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Houle Estate

Chateau with 8 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in Churchill And Blakedown, England

From £4,302 per week

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Chateau to rent in Churchill And Blakedown, England

Houle Estate is a Grade II listed Georgian country manor, making an idyllic setting for celebrations, parties or stag and hen do's!
First built in 1778.

  • Chateau
  • Sleeps 35
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Open fire
  • Tennis court

Chateau overview - owner's description

Houle Estate is a Grade II listed Georgian country manor, making an idyllic setting for celebrations, parties or stag and hen do's!
First built in 1778, Houle Estate maintains some of its traditional features such as the marble pillared fireplace, stained glass windows, the flagstone flooring to the mahogany bannisters.
Outside there is a big lawns stretching out from the house across the private parkland, all completely secluded by the mature woodland.
Several of the bedrooms have been furnished with as many beds as possible to allow for large groups to all stay in the same home.
Houle Estate is ideal setting for to host a large group of family or friends.

Features

Ground Floor

  • Reception hall
  • Drawing room
  • Dining room
  • Conservatory
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility/games room
  • Larder Cloakroom

First Floor

Bedroom 1 (sleeps 8)
- Double zip'n link Bed. (Please indicate your preference as to double or twin bed set-up.)
- 2 x Double Sofa Bed
- 2 x Z Bed
- Wash Hand Basin in the bedroom and Shared use of the House bathroom

Bedrooms 2, 3 and 4 (sleep 6 in each bedroom)
- Double zip'n link Bed. (Please indicate your preference as to double or twin bed set-up.)
- Double Sofa Bed
- 2 x Z Bed
- Wash Hand Basin in the bedroom and Shared use of the House bathroom

Bedroom 5/Library (sleeps 6)
- 2 x Double Sofa Bed
- 2 x Z Bed
- Library en-suite

Second Floor

Bedroom 6 (sleeps 5)
- Double zip'n link Bed. (Please indicate your preference as to double or twin bed set-up.)
- Double Sofa Bed
- Z Bed
- Shared use of the House shower room

Bedroom 7, 8, 9 and 10 (sleep 6 in each bedroom)
- Double zip'n link Bed. (Please indicate your preference as to double or twin bed set-up.)
- Double Sofa Bed
- 2 x Z Bed
- Shared use of the House shower room
- Four bathrooms
- kitchenette
- Two wine cellars
- Boiler/airing room

Outside Grounds
- Courtyard of four traditional barns offering excellent function space.
- Extensive gardens, woodland and permanent pasture land.
- All weather tennis court

Location

Houle Estate is situated at the end of its long private drive, in a secluded position at the centre of its land and hidden behind its woodland. Houle Estate is conveniently placed in North Worcestershire to the west of Blakedown, Belbroughton and Chaddesley Corbett.The nearby villages of Blakedown and Hagley have good facilities including a wide variety of shops, pubs and a railway station. From here regular trains into Birmingham can be taken to London Euston or Marylebone.The Clent Hills and Kinver Edge are close by and offer great scope for walking and riding, with much of the area under the control of The National Trust.
In addition to the picturesque surroundings, the popularity of the area owes much to the convenient location with easy access to regional centres including central Birmingham, 15 miles distant, Stourbridge, just over three miles away and the Cathedral City of Worcester within 18 miles. The property is very well placed for the motorway network with Junctions three and four of the M5 being 10 miles distant. Junction one of the M42 lies approximately nine miles away with Birmingham International Airport and the NEC situated off Junction six. The M42 also leads onto the M40 providing fast road access to London and the south east.
There is a wealth of attractions to explore within a 30-minute drive from Houle Estate:
- Ride on the Severn Valley Railway from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth
- Visit West Midlands Safari Park at Bewdley, Cadbury World at Bourneville or The Black Country Museum at Dudley
- Walk the Shropshire, Malvern or Clent Hills
- Visit Ludlow, Stratford-upon-Avon or Warwick Castle
- Visit Worcester Cathedral and The Royal Worcester Porcelain factory, shop and museum
- Visit Symphony Hall in Birmingham, The International Convention Centre or The NEC
- Enjoy horse racing at Worcester, Cheltenham, Ludlow, Warwick, Stratford or Wolverhampton
- Visit one of the many local health spas
- Enjoy County Cricket at Worcester or rugby at Worcester Warriors. The owner of Houle Estate is a member of both Clubs and can secure executive tickets with hospitality, or perhaps a test match at Edgbaston
- Enjoy a morning Clay Pigeon Shooting on the estate or Pheasant, Partridge or Duck shooting on nearby estates
- Enjoy a Game of Paintballing at the Paintball Park which is only 1 mile away from Houle Estate.
- Coarse fishing for up to 30 on a private lake one mile away

Extras

The house can be hired for all occasions, from corporate events, family breaks, house parties, Weddings and celebrations.

The house can also be hired in conjunction with the nearby Park Hall Estate, providing guests with two opulent landed country houses and accommodation for nearly 300 guests.

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Location

This chateau is:

50.65km from Birmingham Airport
Outside this chateau in Churchill And Blakedown, England
This chateau has a tennis court.

Prices and availability

Updated 14 July 2018

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 19 December 2018 - 3 January 2019: the minimum stay is 5 nights.
  • 4 January - 11 April 2019: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
  • 23 August - 30 August 2019: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 4 October 2019 - 20 December 2020: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
  • 21 December 2020 - 4 January 2021: the minimum stay is 5 nights.

Extras

Compulsory

  • Refundable Breakage Deposit

    £1,000.00 per booking, paid locally

Facilities

Bedrooms

8 bedrooms, Sleeps 35

Bathrooms

4 bathrooms

Entertainment

Internet / WiFi

General

Open fire

Outside

Tennis court