as we wrap up our top 10 best wedding venues in charleston south carolina we are heading back in to downtown charleston to the thomas bennett house. you can get ready inside of and have your cocktail hour in the historic antebellum home. the governorthomas bennett house features a large piazza overlooking the fountain and brick courtyard for an overhead view of the ceremony, and a perfect spot to hang out for a cocktail. the gardens display seasonal plantings, a 200-year-old oak tree and an in-ground mosquito spray system. two spiral staircases both inside and outside the home provide excellent locations for photographs, and making grand entrances. the on-site parking for up to 200 guests is quite a feature for a downtown location. since you are already in the city, it makes it that much easier to continue your party in downtown charleston.planning your big day? pin the images you love to your own boards!