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C17th Castle

Chateau with 8 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms and swimming pool in Somerset, England

From £6,700 per week

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Chateau to rent in Somerset, England

  • Chateau
  • Sleeps 16
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • WiFi

Chateau overview - owner's description

This impressive 17th century Castle is a Grade II listed detached hill-top property enjoying glorious 360 degree views over wooded North Somerset countryside on one side and across the Bristol.

This impressive 17th century Castle is a Grade II listed detached hill-top property enjoying glorious 360 degree views over wooded North Somerset countryside on one side and across the Bristol Channel to Wales on the other. The castle is situated at the end of a private road high above Clevedon golf club. It makes the perfect holiday retreat for guests wanting to stay in-style while exploring Somerset, local attractions and the beautiful surroundings, it also is a fairy-tale like venue for those planning a special celebration or corporate event!

The main part of the accommodation is housed across 4 levels in an octagonal keep, which sits in the centre of a beautifully maintained lawn and cobbled courtyard. On arriving through the main entrance, steps take you up to the impressively large kitchen with beautiful circular granite dining table. There is a spiral staircase down to the lower level, in this part of the castle, there are two double bedrooms which share a “Jack and Jill” style en-suite bathroom. Going back upstairs, on the first floor there is a grand sitting room with large stone fireplace and a 50” plasma TV, on this level there is also a library and reading room. On the final and second floor, there is a magnificent master bedroom with en-suite bathroom boasting a roll-top bath as well as a private terrace which is the perfect place from which to enjoy a drink while admiring the gorgeous views.

Access to the indoor pool is via the sunken patio, accessed either form the Keep lower bedroom or via the flagstone steps at the rear of the Keep. The patio also boasts a newly acquired stunning wooden hot tub with its own wood burner! The indoor pool also has double doors that lead into a private patio area, perfect for a BBQ.
Surrounding the Keep, are 8 turrets, 2 of which are large and perfect for larger parties, dining and dancing. 5 Turrets are bedrooms, all self-contained with soft furnishings, toilet and shower. One of these turrets is also the ‘entertainment turret' with pool table, table football, darts, lawn games, 48”TV, as well as a living room, kitchen, bathroom and double bedroom.
Simply a stunning location to bring people together for special occasions, family gatherings and holidays.
Weekend prices generally range from £3000 to £8500 (for 3 days & 2 nights) and midweek stays range from £1500 to £5500 (for 3 days & 2 nights). Please ask our concierge team for further details regarding midweek stays.
Good news! This property is available as a Vill'otelYey! Wait… what is that?
It's the perfect combo of the privacy of your own personal villa, with all the luxury and convenience of a hotel.

What's included?
Breakfast, cleaning, welcome drinks and hamper, plus more! Check the Extras tab for all the details.

Features

The castle has 8 en-suite bedrooms. During the summer months, the attractive lawns are ideal for receptions for larger groups.
Main Building
Ground Floor: Main entrance through to hallway. Steps up to kitchen with oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, granite work surfaces, marble floor and breakfast table. Turning staircase down to lower ground floor.

External Lower Ground Floor: Indoor swimming pool via separate entrance down steps. Changing area.
Lower Ground Floor: Hall. WC. 2 double bedrooms. Bathroom with large Jacuzzi bath and twin basins.
First Floor: Sitting room with large fireplace, TV and gas coal-effect fire. Archway to adjoining ‘music room'.
Second Floor: Master bedroom with 5' bed and en-suite bathroom with rolled top bath. Roof terrace with stunning views, ideal for pre-dinner drinks.
External Turrets
There are 8 separate turrets each located 30 yards across the courtyard from the main building. The turrets are electrically heated and are kept comfortably warm from having very thick walls.
Turret 1: Function/party room with sound system
Turret 2: Utility room with washig machine, dryer and wc.
Turret 3: Double bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower and WC.
Turret 4: Double bedroom with king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with shower and WC.
Turret 5: Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower and WC.
Turret 6: Self-contained two-level apartment comprising of a shower room, kitchen, including dishwasher and microwave, sitting room, double bedroom, combined with home cinema room with plasma screen. There is a lower basement level of the apartment which boasts comfy snookers, a bar area and a snooker table.
Turret 7: Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower and WC.
Turret 8: "Bar Turret" with dining facilities that can seat up to 40 guests.
There are 2 additional single beds and 1 sofa bed available at an extra cost of £25 per night.

Location

The castle occupies an unrivaled position above the Victorian seaside town of Clevedon. The outlook from the castle is breathtaking in all directions. The immediate views are over the surrounding private grounds, elevated above Clevedon Golf Course. Beyond this, the views stretch to the south and west over the Bristol Channel towards Wales and to the north and east over the local countryside.
Nearby attractions include Clevedon Golf Course which surrounds the castle grounds. The River Wye and Blagdon Lake are conveniently placed for fishing. Horse racing is available in Chepstow and Wincanton, as is sailing on the Bristol Channel and Chew Valley Lake.
The castle is perfectly situated to the west of Bristol with excellent access to both the M5 and M4 motorways. Bristol International Airport, with international and domestic services, is 12 miles to the south. Regular train services run from the nearby station at Yatton (3 miles) to London Paddington, taking 90 minutes.

T&Cs

Private hire rates for up to 16 guests - Single night pricesMonday - £3250Tuesday - £3250Wednesday - £3250Thursday- £3450Friday - £4000Saturday - £4500Sunday - £4000Additional nights are charged at £1400
Prices are calculated using the top single night price during your booking then adding £1400 per additional night. Overnight accommodation is for 16 guests or up to 20 by prior arrangement.

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Location

This chateau is:

15.84km from Bristol Airport
Outside this chateau in Somerset, England
This chateau has a pool.

Prices and availability

Updated 20 August 2017

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 1 August - 24 August 2017: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
  • 25 August - 31 August 2017: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 1 September - 14 December 2017: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
  • 15 December 2017 - 4 January 2018: the minimum stay is 4 nights.
  • 5 January - 22 March 2018: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
  • 23 March - 5 April 2018: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 6 April - 19 December 2018: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
  • 20 December 2018 - 3 January 2019: the minimum stay is 4 nights.

Extras

Compulsory

  • Refundable Breakage Deposit

    £1,000.00 per booking, paid locally

Facilities

Bedrooms

8 bedrooms, Sleeps 16

Bathrooms

9 bathrooms including 8 en suites

Swimming pool

Private pool

Entertainment

Internet / WiFi

General

Car hire optional

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Pets