If you envision a fairytale wedding at a romantic country château in Northern New Jersey, look no further than the historic Pleasantdale Château. Inspired by the Norman architecture of European châteaus, Pleasantdale is owned by the Knowles family, known for their West Orange restaurants The Manor and Highlawn Pavilion.
The farms and parts of the Château date back to 1835. Over the years, the great estate’s 40 bucolic acres have been meticulously maintained. Your guests will be captivated by the views complete with formal gardens, woodlands, ponds, meadows, gazebos, and sculpted paths. They will be speechless when they witness the sophistication of the interior. The Grand Ballroom is the crown jewel of the Château. This stunning interior features English Georgian architecture and a self-supporting octagonal design. Then you can tell them that Pleasantdale Château has been featured in such films at The Hoax and Cadillac Records. Casts from shows such as The Sopranos came here, as well as Food Network and Law & Order.
Along with wedding receptions, Pleasantdale Château offers overnight accommodations. The happy couple receives a complimentary bridal suite at the mansion for the evening of the wedding. There also are rooms available for close friends and family members. For additional guests, rooms can be reserved at the Residence Inn by Marriott, which is located two miles from the Château.
Pleasantdale Château has venues for both indoor and outdoor weddings. They can create an over-the-top wedding with a banquet that feeds hundreds, or a small ceremony and reception for close family and friends. Their award-winning kitchen led by Executive Chef Robert Albers can create delicious and festive menus. Culinary presentation and excellence in service come as standard. Pleasantdale Château also has a functioning farm on its grounds that provides the freshest ingredients for their finest cuisine. A sample wedding reception menu, along with a photo and video gallery of real weddings, can be viewed at www.pleasantdale.com.
The wedding consultants at Pleasantdale Château can provide you with all of your planning needs. They pay attention to every little detail to make sure your wedding day is magical. Their list of preferred vendors includes hair stylists, entertainment companies, musicians, floral designers, and stationery experts.
Pleasantdale Château has received numerous awards for its weddings. Some of them include Manhattan Bride Best of 2014; 2014 Pick The Knot Best of Weddings; Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice Awards 2013; and 2013 “love it” awards from New Jersey Bride. Pleasantdale Château is located at 757 Eagle Rock Avenue in West Orange. For more information, see Facebook, call 973-731-5600.