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Middle Lodge, a tastefully restored double-fronted old gatehouse with Victorian character and modern amenities for four guests, including a decadent hot tub, stands proudly at the entrance to Netherby Hall.

The Old Buttress, a charming annexe for two people that was refurbished in 2021 and is conveniently located to Alston in Cumbria, welcomes walkers and cyclists even on the rainiest of days and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding rolling green hills.

Nestled in the courtyard of the ancient Arley Hall and Gardens is the exquisite four-bedroom cottage, West Gables, which has undergone meticulous renovations. Set against the picturesque background of the undulating Cheshire countryside, the Estate’s award-winning gardens, arboretum, woodlands walk, cafe, and plant nursery are all right outside your door.

Adjacent to the former Cheshire Hunt Inn, where the Hunt used to ride, this lovely cottage offers comfortable living in a picturesque environment. It has great views of the countryside and is close to Bollington, an old mill village, by foot.

Aikwood Tower has witnessed a great deal of history and adventure throughout the ages. It was once the home of the notorious Border Reivers, who defended “The debatable lands” between Scotland and England. You can now enjoy it. As you enter via the west door and enter the stark, unforgiving walls, you’ll be astounded by the striking interior, which features modern boutique accommodations and five-star furnishings. The focal point of the space is the enormous fire in the main hall, and each of the five bedrooms has luxurious furnishings including plush Duxiana beds and private bathrooms.

Some of Scotland’s best walking, cycling, shooting, fishing, and horseback riding can be found in the surrounding countryside. The tower is bordered by undulating hills, forest walks, and the Ettrick and Yarrow Valleys in the heart of the Scottish Borders. After your exploration, you can unwind in the great hall’s luxury and even make use of the private chef’s services, which are offered to visitors. You will be enchanted by a stay at this most lovely of vacation spots if you appreciate being outside.

The spacious, open-concept studio has been beautifully furnished and remodelled. A grand mahogany super-king bed, an expansive sitting space, and a gorgeous open fireplace with a modern, genuine electric log effect fire are positioned in the heart of the room. An ingenious self-contained kitchen is created by a huge wall unit that is fully furnished and can be closed off when not in use. There’s also a sumptuous wet room with underfloor heating in the studio.

The part of the owner’s garden in front of Ayres End Studio is open to guests. This chic apartment is nestled in an utterly unique and gorgeous garden that was initially constructed in the 1920s and is expertly planned and maintained. The summer house, designed in the mediaeval style, is exclusively available to guests and is the ideal location for coffee in the morning before exploring the area. Just 400 yards from Ayres End Studio, the Bell Inn serves home-cooked meals in a classic pub atmosphere.

The cabin offers an incredibly opulent and distinctive stay, tucked among its own wildflower meadow and blossom trees. It is situated in an AONB with breathtaking, unobstructed views of the Derbyshire countryside and beyond. This charming hideaway is dog-friendly and can accommodate up to two guests. You won’t want to leave. Beautiful views await you when you wake up. You can enjoy a leisurely bath outside on the deck as the sun rises over the valley, or you can enjoy your morning coffee while watching the birds outside. It is the ideal location for enjoyment, relaxation, and escape.

You will be encircled by nature here. Buzzards and red kites soar in the sky above, and when the stars come out, keep an ear out for hooting tawny owls and badgers ambling across the meadows. The gorgeous blooming trees will be in full bloom in the spring, along with the annual return of the swallows, who make their nests in our old structures. The lovely meadow flowers during the summer months give wildlife a nectar-rich sanctuary.

A king-size deluxe bed is located inside the cabin, providing ample space for restful sleep. The furnishings’ muted colours and organic textures produce a tranquil and comforting atmosphere. The broad glass doors provide an unobstructed view of the rural landscape of Amber Valley. From the luxury of the king size bed, take in all of this. Each and every element has been designed to inspire a feeling of luxury and leisure. You won’t ever want to go.

The totally self-contained cabin has underfloor heating for the cooler months and is entirely insulated with sheepswool. Everything you need to enjoy mealtimes is included in the beautifully designed kitchen.

If you do choose to go outside, though, you may open the cabin doors and eat al fresco on the deck area thanks to the built-in deck. In addition to a fire pit and lounging area with hammocks to unwind in while admiring the stunning scenery, there’s an outdoor bath where you may stargaze. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to enjoy those summer evenings spent watching the sun set.

You will receive a welcome bag packed of necessities that are obtained locally for your enjoyment as soon as you arrive. We’ll have kindling and logs in a basket for the fire pit.

You can also book The Old Granary which is situated on the same farm, this sleeps up to six people.

Situated on the outskirts of Oulton hamlet, Acorn Cottage is a charming rural getaway on the fringe of the Blickling Hall estate. Aylsham, a local market town, has all you need, including a regular farmer’s market with a jazz band and a Friday morning WI market. The classy Georgian town of Holt has classic food hall Larner’s, the Norfolk equivalent of Harrods, as well as charming independent stores, antiques, art galleries, and cafes!

Stone House, which was formerly the home and workshop of the local stonemasons, has been beautifully renovated to become a year-round vacation destination with all the beauty and character of the past mixed in with all the contemporary conveniences you could ask for. The magnificent partition wall that greets you as soon as you enter the flagstone-floored entrance hall—the hub of everything the cottage has to offer—was created by exposing the original wooden vertical beams.

A Groom’s View, situated above the old stables and offering breathtaking views of rural north Herefordshire, is historically the groom’s home. It has been tastefully rebuilt and expertly arranged inside to create the ideal rural haven for romance.

You don’t need to search far for the ideal romantic getaway—all the necessities are conveniently located just four miles away in the charming “black and white” village of Pembridge, including the award-winning farm shop and butcher, The New Inn, which is one of the oldest inns in Britain and The Cider Barn, a superb restaurant that serves delectable lunches and dinners along with a cafe menu.

The Tower is a unique property that the whole family will love. Built in 1934, its interior has been furnished and decorated in accordance with the year of construction; underfloor heating and floor lighting, for example, add to the elegance of the space. Other simple, clean features include white ceramic tiles and a large, plain white free-standing bath tub.

This is a beautiful part of the nation with sloping terrain and the old town of Maldon to visit. There’s no better place to take it all in than your own ancient building. The pictures from the holidays will definitely be unforgettable!

One of three barns on Bullocks Farm that have been elegantly renovated by a group of distinguished architects, Fox Hatch offers you plenty of comfort and opulence for the ideal getaway.

Look out at the South-East’s rolling farmland and scenery. Sit back with a cup of coffee at the spacious breakfast bar as you make plans for the day. Alternatively, unwind in front of the TV while staying warm and toasty thanks to the underfloor heating and wood-burning stove. Nestled in the privacy of a working farm, Fox Hatch is a spacious, open-plan barn that has been beautifully transformed to make a pleasant home-from-home.

The proprietors have thought about everything to make your stay enjoyable, from the bed linens and towels made entirely of cotton to the free logs and dishwasher tablets. There is ample natural light and space in the spacious open-plan living area, which is attractively decorated in a contemporary style. They can provide you with seasonal meats and goodies if you like to cook and would like to try some of the (very) local produce.

The Dairy is close to Burghley House, which has a full schedule of activities and amenities. These include motor rallies, music festivals, food markets and country fairs, the world-renowned Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials and the Burghley Film Festival. While the park surrounding the house is open year-round throughout the day, the House and Gardens are only open from mid-March to November. The Orangery Restaurant is open most days from mid-January to Christmas. Visitors to the Dairy will enjoy exclusive access to the park and can stroll along ‘Capability’s Cutting,’ an 18th-century drive, to the stunning Lion Bridge and across the lake, two of Brown’s most recognisable natural features.

Muntham 2, a well-furnished and roomy ground floor flat, is the perfect holiday home for a getaway with your significant other. Enjoy a leisurely 15-minute stroll to the beach and town centre shops from this pet-friendly apartment, which makes it the perfect starting point for discovering Torquay and the surrounding English Riviera.

Hazel Cottage, with its elegantly decorated interior and private hot tub, is the ideal getaway spot for those seeking to create enduring memories. A “Hazel” hot tub holiday, set within 24 acres of breathtaking Devon countryside, is the ultimate romantic getaway, well-suited for exploring the region’s breathtaking coastline and rural areas.

During your visit, there is convenient on-site parking near the cottage for up to two automobiles.

At Little Dunley, a variety of unique add-on services are also offered, including holistic and massage therapies in addition to manicures and facials. Along with your soothing vacation in the “Hazel” hot tub, you may take advantage of a number of on-site recreational opportunities, including a fishing lake, 24 acres of gorgeous, peaceful countryside, and a year-round hard tennis court.

When the 6th Duke of Devonshire finished his landscaping in the 1760s, Gardener’s Cottage was the only building still surviving. Gardener’s Cottage remained intact even when the entire Edensor village was relocated. The Duke of Devonshire is thought to have made this choice because the house was situated in a natural dip, out of sight of Chatsworth House, and did not block the breathtaking rural views, however the exact reasons behind it is still somewhat of a mystery.

The lovely three-bedroom cottage with Grade II listing greets you as soon as you arrive at Gardener’s Cottage. After being privately renovated by the Duchess of Devonshire, the cottage now offers a lovely, cosy haven for friends and family to get away from everyday life.

Gardener’s Cottage is a large, comfortable cottage with two floors of living space and all the amenities you might want for a getaway from home. Prepare a delicious meal in the fully functional kitchen and enjoy it with your loved ones in the tastefully decorated dining area. Gardener’s Cottage offers comfort in every area, from the plush couches to the bedrooms, each with its own private bathroom. It’s the ideal location for friends and family to unwind and appreciate this exceptional estate.

There is plenty of space for the dogs and kids to play in the garden that encircles the house. For those long summer nights, there’s a patio area with plenty of seats and a charcoal barbecue.

Gardener’s Cottage is in the ideal location for a peaceful getaway.

Undoubtedly, the prime hilltop site of Wreay Mansions, in the hamlet of Watermillock, attracted the Duke of Norfolk, who used it as a hunting lodge.

Whatever the season, this unusual residence offers superb views of Lake Ullswater and the surrounding picturesque fells. The well constructed and furnished accommodations provide an opulent and roomy living space that maximises the breathtaking views. The ideal spot to unwind and take in the breathtaking English Lakes scenery is the 30-foot-long covered balcony.

Along with a wide selection of local farm shops, market town butchers, bakers and providers of Lakeland food, including the famous Cumberland sausage, there are plenty of well-known eateries and gastropubs in the vicinity. This well-liked peaceful getaway is the ideal place for a family vacation. Pictures really cannot do the true panorama justice; you have to see the views for yourself. Seeing it with your own eyes is the only way to truly experience it!

Nestled amid the refurbished stables area of Netherby Hall is the magnificent two-bedroom apartment known as Coach House. Savour the liberty to stroll around the 32-acre Netherby Hall property, seeing the fauna and relishing in the serenity and tranquilly of these breathtaking environs.

The 36 acres of parkland around Coach House are perfect for strolling across well-kept lawns, taking in the Victorian pleasure garden, and exploring an expansive walled garden that spans more than an acre. Located in the northern region of Cumbria, the estate boasts breathtaking views of the rolling hills and Scottish peaks in the distance. There are many lovely paths to stroll along, one of which runs beside the River Esk, a sparkling, crystal-clear stream.

With its light and airy open-plan layout and romantically positioned hot tub, this gorgeous cedar wood lodge wonderfully blends in with the expansive Cumbrian scenery it is situated within. High Bridge Haven, which has views of the Duddon Estuary, is the ideal location from which to enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Lake District National Park, which is only ten miles away.

High Bridge Haven is an amazing cedar lodge that was created specifically to be the ideal retreat for two people. It is tucked away in a private setting with breathtaking views of the surrounding Lake District mountains and the Duddon Estuary.

This self-contained apartment with one bedroom is located on Netherby Hall’s grounds. This quaint flat, named Engineer after the horse-drawn coaches that plied the neighbouring town of Longtown in the 1800s, looks out over the Netherby Estate Parklands, which stretch out to the Solway and the majestic Scottish Hills.

The charming and well-equipped Engineer Apartment features a huge bedroom overlooking the parkland, a beautiful bathroom with a roll-top bath and a large walk-in shower, and a comfortable wood-burning heater. The apartment has been tastefully restored.

Perched on the brink of a seventy-acre historic forest, just a few miles from the Rutland border, Missy’s House in the Woods is a magnificent barn conversion that seamlessly blends elegant design plus wheelchair accessibility.

Part of Rockingham Forest are the nearby deer parks and farms, which were formerly the wood mill for the Bulwick Estate, which has been in the Tryon and Conant families’ possession since 1619. This gorgeous property has been lovingly restored to produce a roomy, single-story, architect-designed home with five bedrooms that harmoniously merges in with the surrounding landscape.

This lovely riverfront cottage from the 18th century is the ideal getaway for loved ones who want to unwind. Radcot Bridge Cottage’s prime position makes it simple to reach the Thames Path, which makes it a great starting point for touring Oxfordshire and the neighbouring Cotswolds. Moreover, fishermen, canoeists, and paddle boarders will find this cottage to be the ideal spot to stay, with the River Thames at the base of the yard.

You may park in plenty of space on the shingle forecourt, which has a lovely appearance, as you approach the gated entry. Enter through the stable door into a large, fully furnished kitchen that opens to a dining area with lovely views of the grounds and garden. The living room is a great spot to unwind after a day of touring Oxfordshire and the nearby Cotswold villages. It has a wood-burning stove and cozy couches that make for a great atmosphere for a nice evening in. There’s also an additional seating area in the apartment, which is perfect for family game night.

The two bedrooms upstairs have beautiful views of the surrounding landscape and the river. Wayland, the master bedroom, has an attached shower area and a walk-through dressing room. Additionally, it has a sizable balcony facing west, which is ideal for enjoying sunsets in the warmer months. The Skylark bedroom has a beautiful view of the Thames downstream and an attached shower room.

The decked terrace area outside faces the garden and offers a stunning view of the river, where you can see boats, paddle boarders, swans, and canoeists going past. With plenty of space for outdoor dining in the yard, Radcot Bridge Cottage is the ideal country getaway.

Radcot Bridge Cottage is available year-round for bigger groups, with reservations taking place for up to six people.

You’ll feel as though you’ve travelled back in time in The Chapel owing to its abundance of period elements and accents, which include exposed timbers, a feature stone fireplace, flagstone, and oak floors. However, the equipment and furnishings are unmistakably twenty-first century, with contemporary amenities like roll-top bathtubs and chic furniture.

There are stone arched windows all over the house, offering breathtaking views of the pristine countryside beyond. Making the most of the views, the sitting room and kitchen are arranged to maximise available space on the first level. There is an orchard with pears, apples, and olives to harvest on the estate surrounding The Chapel.

For that extra special occasion, the owners can arrange for a private chef. In addition, guests can take advantage of pre-arranged wellness sessions like yoga and breath work at the on-site Wellness Suite, as well as luxurious facials and back massages using the Tropic skincare range (booking in advance is essential).

A short distance from The Chapel, there are many walking options, such as the well-known Monarch’s Way trail, which roughly follows Charles II’s escape route after the Battle of Worcester. Less than a mile distant lies the well-known Tardebigge Flight, the longest flight of canal locks in the United Kingdom. The village of Aston Fields is about a mile away. It comes alive at night with amazing restaurants serving Italian and Indian food, an American bistro serving up real street food and the best craft beers and cocktails, a wine bar, Ladybird Public House, and a restaurant connected to their neighbouring butcher shop that serves food sourced locally. Another asset to Aston Fields is a newly constructed train station that offers frequent service across the Midlands and beyond.

Perched on the edge of Stand Wood, 400 feet above Chatsworth House, the Hunting Tower offers breathtaking views over the Chatsworth Estate. Completed in the 1500s, this intriguing structure was intended for Bess of Hardwick, the Duke of Devonshire’s ancestor.

Originally built in the sixteenth century, the hunting tower’s purpose was to keep an eye on the hounds while they worked in the park below. The building currently provides guests of Chatsworth with the chance to stay in a distinctive residence in the centre of this lovely estate following major repairs to the building’s structure.

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