Cape Schanck @ Pennsylvania Castle
Enjoy a memorable holiday in this 200-year old and beautifully restored fort on the Isle of Portland in Dorset. This luxuriously furnished 3-bedroom apartments has it all - wonderful interior design, an indoor swimming pool, lovely gardens and, to cap it all, panoramic sea views. Cape Schanck sleeps 6 in a style to which we all desire to become accustomed.
- Sleeps 6
- Bedrooms 3
- Bathrooms 3
Enjoy a piece of extravagance when staying at Pennsylvania Castle, Cape Schanck; offering three bedrooms in a luxurious modernised home wrapped in over 200 years of Portland stone and stories! For most of its life the castle has just hosted visitors, but now in its latest incarnation it welcomes groups and families to relax in its lavish rooms and grounds.
From the moment your party rolls up the private driveway, the dream becomes a reality, making you quickly unpack your luggage because everything about this house demands you take your time to enjoy every moment.
Take your pick from the three opulent bedrooms, each with unique character and views but all fully furnished and fitted with en suite bathrooms.
When morning comes, take your time over a large family breakfast in the lovely marbled topped kitchen while you plan your day. Whatever your interest there is a room for you whether it is the warm swimming pool, peaceful library, family room or incredible views of the conservatory.
When you are ready to see the wonderful isle, step outside and enjoy the landscaped gardens, manicured lawns and waterfall; all framed by the amazing views of the coast.
In clear view to the east, Rufus castle stands proud with the natural coastline stretching south as far as you can see and just a short stroll away you? will find a lovely secluded beach nestled in Church Ope Cove.
Why not further refine your perfect holiday with a few of the optional services like a wine tasting evening, guided tour of the local area or even a dinner party hosted by a personal chef? Just a few of the many additional services provided to ensure a tailored luxury hire.
Living Room/Area * The drawing room is located on the ground floor with sea views and access to the terrace * Two sofas, four armchairs and a footstool seating nine * Dining table with seating up to ten * Open Fireplace * Flat screen 40?+ TV with sky HD
The Study * Located on the ground floor with views of the gardens* Chesterfield furniture including two sofas, two armchairs and pouffe * TV with Sky and a Wii games console *Gas fireplace
The Library * Located on the ground floor with sea views * Circular room based in the turret * Two sofas seating six and two armchairs * Open fire place, piano and a variety of board games and books
The Conservatory * Located on the ground floor with sea views * Access to the terrace through double doors *Seating for six on Rattan furniture including glass top table * Dining table with seating for eight
Kitchen/Utility * Located on the ground floor * Double electric fan assisted oven with integral grill and six burner gas hob * Separate electric hob * Large American fridge and dishwasher * Table island with seating for eight * Utility area with freezer and sink * Utility area with laundry facilities including washing machine and tumble dryer
Dining Room/Area * Located on the ground floor * Table and chairs with seating for sixteen * Fully furnished adjoining bar area including glass washer and ice making machine
Master Bedroom: Cape Schanck * Located on the first floor * Super king sized bed * Free standing wardrobe, dressing table and chest of drawers
Bedroom 2: Margaret River * Located on the mezzanine floor (previously servants’ quarters) * Two extra-large single beds * Free standing wardrobe, dressing table and bedside chest of drawers
Bedroom 3: Print Hall (Standard set up) * Located on the mezzanine floor (previously servants’ quarters) * Two extra-large single beds * Dressing table and chest of drawers
Lamaros (Alternative room on request) * Located on the first floor * King sized four poster bed * Free standing wardrobe, dressing table and chest of drawers * En suite with walk in shower cubicle
Family Bathroom * En suite to Cape Schanck with a walk-in shower cubicle and free standing bath
Bathroom 2 * En suite to Margaret River with a walk-in shower cubicle
Bathroom 3 * En suite to Print Hall with a bath with hand-held shower head
Outdoors * Large enclosed private gardens surrounding the property * Seasonal swimming pool which is open between October and March. Outside these months the swimming pool is covered and large garden games are available * Waterfall within the grounds plus water features * Several patio areas with well-manicured gardens * Seating areas perfect for al fresco dining * Large terrace with tables and chairs
Parking * Secure, gated driveway with ample parking.