The Watson House & Gardens

A Little Southern Charm in...

Emerald Isle, North Carolina

In Emerald Isle, North Carolina, The Watson House & Gardens 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. Family owned and operated – the Watson’s take great pride in The Watson House and the lush gardens that surround the home.

Amenities Offered

  • Seven acres of lush gardens overlooking the Bogue Sound
  • Waterfront ceremony site complete with rustic church pews and a 16 ft floral arbor
  • Landscaped pool area to the back of the house- perfect for cocktail hour!
  • Greenhouse inspired covered patio
  • Patio garnished with outdoor fireplace, twinkle lights, chandeliers – perfect for your first dance
  • Outdoor terrace designed with bubble lighting to house the reception
  • A fountain pond- with swans for the fairy-tale charm
  • Rustic Barn feature- complete with our two horses, Queenie and Two Socks
  • Indoor lounge area with built in bar
  • Private dock overlooking the water
  • Private parking for guests
  • Bridal Suite
  • Groom’s Lounge Area
  • Three restrooms (one handicap)

The Property

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.

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The Watson House & Gardens

10114 Coast Guard Rd Emerald Isle, North Carolina 28594