- Susan Wright and
- Brent Cochran
- P. O. Box 8, Vilas, NC 28692
Get married on a grassy hill, overlooking mountains, meadows, and woodlands, in the company of birds and butterflies. The setting is private and pastoral, with wildflower meadows and rolling woodlands. From the wedding knoll, your guests have a panoramic unbroken view of North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia mountains. You can have the natural wedding you have always dreamed of at "The Peak".
view from the barn in Autumn
Enjoy a peaceful setting, with a view of several mountain chains, in a place that is so quiet, you can hear yourself breathe, a place that you will always remember, a place that will remain dear to you for the rest of your life. This place is Shady Grove Gardens at "The Peak". For couples seeking a natural, unique wedding experience, Brent Cochran and Susan Wright offer the perfect outdoor site.
Let us make your special day pleasant and simple. In addition to sharing our beautiful cutflower farm, we will provide all the logistical support that you need, to insure a smooth, happy, and fun experience for everyone. Choose unique bouquets and arrangements from our fresh, organic, country garden flowers.
For the perfect place for your special outdoor celebration consider our farm at "The Peak". It is located at the base of the highest mountain in Ashe County, North Carolina. Our flower farm offers a wedding knoll, reception site, parking and restroom. We are located 25 miles from Boone in a totally rural setting. This is a farm with slopes, fences and rocks included. No animals though.
NE view from the knoll
Prices for Weddings at "The Peak", Ashe County, NC
We have only small daytime weddings and receptions. Please call for a tour of our beautiful and peaceful site. Larger weddings if you plan transportation for your guests - vans etc.
The site is available Saturday and Sunday afternoons only, for any 4-5 hour block of time. No other weddings will be planned for that day. We of course, allow additional time for set up and clean up.
The restroom cabin, has two sinks, one inside and one outside as well as electricity inside and out.
Tents, chairs and tables can be rented from Boone -Rent-All. If we need to meet and help these or other service folks before or after the day of the wedding we require an additional $45 for our time.
Also available, is a Monet style Iron Arbor. The iron grid allows for easy decoration. Free without decoration or $80 with basic greenery. We can put it just about anywhere on the property.
We would love to talk to you about supplying fresh flowers, either by the bucketful or we can arrange a beautiful floral design for you from our 2 fields of flowers and shrubs.
The cultivated area at "The Peak" farm is about 5 acres, surrounded by forest, pasture and wildflower meadow on the other 76 acres.
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1/2 deposit is required to reserve a date, and the balance is required 1 month prior to the wedding.
Thank-you for supporting local farms. With your help we will continue our conservation efforts.
"The Peak" cutflower farm and wedding site is located 2278 West Peak Road in Creston, North Carolina, 25 miles north of Boone.
Why choose Shady Grove Gardens for my outdoor wedding?