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Hawthorne House

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2023 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
5.0 out of 5 rating
6 reviews
$7k - $15k For 75 Guests
Up to 75 guests

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2023 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$7k - $15k For 75 Guests
Up to 75 guests

Hawthorne House is a historic wedding venue located in Houston, Texas with a maximum capacity of 75 guests. This 125-year-old Victorian mansion lies in the heart of the city's beloved Montrose area and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Owners Chris and John have lovingly restored the 3-story property to its former glory. Hawthorne House combines modern elegance and luxury with timeless charm to create the perfect backdrop for an intimate wedding celebration.

Facilities and Capacity

At Hawthorne House, you will have use of the second floor as a get-ready area for your special day. Large windows allow natural light to flood into the space, complete with a cozy sitting area, a master ensuite, and a guest ensuite for you and your wedding party to use. A door in the guest room leads to the majestic balcony, perfect for a bouquet toss or some dreamy photos. The dining room downstairs features a stunning fireplace and piano and flows naturally into the living room. Plush furnishings, local art, and vintage stained-glass windows create a perfect blend of contemporary and classic. You will also have full use of the galley kitchen and its amenities on your special day. You can host up to 75 of your loved ones in this carefully tended 7,000-square-foot space. The beautifully manicured grounds provide multiple options for a romantic outdoor ceremony and fairytale photography sessions. Hawthorne House also boasts a pool house fitted with kitchen amenities, and the Bachelor Bungalow is just steps away.

Services Offered

The team at Hawthorne House is committed to providing an unforgettable wedding experience for you and your guests. You will be able to accommodate any vendors you would like to use at this venue, and the team is happy to recommend vendors to you. For your convenience, Hawthorne House offers plate, glassware, silverware, and linen rentals for gatherings of up to 30 people. The garden is equipped with speakers and a Bluetooth receiver, perfect for drinks and dancing the night away. Whether your wedding is an intimate celebration of two or 75 people, this charming and unique house will create an elegant, dramatic background for your nuptials, where you can make precious memories that you and your loved ones will forever treasure.

  • LGBTQ+-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$3,850

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$3,850

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$3,850

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$3,850

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

75

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

1

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

7,000 sq ft

Describe your venue:

Garden
Historic Building
Mansion

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Wifi

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
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    Can I give more than 5 stars?

    Can I give more than 5 stars? First of all, Hawthorne House is absolutely the most beautiful and most unique venue I have ever seen in Houston! The historic mansion in Montrose is super classy, with its multiple staircases and fireplaces. There are so many great photo ops! The manicured lawns and spacious first floor of the home offer a variety of locations for your ceremony or celebration, even if it rains! Kassidy and Chris are so sweet and easy to work with. They bend over backwards to accommodate! I love being able to bring in my own wedding planner, caterer, bar, florist, cake, and entertainment rather than being stuck with whatever options a full-service venue has there. It really is the perfect venue for the most memorable day.

    Hawthorne House's reply:

    Thank you so much for your sweet words, Kendall! We loved working with you, and we wish you a lifetime of happiness with your beloved!
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    Kevin B. Married on 11/04/2022
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    100% Recommended

    A beautiful and intimate venue. The hosts are excellent, I think it is the perfect place for a wedding ceremony and would definitely recommend this place.

    Hawthorne House's reply:

    Thank you so much, Kevin!! We loved having you! We wish you a lifetime of happiness with your beautiful bride, Jamie!
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    Cindy L. Married on 10/29/2022
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    Exactly what I was looking for

    Perfect location for our small, quaint wedding. Nestled in the Montrose area. The hosts were amazing to work with.

    Hawthorne House's reply:

    Thank you so much Cindy!! We loved working with you, and we wish you and Alex a lifetime of happiness!
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Team

Christopher Breining
Christopher Breining
Owner

With a background in design and advertising, homeowner Chris opened his estate for intimate events in 2022 after lovingly restoring the charismatic 3-story home and building a new addition.

Christopher Breining is the owner of Hawthorne House, as well as Houston-based design firm, Christopher Design. He offers his clients "down and dirty decorating and design for their every day lives."

Christopher Design specializes in eclectic, approachable design including consultation, renovation, project management, construction, home staging, art sourcing, color consultation, and landscape design.

Christopher Design takes the time to really listen to their clients wants, needs and desires in order to create the perfect easy, comfortable and liveable spaces. The firm creates timeless style across a broad spectrum of styles depending on exactly what the client is looking for--transitional, traditional, mid-century, contemporary, modern, ultra modern and eclectic styles or a mix of these styles.

Christopher Breining splits his time between Houston and San Francisco where he also runs his successful company, Home Stagers Inc. Home Stagers specializes in providing residents, developers, homeowners, and real estate agents home staging and interior design in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Kassidy Motal
Kassidy Motal
Manager

With a degree in public relations and 17 years in the hospitality industry, Kassidy Motal has experience in the marketing and management of hair salons, tattoo shops, bars and restaurants in America and Asia, liquor brands in America and Vietnam, burlesque, circus, and comedy productions in America and Vietnam, podcasts, therapists, non-profit organizations, business coaches, interior designers, woodworkers and furniture fabricators, house painters, and American, Asian, and Australian craft beer brands.

Kassidy truly loves LOVE, even working as a matchmaker at a dating service in the early 2000's. Kassidy is personable, hardworking, enthusiastic, dedicated, innovative, fun, is a great communicator, is easy to work with, she brings a variety of experience to the table, and above all - she CARES. She always goes above and beyond for you to make sure your star shines bright! She is passionate about creating genuine relationships and lasting memories for you and your guests.

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304 Hawthorne Street Houston, TX, 77006
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