Rooms

King’s Chambers
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The Kings Chamber  is inviting and reassuringly traditional, with a hint of bravery and imagination, with  exquisite materials and painstaking detail.

Arrival  is via a private gated entry, driveway and entrance portico  covered by scrambling roses.

The suite comprises a private entry hall, lounge/ dining room, bedroom and ensuite bathroom.

Experience 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. Every detail is crafted to honour the vision. A genuine sense of place and authenticity.

Antique German piano, resplendent carved European antique oak cupboards and  rare James Ballantine, Scottish antique ecclesiastic stained glass windows, circa 1890,  create this  unique and escapist  suite.

An Impressive 23ct hand gilded heritage feature timber beamed ceiling accentuates and defines the room.

Exquisite antique French clocks, circa1820, antique bronze and bisque statues and a Napoleon III gilt cushion mirror, echo magnificent and indulgent  times past.   

An  antique Continental King Size hand painted half canopy bed  is layered with the finest of  Italian cotton and silk bedlinen.

Liberty & Morris & Co linen and velvet fabrics and Scottish leather add texture, luxury and style.

Brintons finest plush Axminster carpet is velvet soft underfoot.

A bay window overlooks  a  picturesque and colourful hedged garden with  topiary and ancient elm trees.

A dramatic glass walled ensuite  with colourful heritage/antique tiled bathroom with an abundance of light, overlooks a tranquil pond and parterre  garden. 

  • 2x HdTV LED with integrated DVD
  • Bose Bluetooth CD player/radio
  • Nespresso machine.

Queen’s Chambers
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The Queens Chamber is a rich tapestry to delight the senses.

Fantasy and romance  are entwined 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 and French Houlés tassels  creates a magnificent centrepiece.

An antique  French Bureau de Dame and elaborate French antiques  create a unique ambiance.

Luxurious Brintons  Axminster carpet is plush and velvety soft underfoot.

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  create stunning and precious displays.

A C18th Dutch  restored candelabra hangs in the centre of the  lounge room.
Mood lighting enhances the romantic ambience.

Rare 1890  Ballantine &Co Scottish stained glass window panels enchant.   

  • 65″ smart TV &  LED TV with  integrated DVD
  • Bose Wave, Bluetooth CD /Radio
  • Nespresso coffee machine with inbuilt cappuccino.

An ambience of calm and  romantic refinement  with exquisite detail  and sweeping views.

Castle Chambers – First Floor
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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  and extraordinary handmade French Declercq silk tassels.

Curated antique furnishings, colourful hand painted centrally vaulted ceilings, a grand, ornamental stone working hooded fireplace and an ensuite spa bath create wonderment.

The bathroom with  bespoke granite  vanity  and 2 person spa bath has  recently been fully renovated.

The private lounge/ dining room  wall is hung  with a stunning  heraldic tapestry.

Down-filled winged armchairs provide the ultimate in comfort and relaxation.   

A gilt bronze English wall clock 1860 keeps time during your stay.

The bedroom  has  a Continental King size C19th carved bed-head; walls are adorned French hand loomed wool and cotton tapestries.

On the lower floor there is a recently renovated kitchenette with granite benchtop.

Castle Chambers – Ground Floor
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Experience the magic of enchanted forests. Inspiring and and captivating.

Dream peacefully in a K S carved oak four-posted bed adorned with playful squirrels, oak leaves and draped in exquisite European woven tapestry  fabrics. Down topped mattress.

Curated antique furnishings and original artworks.

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.

The recently renovated bathroom has a 2 person spa bath.

Underground-cellar inspired private lounge/ dining room with Georgian Gothic oak chairs, circa 1740 and carved refectory table. kitchenette with granite benchtops.

Rustic flagstone paved private courtyard/terrace with English box hedging and topiary.

Tower Room
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Ascend a spiral staircase in a crenellated tower to this  dramatically designed room with sophisticated, flamboyant and creative décor with rare, signature antique and bespoke furniture and objet d’art.   

An arresting antique life-size Auguste Moreau bronze statue, 1890, makes a dramatic statement on entry.

A French ormolu gilded clock circa 1840, and a C17th carved oak cupboard add interest and authenticity.

Divided into sleeping and living zones. An exotic Queen size original ornately hand carved Ebony bed creates a stunning centre piece.

The  ensuite  bathroom  has  an opening gable roof window, deep porcelain spa bath and separate  rain shower.  Storage is provided in a walk-in wardrobe/luggage storage area and concealed wall cupboards.

Richly embossed plush velvet armchairs, swivel and tilt for ultimate relaxation.

Luxurious velvety custom milled Axminster carpet from Brintons
Beautiful 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.

Uncompromising authenticity highlights the magnificent architecture.

Observatory
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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 are provided for your enjoyment.

It is a room of 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,  echo the designs from the bedroom.

A carved Georgian, English oak table /dining setting creates the setting for a romantic dinner for 2.

Concealed  kitchenette and mini-bar.

Rooms feature  a leather sofa and  bergere  armchairs, and  a whimsically carved C18th English oak timber King size bed and side cupboards.

Polished timber floors  are laid 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.

There are amazing and sweeping hill and valley views from the unique hilltop location,  often  with extraordinary sunset displays.

The autumn view is always a delight.

A steeply vaulted timber beamed ceiling radiates from a collar beamed pinnacle in the tower bedroom.