Whether you’re planning a holiday to the shore or hosting a celebratory event, the UK’s most prestigious properties offer all the luxuries of an upscale resort in your own private estate. From an 18th-century manor to a lakeside lodge, The Wow Company boasts some of the most prestigious estates in the UK. Here is a sampling of our favorites.
New Forest House: Nr Lyndhurst, New Forest, Hampshire
Accommodates: 24-26 Guests Price From: £11995
Built-in 1760 the elegant Georgian style house has been restored to its regal beginnings. A double lounge, each with a fireplace and bespoke furniture, combines the common area and lends way to leisurely evenings. Progress from aperitifs in the lounge to the grand dining room, then venture outside for a friendly competition of large Jenga.
Dartmouth House: Dartmouth, Devon
Accommodates: 16-20 Guests Price From: £12,590
Ideal for the sophisticated traveler, the extravagant Dartmouth house features an indoor and outdoor pool, hot tub, cinema room, steam room, and tennis court. With no shortage of amenities, guest can unwind in the Moroccan Hammam. Enjoy the ambient lighting before retreating to one of eight suites all custom decorated, featuring the most beautiful linens for a restful slumber.
Clarendon Manor: Puddletown, Dorset
Accommodates: 18-24 Guests Price From: £5425/week
Hidden behind impressive iron gates, sits the distinctive Clarendon Manor, bursting with breathtaking gardens, lawn croquet, grass tennis courts and a stunning terrace, perfect for al fresco dining. Located in the charming village of Puddletown, the elegant home includes a reception hall with a grand staircase, two kitchens, a gym and
Cornish Beach House: Nr Padstow, Cornwall
Accommodates: 10 Guests Price From: £6900
Beach lovers and golfers alike swoon over the stylish Cornish Beach House, located in desirable Booby’s Bay. With direct access to both the sea and Trevose Head Golf Course, the contemporary home borrows elements from nature. Sizeable folding glass doors showcase the natural light and surreal beauty of the grounds. Relish in alfresco dining on the patio, or retreat to the cinema room for indoor entertainment.
Honeystone Manor: Guiting Power, Gloucestershire
Accommodates: 14-20 Price From: £7500
Nestled in the heart of Cotswolds, Honeystone Manor lies on 13 scenic acres. Accommodations in the main house, Party Barn and Little Barn translate to spacial living. Spend the afternoon relaxing with friends around the pool, with a convenient pool house, featuring a kitchenette, shower room, changing room, and additional seating. If you aren’t sold yet, imagine strolls in the secret garden, workouts in your private gym and an escape in the study.
Lake Windermere Lodge: Windermere, Cumbria
Accommodates: 10 Guests Price From: £6900
Lying directly on the highly covetable Lake Windermere, the stunning contemporary lodge offers direct lake access via the private boathouse and jetty. Utilizing elements of glass to showcase the natural light, floor to ceiling windows lend way to impressive views. Whether you are sitting by the cozy fire of the lake room or cooking up lavish dishes in the modern gloss white kitchen, the Lodge offers even the most distinguished traveler an escape from the everyday.
Painswick Manor: Painswick, Gloucestershire
Accommodates: 16-24 Guests Price From: £11750
Having hosted such notorious guests as King Charles I, during the 1643 Siege of Gloucester, the elaborate manor boasts not only 11 en suite bedrooms, but also multiple reception rooms. Invite guests to sip cocktails in the expansive drawing room, adorned with double height ceilings and chandeliers. As the evening unwinds, your guests have the privilege of returning to the Hamlet: their own private cottage procuring a kitchen, sauna and shower room.
Polpier Estate: Mevagissey Cornwall
Accomadates: 26 Guests Price From: £8200
Ideal for weddings, celebrations, or reunions, the opulent coastal estate features a hall and disco, a snooker room, a drawing room, and 13 well-appointed en suites. Enjoy breakfast on the sun terrace reveling in hill and harbor views or make pizza in the wood-burning oven on the Gazebo bar. With beach access, a swimming pool, tennis court, and lawn croquet. The Polpier Estate sets a new standard in luxury living.