UK cottage and house breaks to escape to… when we can!

Farleigh Wallop, Hampshire 

Just 1 hour away from London, dreams of basking in your own country manor come true, here at Farleigh Wallop. With extensive private grounds, there is no need to worry about social distancing here.

  • 10 double bedrooms, 1 single room (extra kids’ beds possible)
  • Fully staffed and catered, or self-catered
  • Guest kitchen, 5 reception rooms, games and cinema room for family entertainment
  • Extensive estate grounds, including outdoor swimming pool (heated May-September), croquet lawn, tennis court, 10-acres manicured gardens, boating lake for rowing or paddle boarding, e-bikes and mountain-bikes

To enquire, contact Pippa on stay@farleighwallop.com, or call 01256 301525, quoting GP Associates  

The Farmhouse at Thyme, Southrop, the Cotswolds

This beautifully appointed 18th century Cotswolds stone house lends itself perfectly for a country retreat, with large outdoor space to enjoy the English sun.

  • 8-bedrooms, all en-suite
  • Self-catered
  • Enormous state-of-the-art kitchen/dining room, living room, drawing room with open fires and snug to tuck away in
  • Secluded, spacious courtyard for al fresco dining, with large, private lawn, boules court and hammocks
  • Rates start from £26,000 (inc VAT) per week – minimum 3 week stay for June 2020 bookings

To enquire, contact Polly on Polly@thyme.co.uk or call 01367 850174, quoting GP Associates 

The Tallet at Thyme, Southrop,  the Cotswolds

Situated on the stunning Thyme Estate in the picturesque village of Southrop, guests will find this beautiful countryside escape.

  • 4-bedrooms, 3-bathrooms
  • Self-catered
  • Open-plan kitchen/dining area, with large living space and wood-burning stove
  • Secluded courtyard for al fresco dining when the weather is warmer
  • Rates start from £6,150 (inc VAT) per week –  minimum 3 week stay for June 2020 bookings

To enquire, contact Polly on Polly@thyme.co.uk or call 01367 850174, quoting GP Associates 

Old Walls at Thyme, Southrop, the Cotswolds

Found in Southrop village, just outside the Thyme Estate, this gorgous Cotswolds style cottage is perfect to getaway from any crowds.

  • 2-bedrooms, 2-bathrooms, with extra kid’s beds possible
  • Living area with wood-burning stove, and south facing conservatory overlooking a large patio, lawn and countryside views
  • Rates start from £3,685 (inc VAT) per week – minimum 3 week stay for June 2020 bookings

To enquire, contact Polly on Polly@thyme.co.uk or call 01367 850174, quoting GP Associates

The Officer’s House, Rye Harbour, East Sussex

Discover the peace and tranquility of Rye Harbour, in this contemporary, secret coastal retreat.

  • 2 double rooms, 1 twin room, and 1 single bed and bunk bed room (capacity for 9 guests)
  • Self-catered
  • Beautiful open kitchen and living room, TV room, and dining room
  • Shingle garden for alfresco dining
  • A minute’s walk from the river frontage and 2-minute walk to the Nature Reserve with a direct path to the beach
  • Rates start from £1,350 per week

To enquire, contact Sigrid on enquiries@onelifeescapes.co.uk or call 07884 265348, quoting GP Associates

The Torridon, Wester Ross, Scotland

Arriving by helicopter or private transfer from Inverness Airport, retreat to your own private hotel, with farm and kitchen garden, in the rugged Scottish Highlands. With plenty of activities on offer, and unlimited, exclusive access, you and your nearest and dearest can embrace the great outdoors and make The Torridon your temporary home from home.

  • 14-bedrooms, all en-suite
  • Fully catered by the Torridon’s head chef, Paul Green
  • Newly designed restaurant dining area, oak-panelled library, Whisky Bar and lounge with open log fire
  • Experience the natural playground of the Highlands, with 58 acres of private estate land. Spot wildlife on the Loch, experience Estate to Plate at The Torridon Farm, and enjoy activities galore on the mountains and in the natural woodland
  • Rates start from £40,000 per week, including food, staff and activities

To enquire, contact info@thetorridon.com or  call 01445 791242, quoting GP Associates

The Bothy Cottage at South Lodge, Horsham, West Sussex

A beautiful, private cottage surrounded by its own gardens, set within the stunning 93 acre estate of South Lodge, overlooking the South Downs. This offers the privacy to kick back in your own home, whilst also enjoying the 5* facilities of this luxury hotel (subject to availability).

  • 4-bedrooms, all en-suite
  • Self-catered, and catering options available
  • Spacious living room with log burner, dining room and country kitchen
  • Plentiful, private garden space
  • Rates start from £12,000 per week, including breakfast

To enquire, contact David on David@exclusive.co.uk or call 01403 892291, quoting GP Associates

Spring Cottage, Cliveden Estate, Berkshire

Set on the banks of the River Thames within the Cliveden Estate, Spring Cottage offers the utmost in privacy and escapism…

  • 2-double bedrooms, 1 children’s room, 2-bathrooms
  • Country kitchen with an Aga and dining table, large elegant lounge with open fireplace and a snug room (can be made into an additional bedroom, with a sofa bed)
  • A private outdoor covered porch with comfortable seating, private garden with River Thames Views, and a secluded courtyard garden.
  • Rates start from £10,275 per week, including a breakfast and welcome hamper

To enquire, contact reservations on reservations@clivedenhouse.co.uk or call 01628 607107, quoting GP Associates

Dower House, Coworth Park, Ascot 

  • 3-double rooms, all en-suite
  • Fully-equipped kitchen (chef upon request), living room, dining room and study
  • Private garden with a river running through, and gated entrance
  • Full size of the house: 305 sqm / 3,283 sqfeet
  • Rates start from £25,000 (inc VAT) per week

To enquire, contact Matthew on Matthew.Rowlette@dorchestercollection.com or call 0207 319 7050, quoting GP Associates

Heathfield House, the New Forest, Hampshire

This 250 year old country manor is yours to explore. Surrounded by secluded parklands in the New Forest, there is plenty of space to relax. The house can be provided with a 5* service of housekeeping and catering, as required. Also on the estate are two other cottages (4 and 2 bedrooms) that can be taken all together or separately (see below).

  • 12-bedrooms, 12-bathrooms (11 en-suite)
  • Self-catered or full catering. Meal delivery also possible
  • Designer kitchen, elegant dining room, 2 sumptuous log-fired living rooms, and games and cinema room for family entertainment
  • A spacious terrace and 15 acres of landscaped grounds
  • 10 minute drive to the coast
  • Concierge to help with any questions, and a surprise welcome hamper included
  • Rates start from £12,595 per week

To enquire, contact Jackie on heathfieldestate@luxuryresidences.co.uk or call 01425 880009, quoting GP Associates

The Coach House, on Heathfield Estate, the New Forest, Hampshire

Close to the sea, this elegant retreat is irresistibly inviting. Make the most of spending time together in this beautiful home.

  • 4-bedrooms, 3-bathrooms
  • Self-catered or full catering. Meal delivery also possible
  • Large kitchen/dining room and living room with woodburning stove
  • 3 private garden areas to enjoy the English sun: a large, south facing lawn, a magical walled garden, and a cobbled courtyard ideal for al fresco dining in the evening
  • Concierge to help with any questions, and a surprise welcome hamper included
  • Rates start from £1,995 per week

To enquire, contact Jackie on heathfieldestate@luxuryresidences.co.uk or call 01425 880009, quoting GP Associates

Magnolia Cottage, on Heathfield Estate, the New Forest, Hampshire

Perfect for a quite romance à deux or enjoy life’s simple pleasure with a couple of close friends or family.

  • 2-bedrooms, 2-bathrooms
  • Self-catered or full catering. Meal delivery also possible
  • A modern kitchen, and large living/dining room, opening directly onto a covered terrace
  • A south-facing terrace and a front garden terrace perfect for catching the evening sun
  • Concierge to help with any questions, and a surprise welcome hamper included
  • Rates start from £1,195 per week

To enquire, contact Jackie on heathfieldestate@luxuryresidences.co.uk or call 01425 880009, quoting GP Associates

Lavender House, Bray, Berkshire

Standing proudly in the heart of Bray, this is the perfect retreat for families or friends. A contemporary feel, yet cosy and relaxing with just the right blend of luxurious touches. This house allows for a beautiful feeling of outdoor living with an impressive garden space.

  • 3-bedrooms, 2-bathrooms
  • Spacious kitchen, leading to a beautiful conservatory and thereafter gorgeous patio. Outdoor cooking and living is a must here with a “Green Egg” barbeque and pizza oven.
  • Cinema room and an office for any looking to work
  • £7,000 per week, inclusive of breakfast goodies, concierge and much more!

To enquire, contact Denise on denise@privatelabelww.com or call 077100 39058, quoting GP Associates 

Bray House, Bray, Berkshire

Steps away from the country lanes of Bray, this eclectic cottage will be a wonderful option for any guests looking to get away.

  • 3-bedrooms, 3-bathrooms
  • High-tech kitchen and large dining space, leading to a lush, green courtyard
  • £8,750 per week inclusive of breakfast ingredients

To enquire, contact Denise on denise@privatelabelww.com or call 077100 39058, quoting GP Associates 

Tiggers Cottage, Bray, Berkshire

A quaint picket fence and gate leads to this quintessentially English cottage. Elegantly decorated with beautiful views over the memorial gardens of Bray.

  • 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • £4,000 per week, inclusive of breakfast goodies, concierge and much more!

To enquire, contact Denise on denise@privatelabelww.com or call 077100 39058, quoting GP Associates 

The Garden Villa at The Royal Crescent Hotel, Bath

Stay in your own private residence, and enjoy a truly luxurious and bespoke experience with family or friends.

  • 4-bedrooms (2 luxury Suites, and 2 classic bedrooms)
  • Private walled garden (south facing) with stylish outdoor furniture and fire pits, perfect for a relaxing evening with al fresco dining
  • Includes full English breakfast, use of the Spa & Bath House facilities (subject to availability). and valet parking
  • Pet friendly
  • Rates start from £12,000 per week
  • subject to The Royal Crescent Hotel and Spa opening date.

To enquire, contact Emma on events@royalcrescent.co.uk
or call 01225 823320, quoting GP Associates