Rentals

We assign every client an event manager who will liaise with you and oversee all details from start to finish. On the day of your event, you’ll also have the services of an event concierge ready to solve last minute glitches and ensure everything runs smoothly.

Rental Areas & Room Capacities

Dinkelspiel Cottage

Dinkelspiel Cottage

This quaint cottage offers itself as an ideal location for business meetings, retreats or baby showers, small weddings and other intimate private parties. 50 plus guests.
Garden Pavilion

Garden Pavilion

Sequestered on a wooded hillside overlooking the South Pond and Gazebo area. It is the perfect setting for everything from receptions, seminars and workshops, retreats to holiday parties. This unique facility encourages the festivity of large parties, dancing, and entertainment; it is surrounded by windows, beamed ceilings, red oak paneling, patina floor, Wi-Fi,and a beautiful terrace. 250 plus guest and an additional 100 guests may be seated on the outdoor terrace.
Carriage House

Carriage House

The quaint, old-fashioned Carriage House with its rustic mahogany-paneled great room, carriage room, and eight paneled stall areas inspires creative entertaining. With  Its storybook charm it is  perfect for intimate dinners, parties, receptions as well as staff training and workshops. The inside of the Carriage house can accommodate up to 50 guests. The surrounding lawn area can accommodate up to 200 guests.
Mansion

Mansion

A fascinating & stunning  place to host an intimate gathering for a corporate dinner, reception, High Tea or any special occasion, will accommodate 50 guests.
Mansion Veranda

Mansion Veranda

Entertaining at this s elegant spot will give your guest a magnificent view of the great meadow 50 guests.
Mansion Lawn

Mansion Lawn

Perfect for weddings, receptions, or any special celebration with the 114 year old historic Mansion as the backdrop. 200 guests.
South Pond

South Pond

South Pond and gazebo area is a sanctuary for migrating mallards and creates its own special ambiance for weddings, receptions or private event. 300-500 guests.
North Pond

North Pond

Enchanting and elegant  for small weddings, receptions, or other small outdoor gatherings. 100 guests.
Great Meadow

Great Meadow

Reminiscent of an English country estate, providing a tranquil setting to meet your event requirements. The meadow is perfect for large gatherings, corporate picnics, family reunions, large receptions, and concerts. 4,500 guests.
Canopy
This stylish canvas covered structure is located at the south end of the Great Meadow. With the 115 year old Mansion as the backdrop, the open air canopy is a magnificent place to host a large party, family reunion, trade show or any other kind of special gathering. 220 Guests.

Floor Plans

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Carriage House
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Pavilion
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Canopy
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Rental Rates

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Catering

Our Preferred Caterers treat cuisine as an art form, with your taste as a key ingredient. Perhaps that translates into a rehearsal dinner of an Asian-themed fare reminiscent of your first date, or a jazz cocktail hour that hits a high note with a raw bar of fresh, local seafood. Maybe you’ve imagined a wedding dinner infused with the tropical flavors of your honeymoon destination. No savory dish or confection is impossible in the expert hands of our Preferred Caterers.

The Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate’s Preferred Caterers will work with you to create an original menu that tickle your taste buds and honors your most treasured traditions.

Here at the Dunsmuir Hellman Estate, we know that planning your dream wedding or special event can seem quite overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. It just takes a planning partner who will listen carefully and ensure that your distinct vision is reflected in every detail. Whether your ideal affair is a magnificent seated dinner in the Garden Pavilion or a fabulous cocktail reception served outdoors, our caterers are dedicated to make it your personal expression.

With expertise, our caterers will guide you through the entire planning process from renting equipment, choosing decorations and floral arrangements to designing the perfect menu.  If you are already working with an events coordinator, our Preferred Caterers will work together with them to ensure all the details are taken care of, so that you and your guest have an amazing, unforgettable experience.

DHHE Caterers 2014

COMPANY NAMEPHONE NUMBERWEBSITE URL
Blue Heron Catering 510-533-0781 www.blueheroncatering.com
Checkers Catering 925-968-1121 www.checkerscatering.com
Culinary Excellence 510-644-0612 www.culinaryexcellence.com
LaBonne Cuisine 510-549-3760 www.labonnecuisine.com
MARKET HALL CATERERS 510-250-6001 www.markethallcaterers.com
ROYAL RASPBERRY 510-583-8162 www.royalraspberry.com
SCOTTS SEAFOODS
510-444-5969 www.scottsjls.com
THE RED DOOR
510-459-6212 www.reddoorcatering.com
TRUMPET VINE EVENTS
510-501-9116 www.trumpetvineevents.com