Recently, I had the privilege of planning and designing a styled shoot at The Bunny Mellon House, “The Mellon House”, on Oyster Harbors, situated on the captivating private island of Oyster Harbors on Cape Cod. I am excited to delve into the historical significance of Bunny Mellon, her remarkable friendship with Jackie O, the splendor of her home and property, and how it is becoming an exclusive wedding venue for a select number of couples.
Bunny Mellon: A Woman of Influence and Legacy:
Rachel “Bunny” Mellon, renowned American philanthropist, horticulturist, and art collector, left an indelible mark on American history. Notably, she shared a close friendship with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, or Jackie O, the iconic First Lady of the United States. Their enduring bond exemplified their shared passions for art, style, and creating beauty in the world. Bunny Mellon’s contributions to landscape design, including her pivotal role in designing the White House Rose Garden, remain a testament to her lasting influence and her impact on American culture.
The Bunny Mellon House on Oyster Harbors:
Nestled within the prestigious Oyster Harbors enclave on Cape Cod, The Mellon House epitomizes timeless elegance and refined aesthetics. The property’s expansive grounds boast meticulously maintained gardens, panoramic water views of Samson’s Island and the Nantucket Sound, and an ambiance of serenity that can only be found in such a picturesque coastal setting.
Architecturally, the house is a masterpiece, effortlessly blending Cape Cod’s traditional charm with exquisite interior detailing. Its tastefully appointed interiors showcase carefully curated furnishings, original artwork, and an air of sophistication that reflects Bunny Mellon’s discerning taste and style.
Hosting Your Wedding at The Mellon House:
Thanks to the new management company of Bunny Mellon’s former estate, The Mellon House is now available as an exclusive wedding venue for a select number of couples each year. They have partnered with top notch vendors in the industry to produce an elite experience for the couple, family and their guests. If you envision exchanging vows in a setting that radiates refined elegance and natural beauty, this is an unparalleled choice.
Imagine your wedding ceremony unfolding in the enchanting garden, surrounded by vibrant blooms and the gentle sounds of ocean waves. The reception can be hosted on the meticulously manicured lawns, beneath a sailcloth tent that allows you to revel under a starlit sky. The property offers an extraordinary backdrop for creating cherished memories on your special day.
The Bunny Mellon House on Oyster Harbors stands as a captivating tribute to Bunny Mellon’s legacy and presents an extraordinary opportunity for couples seeking an exclusive and unforgettable wedding experience on Cape Cod. Its historical significance, breathtaking location, and timeless beauty make it an unparalleled venue. As a wedding planner, I am deeply honored to have had the privilege of planning and designing at this remarkable property. If you dream of a wedding that embraces timeless elegance and coastal charm, The Bunny Mellon House on Oyster Harbors is undoubtedly a dream venue.
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