Court House Manor offers a unique and luxurious bed-and-breakfast experience as well as exclusive use options. Located in Painswick, Gloucestershire set in the heart of The Cotswolds, Court House Manor is a stunning 16th-Century manor house set in 4 acres of pristine gardens.
This recently refurbished Grade I listed home maintains all of the character of yesteryear. Stepping inside the building you can enjoy the architectural aspects of a 16th-Century building, but one also filled with the luxuries of the 21st-Century. The ancient history of the building is reinforced by the impressive exterior, built from locally mined mellow Cotswold stone.
The interior features hidden staircases and a myriad of rooms all worth exploring. There are beautiful historical artefacts in nearly every room and architectural details that are centuries old. The feeling of grandeur and history is hard to escape. The building was first used as a courthouse in the 16th-Century. The wood-panelled King Charles court room is a reminder of that period in the building’s history.
The exterior gardens are beautiful and suit the building perfectly. There is also a sunken patio, gazebo and sun lounge for guests to use. A path through the garden leads to the nearby church.
Badminton and croquet are also available on the South Lawn. In winter, the outdoor chimney is a favoured destination for À La carte diners.
Court House Manor is well-located, at the top of the Slad Valley, with stunning views across much of the surrounding country-side. Set in the middle of Painswick, it is close to a number of restaurants, gardens, historical sites and pubs. Located nearby are Rococo gardens, Painswick golf club and Gloucester Cathedral. Restaurants include the highly rated “The Falcon Restaurant” and “Cotswold 88”. Nearby activities include horse riding, shooting, racing and shopping at some of the many boutique shops in the area. The annual “Art Couture” art festival is also very popular amongst visitors.
Each bed and breakfast room is beautifully decorated and includes a modern en-suite bathroom. All mod cons are available in the rooms including Wi-Fi, DVD, Freeview television and tea & coffee facilities. Bed and Breakfast guests have full access to various rooms within the manor including the library, kitchen, lobby, chess room and breakfast room.
Some of the stunning bed and breakfast rooms available include:
Queen of the Cotswolds — a huge low-ceilinged suite with elegant antique furniture and luxurious soft furnishings. The Queen of the Cotswolds suite is full of old world charm and beauty. The en-suite features a claw foot bathtub and beautifully resorted cabinets. The room has lovely views up to the woods above Slad Valley.
King Arthur — this deluxe room has more modern decor, but still retains the classic character found in the building. A very large en-suite features marbled floors and modern shower/bath. This suite also features a walk-in wardrobe area that has separate wardrobes.
The King Charles Suite — one of the oldest rooms in the manor (built in 1604), this suite has been beautifully refurbished with luxurious soft furnishings and antique furniture. The style is modern meets the old-world, with opulent furnishings set in the framework of the old building. The room has an original beam that enhances the feeling of being in a magnificent and historical building.
Lady Guinevere — this luxury room overlooks the renowned Painswick Church. It is more intimate than some of the other suites, perfect for a romantic getaway. Elegant nightstands, luxurious soft furnishings and a cathedral ceiling all make this room a pleasure to stay in.
The Othello Suite — this suite really puts the guest face-to-face with the history of the building. Set in the eaves of Court House Manor, it features exposed beams that make the room particularly inviting. With only two rooms on this floor, guests have a great deal of privacy. The luxurious furnishings are more contemporary than some of the other suites. The room has a spectacular view of the rear gardens.
The Court House Manor is available for bed and breakfast visits, events and exclusive hire.
A truly memorable luxury bed and breakfast destination, The Court House Manor is a must-see.
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