Guests gather round a lily pond in an exquisite sunken garden. A bride descends flagstone steps on her father’s arm to meet her groom under a hushed cathedral of ancient trees.
Family and friends sip cocktails around the circa 1920's swimming pool, encased by wrought iron gates dripping in summer roses, iris, azaleas and hydrangeas. The expertise of famed New York landscape architect Charles Downing Lay (think Bryant Park in Manhattan) is presented in three tiers, layered to showcase water as the central theme.
An elegant tent overarches the reception and dance floor, with a backdrop of the river at sunset. The night, as you both dreamed it would be, is magical.