Welcome to The Homestead

a venue in the valley

A Charming Southern Estate

The Homestead at Candlelight Forest is nestled in the tranquil hills of the Chattanooga Valley and just minutes from downtown Chattanooga. This picturesque estate sits across from Lake Angela with a breathtaking view of beautiful Lookout Mountain.

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The Celebration Barn
The Homestead Barn Season Of Lights Photo-1

Introducing Season of Lights

Looking for that special touch for your wedding or event this winter? The Season of Lights at The Homestead will feature lighted drapes and other special seasonal touches to create a truly magical experience. These lights will be included with the rental of The Homestead throughout our off season. Contact us to learn more!

Bride & Groom in Front of Lake Angela
This Old House

Wedding Packages

Our wedding package includes a picturesque hand-pegged Amish barn, a bridal suite in our Italiante farm home and a ceremonial courtyard. The foreground is our own private Lake Angela at the head of our valley. The background includes the highest point on all of Lookout Mountain known as High Point.

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We have four on-site accommodations available to create a full destination experience. This includes two treehouses, America's First Idea House, and The Bellewood Lodge. In total, we can house up to 43 people - perfect for traveling family and friends!

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We would love to hear from you.

706.944.9065 • events@candlelightforest.com