Epping Forest Yacht and Country Club combines turn-of-the-century romance and world-class amenities in the setting of historical significance. Nestled on the banks of the beautiful St. Johns River, the duPont Mansion is home to one of the finest private clubs in the southeast United States. Built in 1926, the historic property provides the perfect setting for special occasions ranging from parties of 25 persons to unforgettable wedding receptions of 400 persons. Offering views of the marina on the St. Johns River and magnificent Florida sunsets, the lush formal gardens at Epping Forest Yacht and Country Club provide the most romantic backdrop to any wedding ceremony.
Our professional event planners and culinary team will be with you each step of the
way to customize your event with precise attention to detail. Epping Forest Yacht and Country Club is the showplace offering a blend of the elegance of yesterday with the contemporary lifestyle of today.
The English-style gardens boast magnificent stone fountains adorned with carvings of Florida wildlife. Historic oak trees provide a natural canopy to the cobblestone walkways that create the aisle for each bride’s ideal garden wedding. Meticulously restored to its original splendor, the first floor of the mansion offers various spaces that can accommodate intimate dinner groups or large wedding receptions. Each room of the duPont Mansion was designed by the original owner, industrialist Alfred I. duPont, who enlisted the assistance of more than 300 artisans from Europe to omplete the project. Graceful chandeliers, original hand-carved wooden hutches and tables and intricate hand-painted ceilings all add to the historical significance and allure of this beautiful home.
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