Some celebrations just need that extra special setting. Whether it’s your mum’s big birthday in the grandeur of a real castle, that family reunion you keep meaning to organise in a country manor house, or just a break in a luxury lodge with your favourite old friends, we’ve a property for every occasion and every kind of gathering.
10 pads for a group gathering
A brilliant one for those of you who love the finer things in life, The Lake House has six bedrooms, a setting on the Yorkshire coast and lake views. We can even arrange for a private chef to serve up a culinary masterpiece.
Perfect for a break with those pals you just don’t see often enough these days, this 3 bedroom lodge in the Cornwall countryside makes just the place to wind down and catch up. There’s a bubbling hot tub, and its open plan design means you can relax in style.
Forget Downton, this Grade II listed manor house sits within 15 acres of gorgeous private grounds, and it dates all the way back to the 13 th century. We’re talking roaring open fires, a hot tub, barbeque, and even a games barn complete with a full size snooker table.
We love love love this bright, airy number in the heart of Somerset’s countryside. With four bedrooms, the obligatory hot tub and a private balcony, it wouldn’t look out of place in a glossy magazine. And check out those views from the living space...
The stuff dreams are made of, Pennsylvania Castle sits in all its glory on the Isle of Portland, and you may have seen its rave review in The Telegraph earlier this year. It has a pool, views out to sea and opulent bedrooms you won’t want to leave.
Nestled in private grounds in sunny Torquay, Singleton Manor is every inch the Victorian manor house. With five bedrooms, it has a swimming pool, hot tub and there’s even a trampoline. Dogs are welcome along too, so it’s a popular choice for family gatherings on the good old English Riviera.
Sleeping up to twenty of you, The Hermitage is one of the Wight’s most beautiful historic homes, and it’s all sweeping staircases, open fires and views from the terrace. Part of our Baby Blue Chip collection, it may be grand, but it’s homely too.
Once a runner up on the Great Interior Design Challenge, manor houses don’t come much more stylish than our Stowford, in the Devon countryside. With six bedrooms and a Grade II listing, it’s the kind of property that takes your breath away every time you step inside.
We love a barn conversion, and Mowhay Barn’s one of the most impressive we’ve seen. With four bedrooms and a chic country décor throughout, it features underfloor heating, oak-vaulted ceilings, log burners and a design that showcases its country views.
A gorgeously classic English manor house, Middleham House is a ten bedroom property in the heart of Yorkshire's Middleham. The perfect property for a special gathering, the house has original features throughut, and those of you who’ve been dreaming of stepping into the Downton lifestyle are in for a treat.