The Watson House and Gardens

the watson house and garden

Welcome to The Watson House and Gardens, your premiere vintage wedding garden venue on the East Coast. This twenty year old estate is nestled on seven acres of picturesque, coastal waterfront and features lavish gardens throughout the property, making it a truly one-of-a-kind place to say “I Do”. This waterfront venue in NC features abundant gardens, rustic fountains, horses in pasture, and panoramic coastal views of the Bogue sound that will surround you and your guests as you live out your wedding day dream. The Watson House vintage wedding garden venue will comfortably accommodate any bride’s design layout for their wedding details and allows you to host your ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception all in one location. This hidden gem on Emerald Isle’s Crystal Coast is also within walking distance to local beaches and offers many nearby accommodations for your guests. Let your dream wedding have the best of both worlds with waterfront views and Southern charm at The Watson House and Gardens.


This Waterfront Venue in NC features –

  • Seven acres of lush gardens overlooking the Bogue Sound
  • Waterfront ceremony site complete with rustic church pews and a 16 ft arbor
  • Landscaped pool area to house the cocktail hour
  • Greenhouse inspired covered patio with outdoor fireplace, twinkle lights, and chandeliers
  • Outdoor terrace designed with bubble lighting to house the reception
  • Indoor lounge area with built in bar
  • Private dock & private parking for guests
  • Bridal Suite
  • Groom’s Lounge Area
  • Three restrooms (one handicap)



In Emerald Isle, North Carolina, The Watson House stands as one of the most unique and breathtaking venues on the Crystal Coast. The special and personal touches that Creative Designer, Stephanie Watson, and her Dream Makers Team put into every wedding held at this waterfront venue is something a bride and groom will never forget. Would you like to see more? Follow our blog to see the latest real weddings. Let our Creative Designer, Stephanie Watson, walk you through a wedding day at one of our charming estates.

The Watson House and Gardens is located at 10114 Coast Guard Road, Emerald Isle, NC 28594.


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Top photo by: Keepsake Memories Photography