1512 Jeffers Road
Towson, MD 21204
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About Us

The Mansion at the Valley Country Club is an historic site nestled in the Ruxton-Riderwood community. The mansion was built in 1858 and was once a 500 acre thriving cattle farm. The property features an historic Georgian Mansion, the ideal setting for an elegant wedding ceremony and reception. Fine dining, oriental rugs, German millwork, and a sweeping grand staircase provide the perfect venue for a wedding or special event. The Mansion is renowned for its unique sports bar decorated with 200 years of celebrity and sports memorabilia.

Since 1955, the club has been owned and managed by former NFL Hall of Famer, Art Donovan, and his wife, Dorothy. The club has a tradition of providing the finest in catering, wedding receptions, wedding ceremonies, and corporate events.

The Donovan family boasts a colorful history dating back to the Civil War and has made its mark in the world of boxing as well as football. Over the past 50 years we have taken great pride in offering the finest hospitality and helping other families make their own history as members of the club.

Debbie Donovan, a graduate of the Cornell School of Hotel Administration purchased the family business after 20 years as a hotel entrepreneur. Debbie's experience in the hospitality industry along with her talented staff continues to cultivate the history of the Valley Country Club.

Our Wedding Package includes the following amenities, pricing and a sample menu:

  • Four Hour Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Domestic and Imported Beer, Chardonnay and White Zinfandel Wine.
  • Complimentary Charger Plates
  • Tables and Chairs
  • Beautiful Bone China
  • One Hour of Butlered Hors d'oeuvres served on silver plated service
  • Separate Rooms for Cocktail Reception
  • Formal Sit-Down Dinner to include appetizer, entrée and Cake Service
  • Champagne Toast
  • Cake Cutting
  • Elegant Floral arrangement upon entering the mansion
  • Complimentary Floor length linens for guest tables, cocktail room and tables on the Veranda
  • Experienced Event Manager and Coordinator during event
  • Spacious parking

Debbie Donovan and her staff are dedicated to creating a memorable celebration. We pride ourselves on providing an elegant wedding reception with careful attention to every detail. We hope to create your dream wedding!

Located just minutes from I-83 and I-695, our mansion and ballroom can accommodate affairs from 100 to 250 guests. The Valley Country Club specializes in offering indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies. It would be our pleasure to give you a tour of the mansion at your convenience.

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