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Skendleby Hall

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Overview
14 bedrooms
15 bathrooms
28 guests
3 nights minimum
Rental Home
Skendleby Hall is a magnificent English Grade II listed country house available for rent. This beautiful large mansion is situated within the Lincolnshire Wolds. Skendleby Hall has far reaching views across gently rolling countryside. The mansion was designed by renowned architect S S Teulon, as a country residence for the Gainsford family and originally dates from the mid 18th Century. Other additions were made in the 19th century including the impressive Victorian clock tower. Skendleby Hall is also well positioned for the Lincolnshire seaside resorts and nature reserves, with UK renowned seal reserve Donna Nook and Gibraltar Point only a drive away. It offers stately home accommodation for people wishing to combine a rural idyll with local attractions. Every room in Skendleby Hall ha...Skendleby Hall is a magnificent English Grade II listed country house available for rent. This beautiful large mansion is situated within the Lincolnshire Wolds. Skendleby Hall has far reaching views across gently rolling countryside. The mansion was designed by renowned architect S S Teulon, as a country residence for the Gainsford family and originally dates from the mid 18th Century. Other additions were made in the 19th century including the impressive Victorian clock tower. Skendleby Hall is also well positioned for the Lincolnshire seaside resorts and nature reserves, with UK renowned seal reserve Donna Nook and Gibraltar Point only a drive away. It offers stately home accommodation for people wishing to combine a rural idyll with local attractions. Every room in Skendleby Hall has its own character and each one is tastefully furnished with furniture and soft furnishings of the highest quality. This includes the beautiful large drawing room, which has many original features, 3 additional reception rooms, 2 kitchens, a large dining room seating 26, a billiards room, 13 bedrooms, 13 bath/shower rooms and 2 separate toilets. It is ideal for family reunions, birthday celebrations, corporate functions, small wedding parties or just a get together with your friends. Nearby, outdoor activities include golf, horse riding, clay pigeon shooting and go-kart racing. More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Yard
Cycling Trips
Books
Water Park Nearby
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Stove
Grill
Sauna
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Hot Tub
Pool Table
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Good Nightlife
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
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Every room in Skendleby Hall has its own character and each one is tastefully furnished to the highest standard. In brief, the substantial accommodation includes 5 reception rooms, 2 kitchens, billiards room, 13 bedrooms all with en-suites. A marble-floored Reception Hall leads onto 3 magnificent reception rooms: The Drawing Room The rooms 31'x 20' has a large period fireplace and retains the original coving, which is carved with Masonic emblems. Three large comfy sofas and elegant window seats make this an ideal room for your champagne reception. The Music Room This lovely room has beautiful views and has a Yamaha grand piano which is available for your use. The Library This has window seats and working shutters. It is the “Games Room” with a wide selection of books, games and 2 cards table. The Lounge This large, attractive room is the 'Media Room” and has state-of-the-art surround sound 50” TV with Sky Plus, DVD, video and karaoke. A wide selection of DVD's, CD's and videos are available. The Main Kitchen This has an extensive range of National Trust Heritage Farrow and Ball painted units, granite worktops, twin butler sinks, twin gas hobs, double electric ovens, 2 dishwashers, fridges, washing machine and dryer. It is fully equipped for 26 people. There is a refectory table with seating for 8. 2nd Kitchen This is fully fitted with American oak units, sink, gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge freezer. There is a table with seating for 6. The Conservatory This can be accessed from the front of the house and has space for muddy boots and wet clothes. The Dining Room Leads directly off the kitchen. It is a beautiful and an unusual shape being directly under the chapel. It has space for 26 to dine in comfort. The Sauna Room This holds the sauna and steam shower and leads out to the walled garden which enjoys the morning sun andis perfect for a quiet coffee. The Billiards Room This is a superb room (27' x 20') containing a professional full size billiards table with light above. This is fully equipped with everything required to play snooker including a scoreboard. The Games Rooms Located in the clock tower are 2 games rooms. One has a full size table tennis table and the other has table football and air hockey. There is also a well equipped kiddies playroomwith TV, videos, DVD's and a wide selection of games and toys for the under 7's. The Bedrooms There are 13 bedrooms – 7 doubles/King and 4 twins, 1 single and 1 triple providing flexibility for families or singles within a party of 26. There are 12 bathrooms/shower rooms (9 en-suite.) and 2 extra toilets. The Master Bedroom is a lovely room with a Super King Size four-poster bed and dressing room leading through to the en-suite. The Chapel is also a magnificent and unusual room with a King size 4 poster bed. All the rooms are furnished to the highest standards and provide very comfortable sleeping accommodation. Victorian bedroom 2 has recently been renovated and has a disabled friendly period en-suite with shower and free standing slipper bath
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Reviewed December 13, 2017

Skendleby Hal provided the perfect location for our annual gathering of friends. Ruth and David were very hospitable and helped us with local knowledge of pubs and walks. The house had all the amenities we needed and very well equipped kitchens to cook for a...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Rory C
Reviewed November 13, 2017

This house is fantastic with four poster beds wonderful on suite bathrooms. It was ideal for my wife's 50th birthday party. We had a pianist on Friday to play in the music room on the grand piano then party games in the massive lounge. On...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Trip742336
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Reviewed October 26, 2017

Passing through entrance gates/driveway up to this magnificent building with simply stunning views of open countryside directly in front of it, is a very impressive sight. Inside the entrance hall and just beyond into the Main Lounge sets the scene; this place is a real...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Doug F
Management response:Responded October 28, 2017

Thank you both so much for your great review. We really enjoyed meeting you all and are delighted that your special birthday celebration was a success. Hope to welcome you back one day.

Reviewed October 12, 2017

Ideally located, idyliic grounds and a gorgeous period building retaining some lovely features. The rooms are elegant and very comfortable. Endless rooms to keep all ages occupied, i quite enjoyed the library, and then relaxing on the window seat in the main lounge. Great to...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Cottam6674
Reviewed August 22, 2017

This place is just as good as it looks! As a large family with a mix of young and older people it was great to distance the kids from the adults! We had a few wet days and didn't even make plans as the house...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank lucychris23
Management response:Responded October 11, 2017

What a lovely review, thank you so much. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay.

About the Owner
Ruth L
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:65%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
Availability
December 2018
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About the neighborhood
Activities in the area include Horse riding, clay pigeon shooting, coarse fishing, rainbow trout lake, Go Kart Racing. Some of the largest roller coasters in Europe, Stock car racing, car & motor cycle racing at Cadwell Park, 2 golf courses nearby. Huge number of antique shops and auctions. Donna Nook seal sanctuary The renowned Woodhall Spa Golf Club which is the headquarters of the EGU and is one of the top 50 inland courses in the world is less than 20 miles away. Discounted rates available to guests at Skendleby Hall.
How to get there
Nearest mainline station Lincoln 30 miles Nearest airport is Humberside 40 miles. Skendleby is one mile off the A158 from Lincoln
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