Looking for a memorable venue for your wedding or event? 

Located on the shores of Lake Phelps, and only a short drive from the Outer Banks, Somerset Place offers a unique venue for intimate gatherings of family and friends. Imagine exchanging vows, or holding a reunion, in the shade of our 175 year-old Magnolia tree. Showcasing a formal garden, historic buildings, and the beauty of Lake Phelps, Somerset Place offers a picturesque background for any outdoor event. Its serene surroundings lend themselves to an moment you will cherish for a lifetime. We encourage prospective brides and event organizers to visit Somerset Place to appreciate the tranquil beauty of the site. Call today to schedule an appointment to discuss your needs and special occasion.

All fees are subject to change and must be paid in full to reserve a date. Tent, chairs, equipment, etc., excluding trash receptacles ,are not included in ground rentals and may be supplied by an outside vendor. Tents or membrane structures over 200 square feet (SF), canopy in excess of 400 SF (with sides), or canopy in excess of 700 SF (without sides) require a permit and approval from the fire code official. A Tent/Canopy/ Membrane Permit must be completed at least 30 days prior to the event. A damage deposit of $150 will be charged for all site rentals and will be returned as appropriate after use.  Ample parking is available in the parking lot near the site entrance. Wheelchair-accessible parking is available for vehicles with a decal.

Rental Fee, Limited (per hour) $75.00. Rental Fee, Inclusive (per hour) $150.00

Limited is for a single designated portion of the site, inclusive is a blanket rental the includes the site's public areas in their entirety.

Contact Karen Hayes at (252) 379-6020 to discuss your needs.