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Foxholme Manor

Stanton

Sleeps 14
Bedrooms
7
Bathrooms
4
Dog Friendly
1
Pool
Tennis Court
Succumb to the rural countryside grandeur of Foxholme Manor with its daydream perfect gardens and far-reaching views, luxurious outdoor heated swimming pool* and awe-inspiring rooms. You are invited to make this your ultimate Cotswold getaway, celebrating that special birthday or milestone anniversary. You will dine in elegance before the roaring open fire, linger over evening drinks in historic rooms and discover the exquisite drawing room with its ceiling stretching high above you. This house is made for summer days playing tennis or lazing beside the pool, opening the doors from the pool house to create a spectacular space for family gatherings. Each bedroom is charmingly French in style with plump bedding for you to drift away in this dreamscape at the end of the day. The delights of Broadway are on your doorstep with its wide tree lined high street and boutiques, and Winchcombe and beautiful Sudeley Castle are a quintessentially Cotswold day out.
Full Description
Foxholme Manor stands amongst the most sublime scenery of woodlands, orchards, and gardens, tucked away in a charming part of the Cotswolds. Visited by deer and foxes with a wildflower meadow in the distance, you are in natures wonderland and the house is the jewel in her crown.

Each room at Foxholme Manor has been curated with love and attention to detail crafting a holiday home which you can truly relax into. You feel as though you have stepped into a new world as you walk the corridors, finding a new delight hidden around each corner. It is a fabulous setting for family reunions and large groups where memories will be shared and renewed. Each sitting room is exquisite with a space to suit every celebration as you mingle around the crackling wood burning stoves. Meals are cooked at the AGA and served in the elegant dining room while drinks can be taken out to the south facing terrace to watch the sunset. The seven bedrooms exude tranquillity and provide respite and privacy with seating areas and a yoga studio. The stunning master suite provides privacy and decadent accommodation with its own sitting area overlooking the fields where you can retreat for a romantic evening of champagne toasts. Character is added throughout the house with quirky details from Snowy the polar bear to a telephone box and colourful tiled shower rooms.

Outside the surprises continue as you explore the 13-acres of grounds. Stepping from the front door onto the terrace your gaze is filled with lush greenery and a peaceful stillness. This is the perfect spot for sundowners and BBQs, dining al fresco with this idyllic backdrop. Across the central courtyard is the pool house in a converted long barn. Opening the swathe of French doors this is a space like you’ve never seen before. It is much more than first meets the eye with room to dine and a fully equipped kitchen to prepare delicious home-cooked meals. Take a dip in the swimming pool (open between the first May Bank Holiday and the 30th September (weather dependent)) before lounging at the water’s edge, enjoying the seclusion this walled pool terrace offers. You will find endless places to lay a picnic blanket and relax in the sun and to explore with the family dog. The tennis court set behind the circular driveway will keep more active guests entertained and provides the friendly competition all group gatherings require. Foxholme Manor is your own slice of country living which you can make your own for a weekend or longer.


Ground Floor


Kitchen/Diner:
This traditional country kitchen feels like stepping back in time. With a tiled floor beneath your feet and wooden beams above it is a charming space full of personality. There is a large AGA and two-ring hob, dishwasher, and a large fridge freezer. Choose the added luxury of hiring a private chef to cook up locally sourced ingredients to elevate your stay. The dining space seats five and is more casual, lending itself to lazy breakfasts and a bite to eat before heading out for the day.

Drawing Room:
Made for conversation, the spacious drawing room with its high ceilings, mullioned window, oriental rug, and crackling wood burner is the heart of the home. Gather around the large smart TV to watch your favourite film together with a feast of popcorn. Or choose to leave technology behind and embrace the social atmosphere that the expansive U-shaped sofa creates and simply enjoy each other’s company.

Cloakroom:
At the end of the sitting room is a porch opening to the driveway and parking, and a cloakroom with a WC and sink. This is a surprisingly elegant space decorated in a deep blue.

The Foxy Snug:
Known by the owners as the whisky room, it is a place to linger as the evening draws in. A feature red wood burning stove in a large stone inglenook and characterful telephone box spark conversation which will last long into the evening.

Dining Room:
Serving meals before the open fire is a grand occasion. The table extends to seat 14 and offers views across both the orchard and the courtyard. It is a light and bright room which can be beautifully dressed for a celebration meal.

Drawing Room:
Tucked away at the end of the house, the drawing room is a place to get away from it all. Light the wood burning stove and flick through a magazine as you relax on the opulent button back sofas, or if you must catch up on work make use of the writing desk here.

First Floor


The Mayfair Suite:
Supreme luxury is found in the Mayfair Suite. Shutting the doors, guests staying here can enjoy the privacy offered. The bedroom has a super king-size bed before a large window looking across the grounds. Curl up on the sofa with a morning paper and take your time getting ready in the morning.

En-suite Shower Room:
This modern shower room has a spacious shower to rejuvenate after a country walk and embraces the neutral colours found at Foxholme Manor.

Sitting Area:
Guests staying in the Mayfair Suite can spend evenings in the sitting area watching the sun set across the lawns. A stunningly decorated room divider adds character and the two sink-in armchairs let you take the weight off your feet as you chat together.

The Belgravia:
This spacious French-style bedroom is awash with light from the south facing windows and has a super king-size bed. In matching chic white the furniture perfectly fits the quiet elegance of this bedroom.

The Chelsea:
This bright bedroom has a super king-size bed and looks across the trees with a bench to sit and watch the birds. The decorative fireplace shows the history of the manor, and the floorboards are warmed with a tapestry style rug. The serene décor is a breath of fresh air, and you are sure of a sound night’s sleep.

Shower Room:
Beautifully finished with open stone walls, beams, and Moroccan themed tiles this first shower room is equipped with a step-in shower, WC, and sink. There is also a separate WC without a sink next door.

Sitting Area:
Beginning a separate wing of the house this sitting area is surrounded by original wooden beams. It is a cosy spot with two sofas and four armchairs to lounge as you wait for everybody else to be ready for the day.

The Soho:
At the end of the sitting room hides a double bedroom. This wonderfully private space sits under the eaves and feels separate from the rest of the house. Skylights give it a cosy feel and you will really find peace and relaxation here.

Yoga Studio:
Curtained off from the Soho room is a yoga studio which can also be accessed externally from the driveway. Start your day with a relaxing yoga flow or book a private instructor to push your limits. Mats, yoga balls, weight and resistance bands are provided.

Shower Room:
Shared between The Soho and The Kensington, the shower room has a spa-like quality with a large step-in shower, WC, and sink.

The Kensington:
Another bedroom tucked under the eaves is this double bedroom. It is a tranquil room with exposed beams away from the hubbub of the rest of the house


Second Floor


Shower Room:
Under the original wooden beams, the shower is the main feature with its quirky coloured tiles. It is positioned to be used by those staying in the Campden and Richmond and is a spacious room.

The Campden:
Perfect for younger guests or single members of the family, this twin bedroom has plenty of space and is away from the rest of the house if children are playing here.

Sitting Area:
With a sofa and armchair this is a nice spot for guests staying in these bedrooms to gather in the mornings or before bed to decompress.

The Richmond:
The final bedroom is at the top of the house under exposed wooden beams and has a king-size bed. It is a gorgeous hideaway where you feel truly away from it all.

Outside


Utility:
From the courtyard you have access to the utility where you will find all the laundry equipment you will need during your stay. Being separate from the house keeps the noise from disturbing you as you dine or spend time in the sitting rooms in the manor.

Pool House:
Making this manor unique, the pool house is a slice of decadent living. With space for your entire group to gather between here and the pool terrace you will spend most of your time here during the summer. Opening the French doors, you can drift between the outdoor and indoor spaces, having a dip in the pool before dining inside if the weather turns.

Gardens and Grounds:
The extensive grounds at Foxholme Manor have delightful gardens to explore. The orchards of apple, plum and walnut trees are often visited by deer, rabbits, and foxes, and beyond you have access to a wildflower meadow. Vegetables and a vineyard have been planted and there is manicured hedging and woodlands where a footpath is kept clear for walking with the family. There are so many places to discover at this dog friendly manor house, and it is a real treat to get to find the hidden corners for yourself. Across the central enclosed courtyard is the utility and decadent pool house which opens to the heated swimming pool (open between the first May Bank Holiday and the 30th September (weather dependent)). It is a fully enclosed area and there are loungers and space to dine. Behind the parking area is a tennis court where you can challenge your friends and family.
Full List of Facilities

Indoor

  • Bedrooms - 7 bedrooms: 3 super-king, 1 king-size, 2 double, 1 twin
  • 4 Bathrooms - With shower, WC and sink
  • Hairdryer - 6
  • Fire - 2 woodburners and 1 open fire (logs provided for initial fires 1st October to 31st March)
  • AGA
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher - 2
  • Dining table - Seats 14 with additional table in the kitchen seats 5 and table in pool house seats 6
  • Washing machine - In external utility
  • Tumble dryer - In external utility
  • Iron
  • Drying rack
  • WiFi *Please note that speeds are for guidance only and are not guaranteed
  • TV - Smart
  • Desk chair
  • Baby/child equipment not provided

Outdoor

  • Dog friendly - One well-behaved dog welcome for an additional fee
  • Garden - Fully enclosed courtyard, large garden and 13-acres of grounds
  • Outdoor dining area
  • BBQ - Please provide your own charcoal
  • Fire pit
  • Swimming pool - Heated - Open May Bank Holiday-30th September*
  • Tennis court
  • Parking - Off road parking for 6 cars
Owner Recommendations
Foxholme Manor, a grade II listed house dating back 400 years started its humble beginnings as a farmhouse. Over time additions have been made to the building making it the splendid manor house it is today. The owners have lovingly improved the extensive gardens and grounds with sustainability in mind and welcome you to enjoy it.

Whether it's sampling fresh fruit from the orchard, playing croquet on the lawns or hosting a teddy bear's picnic the gardens are brought to life. Guests of any age will love the adventure of running down the drive to see the passing vintage steam train, give the driver a wave and you'll get a friendly 'toot toot' back.

Days out can be spent exploring Broadway with its must visit boutique shops, elegant dining rooms and quaint cafes. The owner's enjoy evening meals in the historic surroundings of the Lygon Arms and recommend visiting in summer to enjoy the beautiful courtyard. The Old Butcher's in Stow-on-the-Wold is run by a husband and wife team and serves excellent food with exceptional service. They specialise in seafood and meat dishes and it is one of the most popular restaurants in the Cotswolds.

There is so much to discover in the Cotswolds, why not take a look at some of our favourite Bolthole Retreats Experiences
Points of Note
  • Book with us to get exclusive discounts to top attractions and experiences. 
  • After you have placed your booking at Foxholme Manor we will contact you within 48 hours to discuss the nature of your stay.  
  • One well-behaved dog is permitted at the cottage for an additional fee.
  • Please keep dogs on the ground floor only and keep dogs off the furniture. The courtyard garden is fully enclosed. When walking in the orchards, woodland or beyond, dogs must be kept on a lead due to local wildlife.
  • Please ensure children and dogs are supervised at all times around the swimming pool and the pond found on the grounds.
  • It is the policy of this property not to take bookings for groups where the majority of guests are under the age of 25, or single-sex group celebrations, including stag/hen parties.
  • Please note that additional guests above the maximum capacity are not permitted.
  • We ask our guests for a security deposit of £1000 to be paid by bank transfer. For the week commencing 11th March 2024 (Cheltenham Festival), this deposit is £2000. This is in case there is any damage to the property during your stay. This will be transferred back to you within 48 hours of departure if there is no damage. We will contact you near the time of your arrival to arrange this.
  • Please make yourself aware of the swimming pool rules of use and the hours of use. *The swimming pool is open between the first May Bank Holiday and the 30th September (weather dependent). Please read our swimming pool FAQ for more information.
  • As you approach the property along the drive, there is a private residence on the right-hand side which is not part of Foxholme Manor.

Reviews

A beautiful, magical house and stunning grounds! We were so comfortable throughout our stay with roaring fires and candle lit dinners. Not to mention a whiskey in the snug. We will be back 5 stars!

|
Steph & Ollie
| 29/12/2023

What an amazing Christmas using the dining room with friends and having a big roaring fire. An absolutely beautiful house and surroundings.

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Michelle
| 24/12/2023

Location

While staying at Foxholme Manor you feel like you are miles away from anybody else. It is however only a mile from the village of Stanton where you can enjoy a meal at The Mount Inn which overlooks the area. The Gloucestershire Warwickshire steam train passes nearby, and you can hop on at Broadway for a leisurely way to see the nearby villages. Broadway and its wide high street, independent shops and fantastic pubs and restaurants is less than a 10-minute drive. You are also within half an hour of Cheltenham making this a fantastic location for attending Cheltenham Festival race week. Broadway Tower, Cotswold Farm Park, Sudeley Castle, the Lavender Fields and Snowshill are also essential days out.