About Us

Style, beauty and history are, in no small measure, what draws you in to this enchanting 1920’s estate. The Leaning Tree of Bailey, NC, is the ideal locale for a timeless Southern wedding or event. Stroll from the main salon of the house to the lush walled gardens, through the iron deco gates into the art-filled parlor and experience the stunning serenity this historic piece of property has to offer. The Leaning Tree can accommodate guests within it's salons, parlor, covered porches and extensive grounds. Within the enclosed garden sanctuary are fountains, rose gardens, a carriage house with bar and fireplace, and multiple bathroom facilities. Additionally, we offer extensive on-site catering and a variety of accommodations for your wedding day and related events. Let the magic of The Leaning Tree charm your special day.


A Leaning Tree Wedding is an unforgettable event. Our bridal suite is spacious and light filled, ideal for a bride and her bridesmaids to prepare for the day. We have a dressing room for the groom and groomsmen to make their final touches, as well. Have an elegant indoor affair in our main salon or a whimsical outdoor fete among the roses and fountains. Our large sunken garden is also exquisite for hosting a tented reception. The “Missy” Carriage House, built of reclaimed wood and named for the horse who once lived there, boasts a bar and fireplace, perfect for an intimate cocktail hour. The gardens provide a stunning backdrop for bridal portraits and our facilities are also perfect to host your engagement party, bridal shower, or rehearsal dinner. And if you’re looking for a picturesque proposal setting, there’s nowhere more romantic than a picnic in our grounds.


Whether for your wedding, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower or other special occasion, The Leaning Tree will cover all your catering needs. Outside company catering is not permitted. However, our full restaurant facilities and staff can accommodate and customize the menu to include favorite foods and special requests. Alcohol service is also customizable to make sure your needs are met. The main salon, decked in the estate’s coveted art collection, boasts wide planked flooring and custom installed vintage windows to provide a truly unique dining atmosphere. The Leaning Tree is happy to provide the tables, antique mahogany chairs, and gorgeous vintage flatware, china, and stemware to help complete the classic aesthetic of the grounds for your event.

Contact Us

Street Address: 6168 Deans St. Bailey, N.C. 27807 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 966 Bailey, N.C. 27807 Email Address: theleaningtreewedding@gmail.com Telephone: 252.235.8109
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