InterviewsJet Set PetLuxury VoyagesSuite Dreams - The World's Best SuitesTime TravelerLuxury Travel TrendsWeekend Away
Destination WeddingsFamily Vacation PackagesSpa & Fitness PackagesRomantic & Honeymoon PackagesGirls GetawaysSpring SpecialsWinter Getaway PackagesNew Year's Eve PackagesVilla Offers
ArticlesThe Best Hotels, Resorts & Villas Around the World
Beach & Island Resorts5-Star City HotelsAdventure & Eco LodgesBoutique City HotelsCountry House HotelsRomantic RetreatsLuxury Guest RanchesLuxury Safari Camps & LodgesGolf Resorts & LodgesSpa Resorts & Wellness RetreatsSki Resorts & LodgesWine Country GetawaysLuxury Family Travel & ResortsNew HotelsHot Hotel Openings
City ApartmentsBeach, Coastal & Island VillasCountry VillasSki VillasGolf VillasLuxury Villas & Vacation Rentals Around the WorldHotel Branded Residences
Cruises & YachtingBook Your Travel with Luxury Travel MagazineTravel Tips & AdviceAirline NewsUltimate TripsBusiness TravelFamily TravelLuxury SafarisPrivate Jet TravelRail Journeys: The World's Most Scenic Train Rides
Events
RestaurantsBars & NightclubsAfternoon TeaCoffeeCooking ClassesCulinary TravelWine Travel
Spa & Wellness RetreatsYogaGolf GetawaysTennisSki Vacations
Celebrity Travel & StyleGift GuideBeach and ResortwearBeauty and FragranceBooksFashionHome StyleLuggage and HandbagsLuxury Autos & Driving ExperiencesMen's StyleTravel EssentialsWatches & JewelryWine and SpiritsWorld's Most Expensive
Back to:  Home >

News

Interviews,  Jet Set Pet,  Luxury Voyages,  Suite Dreams,  Time Traveler,  Trends,  Weekend Away

Abercrombie & Kent Villas Announce Addition of Magnificent Painswick Court to Portfolio

May 13, 2013 -

Abercrombie & Kent Villas announces the addition of Painswick Court to the Cotswold Collection. Home to King Charles I during the Siege of Gloucester in 1643, Painswick Court is a superb example of stately English style and picturesque beyond belief.

Justly nicknamed ‘Queen of the Cotswolds’, it lies in the historic town of Painswick and offers a peerless country retreat experience for up to 14 guests.

Combining ancient architecture with high spec modern facilities, this fabulous country residence resonates with antiquity. There is the magnificent panelled courtroom with a 16th century fireplace, an original hidden stone staircase and an impressive wooden panelled dining room seating up to 20 guests. The main door even retains original gunshot scars from the Siege of Gloucester four centuries ago.

7 beautifully furnished guestrooms, including the King Charles Suite where the monarch slept, cocoon guests in splendour and comfort, whilst a fully equipped gym, vaulted games room with snooker table, and separate spa with sauna furnish plenty of entertainment opportunities. Lovely gardens surround the house featuring an attractive deck with a large fire pit, a BBQ area and an outdoor Jacuzzi.

One week rental from £740 per person based on 14 sharing, including a saving of 20% on all high and festive season bookings made by June 1st.

Temple Guiting Manor
Also in the heart of the Cotswolds, Temple Guiting Manor is a stunning example of late Tudor architecture in the familiar mellow stone of the area. Sleeping 10 in splendour and comfort, it lies in 14 acres of landscaped and formal gardens, is mentioned in the Doomsday Book and retains a host of original features including exposed beams, secret staircases and original mediaeval timbered doors overlaid throughout with all mod cons.

One week rental from £620 per person based on 10 sharing.

Temple Guiting Barn
On the same estate, Temple Guiting Barn is a superb conversion for up to 12 guests. Much of the design was inspired by renowned architect Ptolemy Dean whilst the gardens and grounds were landscaped by Chelsea Flower Show gold medal winner Jinny Blom. Decorated and furnished with finesse and flair, this is a great spot for relaxing, exploring and enjoying the delights of the Cotswolds.

One week rental from £515 per person based on 12 sharing.

Dewsall Manor
To the west in heavenly Herefordshire, Dewsall Manor is a lavish rural retreat surrounded by 12 acres of garden and rolling countryside stretching for miles in all directions. A peerless country living experience for families or groups of friends, it’s furnished with family antiques and fine art, boasts a spectacular Chinoiserie dining room, a billiards room and an orangery that can seat up to 40 – in all the perfect example of relaxed grandeur for up to 20 guests.

One week rental from £450 per person based on 20 sharing.

The Abercrombie & Kent Cotswold Collection has been created in response to ever-increasing demand. Not only is the area one of the most beautiful in the UK, but there is a huge variety of activities for all ages on the doorstep. Fascinating architecture, ancient monuments, the endless opportunities of the great outdoors, famous equestrian, art, jazz, literary and cricket festivals - the attractions of the Cotswolds and surroundings are endless.

As Claire Powell of Abercrombie & Kent Villas commented, ‘In response to a mounting crescendo of requests, we’re delighted to have put together a boutique collection of the best and most beautiful houses in the Cotswolds. They’re the perfect backdrop for enjoying the historic towns and villages, glorious countryside, buzzling calendar of events and all-round appeal for every generation that has proven an irresistible draw for our discerning clients.

For more information please visit www.akvillas.com


 

Featured Luxury Hotels

LUXURY PARTNERS

 

Acqualina Resort & Spa
A seaside luxury haven located on 4.5 beachfront acres in Sunny Isles Beach, Fla. the resort features 98 impeccably appointed guest rooms and suites. A very special place where the charm of a Mediterranean villa meets elegance on the beach.

 

 

 

Hotel del Coronado - San Diego
The iconic Hotel del Coronado has been the world's choice for creating inDELible moments and connections for over 128 years.

 

 

 

Sago Hotel - New York City
The Sago is an atmospheric medley of urbane fragments and light, the lustrous inner world of the hotel is the quintessential launchpad into your perfect New York City experience.

 

 

 

Abercrombie & Kent Villas
The collection of exclusive, luxury villas are hand-picked by A&K expert travel advisors and are meticulously inspected to ensure they meet the highest expectations.

 

 

 

Eden Roc at Cap Cana
Offering exclusive luxury in the Dominican Republic, Eden Roc at Cap Cana, the only Relais & Chateaux hotel on the island, features 34 freestanding suites with private pools and stunning views.

 

 

Etu Moana - Aitutaki, Cook Islands
Etu Moana a little piece of paradise in the South Pacific where you will truly relax and find your balance with yourselves, the ocean and everything that surrounds it.

 

 

Villa Sabai Jai - Koh Tao, Thailand
Three exclusive, boutique pool villas for rent on the small island Koh Tao in the Gulf of Thailand -- the perfect place for those seeking privacy, luxury and tranquility.

 

 

InsureMyTrip.com
Find the right Travel Insurance Plan for your next trip. InsureMyTrip offers hundreds of plans from top providers in the industry.

 

 

Lily Beach Resort & Spa at Huvahendhoo, Maldives
Lily Beach is a Maldives resort at its finest, boasting a worldwide reputation for its pristine beaches, lush tropical vegetation and its exotic reef just a few meters away from the shore.

 

 

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa Maldives, Dhonakulhi Island
All 103 suites are set on the beach among coconut groves and lush vegetation or on stilts over the beautiful lagoon, and offer world-class facilities.

 

 

The Sea Pines Resort
Situated within the 5,000-acre Sea Pines community on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, the resort has enthralled generations of travelers and guests for more than 50 years.

 

 

Oliver's Travels
Specialists in luxury villa rentals throughout Europe and the Caribbean, with over 2,000 properties and the company with the largest portfolio of French Chateaux.

 

 

The NoMad Hotel - New York City
The NoMad Hotel is a turn of the century Beaux-Arts building that has been masterfully restored to its original grandeur with interiors by world renowned French designer Jacques Garcia.

 

 

Swissotel Resort Bodrum Beach
Swissotel Resort, Bodrum Beach lies directly on the beachfront in Turgutreis, approximately 20km from the center of Bodrum, a very popular destination as it offers ideal conditions for water sports, culture and relaxation on the beautiful Aegean Sea.

 

 

 

Autobahn Adventures - Luxury European Driving Tours
Autobahn Adventures provides high performance German sports cars, exquisite hotels and spas, gourmet dining and breathtaking European cities and countryside.

 

 

Stonewater Cove Resort and Spa
A hidden gem, nestled on the shores of Table Rock Lake, surrounded by Mark Twain National Forest, this luxury resort combines tremendous natural beauty and outdoor fun with unbeatable indoor luxury.

 

 

Pure Entertainment Group
From hilltop and beachfront villas, to country estates, luxury chalets, private islands and more, bespoke concierge Pure Entertainment Group offers some of the most exclusive luxury vacation homes all around the world.