Courtyard for Events
Special Events
Events & Celebrations
Stone Courtyard



Is the pressure on to find the perfect location for your next business meeting or splashy event? Not to worry. Just consider our gorgeous historic property with its riverside views and cozy ambiance your final destination.

Built in 1781, Bridgewater Hall Historic Inn is rich with history, surrounded by rustic trees, rolling hills and a rushing river. If you have a function to plan, we have the right space, whether you’re planning a roll-up-the-sleeves business roundtable or a grand soiree for 60 guests, we can accommodate your event. With a total of nearly 4,700 square feet that can be kept totally separate or connected, we provide multiple environments to suit your needs.

The Main House
The main house has experienced many addictions, improvements and added details over the years. The 2-story house has wrap around porches on both levels, filled with comfortable furniture. Inside the main house your guest can enjoy easy access to all the main rooms on the first level. The large halls offer a grand feel with plenty of space for small groups to connect. The spacious living room, dinning room, kitchen, and library are all downstairs and are spacious and ideal for small gatherings. We can also accommodate up to 30 cars in our parking area. 

The Covered Deck
The spacious 20′ x 40′ deck is built off the backside of the Chapel, overlooking the river. This space has a beautiful stairway down, to access the river, and is on the same floor as the chapel structure. The bathrooms are located just steps outside the chapel exit. The covered deck can accommodate 60 guests with room for a dance floor or small group of musicians. The deck can also be rented for weekend retreats for yoga or other floor related groups.

The Courtyard & River Lawn
The courtyard and adjoining river lawn can be used together or separately depending on the size of your event.

  • Rustic stone courtyard, stone fireplace & seating

  • Spacious flat lawn surrounding stone courtyard

  • Tents and canopies are easily accommodated

  • Extensive covered porch with seating

  • Ample on-site guest parking

  • Variety of catered options available

  • Tables, china and silverware are available for up to 35 guest (seated). For standing mixer events, up to 60 ( including the indoor rooms downstairs).



Bridgewater Hall Design

Bridgewater Hall is perfectly located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, minutes from Lake James, wineries and restaurants. It’s a short drive to Black Mountain and the world renowned, Asheville, NC.

Come & Experience Great Times with us

Book your next event at Bridgewater Hall Historic Inn where historic charm meets southern hospitality.