Just over 2 hours from london by train, this gorgeous property is ideally located only 10 minutes from the m62 motorway, with a wealth of yorkshire attractions close by if you should ever feel the need to wander further than the 12 acres of beautiful grounds surrounding the castle.
Boasting 5 sumptuous double bedrooms, with a very grand but homely feel, carr hall castle can be booked for the exclusive use of up to 10 guests. If your planning a weekend or a week away with family, friends or even an intimate and romantic break, it really is something else.
Whether you fancy a cosy winter hideaway in front of the log fire, followed by a late night glass of champagne in the outdoor hot tub, or a summer break to enjoy al fresco barbeques on the terrace overlooking the beautiful lake, this really is a year round retreat.
The interior has the feel of a luxury boutique hotel and includes a fully equipped country kitchen with a pillar box red aga, a gorgeous paneled dining room to enjoy dinner parties and large lounge with panoramic window overlooking the heated indoor swimming pool. The relaxing conservatory overlooking the gardens is the perfect place to enjoy the sunday papers or watch squirrels and rabbits scurrying across the lawn.
Across the courtyard, you will find the watermill suite, incorporating the working water wheel which has been transformed into a grand suite, perfect for larger dinners and intimate ceremonies
The castle is hired on a self catering basis - you can have your online groceries and any necessities delivered in time for your arrival, or you can book the fabulous chef who will create a personalised menu for dinner. If you aren’t in the mood for cooking, a full menu can be designed for your entire stay. Restaurant quality gourmet foods can also be delivered to the castle for you.
Staff can be provided including housekeeper, butler, nanny, swimming instructor and academic tutor.
To make the most of your stay at the castle, you can choose from a range of onsite activities. For the ultimate relaxing stay, pre-book the beauty therapist to pamper you and your guests, or bring out the connoisseur in you with a wine tasting evening.
To really embrace the castle experience you can try your hand at archery with full instruction from ages 6 to 96! Horseriding, golf and tennis can also be enjoyed nearby.
If you can’t let go of technology completely, there is free wifi throughout, a playstation 3 and a choice of 6 plasma televisions with full satellite services. An ipad is also yours to use throughout your stay.
For those fortunate enough to stay for longer than a weekend, a tailor made itinerary can be designed for you to enjoy the best that Yorkshire has to offer by road, rail or air. You may prefer to self drive or take a private tour around the county.
Many of the castle’s guests get their first taste of yorkshire by staying there and whether you are escaping from London to the countryside or crossing the Atlantic you can ensure the level of service and standard of accommodation you will experience here is exceptional.
Carr hall castle has been graded as five star self catering accommodation and awarded a gold award by inspectors from quality in tourism in 2012.
Experience the luxury, you definitely won’t want to leave.
Room by room description:-
Dining room: large dining table with mirrored top seating 10, leather chairs, log fire, stone floor, extensive wood panelling, mood lighting, views to front lawns. Sound system
Kitchen: fully equipped breakfast kitchen with aga, dishwasher, fridge, microwave oven, kettle, toaster , coffee maker, tv, ipod dock and ipad for guests use.
Sitting room: luxurious suede sofas, log fire, 65”plasma tv, panoramic window with views towards swimming pool. Sound system, blu ray dvd player, satellite television, play station 3.
Conservatory: floor to ceiling glass windows with views of water wheel and rear gardens. Sumptuous velvet sofas and luxury carpet. Contemporary glass door leading to kitchen.
Utility room: american style fridge freezer with ice maker, washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing facilities, vacuum and sink.
Indoor swimming pool: heated pool with removable cover. Private shower and toilet facilities. Lounge area with leather sofas, sound system, plasma satellite television, play station 3, ipod dock. Towels.
Gym: air conditioned with treadmill, cross trainer, free weights, bench weights. Sound system and windows to plasma television.
Double bedroom (en suite double): super king size bed, with dressing room, plasma tv with satellite tv, ensuite shower room. Hairdryer provided.
Double bedroom 2: king size bed, built in wardrobes, imac with on demand tv, views of water wheel and gardens.
Double bedroom 3: king size bed, built in wardrobes. Views of rear gardens. Imac with on demand tv.
Double bedroom 4: bell tower feature and arrow slit windows with wooden shutters. Plasma tv with leather panelled wall. Door leading to indoor access to swimming pool and massage room. Staircase leading to bedroom 5.
Double bedroom 5 (ensuite double): staircase from bedroom 4 to dressing room with fitted wardrobes, contemporary bathroom with shower, his and hers hand basins, lounger. Bedroom under the eaves with exposed beams and brickwork to walls.
Family bathroom 1: luxury mosaic tiled bathroom with walk in steam room/shower, bath with television over.
Family bathroom 2: round bathroom built into castle turret with slit windows, shower cubicle.
Interior and exterior access to swimming pool via indoor bridge, exterior hot tub on raised decking patio with outdoor furniture.
Extensive private parking to front and rear of property.
Private driveway with electric gates and remote key less access fob provided for guests.
Deer park setting
Working water wheel, lake, bridge, BBQ area with gas BBQ and seating, chiminea, cobbled courtyard with outdoor furniture, extensive lawns to front and rear. Woodland walks, landscaped gardens, private woodland
Cobbled arched walkway with views to swimming pool.