Murray Hill Wedding | Shenandoah Wedding Venues

December 31, 2022

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If you are looking for a fresh take on a classic stone wedding venue, then a Murray Hill wedding may be the perfect option! With a fifty-seven acre estate, it is known for one of the most stunning views in northern Virginia. And as a northern Virginia wedding photographer, I cannot recommend this venue enough!

Northern Virginia Wedding Venues Location

Murray Hill Events is located in Leesburg, Virginia, overlooking the Potomac River and Catoctin Mountain Range. It is a perfect location for couples from DC who are looking for a more rural atmosphere. As well as an affordable destination wedding location with old world charm.

The 18th century style home is in the National Register of Historic Landmarks and the Virginia Landmark Register. And was built by the owner’s grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Stirling Murray Rust. The architecture of the stone mansion is grand, with darling gardens surrounding the natural landscape. Framed by mature oak trees and bountiful gardens, this rustic northern Virginia wedding venue is the epitome of old world charm.

On-site Options

When planning your Murray Hill Wedding, you will have four on-site locations to transition between on the estate. Each location has its own uniquely beautiful features. However, they all have water access, power and restrooms for your convenience.

  • The Grassy Bluff. This spot over looks the Potomac River and is perfect for a ceremony
  • The River Terrance. This location is typically used for cocktails as it provides a comfortable spot for your guests to mingle.
  • The Formal Gardens. A luxurious and luscious spot for a serene ceremony or a social cocktail hour.
  • The Secret Garden. Often used for a cocktail hour as it is a secluded and intimate space with walls of matured boxwood.

Murray Hill Wedding Amenities

Creating the wedding day of your dreams in Murray Hill’s top priority. And part of that is to cater to you through their venue and amenities. Here is a list of their different spaces throughout the venue, as well as how it will accommodate to your wedding party.

  • Barn – 115′ x 61′ – Restored llama barn with kitchen and indoor restrooms which can accommodate 200 seated guests with room for buffet area and dancing.
  • Potomac River Bluff – Grassy overlook for ceremony, cocktails
  • River Room – 25′ x 35′ – 60 people seated, more for a standing reception. This room has the best river view with drapes that close for video presentations.
  • Dining Room – 14′ x 19′ – Board Meeting – 16 people seated, would handle  overflow of 20 from a larger reception held in the living room or River Room.
  • Living Room – 16′ x 29′ – 10 – 15 people seated,  50 for a reception. Two sets of French doors open onto the screened porch from the living room featuring a Steinway grand piano
  • Screened Porch  – 16′ x 29′  –  50 people for a seated event,  more for a reception.
  • Terrace – Slate terrace overlooks the river if needed for a reception for 60 or a seated  dinner for 50.
  • Poolside – An elegant poolside event suitable for 200 – 230 guests.

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