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Explore the Wilderness Estate with 18 unique properties, each boasting distinct features and character. Set within this 5,000-acre estate with rolling parklands, woodlands, lakes, and landscaped gardens, The Cider House is a traditional Suffolk pink thatched cottage. So named because of the remnants of a 15th century apple orchard nearby. Sleeping up to 12 guests, the property showcases free standing copper baths and underfloor heating. The Cider House also has its own terrace featuring a private pool, sauna, steam room, private treatment room, outdoor fire and hot tub.
Tucked away amidst the picturesque wildflower apple orchard, this retreat not only embraces the rich tapestry of rural history but also extends a warm welcome to furry companions. The authentic craftsmanship of the structure, echoing traditional Suffolk construction, weaves a captivating narrative with its intricate brickwork chimney, thatched roof, and limecrete walls melding gracefully with ancient stripped oak beams. Within this historical haven, the six en suite bedrooms, each graced with freestanding copper baths, offer a seamless blend of heritage charm and modern comfort, featuring underfloor heating and a comforting open fire.
While the chunky rustic kitchen and heated dining area, anchored by a roaring fireplace, beckon guests indoors, the outdoors holds its own allure. Sliding glass doors effortlessly connect the interiors to a verdant landscape where an inviting heated pool, hot tub, sauna, and steam room beckon, creating a serene atmosphere for relaxation. This 2454-square-foot haven provides an ideal retreat for up to 12 guests, allowing them to unwind amidst the perfect union of history and luxury.
Beyond the charming interiors and lush surroundings, this estate recognizes the importance of including four-legged family members in the getaway experience. The retreat is not only pet-friendly but also features amenities like a barbecue, ensuring that both human and canine guests can revel in the idyllic escape. From exploring the grounds to cozying up by the fireplace, this retreat promises an inclusive experience, where the joy of tradition and luxury extends to all members of the family, including those with wagging tails.
The English nature estate, spanning 8000 acres, serves as a stunning backdrop for the beautiful homes and a playground for amazing dog-friendly stays. Guests can discover over 40 unique activities that take full advantage of open spaces, lakes, and woodland, creating memories that will last a lifetime. At Wilderness Reserve, the handpicked team ensures a warm and welcoming atmosphere. From vintage Morris Minor-driving housekeepers to attentive personal hosts, the knowledgeable staff is ready to assist. Guests can engage in conservation chitchat with rangers and the estate ecologist for insights into English nature.
ENHANCE YOUR STAY
Estate Kitchen: Guests can indulge in exquisite dining experiences with in-house chefs at the Estate Kitchen, offering locally sourced seasonal ingredients. From delivered menus and hampers to fully serviced formal dinners or fire feasts, the culinary team caters to celebrations, events, or relaxing weekend breaks.
Bonfire Feast: Experience one of the most unforgettable dining events under ancient woodland tree canopies. The team will guide guests through leafy pathways to a bonfire setting, where they can enjoy flame-grilled food and delightful drinks amidst England's natural beauty.
Private Chef: Guests can opt for a unique culinary experience with Estate Kitchen chefs crafting a fresh seasonal menu of their choice at their home. Whether a relaxed BBQ, grazing menu, or formal three-course dinner with canapés, the team aims to elevate the dining experience.
Hampers: Enhance the stay with a specially prepared hamper upon arrival or delivered during the stay. Chefs offer drop-off versions of their menus, pre-prepared and accompanied by finishing instructions for guests to enjoy at their leisure.
Spa & Relaxation: Dedicated to the restoration of the natural landscape, Wilderness Reserve offers private spa treatments delivered to the home by the expert Spa team. Three Spa houses on the estate feature private swimming pools, hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms, and treatment rooms, providing a truly restorative break.