A UNIQUE and UNFORGETTABLE venue awaits you!! Experience 250 acres of rolling Shenandoah Valley farmland with stunning mountain views. The beautifully remodeled barn and surrounding grounds are perfect for your small to mid-sized wedding celebration. You will think yourself in Tuscany or the California wine country with the 65 ft grapevine covered pergola complete with twinkle lights, a small fish pond, fountain, waterfall and fire-pit. Overnight accommodations are available in the Lodge, 3 adjacent studios plus 5 authentic, rustic, historic log cabins. Make Heartstone Lodge at South River Highlands Country Retreat your Lexington destination wedding venue. Unforgettable...

Let us offer you the “stage” for your very special Love event. Multiple options for your altar are available, a variety of vistas from mountains to fish pond, from a full moon gate to the grapevine covered pergola. Options abound and are limited only by your ability to dream. Create the stage set any way you desire. We can guide you when you need us.

What We Offer in Quoted Rates

Rustic Oak Room & Hayloft Room


*1800 sq ft gathering/reception space * 1200 sq ft lounge for overnight guests
* 100 padded chairs * 20 2.5 x 6ft tables
* double sided stone fireplace with split wood
* grand piano
* abundant natural light
* comfortable living room settings
* accommodates up to 100+ indoors depending on set-up; 150 with tent
* professional catering kitchen

Courtyard & Adjacent Ground

* courtyard suitable for a 30 x 60 tent
* fishpond with water fountain
* 65 ft vine covered pergola with patio furniture
* steps down to the Stone Garden with 2 levels & a full moon gate
* 2 large picnic tables with 11 ft umbrellas
* fire pit with burnable wood supplied
* propane gas grill
* two sculptures by internationally known sculptor Paul Mason
* 3 tiered meditation garden with benches throughout
* original sculptures by Antonia Albano
* a gazebo with patio furniture for guests who want a quiet conversation
* twinkle lights framing the pergola for a soft romantic evening glow
* parking for approx 90 cars in a lighted, graveled old hayfield


affordable ... unique ... elegant country setting a variety of additional overnight accommodations 5 rustic log cabins on adjacent acreage + 3 studios

1, 2, 3 or 4 day rentals

$2000 for 1 day; $3600 for 2 days, $5000 for 3 days, $6000 for 4 days
INCLUDES: 2 private suites & 7 deluxe loft singles plus everything listed above


Make us your destination wedding venue

...for the wedding you will never forget!

South River Highlands Country Retreat
Heartstone Lodge & Retreat Center
Lexington, Virginia