Classic Rooms

in The House

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A wonderful combination

of traditional and contemporary

Our Classic Rooms are located on the first and second floors of The House, and feature king size beds, tasteful period features and furnishings comfortably married with impeccable contemporary design, all steeped in the rich history of their bygone occupants.

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Inside the room

  • King size bed
  • Flat screen TV
  • 27-34 sqm (290-365 sqft)
  • Complimentary minibar
  • Underfloor heating in bathroom
  • Bamford toiletries
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Air conditioning
  • Nespresso coffee machine

Dame Rebecca West

"Reason's a thing we dimly see in sleep" - Dame Rebecca West

Named after another well-loved guest, our Dame Rebecca West room is where acclaimed author and literary critic and close friend of Lord Beaverbrook would often rest during visits to the estate. It features a period four poster bed, a distinctive roll top bath, and overlooks our resplendent gardens.

H. G. Wells

"Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo" - H. G. Wells

This Classic Room is located on our first floor and was frequently occupied by H. G. Wells, dubbed “The father of science fiction”, and one of Lord Beaverbrook's regular companions. The room features floor-to-ceiling windows that flood the room with natural light.

Our other Classic Rooms

"You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down" - Charlie Chaplin

All of our Classic Rooms have been named after Beaverbrook's notable friends and acquaintances, including the greatest comic artist of the silver screen, Charlie Chaplin, and many others. With quintessentially British decor, evocative artwork and specially sourced memorabilia relating to each bygone occupant. the rooms all exude inimitable charm and taste.