The Country House architecture is in graceful French Colonial style. There are steep roofs, dormer windows, tall chimneys, verandahs, French doors and rustic shutters. The interiors have 12 foot ceilings, oak floors, marble mantle pieces, gilded mirrors, basket chandeliers, floral wallpapers and fabrics, French furniture and soft colour everywhere, all keeping with old world French Colonial charm and elegance.
The Country House
Upscale specialist providers have been used to create the exquisite interiors of the home. These providers include Designers Guild, Sanderson, Designer Rugs, Designer Chandelier, Giltwood, Cote Maison, Town and Country Style, Villa Maison, La Maison, French and English, La Maison de Jean-Pierre, Kosnar's Picture Framing and Porters Paints. The Guest House, designed for gracious living, is perfect for socialising and relaxing. The divine common room has a well equipped kitchen, long oak dining table and chairs, and plush sitting area for easy conversation.
There are nine delightful well-appointed bedrooms, some of which have a private en suite. Bedside tables contain books on poetry and philosophy. Bathroom amenities are from the White Company of London.
Many of the bedrooms look out to the garden. On the veranda outside some bedrooms there is a wicker table and chairs, suitable for a quiet chat, read or drink.
There is also a stunning outdoor dining area with a BBQ and French table on lawn, surrounded by a charming garden planted with linden trees, roses and lavender.
Located in the trendy little town of Trentham and close by there is Du Fermier restaurant, three gastro pubs and one very good country pub. There are four cafes and a range of specialist shops.
Gracious and beautiful, the salon is a wonderful space to eat and relax in. There is a fully equipped kitchen. It has a stove, fridge, dishwasher, microwave oven and coffee maker. The lounge area seats 10 around the open fire.
On the verandah there is an English wicker style table and two comfortable chairs. There is a BBQ and outdoor dining area, with a French metal table and chairs that seat eight. It is planted with lavender, roses and linden trees. The dining area is protected from the sun by large umbrellas.