On WeddingWire since 2022
Last update: October 2023
Cottonwood Mansion is a wedding venue in Selkirk, Ontario. This stunningly unique and remote mansion is a magnificent exemplar of the best of the Italianate and Georgian styles. Completed in 1870, it has 15 rooms and measures 6,000 square feet; today, this former family home is a working house museum, where the cozy, welcoming charm of days gone by still pervades. Cottonwood Mansion is the perfect setting for a beautiful and heartwarming wedding celebration.
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The property comprises three and a half acres of green space, Cottonwood Mansion, and a large gazebo that affords picturesque views of the surrounding countryside. The venue offers a choice of five unique indoor and outdoor event spaces for your intimate wedding ceremony and reception. The stunning music room can accommodate up to 40 guests and features a floor-to-ceiling bay window that looks out onto the gardens. The exquisitely furnished dining room adjoins a working kitchen and can seat up to 30 guests. The second-floor wedding suite has a full-body mirror and enables you to make your entrance by walking down the magnificent spiral staircase. The mansion grounds and gazebo are available if you prefer an outdoor celebration and require more space. You are welcome to set up an event tent, and your rental includes the use of three outdoor washroom spaces, one of which is fully accessible.
Cottonwood Mansion offers a choice of ceremony-only, reception-only, and ceremony reception packages. You are welcome to add a mansion tour to your package. The museum manager will manage your booking and will be onsite for the duration of your wedding celebration. Cottonwood Mansion has a policy of only hosting one wedding per weekend, so our couples get ample focus, time, and accommodation. We also have a variety of equipment included with each package and available as upgrades including tables, chairs, linens, and food service equipment. Feel free to contact the Cottonwood Mansion team to request further information. They would be delighted to discuss your ideas and help you navigate your options. They look forward to welcoming you and your loved ones to Cottonwood Mansion.
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Hidden wedding venue gem!
The onsite coordinator Iona was very accommodating and quick to respond, and helped us with the process. She went above and beyond her duties.
Overall, everything was better than expected! It was perfect.
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Meet the team
Iona is the Museum Manager at Cottonwood, and takes pride in ensuring that all the events and rentals at Cottonwood are organized, accessible and beautiful. She is you point-person for all requests, and will be your onsite coordinator for your wedding.
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