I'm Rachel, a formally trained fine art wedding, portrait, and senior photographer based in Virginia and throughout the East Coast.
I serve clients wanting timeless and joy-filled images to cherish and pass down for generations to come.
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You will absolutely fall in love with a Pippin Hill Wedding. With its stunning Blue Ridge views and top-notch cuisine, this venue consistently exceeds expectations. Their Veranda Terrace & Courtyard is the perfect location for your cocktail hour. Similarly, the stunning outdoor locations for your ceremony will take your breath away. If your wedding party is smaller, they suggest using the Main yard. If your wedding group is larger, you’ll find the Vineyard Lawn is perfect to host your guests! These locations have access to amazing views. Of course, both Ceremony Lawns are beautifully manicured and equipped with power for your vows and DJ. Pippin Hill provides folding chairs for up to 200 guests. In addition, you can’t forget the gorgeous Granary for your dinner! This building accommodates up to 200 guests as well! This location is beautifully inspired by Virginia’s agrarian heritage. You’ll love having your wedding here!
You may know Pippin Hill for its show-stopping food and wine. They create local, seasonal, farm-to-table dishes. They even have their own kitchen garden to source ingredients from! You won’t have to worry about food at your wedding, because Pippin Hill has it under control. Executive Chef, Ian Rynecki will handle all the details. Most importantly, they have space for a bar where you can even serve their award-winning wine for all of your guests. Because of Pippin Hill, your reception will be the perfect ending to your day. Additionally, you have the option to move your reception to their downtown location, the Red Pump Kitchen!
You won’t have to worry about finding somewhere to get ready, because a Pippin Hill wedding accommodates for the wedding party no matter the size! The Loft is the perfect location for the bridal party. It has a hair and make-up bar, ample mirrors, outlets and a photographer-friendly three-way mirror. Since the food at Pippin Hill is so amazing, you won’t be surprised to hear they offer room service for The Loft (girls, can you say charcuterie boards and mimosas?!)! For the Groom’s party, The Cellar will fit everyone’s needs. The Cellar contains gorgeous leather furniture and a stunning view to the greenhouse just outside the double opening doors. You’ll find everything both bridal parties needs here. Besides, You’ll have the Pippin Hill team there to help!
This venue truly understands the importance of natural beauty. With gorgeous views and perfectly maintained landscapes, all your guests will be amazed. Since this venue is close to the Blue Ridge mountains, you’ll have perfect mountain views throughout your ceremony. The different rooms and buildings of Pippin Hill are elegant and classy, with a hint of southern charm. Every corner will be perfected to match your vision and wedding theme. If you love nature and southern elegance, a Pippin Hill wedding will certainly be the right choice.
Dean Andrews and Lynn Easton founded Pippin Hill together in 2011. Of course, their experience owning the Easton Porter group and Easton events taught them a lot about this industry. Since they both have expertise in luxury properties, they were able to combine their talents. Pippin Hill combines their passion for cuisine, people, and luxury, into one gorgeous estate. Of course, Pippin Hill stays extremely busy year-round. They book about 50 weddings a year, so you should inquire about booking as quickly as you can. The average cost of a wedding at this venue varies, however since it includes every aspect of the wedding from chairs to meals, the cost typically ranges from $50,000 to $90,000. As a result, your experience at Pippin Hill will be worth every penny.
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