration style and blending it with Texas’ natural beauty, The Grand Lady serves as a grand backdrop for wedding celebrations that embrace timeless traditions of love, friendship and family.
The Hummingbird House
Although not a classic mansion like other venues on this list, the Hummingbird House earns its spot due to its magnificent curated gardens that makes it Austin’s quintessential garden wedding venue. Conveniently located in South Austin, this property features lush gardens with tropical flowers blooming all year round as well as comfortable suites for the wedding party to use prior to the event.
The beautiful garden with its top of the line lighting makes for an incredibly romantic outdoor ceremony space, offering couples plenty of alternatives for day or evening wedding ceremonies. A stunning reception hall with silk-draped floor-to-ceiling windows and crystal chandeliers can accommodate up to 200 guests.
With its picturesque setting and elegant atmosphere, the Hummingbird House is the perfect choice for a fairy tale wedding. It’s no coincidence that this wedding venue has been awarded “Best of Austin” by Austin Chronicle readers, “Best Venue for Large Events” by Wedding Industry Experts, “WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award” and “Best of Weddings” by The Knot couples.
The Woodbine Mansion
Built in 1895, The Woodbine Mansion is a Texas historical landmark located in Round Rock, just a short drive north from Austin. Although the building has been restored over the years, the classic Greek revival style and sophisticated decor details such as magnificent crystal chandeliers and ornate mirrors remain.
This stunning mansion wedding venue can accommodate up to 300 guests and offers beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces to welcome them in style, including a grand dining room, an elegant gazebo, delicately landscaped private gardens and two spacious courtyards. With so many spaces to choose from, the possibilities are endless at The Woodbine Mansion.
Close enough to the action but just far enough to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, The Woodbine Mansion is the perfect setting for a luxurious and classically elegant wedding celebration.
Just northwest of Austin and nestled amongst the breathtaking landscape of the Texas Hill Country sits Villa Antonia. This award-winning luxury Hill Country mansion wedding venue has plenty of old-world charm and sweeping scenic views making visitors feel like they have been transported to a Mediterranean escape.
The property features a stunning Italian-style villa with breathtaking views of the surrounding hills and vineyards. The venue offers both indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception spaces that can accommodate up to 300 guests including a chapel, a grand ballroom, a rose garden, several terraces and a romantic outdoor courtyard with sculpture water fountains.
With its luxurious amenities and picturesque setting, you can rest assured that your event will take place in a magnificent setting making Villa Antonia the perfect choice for a sophisticated and unforgettable wedding.
So there you have it! The Austin area is home to several stunning mansions that serve as picture-perfect wedding venues. Whether you are looking for classic elegance, modern sophistication or something in between, Austin is sure to offer a variety of luxurious options for your big day. Be sure to check out our preferred vendors list to see these and other venues we love working with!