By Appt. Only 1201 W. Malvern Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92833
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Built in 1924 as the dream home of Walter and Adella Muckenthaler, the stunning Italian Renaissance-style structure stands on nine landscaped acres overlooking a quiet residential neighborhood. Since 1965 the estate has been used as a cultural center for touring art exhibits. The mansion art gallery contributes a unique aesthetic to special events.

The 9 acre Muckenthaler estate has numerous enclaves for receptions. Al fresco options include: the Center Circle Courtyard, lit by necklaces of twinkling lights; the Adella lawn and Northwest Lawns for larger parties; and the charming Palm Court for daytime events. In the evening you can fête your guests in a fancy tent, or let the starlit sky create the ambiance. During the day, a sprinkling of garden umbrellas adds color and shade.

For indoor festivities guests enjoy mingling in the wooden-floored atrium with its ornate tiled fireplace. Dinner and dancing often unfold in the main gallery, where a baby grand piano is on hand for musical entertainment. When it's time to toss the bouquet the bride stands on the mansion's front porch and flings her flowers to the bridal hopefuls waiting below on the lawn.

Prior to tying the knot, the bride can prepare and unwind in a dressing room featuring its own private entrance and bath, while the groom and his attendants relax with refreshments in the lower gallery, just steps from the ceremony courtyard.

In addition to its extraordinary setting, the two-story mansion offers exclusive catering and full bar services by Colette's. Known for fabulous cuisine, magnificent cakes and impeccable service, Colette’s offers complete reception packages, customized international menus, and creative reception ideas for 20 to 400+.

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