A Wedding Venue That Has It All: The Hillside Estate

September 8, 2023

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As a wedding venue, the Hillside Estate has it all: French-inspired architecture, luxurious details and thoughtful designs all built by an actual wedding planner. What more could you ask for in a wedding venue?

The Location & Atmosphere Of The Hillside Estate 

Just 30 minutes north of Dallas, the Hillside Estate boasts three ceremony sites, beautiful getting-ready suites and a spacious great hall for your reception. And with 16 acres of rolling green hills, you’ll have the fiery sunsets and sweeping scenery of the surrounding valley and lake all to yourselves.  

While the estate’s exterior is indeed a marvel all on its own, one mustn’t overlook the Hillside Estate’s opulent interior. Featuring stately pillars and vaulted windows throughout the 17,000 square feet of space, this wedding venue carries a noble air about it no matter the room you’re in. But the details themselves are worth noting too: ornate chandeliers, intricate crown molding, upscale furnishings and a grand staircase.

The Hillside Estate: A Wedding Venue Thoughtfully Planned

But the best part about this wedding venue is that it was planned and built by a wedding planner with years of experience in the industry. Founder Brittany Samford, carefully considered the most important needs and core requests from every couple she planned events for over the years. It all culminated in the Hillside Estate wedding venue, a masterfully planned and organized estate ideal for your luxury wedding. 

What Sets The Hillside Estate Wedding Venue Apart

As intended by the founders, floor-to-ceiling windows offer incredible natural lighting for photography, making it an amazing space for indoor weddings as well as outdoor ceremonies. According to the preferences of real couples like you, the getting-ready spaces are conveniently located near the ceremony spaces. Your transition from prepping for the event to soaking in the moment will be seamless with this intentional placement. 

Plus, with entire spaces dedicated to cocktail hour (yes, multiple spaces!), there will be no worries about guests accidentally running into family portrait time — for those couples who opted out of a first look.

Hillside Estate Wedding Cost & Services

The Hillside Estate’s prices begin at $7,250 USD, with packages to fit all of your needs. As a wedding photographer, I’m a large advocate of bespoke experiences, so I’m very happy to say you can fully personalize your wedding experience at the Hillside Estate. 

The team here prides itself on a white-glove experience from beginning to end, providing you with an estate concierge, tables, chairs, linens, complete setup and clean up. And while yes, the full bar service will be a hit with your guests, the animal daycare service is perfect for my fellow dog people who can’t imagine their wedding without their four-legged family members.

Documenting Your Wedding At The Hillside Estate, Dallas

As a wedding photographer in Dallas, this is one of my personal favorite wedding venues in the DFW area. The unmatched natural lighting paired with the graceful interior (not to mention French-inspired architecture!) creates a perfect atmosphere for editorial wedding photography with a hint of European influence. You can see the elegant results if you keep scrolling.

Planning A Wedding At The Hillside Estate Venue? 

And hoping for exquisite imagery to match this timeless venue while encapsulating the emotion of your wedding? I seek this effortless warmth with every capture, so please reach out and we can gush over the details together.

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