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Skendleby Hall

70 reviews
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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 June 16, 2018

Skendleby Hall provided us with the beautiful intimate wedding we wanted. The hall has so much to offer to meet all our guests needs. The wedding day ran so smoothly due to Ruth coordinating everything.....thank you! All our guests loved the hall and the amazing...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Annemarie T
Management response:Responded July 4, 2018

Thank you for your review, it was such a beautiful wedding and we are so pleased you all enjoyed it.

Reviewed June 14, 2018

Booked up for an 80th Birthday celebration with catering for the birthday dinner. Guests were mainly family but also friends and two young teenagers. Plenty of rooms to mingle or relax on your own and in very sumptuous but practical surroundings. The kids had a...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank GlobeTrotting612980
Management response:Responded July 4, 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you at the Hall again.

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Reviewed June 13, 2018

We had such a fantastic time at Skendleby Hall celebrating my sisters Hen weekend. Our ages ranged from 26 - 65 and every single person loved it. We began our weekend with a BBQ on the Friday evening with the fantastic catering by Jen and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Julia87579
Management response:Responded June 13, 2018

Please try to find a reason to return Julia - you were perfect guests and we are delighted that you had such a good time. Very best wishes for the wedding Ruth and David

Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Spent the weekend here with a group of friends celebrating a couple of big birthdays. From start to finish, Ruth and David were lovely and accommodating. The house itself is spectacular. Each room with a different character and a joy to explore. We hosted a...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Gemma M
Management response:Responded May 3, 2018

Thanks Gemma - so pleased that after all your planning you had a great time. We hope you will return one day - maybe with your family

Reviewed April 23, 2018

I reviewed several properties for this large family break, celebrating my husband's 60th birthday and was very impressed with the other reviews for this property. I am so glad I booked this one and can endorse previous comments. All the rooms were extremely spacious and...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank BarbieCantona
Management response:Responded April 25, 2018

Thank for this lovey review Barbara - we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Skendleby Hall and really hope that you and your family will return very soon Best wishes Ruth and David

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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