Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
King John's House, Tollard Royal, Salisbury, Wiltshire, sleeps 4-17 in 9 bedrooms.
King John's House is located on the Rushmore Estate, which in turn is part of the Cranborne Chase, an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty and traditionally a Royal hunting ground. A special venue for a celebration, be it a milestone birthday, wedding anniversary or a large family reunion.
The medieval entrance hall, originally built in 1240, features an enormous fireplace, flagstone floor and stone mullioned windows that look out on a superb view of the gardens. The oak panelled dining room, added during the Tudor era, has an original fireplace together with a door leading out to the terrace.
The kitchen is large and well-equipped with breakfast table and leads to a utility area and walk in larder, and the back door. The TV room/study has a desk and comfy soft seating with flat screen, wall-mounted TV and DVD. The inner hall leads to a shower room/wc and connecting door to the Butler's House, here there are a further 2 double bedrooms, bathroom, sitting room and kitchen.
A sweeping oak staircase leads to the elegant first floor drawing room, overlooking the garden and with a large open fireplace. At the far end are 2 double bedrooms, both with half-tester canopies and en suite shower room/WC. On this floor is a further twin bedroom with Tudor panelling and decorative brick fireplace, with separate bathroom. Also the Master bedroom with king-size bed, dressing area and luxurious, contemporary shower room/WC. On the landing, a handy cupboard contains a small ‘bar’ with sink. Access the 2nd floor via a further staircase where you will find a single bedroom, further large double attic room and bathroom.
Outside, the house is surrounded by extensive private gardens and includes a further bedroom in the Japanese pavilion, containing a super king size bed, sauna, shower, WC. The pavilion terrace is perfect romantic escape, surrounded by restful water gardens.
The grounds are a seamless blend of formal and natural landscaping, featuring a croquet lawn and long ascending canal with fountain, leading the eye to a distant folly.
Nearby, The Larmer Tree, a Victorian pleasure garden & Rushmore Golf Club, both attractions are part of the Rushmore Estate.
Short breaks (3 night minimum) are welcome all year. We can organise changeover day to suit your stay. There is a £350 security deposit that will be refunded after your stay, provided there are no damages. Please contact us for prices and availability.