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Finest Retreats is delighted to announce its partnership with ARC, taking on exclusive management of a series of properties that embody a new standard in UK homestays. Comfortably hosting up to 30 people per property, ARC is a curated and crafted collection of the most remarkable country houses, from the minds of London-based architecture studio Parti and design studio Regular Practice. Combining architecture, furniture and landscape, Parti aims to design atmospheres and experiences as integral to buildings, spaces and landscapes. Each building is a beautiful, well-crafted, inventive property that positively impacts guests, society and the built environment. The first two properties in the series are ARC Painswick, a 15th-century wool merchant's manor house at the heart of the town restored to its ancestral beauty, and ARC Padstow, an 18th-century build restored to its original plan and nestled in the heart of St Issey, Cornwall.
Posted: 16 August 2022
As the school holidays start, Luxury Cotswold Rentals selects its top tennis courts for a summer rally. Whether technically superb or in a sumptuous location, this summer there is nowhere better to improve your serve or perfect that backhand than on a beautiful court in the idyllic Cotswold countryside. Luxury Cotswold Rentals' concierge can also arrange tennis coaching to help guests hone their skills, whilst having fun of course! Children's lessons are tailored to be fun and engaging to support their enjoyment of the game, as well as their skills. Here is Luxury Cotswold Rentals' pick of the best, all with availability for Summer 2022: Sheepscombe House in Gloucestershire sleeping up to ten guests, Coombe End Manor between Cirencester and Cheltenham accommodating up to 20 people, Lower Farm Great Wolford welcoming up to 10 visitors, North Lodge on the Blenheim Estate sleeping up to 16 and Kirtlington Park in Oxfordshire for up to 16 guests.
Posted: 28 July 2022
Celebrate the summer holidays with a stay at an award-winning Wolsey Lodge offering luxurious bed and breakfast accommodation, Wolsey Lodge is a non-profit membership that lodge owners join and to attain the Wolsey badge, they must live up to certain expectations of excellence. The many locations throughout the UK include countryside dwellings, coastal spots or those built near popular towns like the elegant Aylworth Manor that's situated just outside Cheltenham. The Granary at Aylworth Manor is a luxurious conversion sleeping up to four people nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It's home to two guest bedrooms, a large kitchen, diner and sitting room and a mezzanine area. Nestled in its own farmland in a picturesque Cotswold valley, it boasts unrivalled rural views and an all-weather tennis court. Guests wanting to explore will be close to the glorious gardens at National Trust property Hidcote and 100 miles of footpaths on the national trail Cotswold Way. Ox House based near Stroud also offers stylish self-catering sleeping up to four people and is nestled in the north Cotswold countryside. It was previously a dairy that's been converted to a bed and breakfast of the highest standards set on a working farm. It's built around a pretty walled garden and provides privacy and comfort in equal measure.
Posted: 26 July 2022