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Northcourt House, Shorwell, Isle of Wight, PO30 3JG
£1,200 - £5,000
£1,500 - £7,500
Northcourt is a Grade II-listed Jacobean manor house, conveniently situated in rural south-west Wight within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Available for self-catering hire with a range of accommodation options.
Northcourt is a Grade II-listed Jacobean manor house on the edge of the picturesque village of Shorwell on the Isle of Wight, set with 15 acres of glorious gardens. Northcourt is the largest family owned manor house on the Island and was commenced in 1615 by Sir John Leigh, who was the Deputy Governor of the Isle of Wight.
The property is conveniently situated in rural south-west Wight within an Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty, close to beaches with easy access to many of the Islands attractions and wonderful walking up on the Downs.
Shorwell, a quintessential English village contains a tiny village shop, country pub and 15th Century Church, all within a short walk through the garden. The excellent Brighstone Stores in the neighbouring village has a fine selection of fruit and vegetables and local produce.
Attractions and places to visit are in plentiful supply on the Island, with something to suit everyone. The Isle of Wight is also fast becoming the foodie capital of the south coast with plenty of places to tempt you from of English tea gardens, country pubs, Michelin starred restaurants and beachside cafes. We will happily offer recommendations and provide a wealth of information in the property for you to experience and explore.
Furnished in a traditional style with modern conveniences, Northcourt has up to 21 bedrooms with 20 bathrooms, and can be rented as one smaller self-contained wing or two adjoined wings for larger groups. Our new biomass boiler provides central heating throughout making the house wonderfully cosy.
The house is perfect for celebratory dinner parties and we can pass on details of local caterers and their teams to entertain you. The function room can seat up to 40+.
We provide details of local growers/retailers who can deliver fresh bread and pastries, meat, fish. Daily newspapers can be delivered from our village shop.
We can help organise on site spa treatments at the house, as well as nanny and babysitting services. Hot tubs can be hired from a local supplier.
Beds are made prior to arrival, with freshly laundered bed sheets, bath towels and hand towels. The fires are pre-laid with paper, kindling and logs, with a complimentary basket of logs provided for guests (weather dependant October – mid-May).
The property includes pianos, table tennis tables, small snooker table (in Little Northcourt), TV and DVD players, docking station with CD player/DAB radio. A grass tennis court is available for use in season and within certain hours.
High speed fibre optic broadband is available in both properties from two wi-fi hubs with up to 20mb download speeds (actual speed).
Corporate facilities – The flexible range of function rooms available and having the capacity to sleep up to 40 people under one roof makes the property attractive for corporate events, often hosting company AGM’s, dinners and talks. The facilities are also made use of by workshops and short courses or as a welcome escape from the office.
We host a limited number of wedding receptions which, depending on size of the party, can be accommodated in the music room for up to 75 seated, formal dinner room or marquee in the garden. An attractive walk through the garden to St Peter’s Church make Northcourt a dream location in which to celebrate your wedding.