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Douglas Ellington House Wedding Inspiration in Asheville NC

✨The Most Enchanted Place to Say I Do✨

bride walks tossing veil around her at the Douglas Ellington House

I had the pure joy of photographing a beautiful styled shoot at the Douglas Ellington House in Asheville, NC recently. I immediately fell in love with this enchanted western NC wedding venue. It’s like something out of a fairytale - complete with a one bedroom cottage! JuJu Lee Events planned a romantic styled shoot to inspire other intimate wedding days at this incredible venue. It's cozy, romantic, and settled in the heart of the Asheville mountains. Definitely a dream venue if I ever saw one! If you’re looking for a dreamy spot for your intimate wedding day, definitely take a peek at Douglas Ellington House.

4 reasons you have to plan an intimate Douglas Ellington House wedding day:

The venue looks straight out of a fairytale.

The castlesque weathered stone, mystic arches, and draping vines will take you back in time to a land far away. It’s so romantic and tucked away in the woods, you feel like there’s nothing else but you, your partner, and your loved ones! Douglas Ellington House lends itself to romantic celebrations with lots of natural elements, as you can see in our reception inspiration below!

Douglas Ellington House is conveniently located less than 10 minutes away from Asheville.

A venue this close to Asheville You will have a picturesque venue that is easily accessible from town so that your guests don’t have the hassle of traveling far from town. We love an easy wedding day - for your and your guests. It also means you can bring in some of the most incredible vendors easily from the city!

Douglas Ellington House is tucked away in the woods!

That means you can enjoy a very private and intimate ceremony in pleasant seclusion. The quietness invites the natural melody from the nearby stream, surrounding birds, and wind through the leaves. It’s elegant and quaint, intimate and just perfect for anyone who loves nature.

There is a quaint cottage at Douglas Ellington House that couples can book to start their happily ever after.

If you love the grounds, like I know you will, you can stay longer with your significant other after your guests leave. It’s the perfect spot for a romantic night to celebrate being newlyweds!

An intimate wedding in the woods of Asheville NC is so romantic. Book Douglas Ellington House if you’re looking for a beautiful and private spot for your vows!


Asheville NC Wedding Vendors

Planner: JuJu Lee Events

Venue: Douglas Ellington House Tablescape Rentals: Curated Events Charlotte Table Linens: Nuage Designs Wedding Dresses: Meagan Kelly Designs

Groom’s Suit: Menguin Florist: Radiant Bliss Boutique DJ: FMG Events Beauty: Just Wing It Artistry Model: Keauna Gorman, Nathan Tracy, Julia Tracy, Amy Stefanik Photographer: Thin Spaces Productions

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A lover of adventure and travel, it’s my dream to tell stories of love all over the globe. My home base is in Charlotte, NC, but if your wedding is taking place anywhere else - say no more. As I like to say, if there’s a love, there’s a way. I promise to find my way to you to tell your story, no matter where you’re being swept off your feet.

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