Ballinger House stands in it's own charming, pretty two acre gardens, grounds and woodland offering outstanding views and privacy.
This is the ultimate country house, for those looking for the real relaxed country house experience. The property has been a much loved family home, and is now available for your family and friends. Easily accessible from London, it is ideal for celebratory weekends. Birthdays, reunions, anniversaries, civilised stag and hen weekends, the only limit is your imagination.
A glass roof dome allows natural light onto the elegant sweeping staircase, and the more recent atrium room has a lantern roof, creating a light, airy spacious feel. There are delightful views from the bedrooms and reception rooms across the wooded valley.
The kitchen is a typical Country house kitchen and is equipped with Fridge Freezer (60/40), Electric oven/grill, Ceramic hob, Gas-fired AGA, Microwave, Dishwasher, Kettle, Toaster, Coffee grinder, Juicer, Food processor.
The exceptionally elegant and beautiful grand sitting room is the perfect place for quality time with friends and family. The TV is 32", plus there is a DVD and iPod dock and stereo. There is a swimming pool awaiting refurbishment, completion date expected summer 2014. On completion of this work the prices will be raised by 15%. Bookings made beforehand will have the pool as a free extra. The pool is an out door pool and will not be available all year. Summer season only.
The house is within easy reach of Cheltenham and it's racecourse and festival, and Cirencester Park for Polo events. Closer still, only 1 1/2 miles distant, is Gatcombe Park, venue of the Festival of British Eventing.
The local area is also renowned for it's association with the Arts and Crafts movement. There are many galleries, exhibitions and the famous sculpture foundry Pangolin within half a mile. A 5 minute drive will take you to quality golf courses set in the National Trust protected Minchinhampton Common.
There are easy walks along the Thames and Severn canal or slightly more challenging strolls amongst the higgledy-piggledy lanes of Chalford village, all accessible on foot directly from Ballinger House.
Bed 1: 1 x double
1 x single
1 x cot
1 x en-suite bathroom with separate shower
Bed 2: 1 x double
1 x single (trundle bed with pull out mattress can make double)
1 x en-suite bathroom (no shower)
Bed 3: 1 x single
Bed 4: 1 x double
1 x en-suite bathroom (shower attachment over bath)
Bed 5: 2 x single
1 x single futon bed/chair
Bed 6: 1 x single
Bed 7: 2x single
Bathroom: not en-suite, shower attachment over bath
20%. Deposit payment by bank transfer remainder by bank transfer or credit/debit card. All bookings subject to agents and owner terms and condition. Agents take preference in regard to booking administration, owners take preference in regards to the property, its use and care. Hen parties welcome. Towels and bedlinen are included. Logs for the fire will be charged as an extra.
Arrival after 2pm departure by 12am. Arrival and departure days are flexible, please contact us for details. Cancellation cover recommended.