Venue Accommodations
the homestead venue


Charming Accommodations

at the homestead venue

We love for our Bride and guests to take advantage of the unique accommodations on site at The Candlelight Forest. There is nothing quite like the added experience and convenience of being at the venue.

Currently, we offer the following three options at The Homestead:

This Old House

america's very first idea house

– sleeps eight –

This Mountain Craftsman Home has two master bedroom suites, a state of the art kitchen, and wrap around porch. Perfect for bridal parties getting ready!

Sophie’s Roost

treehouse #1

– sleeps six –

One of 2 charming treehouses in Candlelight Forest. Includes a queen bed and 4 twin bunks in upstairs loft. Decorated by Sophies Shoppe of Northshore. Outdoor kitchenette, WiFi, Keurig!


Le Petit Chateau

treehouse #2

– sleeps six –

Our second charming treehouse, with a queen bed and 4 twin bunks in upstairs loft. French farmhouse style decor. Outdoor kitchenette, WiFi, Keurig!

The  Bellewood


– sleeps 19 –

This beautiful lodge, accented with Bavarian nuances, is just out of a story book.  Four uiquely spacious rooms, including a garthering room, dining room, game room, and third story porch, all provide for a special experience for  those desiring a reunion-like wedding event.



onsite rentals

We have four on-site rental opportunities available, including 2 treehouses,  America's very 1st Idea Home, and our lodge, The Bellewood. Turn your special day into a full weekend destination!

scenic + timeless

This sprawling estate is a mix of the stately and the pastoral. Ceremony options, include the lovely front lawn or Lake Angela in the background with its views of Lookout Mountain.

like a dream

Our goal is to make your wedding day... your dream come true. This manicured estate is the perfect setting for an elegant experience or a more casual one. Regardless of your vision, The Homestead is a beautiful choice and our staff is eager to exceed your expectations.


book your dream wedding today

Located just 20 minutes from downtown Chattanooga.

Tour The Homestead

a venue in the valley


Candlelight Forest is conveniently located 20 minutes from downtown Chattanooga.

9862 GA-193
Chickamauga, GA 30707

Phone: (423)463-8159


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