5 celebration houses in the UK

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A celebration is a sacred thing. It’s an opportunity for loved ones to make time together to honour a special moment in their lives, whether it’s a milestone birthday, a union or even new life. And it’s not often generations of one family or a set of treasured friends have the space or circumstances to get-together under one roof for festivities en masse…

The Big Domain specialises in big houses for big occasions – quite simply, they bring people together. Here’s our handpicked selection of celebration houses in England, perfect for hosting a stay for ten people or more:

1. The Private Estate, Suffolk

The Private Est
An ancient hall with a heritage of some seven hundred years, The Private Estate is set within 700 acres of unspoilt grassland, woodland and gardens for exclusive use and offers an incredible retreat for those wishing to celebrate a once-in-a-lifetime occasion.
Having been owned by the same family throughout its history this beautiful property has been lovingly preserved and features an abundance of space to gather as a group; highlights include attic bar, snooker room, an expertly equipped kitchen and elegant and cosy drawing room.

2. Dorset House, Lyme Regis

Dorset House
A grade II listed Regency villa overlooking the breath-taking Jurassic Coast, Dorset House has been recently refurbished to create an elegant and welcoming environment for its guests who are sure to enjoy indulgent features, including a vintage Aga, log burner, large roll top bath and a wine fridge – the latter being perfectly placed for a “nightcap” within the inviting snug.
With famed fish restaurant and the famous “Cobb” harbour within walking distance, Dorset House is wonderfully located for a relaxing weekend break in the South West with family and friends.

3. Pitmaston House, Worcester

Offering spacious accommodation for up to 12 guests, this grade II listed manor house is conveniently located with good travel links (the M5 is within easy reach) and presents a wealth of high-end yet comfortable amenities to ensure you of a truly luxurious stay.
Perfect for a reunion with loved ones the six en suite bedrooms are vast and beautifully decorated, ensuring privacy and opulence in equal measure and there’s plenty of social space to gather as a group; the open plan kitchen and dining area being a particularly lovely focal point.

4. Lady Margaret’s, Bath

Lady Margarets
For those wishing to catch up in luxurious surrounding with incredible amenities close by, Lady Margaret’s is the perfect choice. A Georgian townhouse located within the heart of the bustling and trendy Margaret’s Buildings, also known as the “Covent Garden” of historic Bath, this beautiful property offers all you’d expect from a fashionably polished pad where traditional features sit perfectly alongside modern amenities.
A short walk from the front door and find yourselves within the hustle and bustle of city life where you’ll find bars, restaurants and boutiques within a stone’s throw of this gorgeous accommodation.

5. Boston House Number 4 The Terrace

Boston House
Located less than a mile from the iconic and breath-taking Lake Windermere, this stylish large holiday cottage is the perfect place for a gathering, having been restored with celebrations in mind. Boasting an incredible range of appealing amenities including large kitchen and dining area, a lounge with Chesterfield sofa’s that can sit up to 14 guests, sumptuously designed bedrooms and a private cinema room situated in the cellar, seating up to fourteen on traditional fold-down seats and with digital surround-sound available.

Offering the ideal opportunity to catch up with family and friends, you are also presented with the freedom to explore the incredible sights and scenery of the Lake District, a magical location from which to make enduring memories.
For further information, please feel free to contact The Big Domain team with any enquiries.

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