The charming and elegant Stoke Place Hotel in Buckinghamshire

Stoke Place Hotel in Buckinghamshire, England is one place that is truly beautiful inside and out. It is a very charming place to wind up and relax, a perfect setting for a vacation to rejuvenate and at the same time indulge your senses at the beauty of a rural English Landscape outside and marvel at the warm and elegant interiors of the hotel inside. Stoke Place's grounds consist of 26 acres of garden leading down to a 6 acre ornamental lake that were designed by Capability Brown during at the height of his fame. The hotel has 29 stylishly designed rooms which can accommodate up to 58 people for aleepng and over 200 for eating and drinking.

Stoke Place Hotel is not only a place of vacation and recreation but can also be a perfect place for people who are seeking to mix pleasure with business as it boasts of its four spacious and elegant function rooms that regularly host conferences, boardroom meetings, exhibitions and other private events.

Stoke Place Hotel is only thirty minutes away from the bustle of London and yet enjoys all the benefits of a rural English landscape. The three storey 'William and Mary' style house was built as a family home in 1690 by Patrick Lamb. Later, east and west wings were added to the building creating a substantial and impressive country house and the infamous talents of Capability Brown turned the surrounding grounds into a quintessential rural idyll.

The charms of Stoke Place weren't lost on Sir George Howard, equerry to Queen Charlotte, who bought the estate in 1764. His descendents called Stoke Place home for another 200 years. Then, the tenacity of the house's next owner, Richard William Vyse, ensured that the house and its grounds, in all their perfect glory, were protected from 'marauders and vagabonds'. The large red brick wall he constructed encircling the house and grounds is now a well-loved feature of the estate. You'll find that within its parameter Stoke Place still retains all those attributes that have caused generations to fall in love with it.

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