This stunning Grade I listed Jacobean manor house positioned on historically-significant grounds is surrounded by 100 acres of land and features a 17th century coach house. Recently refurbished to high standards, Pilgrim’s Manor successfully retains its authenticity, reflected in many unique features throughout the property.
A long private tree-lined drive leads up to an impressive stone façade and an estate that holds many wonderful treasures throughout its grounds, waiting to be explored. One feature of particular interest is the walled garden bordered by the remarkable “Llettae” - small shelters which were built specifically for the comfort of poor travellers - a modest expression of hospitality from the ancestors’ of the current property owners.
Take delight in the tranquil and welcoming rooms that welcome you upon entry. In the drawing room guests are greeted with 17th century wood panelling, original family portraits adorning the walls and a large open fire. The ground floor also features a bright and airy morning room which caters to all seasons; doors leading out to the garden for the breezy summer days and a large open hearth for the cold winter evenings.
The cosy kitchen features a charming, long-standing breakfast table and is fully equipped to modern standards, including an Aga cooker. You can enjoy sumptuous meals in the exquisite dining room which, with its antique table and elaborate candlesticks, is truly a credit to the manor’s long-standing and dedicated housekeeper.
The top 2 floors of the property house 7 delightful bedrooms, most of which include an en-suite. With 6 individual bathrooms and bedrooms that range from country-style designs to ornate grand four-poster beds, guests are indeed spoilt for choice. For those lazy afternoons and informal family gatherings, Pilgrim’s Manor also boasts a stunning attic TV room with antique wooden ceiling beams and a large flat screen TV/DVD with SKY services.
Located on private land just over the border in North Wales, the Pilgrim’s Manor can offer guests a wide range of activities both on and off site, ranging from clay pigeon shooting and mountain hiking to shopping and exploring the amazing Roman buildings in Chester and the Clwyd Theatr Cymru - one of Wales’ premier culture sites.
If you are looking for a weekend getaway or to hold a family party or celebration, including over Christmas and New Year, this private country house is the perfect destination.
|2020 -2021 Prices||2 nights||3 nights||4 nights||5 nights||6 nights||7 nights|
|Manor Weekends (Sleeps 14)||£2,890||£3,415 (Bank Holidays £3915)||£3,950||£4,470||£5,000||£5,515|
|Manor Midweek (Mon - Thurs)||£1,575||£2,100||£2,625|
|Christmas in the Manor (Sleeps 14)||£6,300||£7,360||£8,400|
|Coach House (sleeps 8)||£1,800||£1,800||£2,060||£2,320||£2,565||£2,580|
Prices are self-catered. Further details below:
VAT: Included in hire price
Exclusive Use: If the entire estate is not taken on an exclusive use basis the Manor and Coach House may be rented separately and the Walled Garden will be used by the Coach House. Please also see notes on weddings below.
Heating: Included in hire price
Cots:1 available on request
Camp Beds: 3 available on request
Catering & Corkage: The house does not charge corkage. You are free to self-cater or choose your own catering company for a wedding, stays in just the Manor House have a preferred caterer – further costs may apply
Damage Deposit: £1,000
Terms: 30% non-refundable booking deposit and the remainder two months before arrival
Payment method: Payment is usually bank transfer or a UK cheque if paid well in advance of arrival so funds can clear. This property cannot accept card payments.
Midweek Bookings: Some discounts may apply, please ask
One night stays: Only allowed between Monday and Thursday. Minimum weekend stay is 2 nights, Bank Holidays 3 nights.
Pets: Dogs may be allowed in the coach house only (assuming this is booked) Pets are not accepted in the house. There may be an additional cleaning charge made.
Weddings & Events: Please see details of the Coach House 1202 as this will be the wedding venue. The Manor is only included in weddings at extra cost and with security – only Manor house guests are allowed in the Manor to preserve the historical features and antiques.
Stags / Hens: Not accepted at this house
Larger groups: The Coach House (1202) is suitable for larger groups to dine together and the walled garden can be used as a Marquee site if the Coach House is included in your hire.