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Holiday Parties That Dazzle

Loch Aerie Mansion Staff Welcomes Gatherings Of Various Sizes And Occasions

Returning to special gatherings can be made even more unique when doing so in an enchanting venue dating to 1865:  Loch Aerie Mansion. Perched on a subtle plateau in historic Chester County, the tower of Loch Aerie Mansion soars over the Chester Valley as a monument to the Victorian Era. The stone façade of the Italianate Gothic Revival Mansion nestled in picturesque gardens stands as a testament to its visionary masters William Lockwood and architect Addison Hutton. Lovingly restored, Loch Aerie welcomes guests to celebrate among historical fortitude and architectural elegance, yet with modern amenities.

John Serock, owner of Serock Catering and exclusive caterer for Loch Aerie, says the mansion is an excellent hub for corporate events, holiday parties, galas, fundraisers and weddings. "Everyone should be making reservations as quickly as possible, due to pent-up demand for gathering locations. Many are using this winter wonderland spot for memorable weddings. We all truly enjoy creating stand-apart-from-other menus and events." 

reserve venue

Located in Malvern at 700 Lancaster Ave., the 5,000-square-foot ballroom allows for multiple options of large room space, as one with up to 275 attendees, or flexible breakout space. The first floor of the mansion allows for smaller sessions. The walnut entry and stairway are a stunning dramatic backdrop for wedding photos. The parlor's high ceilings and arched windows provide a dramatic setting for special occasions. 


customize menu

Choose a menu from the exquisite cuisine, along with excellent dining services, provided by the John Serock Catering team and a full working kitchen on-site. John launched the catering business in 2000, and has perfected the art of serving innovative, tasty food in creative ways. John Serock became the venue's caterer partner during 2020. Menus can be tailored for brunch, buffets, plated affairs or butlered hors d’oeuvres. John and his team can offer ideas regarding favorite food choices, or they can outline specific options more associated with fall/winter seasons as well. 


extra amenities

Part of the original mansion, the dining and billiard rooms are ideal for small weddings, cocktail receptions and corporate dinners. Two ready-room suites provide elegant, cozy places to prepare and relax before scheduled festivities begin. There also are many beautiful outdoor spaces there from which to choose. Some guests hold cocktail receptions or ceremonies in a tent or in the property's gardens. William Lockwood had daughters who lived in Loch Aerie until 1967. In 2018, the mansion's 150th anniversary was celebrated as a classic, timeless and elegant community landmark.
Loch Aerie is Scottish
for Lake of the Eagle’s Nest.


dependable team

Married duo Dana and Steven Poirier are co-owners and operating managers of Loch Aerie Mansion. They've lived in Chester County for 30 years, so understand the desire to have wonderful, themed gatherings in a memorable Pennsylvanian setting. Additional team members of designers, specialists, historians and caretakers assist guests and address questions regarding staging, flowers, photography, rentals, décor or structures for one-of-a-kind events.