68 Handpicked Houses
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The Lake District
A grand country house made for entertaining. That’s Beckland Grange, designed by 19th Century architect, Ewan Christian, whose other triumphs include Glyndebourne and the National Gallery. His gift to us is a 21st century hideaway for bringing together friends, family or colleagues to celebrate, socialise and unwind.
from £8,260 for a weekend break
High Peak Manor
Surrounded by 30 acres of natural beauty in the heart of the Peak District, High Peak Manor is a manor house that thinks it’s a castle. Mellow Derbyshire sandstone walls are the backdrop to luxurious living spaces, where light suffuses through stained-glass coats of arms on stone mullion windows, and rich furnishings wrap you in a warm glow.
from £8,000 for a weekend break
Just 3 miles from Kent, the Garden of England, Tarn House blends urban sophistication with a quiet, leafy charm. As you enter the grand, wood-panelled hall, you are tempted to linger awhile. But keep exploring, for this is a spectacular house.
from £5,750 for a weekend break
The Lake District
Escape to the serenity of Windermere Sanctuary, where Edwardian elegance provides the canvas for contemporary comforts. This recently renovated property sits in 2 acres of mature grounds and you will pause at every window to savour views of the lakes and fells.
from £5,500 for a weekend break
As you head into the beautiful Suffolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you are hoping for a property that lives up to its surroundings. And The Priory doesn’t disappoint. Cathedral-like vaulted ceilings and tracery windows are the backdrop to a style and elegance lifted straight from the pages of Country Life Magazine.
from £5,355 for a weekend break
Space and light are abundant at this beautiful New England style house, situated in an enviable position within in the South Downs National Park. Sleeping up to 16 guests (where the group includes at least 4 children) in six stunning bedrooms, the house is flooded with natural light, which streams through floor-to-ceiling ‘A’ frame windows.
from £5,250 for a weekend break
Lake Windermere House
The Lake District
This stunning modern 5-bedroom house lies right on the shores of Lake Windermere where the lake laps on the pebbles at the bottom of the garden and the jetty allows you to take your kayak onto the legendary waters of the lake.
from £4,700 for a weekend break
With original Elizabethan and Georgian features, this handsome manor house has been carefully restored to provide every modern comfort you could wish for. As you enter the magnificent hallway, you know this is a special place to stay.
from £4,650 for a weekend break
Think of the perfect country manor – grand entrance hall, billiard room and library, winding staircases to attic bedrooms. Rippon Hall in Norfolk, with its beautiful neo-Tudor heart wrapped in a handsome Victorian upgrade, has all this and more.
from £4,600 for a weekend break
Little Bassetts Farm
Escape from the city to Little Bassetts for a well-earned break. With an indoor swimming pool, a private putting and croquet green, practice golf course and a full-size snooker room with its own bar, this country gem is perfect for spending quality time with friends and family.
from £4,300 for a weekend break
Unlike many of our properties, this fantastic house positively welcomes stag and hen parties and is the perfect place for that special get-together whether it is a special birthday, a reunion, an anniversary or just a holiday away with your extended family.
from £4,095 for a weekend break
From the moment you enter the sweeping drive to this 5-acre estate, you just know goods times are ahead. Sociability is at the heart of Araden Manor in Sussex. From the Christian-style kitchen - with squishy sofas so you can keep the chef company - to the elegant drawing room, complete with bar, this is somewhere for family and friends to create lasting memories.
from £3,900 for a weekend break
Enjoy a unique opportunity to stay in this 6-bedroom Grade 2 listed manor in the heart of the rolling Cheshire countryside. A real home, now available for exclusive rent, Hatherton House is perfect for a family escape or a group get-together.
from £3,900 for a weekend break
With a calming sense of space and light, Home Farm in the verdant Leicestershire countryside is a haven for family gatherings and corporate getaways. Here, you can escape from the world, whether you’re enjoying a morning coffee in the sun-filled lounge, relaxing with a book in the day room, or watching a movie in the wood-panelled snug. There are 5 bedrooms in the main house plus 12 bedrooms available at additional cost.
from £3,600 for a weekend break
Teign River House
A beautiful white house overlooking the Upper Teign Valley in Devon, Teign River House is perfect in every way. Sleeping up to 14-16 guests in seven boutique hotel style bedrooms, it’s a place to bring the family or friends and make special memories.
from £3,525 for a weekend break
If your idea of the perfect Welsh cottage is old oak beams, solid stone walls and home-from-home comforts, you’ll love The Wholehouse. Especially as it has a host of additional delights, including its setting in the Dark Sky Reserve of the Brecon Beacons.
from £3,500 for a weekend break
Hidden down the single-track country lanes of deepest Wiltshire, Little Tisbury, a beautiful stone-built home, could have graced this spot for 200 years. In fact, it was built in 2016 and its blend of classic good looks and modern comforts make it ideal for a family gathering.
from £3,395 for a weekend break
Argyll and Bute
What a spot! This Scottish retreat, on ‘Argyll’s secret coast’ benefits from large bay windows that frame glorious views of the Kyles of Bute. Many of the rooms are suffused with the extraordinary quality of light that has drawn artists and writers to the west coast of Scotland for centuries.
from £3,230 for a weekend break
A stone’s throw from Southsea Beach in Hampshire, Galene House is an immaculately restored Edwardian villa with accommodation for 20 guests. Bring the family - children very welcome - or escape with friends for a luxury seaside break.
from £3,000 for a weekend break
The Bailiff's House
The Bailiff's House is surrounded by 300 acres of Suffolk farmland, a stone's throw from the village gastropub and close to the Suffolk Coast AONB. The House has huge entertaining areas as well as cosy corners and a Finnish sauna. It is set in a private cottage garden complete with glamorous gin bar, party barn and a shared tennis court and pool.
from £2,950 for a weekend break
Waterhouse Manor is a beautiful Georgian farmhouse in Devon, replete with original features. Step from the portico entrance into the flagstone hallway and you could be in a period drama. The past is evoked by ornate fireplaces, antique furniture and original sash windows with shutters. You’re brought up to date by the palette of Farrow and Ball colours, luxury brand accessories and high-quality TV and sound systems.
from £1,353 for a weekend break
This super-cool circular apartment overlooks Newquay's Fistral Beach. Think retro furniture and quirky design throughout. And when the sun starts to descend, watch the dazzling pink and orange sunsets from the huge roof terrace; Champagne in hand of-course!
from £1,323 for a weekend break