Griffin Hall

Nr Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
  • 14
  • 7

This unique stately manor house offers spacious luxury accommodation within one hour of London, a great setting for a party. With tennis court, picturesque lake and rowing boat, plus optional hot tub hire*. Perfect for several generations, large family and group gatherings and milestone celebrations.

  • Featured in Made in Chelsea
  • A house to celebrate with family or friends
  • A 30 minute drive to Siverstone race track
  • A private country estate with your own 11 acres that includes woodlands, tennis court and lake

About Griffin Hall


We welcome you to exclusively hire Griffin Hall, a sophisticated Grade II listed manor, set in 11 acres of breathtaking grounds. The ideal venue for a party with plenty of space for groups, surround yourself in Jacobean elegance and be transported into the glittering world of English aristocracy and Victorian romance.

This unforgettable stately home, offers enchanting elegance within a striking period building dating back to 1637, nestled peacefully to the outskirts of the pretty village of Wellingborough. Boasting opulence with a stylish flair and in keeping with the traditional charm and grandeur that only a house of this stature and period can provide.

The many reception rooms each ooze style and tradition with a mix of period furnishings and contemporary, modern pieces. Panelled walls and exquisite designer works of art set the scene of this country home near London. Centre piece marble and stone fireplaces with cast iron inserts are the heart of the home in Winter, providing the perfect place to huddle around an open fire.

The sumptuous bedrooms are all individually decorated, grand four-poster beds, suites with fire places, large bay windows and children's twin rooms perched high in the eaves. With a host of rooms across three floors the hall provides the perfect base for a group gathering to enjoy any time of the year.

With so much space, the options are endless for where you choose to dine. For large gatherings the grand reception hall can be prepared as the formal dining room and on arrangement can easily cater 34 guests to dine.

The magnificent estate offers unsurpassed opportunity for relaxation. Take an amble along elevated lawns admiring the listed dovecote, stables and Victorian summer house along your way. Indulge in fine dining in the sheltered outdoor terrace, with little between you and the ornamental lake but the gardens with twinkling lanterns adorning the trees. The perfect place to wile away the hours with a summer evening soiree and entertaining or that well-earned intimate family BBQ.

Devote your time to action and activity; budding tennis champs can develop their skills on the outdoor tennis court nestled within the historic gardens, whilst little ones work up an appetite on the trampoline or endless matches on the table tennis in the barn before being reluctantly summoned for dinner.

Walk off a feast with a tour of your private grounds, venturing across the manicured croquet lawn amongst mature trees. Later serenade a loved one or simply have some fun out on the rowing boat down on the lake with the fresh water stream running beneath, echoes of Wind in the Willows. Adjacent to the house is the optimum location for evening of fun in the hot tub*, which can be arranged on request. The perfect setting for adult groups and a stylish place for enjoying an evening tipple as the sun sets over the trees.

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"Thank you. It was a privilege to have been able to enjoy what must have taken you many years to achieve - a great house and grounds."

February 2016 - D. Parker

"This is an extremely belated thank you for letting us stay in your truly delightful home in October. Sarah was a great referral and absolutely wonderful! She really made the weekend and I am so glad that we had her. Aside from being gorgeous the food was also superb and I must make a special mention for the lovely Mr Fricker with the clay pigeon shooting. The weather was great and the house superb for our group. We couldn't have gone anywhere better. Thanks again Pam - it was a very special family reunion for us and a special weekend."

January 2016 - Sush Ingrams

"I just wanted to say thank you for allowing us to stay in and use your beautiful home. We had an amazing time and the team building was brilliant."

December 2015 - Corina de Botte

What makes this area
So special...

Surrounded by the rolling countryside of Northamptonshire the hall is around a minute walk to the village where you will find the country pub. Family restaurants, coaching inns and country pubs can also be found in the local villages of Sywell, Ecton and Great Billing. Wellingborough train station is 5 miles, located less than one hour from London by train.

Property details

Griffin Hall: sleeps 14, six reception rooms, 7 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, Garden seating for all guests, dining for 20 and up to 34 on request (supplement charged), BBQ, games barn, lake with rowing boat, tennis court, 11 acres of private land. Hot tub also available on request at £250 a weekend.
 
Ground Floor

Entrance porch, to grand reception hall with fireplace and staircase to first floor.

Reception hall, further dining available if required
Dining room with fireplace, dining table to seat 10/14.
Griffin hallway with grand open staircase 
Library / Evening room, seating for 14 guests. Fireplace, Sky TV, DVD player, games
Drawing room, seating for 10 guests. Large open fire. Access to terrace and gardens.
Rear hall with butler's bells and feature ceiling hooks to kitchen, back stairs and boot room.

Kitchen with Aga, 6 ring gas hob and gas range oven. Butlers sink, dishwasher, large central island, large Welsh dresser, dining for 10, fireplace. Coffee machine and blender, ice maker and full range of catering dishes and equipment for large gatherings. Conservatory beside.
Conservatory through to terrace and drawing room
Separate WC 
 
First Floor

Master Bedroom Super King size bed (sleeps 2), fireplace, window seating. Private bathroom with roll top bath and separate walk in wet-room shower.
Bedroom 2Suite with king size bed (sleeps 2) 
Bedroom 3Suite with king size four poster bed (sleeps 2), with en-suite bathroom, roll top bath
Bedroom 4 King size bed (sleeps 2)
Bedroom 5 Twin bedroom (sleeps 2), two single beds, decorative fireplace, TV
Family bathroom for bedrooms 2, 4 and 5
Large bathroom, walk in shower with rain attachment and exercise bike
Separate WC
 
Second Floor

Bedroom 6French style bedroom with small double (sleeps 2)
Bedroom 7Double bedroom with king size bed (sleeps 2)
Family bathroom for bedrooms 6 and 7 with enamel tub

Outside

Extensive grounds and gardens.
Private driveway with turning circle, croquet lawn to front.
Terrace with garden dining furniture for 8-12, solar lanterns 
Space for external hot tub to be fitted
External games room: (summer only)
Small ornamental lakes, fed by fresh water running stream.The lake is at the lower level of the tended grounds and a safe distance from the house for children playing in the formal gardens or terrace.
Hard tennis court, small football pitch with nets, basketball net, trampoline
Summer house and dovecote
Access to paddocks and walks in the woodlands
 
Services

Wi-Fi
Sky+ TV & DVD player
iPod dock
BBQ
Outdoor paella ring


What you need to know

Changeover day is a Friday, there are strictly no Saturday check outs allowed.
As this is a historic, stately home there is a pre-authorised refundable security deposit of £2000.
A hot tub can be rented for the duration of your stay at the cost of £250.
Games Room with table tennis, air hockey, darts board and table football.
Up to 20 extra day guests can be accommodated for parties and dining at an extra £1000.00 (please enquire for details with our bookings team)
Catering available upon request
Luxury welcome hamper
Luxury branded toiletries
Tennis court
Croquet lawn
Football nets
Basketball net
Trampoline
Small rowing boat on lake
Games barn, table tennis, air hockey, darts board, table football
Hot tub (can be made available for an extra £250)
Guests use the hot tub facilities at their own risk, and due to harsh chemicals used for maintenance purposes some skin types may react.

  
For special occasions, catering and events are welcome, but please inform our team and arrangements can be made direct with owner. 

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