The Inside Scoop
FROM THE KNOT EDITORS
The First Look
Elegance and southern charm combine to create an ambience of exquisite style at Giddings Stone Mansion in Brenham, Texas. Built in 1870, the mansion has hosted wedding ceremonies and receptions for more than 150 years. Impeccably landscaped grounds complement the lavish architectural style of the mansion to create a wonderland atmosphere suitable for any romantic wedding. The mansion has 11 elegant rooms, plus five bathrooms and verandas that wrap around most of the upstairs and downstairs of the home. The venue offers both indoor and outdoor options for weddings.
Interior Spaces. The interior of Giddings Stone Mansion is exquisite. Brides can descend the intricately carved mahogany staircase to begin the ceremony or reception. The home offers rooms suitable for small, intimate gatherings or the entire home can be rented to host a larger wedding. Indoor spaces accommodate up to 165 seated guests or up to 200 guests for a buffet style reception. The unique and ageless beauty of the mansion includes breathtaking details, such as elaborate woodwork original fireplaces and 13-foot ceilings. It's hard to beat the opulent atmosphere designed to make a bride feel like a princess.
Outdoor Spaces. Situated on a hilltop, Giddings Stone Mansion provides guests with splendid views in every direction. Couples can host wedding ceremonies and receptions with up to 1,000 guests in the open space. The grounds are immaculate and include covered verandas that add elegant beauty to any celebration. Tents can be set up on the grounds in inclement weather or for shade.
What You Should Know
Giddings Stone Mansion offers private tours for couples who are considering hosting their weddings onsite. A security deposit is required with a signed contract to secure an event date. The helpful professional staff provides the bride and groom with a list of preferred local vendors, including caterers, florists, musicians and photographers. On the day of the wedding, the staff works with the vendors to ensure the wedding couple doesn't have to worry about a single detail.
The historical beauty of Giddings Stone Mansion falls beautifully in line with the wedding vision of many couples. The Brenham, Texas, location is a popular area for intimate bed and breakfast venues and honeymooners and wedding guests can take advantage of the location to enjoy stays in historical and nostalgic settings. Additional nearby perks include:
- Museums and historical sites
- Wine Trail through Texas Hill Country wineries
- Arts, culture and entertainment venues
- Tours and attractions
- Fine and casual dining
From the Vendor
Your Wedding, Your Way
Choose from the parlor, veranda, gardens or a tent under the splendid spreading oaks. This expansive eleven room mansion provides an elegant setting with expansive galleries and a carved mahogany staircase perfect for a princess to descend to meet her waiting prince. Call today!
Amenities + Details
Outdoor - Not Covered
For more details about amenities, please message the Venue.
$$ – Affordable
Estate, Historic Venue, Tented
Giddings Stone Mansion was the venue for my wedding on 6/4/16. Let me start with Jessi the mansion manager. She was the most amazing! The wedding would not have been so amazing had it not been for her. She was so kind and helpful and she really went above and beyond to make the day smooth and easy. The mansion is beautiful and our guests could not stop raving of said beauty. If you are looking for a beautiful historic venue. then you have come to the right place! Jessi and the mansion will not disappoint, I could not have chosen a better venue for my wedding.
The mansion is the perfect place to get married! It has charm, elegance, and it's breathtaking! Jessi was by far helpful through the entire event!! We were able to utilize every aspect of the mansion! We couldn't have picked a better place for our life of forever to begin! You will not be disappointed when you choose the mansion for any event!!!
Meet The Manager
I look forward to hearing from you and giving you a personal tour of the Mansion! You will have no doubt this is the perfect place to celebrate your special day with family and friends. This 1870 historical home is one of a kind! AND you get to enjoy picking from your favorite vendors, rather than us picking them for you! Hooray! Email or call me today! The venue is the first step to planning your wedding!