About Blaylock's Mansion
Blaylock's Mansion is a Nelson-based venue nestled where the mountains meet Kootenay Lake. This hidden gem is a fabulous mansion venue with elegant interiors and lush surroundings. Located on 13 acres of manicured grounds, this secluded venue is ideal for hosting weddings and other special events that require a special touch. The Blaylock experience will ensure your big day turns out just as you envisioned it.
Facilities and capacity
This historical mansion offers some of the most unique facilities in Western Canada. The best thing about this venue is that you can rent out the entire mansion and grounds for a weekend wedding since it offers the necessary facilities and accommodation for that. Blaylock's has a capacity for up to 1,000 guests.
Blaylock's Mansion offers couples a number of services for their covered outdoor Wedding. The services offered include the following:
Step back in time and enjoy the vibration of this Incredible Mansion. This mansion venue offers 7 bedrooms for your family and friends. This includes a bridal suite so your bridal party can be with you while you get ready to walk down the aisle. These bedrooms offer elegant, comfortable accommodation with old world charm.
The many common rooms like the beautiful sun room are ideal for pre-wedding makeup or the men to sip scotch. After the wedding, the lower level of the house, equipped with pool table, dart board, card tables, dance floor, Bar, 60 inch TV, the stereo system it all turns into your nightclub circa 1935. Trip the light fantastic! Great Gatsby get your dancing shoes on!
The swimming pool, steam bath, tennis courts, gazebo's, water features, fountains, royal lawns and unique beautiful stone gardens and waterfalls complete your Blaylock experience. A photographer's dream!
The restaurant scene in Nelson is second to none, boasting the highest number of restaurants in Canada per capita and using local organic products, the cuisine and catering services are exemplary. Nearby golf courses and water sports provide the perfect weekend getaway.
The Blaylock Mansion is available for other events as well. These include:
Selwyn G. Blaylock built this magnificent summer home on 44 acres of prime waterfront real estate which was finished in 1935, in order to have a place to entertain his business guests, high-ranking military officials, and dignitaries from around the world. This structure is one of the first examples of Tudor-style architecture in North America. Boasting 16,000 square feet, there is plenty of room for your families and bridal parties, which makes us the perfect venue.
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Michelle Chave · Married on 24/08/2013
Blaylock's gardens are such a beautiful place to get married. The scenery is amazing and the staff is very friendly. It is pretty pricey and you have to pay extra for chairs/tables/use of BBQ etc, but I still think it was worth it in the long run.Sent on 29/08/2013
One downfall is that the bridal suite isn't really set up to get ready in. I was doing my own hair/makeup and the only full length mirror is behind the door in the bathroom, there isn't much space to put makeup/hair supplies. It would be difficult for a professional makeup artist to have a space to put their kit. On behalf of my groom, I wish they would have some sort of meat included in the breakfasts (which, while delicious, had egg but no meat.)
The bed was super comfortable and overall we had an amazing day.
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