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Unwind in style at this unique 16th century country manor house set within the Willinghurst estate and 38-acres of private stately grounds. Gifting views of the serene Surrey Hills and beyond, Guinevere is idyllically located on the outskirts of Shamley Green, just over an hour’s drive from London, yet worlds away from city life.

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Introduction

A unique mélange of old and new, Guinevere is a luxury self-catering manor house set within the secluded Surrey Hills near Shamley Green. There’s an eclectic and interesting flavour to the interiors of this private home, and the vibrant personalities of the owners can be seen in everything from the books lining the library shelves to the well-stocked kitchen and bespoke artwork. Stepping inside the architectural grandeur that greets you on arrival, there’s a warm, welcoming and homely vibe to the property. If you've more than reclining in mind for your stay, you won't be at a loss for things to do; from the indoor swimming pool to hot tub, gym and tennis court. For those who dare to dream, there’s even a wishing well in the garden.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

The king-size master bedroom, with panoramic views through floor-to-ceiling windows has an en suite bathroom with Philippe Starck ‘spoon’ bath and walk-in rain shower. In the eaves of the house is the second king-size bedroom, with en suite looking through stained-glass windows. The ‘craft’ bedroom flaunts an antique king-sized bed and en suite wet room, while the king-size ‘garden’ room on the lower ground floor has a Bisazza-style en suite bathroom. Lastly, the double bedroom on the first floor has an en suite bathroom with a marble-topped bath.

Outside

Fire up those endorphins on the tennis court, stroll through the grounds or simply choose to lie by one of the lakes and watch the clouds float by overhead. Whilst children will be entertained for hours, parents and grandparents can find peace wandering through the rose gardens, picking fresh vegetables and just relishing peace and tranquillity. Explore the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that surrounds the house; there’s a variety of picturesque trails – both on foot and for cyclists – to enjoy. Drink-in the far-reaching views, smell the fragrant pine trees and find a peaceful spot amongst the wildflower meadows for a picnic en route.

For Relaxation

Do as much or as little as you like: R&R is highly encouraged at Guinevere. Rise early and practise your morning fitness rituals on the enormous lawn, with nothing to disturb but birdsong, then tuck into healthy brunches on the patio outside, washed down with fresh homemade lemonade. Afternoons are well spent perfecting your backstroke or working out in the gym. As twilight falls, what better way to end the day than with a soothing soak in the hot tub or unwinding in the steam room.

Practicalities

There is parking for eight cars at Guinevere. Please note there is no fencing around the two lakes, so young children should be supervised. Foodies will relish the two wide Gaggenau ovens complete with gas hob. There is also a Miele dishwasher, large washing machine, fridge, freezer and tumble dryer. The owners live within the estate.

THE DETAILS

  • SleepsUp to 10 guests
    From £4,995 per week, £3,500 per short break
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  • BedroomsDoubles: Four king-size bedrooms and one double bedroom
  • BathroomsFour bedrooms have en suite bathrooms and the other bedroom has a walk in wet room
  • FamilyChildren: Yes, very welcomeCots: One travel cot is availableHighchairs: One highchair is available
  • BBQThere is a barbecue available
  • FeaturesHot tub, heated swimming pool, steam room, gym, tennis court and projector screen
  • PetsYes, two dogs are very welcome
    Each pet is charged at £60 per week or part thereof
  • Mod ConsNespresso coffee machine, boiling water on demand from a ´Quooker´ tap, two Sky boxes, DVD player, Sonos system in all of the main rooms and two bedrooms, underfloor heating in the main roomsInternet & Communications:There is Wi-Fi internet throughout the house, although it can be slow due to the secluded locationMobile Signal: Check reception maps
  • Arrivals & DeparturesArrival Day: Friday or MondayArrival Time: 4pmDeparture Time: 10am
  • RestrictionsSingle sex gatherings are considered with prior permission from the owner only
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AROUND THE PROPERTY

Style: There´s a bohemian flavour to the interiors; where thick vintage fabrics, antique sawfish swords, modern artworks and a kaleidoscope of colours combine.

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Our Take

Property Consultant Catherine says

From this romantic 16th century farmhouse you can watch the sun setting over the lakes whilst listening to bird song; it feels as if you´re truly removed from the real world. Guinevere exudes character and charm, and is a real ´home with heart´.

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Out & About

Discover places to see and things to do whilst in and around Shamley Green, Surrey to truly enhance your stay come rain or shine!

Head For The Hills Guinevere sits within the sought after Surrey Hills, which offers hiking and cycling trails in abundance. The steep terrain of the surrounding valleys is sure to test your stamina and get the heart racing. The famous Greensand Way footpath is accessible from the manor which runs from Guilford to Dorking. Be sure to pack a picnic and find a secluded spot in the sunshine to admire the spectacular views.

Break A Leg! For a night of culture and exciting entertainment, head to Yvonne Arnaud Theatre to experience an eclectic calendar of performances throughout the year. This leading producing theatre is famed for its classic shows, such as Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream, The Secret Garden and Swan Lake to name a few.

Reel Them In Willinghurst Fisheries is right on the doorstep and offers eleven lakes stocked full of carp, roach, rudd and tench. After a morning of tranquillity by the water, enjoy a delicious late brunch at the on sight cafe and take full advantage of the beautiful surrounding landscape.

Saddle Up There are a variety of friendly family-run stables offering horse riding tailored to individual levels. Whether you want a gentle hack through the valleys or a full-blown gallop amongst the wildflower meadows, riding is one of the best ways to explore the Surrey Hills and makes for a truly memorable experience.

Willinghurst Shoot For those staying during season, the Willinghurst Shoot which takes place on the estate extends over 800 acres and offers three superb valleys to drive the birds across. 

A Royal Day Out Hampton Court Palace offers fun for the whole family, from the Magic Garden Playground, which will keep the tiddly-winks entertained for hours, to the gorgeous well-kept grounds with a variety of plants and flowers to admire.

Millionaire's Shot A hidden gem at the foot of the stunning Surrey Hills, Hurtwood Polo Club sits in a prime location and hosts plenty of social events and matches throughout the year.

FOOD AND DRINK

Home-Cooked 

With its very own vegetable patch, fruit trees and poly tunnel full of fresh goodness in the garden, supper time is all the more delicious at Guinevere having picked it yourself. Those in favour of al fresco dining will enjoy the outside barbecue area complete with far-reaching views across the garden. Help yourselves to fresh eggs too, laid each morning by the free range Bantam chickens that live in the grounds!

In-House Cuisine

If you'd rather spend your self-catering break indulging in the little luxuries, let an in-house chef prepare a mouth-watering meal for you and your party (on prior request and subject to an additional cost).  

Eating Out

Head to the picturesque village of Shere nearby and you’ll find Kinghams, serving superb imaginative English cooking with artistic style and an extensive selection of fine wines. Head to Secrett’s Farm Shop for some of the county’s best produce, including a selection of 300 cheeses! When it’s gin and tonic o’clock at Guinevere, be sure to sample the unique gin from the local Silent Pool Distillers.

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Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set as a guideline only. They are intended to give a fair description, but should not be relied upon as being a statement of fact. The photographs appearing on this website show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time when the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. If there are any points of particular importance that need clarifying before you confirm your booking please do not hesitate to ask.

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