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The House on Barber Mill

Overview | Wedding Venue in Clayton NC

If you are looking for a wedding venue in Clayton NC then look no further than The House on Barber Mill. This historic NC wedding venue located on a picturesque property is an ideal wedding venue for couples seeking intimate southern charm. Formerly known as the Bryan-Wilkins House, this 1910 colonial revival is situated among the top two largest magnolia trees across North Carolina. The grand facade and profile of the house boasts a 1200-square foot covered porch that wraps around the entire house. While this is an intimate space the features are immensely grand and beautiful.

In addition, the owners, the Lendermans have put a significant amount of care into the renovation and presentation of the House on Barber Mill. You can find a comprehensive FAQ and pricing page on their website. They make it so easy for couples to know when they have found their dream wedding venue. Additionally, they (like all venues I love to showcase for my couples) are LGBTQ+ friendly and celebrate all love!

Location | Clayton NC Wedding Venues

The House on Barber Mill is located in Clayton, North Carolina. In its debut season the House on Barber Mill is already a premier Clayton NC wedding venue in a prime location. If you are looking around at Raleigh NC wedding venues be sure to check out the House on Barber Mill. The House is located just under 40 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport and close to all local amenities. The community of Clayton, North Carolina is so excited to see this historic home be restored to its former grandeur!

Aesthetic and Style | The House on Barber Mill

The House on Barber Mill is a classic Southern-estate style wedding venue. This Clayton NC wedding venue is characterized by the classic look of white columns and a grand wrap-around porch. Portraits on this porch with the clean backdrop of the white house are going to be epic. It is easy to imagine so many moments of a wedding day on this porch. From first look to intimate bridal party portraits the porch alone sells this wedding venue! Additionally, the inside of the house is just as stunning. The inside is impeccably restored with clean white walls and original oak and mahogany wood floors throughout the home. The original floors bring warmth and charm to the space. As you meander through the House you will also find five (5!) fireplaces with mantels of original woodwork.

The House on Barber Mill is full of charm and historic character. The clean backdrop of the home inside and out is framed by mature trees and a beautifully maintained lawn. If you are looking for a spacious and scenic backdrop for your wedding then look no further! There is no shortage of gorgeous locations for your ceremony, reception, and photos!


This Clayton NC wedding venue is an intimate wedding venue. Couples who book this venue are seeking an intimate guest count. This wedding venue in Clayton NC can accommodate 125 guests including the bridal party for outside receptions. Rental of a tent is recommended for outdoor receptions (this is a tip I always pass along regardless!). The House can also accommodate 55 seated inside the house which is ideal for smaller weddings. If you have an in-between guest-count you can extend seating to the porch which can accommodate a 70-guest count.

There are so many great spaces to host the ceremony and reception at this wedding venue. You can easily mix and match the spaces to suit the needs for your wedding day. I imagine a cocktail hour along their grand porch and intimate seated meal inside. If you are looking for a larger guest count, renting an outdoor tent is going to be the way to go!

Amenities | The House on Barber Mill

The House on Barber Mill is located close to off-site amenities in Garner and Clayton including overnight accommodations. On-site amenities include full use of the house. The House has three bathrooms, two of which are handicap accessible. A third bathroom is located in the dressing suite they have on sight. Additionally, there are hundreds of timeless and trendy d├ęcor and furniture that you can borrow at no additional fee. There are two dressing suites in the house which include drinks, snacks, vanities, and private bathrooms.I especially love that they include access to house and grounds for a 1- hour Engagement Photo Session! If you book your wedding here I will also include a free engagement session here!

Booking your wedding at The House on Barber Mill?

The House on Barber Mill is an absolutely stunning wedding venue in Clayton NC! If you are booking your wedding at this charming venue I would love to hear more about it! I would love to photograph your wedding at The House on Barber Mill! If you have a date with them, reach out to me today to see how we can make your dream wedding photography a reality! I am offering all House on Barber Mill couples a complimentary engagement session to go with their bookings! I can’t wait to hear about your dream wedding!

August 17, 2022

  1. Amanda,
    Thank you so much for taking the time to capture the essence of The House on Barber Mill! This is beautifully written and we cannot wait to have Amanda take an endless amount of drop dead gorgeous photos for tons of couples to come at the venue!
    Haley Lenderman and The House on Barber Mill Team

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