Rental Guidelines & Information

James and Elizabeth Monroe took great pleasure in entertaining their guests at Highland. Nestled up against the serene Southwest Mountains, Monroe’s “cabin castle” has witnessed numerous social occasions, both humble and grand, including the wedding of Monroe’s older daughter, Eliza.

For a day, an afternoon, or an evening, you can make James Monroe’s Highland your home and extend to your guests the same hospitality graciously bestowed upon Highland guests for over two hundred years.

If you’re interested in holding a private event at James Monroe’s Highland, please call us at (434) 293-8000 or email us at We will provide you with information regarding rental facilities, site fees, reservations, set-up, clean-up, food & beverage, conduct, and parking. We’ll also include specifics on the facilities & equipment available at Highland and lists of nearby florists, accommodations, caterers, rentals & services, and providers of music & entertainment.