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Historic Georgian Lakeside Mansion 500 acre Park

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Historic Georgian Lakeside Mansion 500 acre Park

16+ guests
7 bedrooms
16 beds
3.5 baths
16+ guests
7 bedrooms
16 beds
3.5 baths
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Hot tub
This is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Jane is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

This 250 year old delightful and spacious Georgian Menagerie - a replica of that built for Marie Antoinette at Palace of Versailles - is set within 10 acres of private grounds in a 500 acre country park. Sleep in a four poster bed, handmade from oak gifted to the owners by Prince Charles; one of 5 bedrooms available (with a further 2 by separate negotiation)


Free parking on premises
Hot tub
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 2 single beds
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 4
1 double bed
Bedroom 5
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 6
1 queen bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 7
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 double bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
Check-in is anytime after 4PM and check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


Step-free access to the home’s entrance
Wide doorway to the home’s entrance


120 Reviews

Kate User Profile
June 2018
We feel so lucky to have found the Menagerie as the setting for a special weekend with friends. The location, house and grounds are stunning and all our guests felt treated and relaxed. We had a beautiful space, every comfort we needed and a really good time! Couldn’t have asked …
Tom User Profile
November 2017
This place is amazing, the pictures don’t do the place justice it’s actually much nicer. We had 21 sleeping easily all were thoroughly impressed the mansion. Great hospitality and communication.
Oliver User Profile
August 2017
We had a great stay at this beautiful country house. Very well equipped, lots of fun things for the kids to do (ages 2 to 8) and some really lovely walks. The house was really old, but had been renovted well with tonnes of character. Very clean, as described and great comms with …
Stephanie User Profile
July 2015
We had a wonderful stay at this beautiful home in the English countryside. Unfortunately due to work demands, we did not spend as much time there as we would have liked, but would recommend it to anyone who wants a vacation away from it all. Jane was extremely helpful and availab…
Jon User Profile
July 2015
A lovely house, and we were lucky enough to have great weather and enjoyed the beautiful grounds. I was concerned on booking about neighbours, but the house feels isolated despite being a temperature minute drive to a large supermarket. The host is lovely as well.
Ruth User Profile
November 2018
The Menagerie is a grand, rambling, quirky, historical house with grounds, lakeside walks and a friendly, responsive host in Jane, as described in other reviews. Beds were comfy and there’s plenty of living space. Note that other than one double in each room, all the other beds a…
Jane User Profile
Response from Jane:
Thanks Ruth. I’m glad you enjoyed your stay. I’m sorry you felt the house needed tlc. No one else has said so. It’s the end of a busy season. January and February are our times to address decor etc So I will try to assess it through your eyes and make sure it’s tip top. Best wishes. Jane
November 2018
Sorcha User Profile
October 2018
Fabulous place, Jane is a lovely host and it's in an incredible setting. Perfect for larger groups and well thought through. We had an amazing time.

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England, United KingdomJoined in March 2015
Jane User Profile
128 Reviews
Jane is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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