"Abilena" is a 5 acre riverfront plantation and mansion on the Neuse River in New Bern NC. The home was built in 1927 and is the areas only riverfront mansion that can be rented for Weddings, Receptions, Vacations, Retreats, and events. Anything from a family reunion to an intimate reception to a Wedding of 250 people, "Abilena" awaits your arrival.
After photographing 450 Weddings over the past 7 years, John and Mary Ann Williams purchased this magnificent property and have opened the house and grounds to allow you to have the Wedding of your dreams. This is the dream for most Brides...secluded yet only 5 minutes from town. Several acres for parking and events, yet at its core it is still a charming home that will create lasting memories from the moment you drive down the tree covered lane. Take a few minutes to see why this may be the perfect location for your precious day.