Those who opt to host their wedding at The Hillcrest Estate can have their pick of the secluded 120 acres of land, as well as the impressive mansion seated upon it. This breathtaking property has entertained numerous a-list guests, such as Theodore Roosevelt and Mark Twain, and hosted a variety of events since it’s completion in 1899.
Located 30 miles south of Rochester and 50 miles east of Buffalo, The Hillcrest Estate is a charming historic mansion, featuring 32-rooms with 5 fireplaces and a ballroom. The main house is informally known as “the mansion in the woods”, as it is set back on the property, surrounded by farm fields and wooded areas. Other property features include a winding driveway, reflecting pool, ballroom filled with historic antiques, covered veranda, tiered terrace, and carriage ride loop. These are just a few of the picturesque locations that entice couples to choose the Hillcrest Estate for their special events.
The wedding community agrees, West New York lacks in unique venues that allow clients to truly customize their wedding day experience. At Hillcrest Estate, there is no cookie-cutter approach. They offer something completely different, by allowing clients to have their wedding and reception at one of many different locations on the property. Although it is a flexible, premier venue, the team is incredibly down-to-earth. They are dedicated to finding the easiest way to work and communicate with every couple. While there is a professional process in place, they know the importance of connecting with customers on a personal level. Establishing this early on allows the team at Hillcrest to create a stress-free environment, and accurately reflect your vision.
While maintaining the unique vintage character of the Estate, the owners and leadership team at Hillcrest are eager to bring a fresh perspective to the historic venue. There are multiple renovation projects underway, which will add to the long list of accommodations available to guests. Additionally, they are proud to host LGBTQ-friendly events.
Women-owned and family operated, the leadership team at Hillcrest Estate is made up of a small group of 3 family members – all of whom have big hearts and aspirations! They have high standards, and strive to meet and exceed customer expectations. This carries over into numerous aspects of their venue and services, such as vendors. For example, caterers allowed on premises have to meet the necessary criteria. This ensures that only reliable and quality-focused vendors are on-site. It also gives the leadership team the chance to establish partnerships with trustworthy businesses, who they can confidently recommend to future clients.
What can you expect in a wedding package at the estate? An on-site manager for your rehearsal and wedding day, venue access beginning at 1 p.m. the day prior, bridal suite access the day of, and so much more. All of this, and outstanding customer service can be yours, when you choose to host your special occasion at Hillcrest. Contact the venue through our directory today, to inquire about rates and availability.
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