Thursday, October 6, 2011

Heavenly escapes in the UK

My dearest readers and friends, if you are thinking about some time out with your family, or are you planning a journey or an adventure weekend with friends, are you searching for the perfect wedding location or do you want to be lord of a castle for a few days, then I have found the perfect get away for you!!!

I few weeks ago I discovered the gorgeous website UNIQUE HOME STAYS.

You will find the most wonderful private properties to hire in the UK and worldwide. From a romantic B&B cottage room to a luxury manor or heavenly castle. All perfect bases for a family get-together or an adventure weekend with friends.

‘Unique Home Stays is dedicated to luxury breaks coordinating the ultimate in 'Luxury Private House Accommodation’ offering privileged access to some of the most luxurious and grandest private houses in the UK and overseas. Our exclusive houses and luxury unique venues include quintessential English country cottages as well as unique luxury venues and luxury vacations worldwide. Choose from a luxury weekend break in Cornwall for two or perhaps one of our enthralling exclusive use venues offering luxury house parties in the Cotswolds. Unique luxury country house wedding venues are much sought after and our portfolio is a tempting read. Be it a romantic luxury cottage break in the UK or a get away from it all luxury holiday overseas, Unique Home Stays offers the finest selection of luxury accommodation.’ (Text website Unique Home Stays)

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I had to make a choice from all these gorgeous properties on the Unique Home Stays website, which was quite difficult!

If you are like me and you love to spend some time at the country side, you definitely will love the UK properties , I picked out to show you today.

I decided to start with my favorite property Saddlewood Manor.

I would love to thank the lovely Rhianna Morton, Press Relations and Marketing Officer at Unique Home Stays, for allowing me to post these pictures on my blog!!

Thank you Rhianna! I so appreciate this!

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Unique Home Stays Saddlewood Manor

Brecon Beacons, Wales, United Kingdom

A stunning large country manor house at the foot of the Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountains.Set in 50 acres flanked by a river on the south side

Relax and enjoy, a combination of traditional grandeur and modern order make this the perfect house party property.

The house is set in 50 acres of beautifully wild gardens and private parkland. The grounds boast large lawns stretching down to the Triffrwd River, and to the left of the house is a large Edwardian stable block with its own courtyard. There is also a walled garden, Victorian vine house, shrubbery, rose border, croquet lawn, marquee lawn and parking.

(Text source Unique Home Stays)

 

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A stunning country house.

 

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Beautiful porch and entry.

 

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I would love to walk around in the gardens or to do some horse riding!

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Oh yes please! Tea time in the afternoon!

 

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Gorgeous entry hall.

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Would you love to join me for a glass of wine after a walk in the gardens?

 

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Or do you rather prefer spending some time around the fire place in the library ?

 

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I do love the paneling in the library.

 

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A view from the kitchen towards the dining room.

 

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Lovely English kitchen. A nice place to have breakfast with your family and friends.

 

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This wouldn’t be an English kitchen without the AGA cooker!

 

Let’s go upstairs…

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…along the royal stairway!

 

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Beautiful bedroom and clean and airy bathroom.

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Can you imagine this could be your ‘room with a view’ ?!

 

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SADDLEWOOD MANOR, Brecon Beacons, Wales, UK

For more information, visit the Unique Home Stays website HERE.

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Unique Home Stays Minstrels Manor

Hay-on-Wye, Wales, United Kingdom

 

This 15th century Hall House come Jacobean Manor has been sensitively restored to boast much of its original character. Kick back in eccentric luxury and enjoy large open fires, huge rooms and expansive views of the Black Mountains and Wye Valley.

There is an array of old stone barns, a pair of charming stone towers and, in the middle of a field, the impressive remains of what was once the main entrance to the property. Surrounded by farmland, you’ll only have sheep for company at this property.

Historic and eccentric, with quirky features such as a minstrels' gallery, a coffin bath, a bath tub made from a traditional wine vat and original artworks.

(Text source Unique Home Stays)

 

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Heavenly!!!

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Beautiful architectural elements.

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So inviting.

 

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Jacobean styled paneling.

 

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Beautiful combination of the works of art and the old paneling.

 

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What do you think about having a family dinner in front of this fire place?! Gorgeous isn’t it?!

 

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Again the Aga cooker!

 

Let’s go upstairs.

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A charming ancient night hall with old wooden floor.

 

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One of the 6 bedrooms.

 

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MINSTRELS MANOR, Hay-on-Wye, Wales, Uk

For more information, visit the Unique Home Stays website HERE.

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Unique Home Stays Prince Park

South Devon, Devon, United Kingdom

This exclusive stately house in Devon comes with a full private staff. Set in beautiful gardens and parkland landscaped by Capability Brown.The estate has a fascinating history covering 900 years, featuring in the Domesday book of 1086, and exhibiting a fascinating variety of alterations made over the centuries.

The property boasts a St Cyprians Chapel and Victorian conservatory.

Set in Capability Brown parkland with distant views of Dartmoor, you will find many old trees such as Spanish chestnut, Turkey oak and Holm oak, a box parterre planted over 200 years ago, various hideaways and an orangery. The estate provides a wealth of interesting lakeside walks and relaxing hideaways for you to explore.

(Text source Unique Home Stays)

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A unique location for a wedding.

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The beautiful park.

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Imagine taking your breakfast at one of these tables outside before a walk in the park!

 

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Old trees and a box parterre.

 

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18th Century Orangery

 

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Isn’t that a gorgeous wooden bridge? So romantic.

 

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Let’s go inside!

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I really love all these typical English styled suites!

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So warm and inviting !

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PRINCE PARK, Devon, UK

For more information, visit the Unique Home Stays website HERE.

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Unique Home Stays Chaucer Townhouse

Near Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

A beautiful 18th century townhouse located just minutes of Blenheim Palace. Thoughtfully updated in a contemporary and stylish manner, this B&B property has a fascinating history.

Beautifully proportioned, this light and airy town house is bright and spacious, a contrast of simple neutral hues and bold statement colours in rich reds, golds, blacks and greens add an element of luxuriousness and grandeur.

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Chaucer Townhouse is located close to local shops and restaurants - however, the property does have a lovely courtyard with plenty of seating, plants and flowers- a great place to enjoy drinks in the late afternoon sunshine.

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Attention to details!!

 

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Each bedroom offers something different, though all unique in style, attention to detail and luxury elements reign throughout.    

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Contemporary styled bedroom.

 

CHAUCER TOWNHOUSE, Near Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, UK

For more information, visit the Unique Home Stays website HERE.

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Showing the pictures of these 4 properties, I only shared with you a glimpse of all the gorgeous estates to discover at UNIQUE HOME STAYS. So take a cup of tea or coffee, relax and visit this gorgeous website. I am sure you will find the get away that suits you best!!!

 

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All pictures with the express permission of  Rhianna Morton of Unique Home Stays.

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