Elinor Fettiplace, Pauntley Court, nr Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Pauntley Court, Gloucestershire
If you're looking for a truly magnificent place for two to take a holiday, Elinor Fettiplace is absolutely unrivalled. With a location at Pauntley Court which overlooks the stunning Gloucestershire countryside which surrounds you, it's a truly elegant rural break for a couple.
Elinor Fettiplace at Pauntley Court in Gloucestershire makes a really special place for a couple's break, with the house dating back to the 1300s and the particular wing in which Elinor Fettiplace is located having retained its original features while having been updated for contemporary comfort and convenience. Pauntley Court was once described by Poet Laureate John Masefield as 'a place of great beauty and strangeness', and what better way to see it for yourself than a relaxing break here? Enjoy the comfortable accommodation across two floors, including a double bedroom.
Pauntley Court is steeped in history, being the birthplace of Dick Whittington who travelled from Pauntley to become Lord Mayor of London four times over, and Elinor Fettiplace soaks up the magical atmosphere that pervades this small estate.
Guests are welcome to enjoy the wonderful access to the main formal gardens at Pauntley Court. There is a charming walled garden with a statue of Pan at its centre and also a cloister garden planted with pleached hornbeams and two deep herbaceous borders. The sunken garden has an ornamental pond surrounded by beds of tulips, alliums and roses, bordered by box and lovely oak balustrading created by a local craftsman. Quinces and medlars help to enhance the Elizabethan feel. At the back of the main house is the ruin garden, where foundations of a great house planned by the Somerset family have been planted in yew. The garden uses stone and local bricks in an artistic manner, which might provide owners of gardens with inspiration and which ensure, even in winter, the garden has an elegant bone structure.
Located in the heart of the Gloucestershire countryside and within easy reach of the market towns of Newent and Ledbury, the spa towns of Malvern and Cheltenham and the cathedral cities of Gloucester, Hereford and Tewkesbury Abbey. The village of Pauntley is close to the Cotswolds and yet provides access to other wonderful walking areas including the Malvern Hills.
Elinor Fettiplace details
Sleeps two guests.
Double bedroom with 6’ Super King bed.
Bathroom with large bath, walk in shower and underfloor heating.
French doors open from the sitting room to with views out onto the sunken garden, with tables and chairs outside.
Access to the main formal gardens at Pauntley Court.
Two hybrid bicycles (men’s/ladies’) available for guest use.
Guests are welcome to use the hard surface tennis court in the grounds of Pauntley Court.
Massage and beauty treatments can be provided on-site by a qualified therapist.
Sorry, no children or pets.
Parking space for one car.
Minimum three night stay.
Wood burning stove.
Free standing electric cooker, small fridge, large freezer.
Dishwasher, combined washer/dryer.
Nespresso coffee machine.
Television with sound bar and sub-woofer in sitting room
Flat screen television in bedroom and area.
DVD player, Bluetooth CD player, digital radio.
Selection of DVDs and books.
Garden table and chairs.
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