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Stunning Country Estate With Private Pool One Hour from London

Bedrooms 8
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome


About the property

8 bedroom Gothic style house with amazing views set in 20 acres of its own land

A beautiful beautiful country estate comprising a large Gothic style house (5000 sq ft) with a commanding hill top setting (views 360) degrees). Set in 5 acres of park like grounds and a further 15 acres of paddocks and is approached by a 1 km private driveway and all one hour from London by either train or car (15 mins from junction 9 of M25). A fantastic place to celebrate a special occasion or hold a private business meeting.

A superb reception hall leads onto a large contemporary living room and a dining room with comfortable seating for 16, a well equipped kitchen and a sunny breakfast room. There is a 900 sq ft dance studio with mirrors, laser and disco lights, sound system and 9 ft cinema screen.

Within the grounds is a beautiful large York Stone south facing terrace with gorgeous views leading onto a stunning (50 ft long) swimming pool with a diving board. Enjoy a hot tub with LED lights and waterfall overlooking fabulous views and a new Finnish pine sauna/steam room (an Isaunaj!) with soothing fibre optic lights.

More Details

Nicky Lonsdale
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
23 March, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Located in a beautiful countryside with breathtaking views, not far from a village or (for those who wish to explore further afield) Horsham/Guildford. The house has fantastic and well maintained facilities from an outdoor pool, sauna and jacuzzi to an amazing party den complete with disco lights and a DJ booth! The owners are extremely welcoming and a pleasure to deal with. I would definitely recommend this property to friends/relatives. First class stay at a 5 star property!
Dec 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Abinger in Mole Valley District

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 16
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , the bath is a sunken jacuzzi bath
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , this is a wetroom
  • There are 4 bathrooms and a downstairs cloakroom
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , with dressing room, ensuite, sunken jacuzzi bath & shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , with ensuite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 8 - 2 Single Bed
  • The Master Suite has a super-king bed (6 ft wide) in it and is dual aspect, it leads onto a dressing room and a bathroom that has a sunken jacuzzi bath and separate power shower. There is another guest suite with an ensuite bathroom, then four other doubles which share a family bath with a shower over. On the top floor is a very large bedroom with a double bed, then another bedroom with a comfortable sofa bed, these two share a wet-room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
A wonderful place to escape for a few days either for work or pleasure. The sophisticated hen parties are very welcome, we can offer beauticians for the day, private catering from £35 per head for 16 guests with a waitress.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Stunning Country Estate With Private Pool One Hour from London
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 7 reviews

True relaxation & wonderful memories

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we arrived the owners made us feel at home. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay which was sumptuous, relaxing and fun. The house is beautifully equipped for all your needs and Is a dream to stay in. So much to do and many walks to take. Families are catered for so well with many kind finishing touches.

We will be back, for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Country Manor House

  • 5 of 5

I have just stayed at Great Oak Park for the second time. I have visited the house before for a family celebration but this time I booked the property for a two night management conference.

It is the perfect venue for gathering senior management together and giving them the opportunity to get to know each other and think uninterrupted by every day office life. There are plenty of large, light rooms for meetings including the wonderful party room with its projector and flip charts and a large square table in a triple aspect dining room.

Being convenient to reach was a priority for my firm so as Great Oak Park is only one hour by either train or car from central London this was a great advantage.

We cooked together one evening and had a wonderful dinner served the other night. The swimming pool is incredible as is the hot tub and sauna which we used to relax. My colleagues were delighted with my choice so we will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic hen weekend

  • 4 of 5

Just spent the most amazing weekend here for my best friend's hen do. The house and its surroundings are just stunning and provide a perfect venue and atmosphere for a fun but relaxed escape.

Friday night we partied in the fantastic basement room. Lasers, nightclub-worthy sound system and the bonus of a fancy dress box! Saturday night we had a pyjama party, ordered a takeaway, and watched a film on the huge home cinema screen. We also managed to fit in afternoon tea, a lot of wallowing in the hot tub, some country walks and a whole lot more.

I would recommend this to anyone and would go back in a heartbeat.

Thanks to Nicky the owner who put up with my months of pre-planning and over-organising.

The only downfall is that the pool is closed from end of September. Of course we knew that before we went and that was fine as we expected chilly October weather but we ended up having glorious sunshine most of the time so it would have been even better if the pool had remained open just for one extra week so we could have had a dip. I guess we'll just have to go back another time in summer!! 👍

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive feedback and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay so much. As you say, we agreed and priced your weekend in October with the pool closed at the time of booking . Nearer the time we considered keeping it open but the night time temperatures were correctly forecast at 2 deg C which would have made the costs of heating such a large pool disproportionately high which I knew you didn't want. I'm delighted that you enjoyed the hot tub which is fabulous all year round. It was a pleasure to meet you and your friends and we hope to see you again at your next celebration.
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Wonderful Country House

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have just had the most fabulous few days away from it all relaxing in this perfect setting. Although close to London we felt as if we were in the middle of the countryside and loved the stunning views from every window. The enormous pool was great fun and the hot tub incredible!

The party room was fantastic with its DJ booth and cinema. There was so much to do and enjoy that we really didn't want to leave, it was truly a break to remember.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location for a peaceful break

  • 5 of 5

Located in a beautiful countryside with breathtaking views, only an hour from London, the house is fantastic with well maintained facilities. The party room was incredible with laser lights and even a DJ booth and we loved the amazing hot tub and sauna too. The owners were a pleasure to deal with. I would definitely recommend this house to my friends and relatives any day!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing Hen weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated my sister's hen do at Great Oak Park. All I can say is that it is absolutely fantastic! We spend the day times relaxing swimming, diving (yes there's a diving board!) and most importantly sunbathing (the weather was perfect!) outside and the evenings partying in the downstairs dance room!!

The kitchen was equipped with everything that is needed, the lovely dining room is perfect for 16 guests. The bedrooms are lovely, (some bigger than others) but still all just grand.

The dance room downstairs is equipped with a CD player as well as ipod connection and a great sound system. It has a projection screen to watch a multitude of dvds.

It is a beautiful house with a lot of character and many lovely rooms, including a game room, a large lounge and the terrace before you come to the pool area is also lovely and very scenic.

Lastly, the lady that owns the property is absolutely lovely and so so helpful. She is on call if anything is up (not that it ever is!). She is also great on communication beforehand (I harassed her on e:mail a lot for things leading up to our stay!) and is very responsive with any queries you may have. She also has a wide list of companies that can be used for your stay such as beauticians, chefs etc).

Overall our two night stay wasn't long enough! Love, love loved it! Will be going back as soon as possible!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
The Parrott in Forest Edge
Nearest Ferry
100 Miles
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Dorking Golf Club
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Holmwood one mile it is a sub station or Dorking
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
The Red Chilli on A24
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Car: recommended

Leith Hill is the highest point in survey and a wonderful place for cycling and walking as is Box Hill. We are one hour from London by car or train. There are clay pigeon shooting, tank driving, assault courses, horse riding, paint balling, assault courses locally.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Abinger, Surrey

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
winter 2017
7 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
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1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
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1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
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1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £1,000

We ask for £1,000 of the hire fee to hold the dates, please note that these dates are not considered booked until they are received. We ask for a damage deposit of £1,000 which is refundable less the cost of the gas and electricity used during your stay (£150 with the pool, hot tub and sauna open, £80 for tub and sauna), this is then returned via Internet banking two days after your departure.

£1,000 of the hire fee is asked to hold the dates, the balance is due one month prior to arrival please.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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