The Matthews House

The Matthews House


Greek Revival Mansion with Manicured Grounds and Ballroom


In a cozy corner of downtown Cary, discover a historic house built 1915 on a gorgeous landscaped lot. Today, The Matthews House is an intimate wedding venue near Raleigh.  This venue is for you if you’re drawn to southern elegance. Couples will love its inclusive packages, which make it a great value event space.

The Matthews House is a quick drive to Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. Couples who book this venue will enjoy better pricing, ample parking, and a small town vibe. Invite your guests to stay in the walkable downtown area to enjoy great eateries, breweries and bars.

The Matthews House – Historic Estate and Garden Wedding Venue in Cary NC

Host a wedding event that ranges from a handful of participants to 160 guests. The entire property is a treat. Enjoy the mansion for cocktail hour. Or, have guests play yard games by the fountain. Consider dancing under the string lights covering the patio. Walk down the aisle in our grand ballroom or exchange your vows in front of the landscaped arbor. The Matthews House is the perfect place for your dream wedding.

It was renovated and modernized while keeping the elegant charm of its past intact. Inside the venue, couples will find beautiful decor and furnishings reminiscent of the Greek Renaissance period with high ceilings, fireplaces, wide moldings and heart pine floors – making this home one of simple charm and beauty.

Downtown Cary Wedding Venue with Picture Perfect Landscape and Backdrops

The downtown Cary, NC wedding venue has beautifully landscaped grounds for your outdoor ceremony and a grand ballroom for indoor celebrations. With manicured gardens, historic Southern home, stunning space under large oak trees, and Greek revival architecture, The Matthews House is the perfect venue for every couple’s wedding day celebrations.

The venue also boasts an outdoor patio area that has market lights draping the space. It is an ideal space for a couple’s cocktail hour, transitioning guests from a beautiful outdoor wedding ceremony on the lawn to a grand reception in the ballroom.

Inclusive Wedding Packages

Wedding packages include the exclusive use of the house, ground, ballroom and getting ready suites. The property allows couples to use their chairs, tables and linens – which is a big money saver. Additionally, champagne and light food is served to the wedding party as they get ready for the big day.

The caterer partner, Southern Harvest Catering will serve up flexible food and drink packages for your special event.

Finally, you’ll work with an event director who will oversee your wedding. Planning services are optional.

Use the Greek Revival Mansion, Grand ballroom and landscaped ground to impress your guests, and provide a classy yet serene location for your Cary NC wedding!


Southern Elegance NC Wedding Inspiration at The Matthews House Cary, NC Southern Belle

Venue Features

Downtown Locations, Outdoor Space On-Site, Outside Catering Allowed, Rehearsal Dinners, On-Site Catering, Estates
Guest Count
Less than 100, 100-200

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