Inviting and reassuringly traditional, with exquisite materials and painstaking detail.
Private gate entry, driveway and entrance, portico with scrambling roses.
Private entry hall, lounge/ dining room and bedroom.
The romance of private dining at an antique oak trestle form table with cruciform feet in front of a spectacular ornamental baronial style fireplace with a blazing log fire in winter.
Antique German piano, resplendent carved European antique oak cupboards; rare James Ballantine, Scottish antique ecclesiastic stained glass windows circa 1890.
Impressive 23ct hand gilded heritage timber beamed ceiling.
Antique clocks c1820 and Napoleon III gilt cushion mirror.
Restored antique Continental King Size hand painted half canopy bed with the finest Italian cotton and silk bed linen.
Liberty & Morris & Co linen fabrics and Scottish leather.
Brintons finest plush Axminster carpet.
Bay window overlooking picturesque and colourful hedged gardens with ancient elm trees.
Dramatic glass walled ensuite heritage/antique tiled bathroom with natural lighting, overlooks a tranquil pond and terraced box hedged garden.
A rich tapestry to delight the senses.
Fantasy and romance with intricate refined plaster detail, artistry and design.
Captivating rooms adjoin a large open terrace for alfresco dining with expansive tree top views and sunset vistas beyond the battlements.
A majestic king sized four-poster English Elm bed with carved heraldic lions draped with GP&J Baker fabric, French Houlés tassels and French Bureau de Dame.
Luxurious plush Brintons Axminster carpet.
French tapestries provide harmony of colour, richness and texture, highlighted by a rare C19th porcelain plaque of Queen Louise of Prussia and an antique Raingo Freres French bronze and marble ormolu silk suspension mantle clock, circa1820.
Antique Staffordshire and Sevres C18th porcelain and Waterford crystal display on a 1840 carved oak cupboard.
C18th Dutch candelabra.
1880 Ballantine &Co Scottish stained ecclesiastic window panels
An ambience of calm with exquisite detail with sweeping views.
Castle Chambers – First Floor
Imagine knights and fair damsels, fortified stone walls, dragons and dungeons. A stone spiral newel staircase joins the two levels.
French hand loomed tapestries, luxurious handmade French Declercq silk tassels, antique furnishings, colourful hand painted centrally vaulted ceilings, a grand, ornamental stone working hooded fireplace and an ensuite spa bath feature. The bathroom with bespoke granite vanity has recently been fully renovated.
The private lounge/ dining room with sumptuous heraldic tapestry covered down-filled winged armchairs and featuring a gilt bronze wall clock 1860.
Bedroom with Continental King size C19th carved bed-head; walls are adorned French hand loomed wool and cotton tapestries.
Kitchenette and Juliet-style balcony.
Lancet and mullioned windows provide subtle lighting.
With absolute privacy, this atmospheric romantic castle escape is- “the stuff dreams and fairy-tales are made of”.
Castle Chambers – Ground Floor
Experience the magic of enchanted forests.
Dream peacefully in a K S carved oak four-posted bed adorned with playful squirrels, oak leaves and draped in exquisite European fabrics. Lavish antique furnishings and original artworks.
Down topped mattress.
Rustic and romantic, fortified stone walls are hung with French heraldic tapestries.
Artisan embellished wooden shutters and enchanting and whimsical feature wall panels in this “storybook castle’.
Private underground cellar inspired private lounge/ dining room with Georgian Gothic oak chairs, circa 1740 and carved refectory table; bedroom, and kitchenette.
Rustic flagstone paved private courtyard/terrace with English box hedging and topiary.
Ascend a spiral staircase in a crenellated tower to this dramtically designed room with sophisticated, flamboyant and creative décor with rare, signature antique and bespoke furniture and objet d’art, including an antique life-size Auguste Moreau bronze statue.
Divided into sleeping and living zones. An exotic Queen size original ornately hand carved Ebony bed creates a stunning centrepiece. En suite with opening gable roof window, deep porcelain spa bath/sep shower, walk-in wardrobe/luggage storage.
Richly embossed plush velvet armchairs, swivel and tilt for ultimate relaxation.
Luxurious velvety custom milled Axminster carpet from Brintons
Hand worked crewel embroidered wool curtains.
A richly carved, circa 1880 antique dining setting for private dining is located by the bay window.
Uninterrupted and sweeping treetop views to the rich sunlit horizon.
A stone spiral staircase entry leads to a unique tree top retreat.
Golden painted stars shine like jewels in the sky above a circular semi-sunken spa bath. Luxurious L’Occitane en Provence, French bath and body products.
Dramatic architectural features embellished with golden stenciled and hand painted friezes. A sense of historic opulence is created by the ornate French gilded featured antique furniture.
Wooden shutters in the lounge/ dining room, with a carved Georgian, English oak table /dining setting.
Concealed kitchenette and mini-bar.
Leather sofa and arm chairs and whimsically carved C18th English Oak timber King size bed and cupboards.
Polished timber floors with Hali pure NZ wool and silk rugs.
Bedroom panoramic windows take advantage of the peerless vistas, with uninterrupted views over treetops to the horizon.
Amazing and sweeping hill and valley views from the unique hilltop location. Extraordinary sunsets.
A steeply vaulted timber beamed ceiling radiates from a collar beamed pinnacle in the tower bedroom.