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Virginia Wedding Venue Highlight | Seven Springs

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Our Chancey Charm Richmond Wedding Planner, Alana Futcher, is thrilled to add this picturesque estate wedding venue to our Richmond / Charlottesville Preferred Partners List! Seven Springs is perfect for couples looking for a naturally beautiful wedding venue with lush manicured grounds and a collection of celebration spaces. This Virginia wedding venue spans 100 acres, offering a relaxed ambiance and overnight accommodations for the perfect wedding weekend. We’re sharing more details about this organic + modern event space below. Enjoy!

– The Chancey Charm Team

Chancey Charm Richmond Wedding Venue Interview, Seven Springs, Richmond Wedding Planner
Photo: Sarah Street Photography

Venue Name

Seven Springs

Wedding Venue Location

Manquin, Virginia – just 20 miles outside of Richmond

When did you open?

Seven Springs was purchased in February of 2015. We spent the next few months making sure the formally private home was in tip top shape to become an event venue and officially opened for booking in June of the same year.

Why did you decide to open your venue?

The father/son owners, Brett and Robert Hunicutt, have a love for Virginia history and a passion for entertaining. They wanted to take on a project that combined the two and were at a point in their lives that made sense to make the jump into the wedding industry!

They were on the hunt for something with history (Seven Springs was built in 1725 and has names like Patrick Henry and George Washington in its legacy) as well as a place that was able to offer on-site accommodations (we have space for up to 20 guests to spend the night) and ample grounds that provide room to grow and expand as the business expands. Seven Springs was a pretty obvious choice!

Chancey Charm Richmond Wedding Venue Interview, Seven Springs, Richmond Wedding Planner
Photo: Two Spoons Photography

How many people does your event venue hold?

We offer accommodations for up to 200 event guests with the space and ability to expand up to 300 guests if needed.

What makes your venue unique?

What makes our venue unique is the layout! We are able to provide different and varied entertaining spaces that feel like completely different locations while only being a few steps away from each other. This gives couples the option to incorporate more than one vision and feel for their event without having to change locations.

We also strive to be flexible. We want to be sure our couples are provided with exactly what they need for their big day. We know that every couple has different likes, needs, and budgets to work with. Not having big restrictions on how to use the space or vendors they bring in along with the option to craft different rental packages ensures that we can continue to try to meet each and every prospective client’s needs.

Chancey Charm Richmond Wedding Venue Interview, Seven Springs, Richmond Wedding Planner
Photo: Sarah Street Photography

Best piece of planning advice to a new bride

Whew! Just one piece of advice may be hard… The biggest piece of advice I can offer is to remember that there is no wrong way to have a wedding. There tends to be a lot of pressure when planning coming from a lot of different places – family, the want to reproduce things you have seen in styled shoots, your budget, etc. – that makes it really stressful and hard to ensure that at the end of thcie day you have the wedding you’ve envisioned. Just remember that at the end of the day, if you have married the love of your life, you’ve done your wedding correctly! If you weren’t able to afford the flowers you really wanted or were unable to meet each and every person’s expectations for what the day should have been – so what. Focus on the things that really matter and soak in the love.

(Okay- just one more thing – get your partner involved! Even if they say they don’t care about the details, make sure they don’t regret that down the line. Ask for opinions and share tasks – it leads to both of you being totally happy and proud of your wedding day!)

What is your ideal couple like?

We love couples who are intent on hosting an event to remember that is unique and really shows off their personalities. The details can for sure be important, but at the end of the day, they are wanting to spend time with their nearest and dearest with their new husband or wife!

Learn more about Seven Springs here + follow along on Instagram and Facebook. Cheers!

Chancey Charm Richmond Wedding Planner

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8 thoughts on “Virginia Wedding Venue Highlight | Seven Springs”

  1. One of my absolute favorite venues in Richmond! From the quaint cottages, to the beautiful house decor, to the amazing staff, to the magnolia trees on the ceremony site, all the way to the BABY LAMBS this venue is AMAZING!

  2. This venue is just perfect! I love that it has so many different spaces you can use for an event!

  3. 100 acres to yourself and overnight accommodations? I’m sold! If I still lived in Virginia, I would have loved to get married at this venue!

  4. “There’s no wrong way to have a wedding.” Love when venues are open to the differences each couple brings to their wedding day! Being open to allowing couples to personalize their wedding day is key! Well done 🙂

  5. How stunning is this property! I love the rich history and the legacy it so seamlessly incorporates into a couple’s special day. I especially loved the photo of the couple with the dinner bell – such a fun way to invite guests to the reception!

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