As the party season approaches, here is a selection of homes perfect for entertaining.
Gillett’s Farm lies in a secluded position in the Yarty Valley, 5.5 miles from the village of Chard and 13.5 miles from Taunton and just 13 miles from the coast. It dates back to the sixteenth century and retains many original medieval features. In addition to the spacious six bedroom farm house, the property boasts a Threshing Barn which is used by the current owners as a space for parties. Set within 20 acres of grounds, Gillett’s Farm would be the ideal location for a Christmas party, summer barn dance or wedding reception, as the elevated farm enjoys beautiful views over the surrounding hills, perfect as a backdrop for photographs. The house is near the A30 which leads to the main A303 road to London.Gillett’s Farm is on the market for £1,350,000 with our Taunton office. For more information click here.
The Toft, in Old Bridlington, is one of the finest townhouses on the Yorkshire coast. Designed by a wealthy merchant as evidence of his high standing in the community, the house was laid out with lavish social events in mind and the generously proportioned reception rooms and ample circulating space make the grade II listed property perfect for modern entertaining. In addition to the six bedrooms within the main house, a separate apartment is accessed via a service stairwell and would offer perfect guest accommodation. The formal Knot garden to the rear of the house is laid out as it was 150 years ago and is enclosed by high brick walls to ensure privacy. The Old Town of Bridlington is set on high ground overlooking the quay and is the original heart of the town. Bridlington is well connected by both rail and road and regular services run north to Scarborough and Filey. The property is on the market for £465,000 with our York office. For more information, click here.
Pettwood, a grade II listed Georgian house, lies in 1.5 acres of grounds within Holbrook, one of the most popular villages in Suffolk. Holbrook provides a good range of day to day facilities, and Ipswich is just four miles away. Boasting many period features typical of a grand Georgian residence, Pettwood comprises spacious reception rooms, six bedrooms and three bathrooms. In addition, a tabernacle, with intricate cornicing and exposed boarded floor, in the gardens provides space for a superb party room. London Liverpool Street can be reached from Holbrook in just 65 minutes. The property is on the market for £1,500,000 with our Ipswich office. For more information, click here.
Oakenbank, situated in Bowdon, a leafy suburb of South Manchester, is a contemporary property with state of the art technology throughout. With sound systems in every room, the party need not be restricted to one area and the spacious, modern, reception rooms offer space for catering lavish dinner parties or circulating during drinks receptions. The luxuriously decorated indoor swimming pool and private garden with terrace are perfect venues for a summer event and unwanted guests can be kept at bay by electronically controlled timber gates. Hale is just 1 ½ miles from the property and boasts boutique shops, fashionable restaurants and bars. The property is on the market for £3,850,000 with our Hale office. For more information click here.