Living Space

Ground Floor
Drawing room hung with fine family portraits
Library with a wonderful collection of books
Formal dining room to seat up to 20 guests
Small dining room adorned with 18th Century Armorial porcelain
Sitting room hung with contemporary art, large TV and Sonos surround sound
Billiard room
Family kitchen with open fireplace
Catering kitchen and Butlers pantry

1st floor Bedrooms

THE DUKE’S WING (Super Kingsize bedroom, ensuite bathroom, ensuite shower room, walk in wardrobe/dressing room, further large dressing room, study). This hugely generous super king-size bedroom looks directly out onto the Park and Pleasure Grounds. It is hung with Contemporary and Asian art and has dual ensuite bathrooms. The principal ensuite is stunning, with a marble shower and raised, freestanding bath looking out over beautiful views. The further ensuite is accessed through a mahogany walk in wardrobe, which opens into a large marble shower room.
The Duke’s Wing has a further large Chinnoiserie Dressing Room with velvet daybed, and the Duke’s Study, hung with some of the finest art in the collection, has a sitting area, gas fireplace and hidden TV with Sonos surround sound.
THE BALCONY ROOM – The substantial triple aspect room boasts the most extensive views over the historic gardens, with a balcony overlooking the Pleasure Grounds. It has a Super Kingsize bed and features a stunning 18th century Chinese Screen.The bathroom has a free-standing bath and marble walk-in shower shower suite with Victorian portraits given to the 6th Duke by the Royal family.
THE ARLINGTON ROOM – The Arlington Room has traditionally served as the guest bedroom for visiting members of the Royal Family. As the largest bedroom in the Hall, it has a Super Kingsize four-poster bed, and a luxurious sitting area to relax in, with sofa and armchairs around a working gas fireplace. The room is decorated with fine historic furniture and 18th Century paintings. The en-suite bathroom has a large free-standing bath and marble shower. An 18th Century mahogany cupboard houses a small library, drinks tray and record player for our guests to enjoy at the end of along day.
THE COURTYARD ROOM – Overlooking the 17th Century Courtyard, this room is decorated with rich wallpaper and hung with fine equestrian art. It has a Super Kingsize bed and is furnished with fine antique furniture. The en-suite bathroom is decorated in an art deco style and has under-floor heating. The walls are hung with 19th Century political cartoons from Vanity Fair, collected by the 6th Duke.

2nd Floor Bedrooms
THE TOWER ROOM – This large room is the highest bedroom in the Hall and offers fantastic views over the flower garden and grounds. It has a Super Kingsize four poster bed and a large library of 19th and early 20th Century books. The walls are decorated with watercolours depicting the famous voyage of The Beagle undertaken by Admiral FitzRoy and Charles Darwin. The large en-suite bathroom has a freestanding bath and a large shower decorated with tiles from Delft.
THE CARRIAGE ROOM – Decorated with opulent wallpaper, guests have the choice of a super Kingsize bed or twin beds. The art in this room records the traditional country pursuit of fox hunting. The en-suite bathroom has a bath and shower.

West Wing Suite
THE RIVER ROOM
This suite is comprised of two Super Kingsized bedrooms and large adjoining bathroom, perfect for a family or close friends. The master ‘River Room’ takes its name from its wonderful sweeping view of the Blackbourne River, leading the eye up to William Kent’s distinctive Porters Lodge.
THE BIRD ROOM – The adjoining ‘Bird Room’ has a dual aspect down to the river and up to the King Charles Gates. Guests can request that the antique brass beds be made up as an Emperor size, or two generous singles. This bedroom shares a bathroom with the River Room.

THE CHINESE BEDROOM – This cosy double room is decorated in extravagant Chinese wallpaper. It has a small writing desk and its own basin. The China Room is located next to the Fish Bathroom, which has a large freestanding bath and separate shower. As the name suggests, this bathroom is decorated with wonderfully quirky wallpaper depicting unusual marine life.

FLOWER ROOM Our smallest, yet cosiest room. The Bella Figura is named after the beautiful botanical wallpaper that decorates this room. It has a large antique brass single bed, perfect for a single gentleman, and has its own basin in the bedroom. Situated next to the Fish Bathroom, which it shares with the Chinese Room.

Amenities

‘Capability Brown’ wild swimming weir with shallow area for little ones, wood fuelled sauna, changing cabin, shower, loo and veranda
Tennis court
Badminton
Croquet lawn
Kayaks for use on the waterways
Beautiful walled gardens, 350 acres of formal gardens, pleasure grounds and waterways
Central heating
WiFi – 300 MB all over the house
Hot, fast running water
Paddle boards
Projector for watching films outside

Domestic Services

Included:
Turn down service
Housekeeper
Groundskeeper

The following are payable extra:
Chef
Butler
Well-being and relaxation treatments
Personal trainer
Tennis and golf coaching

Location

Euston, Suffolk

The coast is 45 minutes away by car
Cambridge and Norwich have excellent shopping and are only 1 hour away by car

Transport

London is just over 2 hours by car or 1 hour 20 minutes by train

Local Information

The following activities are possible within the 350 acres of formal gardens, pleasure grounds and waterways, and the wider 10,000-acre farmland and woodland. (Payable extra)
A guided tour of the famous family Royal Stuart art collection by the Duchess
Exploring the historic Pleasure Grounds and extensive gardens with the Duke
Horse Riding on the Estate with the Duchess
Suffolk Punch Horse carriage ride through the Estate
Children’s Pony Picnics
Touring our award-winning ‘Greenest Farming Business’
Ancient local bushcraft techniques and pre-historic survival skills (with nationally renowned expert, Will Lord)
Quad Biking course
Wild Swimming in the ‘Capability’ Brown Weir
Kayaking, Paddle Boarding or traditional local coracle boating on our Waterways
Alfresco dining experiences in the wild and beautiful surrounds of Euston Hall
Electric Mountain Biking through our ancient broadleaf woodland
Red Deer and nature safari with our Estate Deer Stalker
Wine and Whisky Tasting with masters in the field can be organised at your request

Euston is situated about 25 minutes’ drive from Newmarket, the home of British horseracing. The Duke and Duchess have a recommended day package for all equestrian lovers (payable extra)

Private tours and exclusive access can be arranged to:
Houghton Hall ~ lavish mansion built for Britain’s 1st Prime Minister
Holkam Hall ~ constructed in the 18th century by William Kent for the 1st Earl of Leicester
Helmingham Hall ~ 15th century moated manor house with rich history and award-winning gardens
Cambridge ~ historic cathedral city, home to the illustrious Cambridge University
Norwich ~ the most complete medieval city in the United Kingdom
Lavenham ~ incredibly picturesque, ancient medieval market town, often used in popular films, such as Harry Potter. It is also the home of myriad quaint antique shops
Bury St Edmunds ~ historic market town, whose abbey was founded a millennium ago
(All payable extra)

Euston is uniquely placed in the centre of East Anglia to permit easy access to many fascinating historical sites and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Visit the famous East Anglian coastline
The wild and wide sandy beaches of Norfolk
The traditional seaside towns of Suffolk
Luxury Boat Trip on the Norfolk Broads
Sailing Courses in Woodbridge
Discover the ancient legacy of East Anglia, by visiting Sutton Hoo, prehistoric Grimes Graves, Iceni and Anglo Saxon village sites.
Experience the wonderful and famous local produce, from the traditional Orford Smokery to Suffolk’s award-winning vineyards.

Tradtional country pursuits arranged on the estate (payable extra):
Euston Rifle Range
Deer Stalking/Deer Safari (seasonal)
Game shooting (seasonal)
Fishing
Horse Riding
Archery
Clay pigeon shooting at nearby Six Mile Bottom, coached by the current World FITASC Sporting Champion, Sam Green

Our View

This is a fabulous opportunity to stay in one of the most beautiful properties in the UK. Home to the Dukes of Grafton for over 350 years, it was built by Lord Arlington in 1666. The Palladian historic home is set in 10,500 acres of landscaped gardens, parkland, ancient broadleaf woodland and agricultural farmland.

The Pleasure Grounds were laid out by King Charles II’s courtier and celebrated landscape designer, John Evelyn and were extended over the eighteenth century by Capability Brown and William Kent. There is a wonderful, winding walk along the river and back.

Inside is richly furnished with sumptuous velvet sofas, fascinating historical portraits and an incredible collection of antiques. Quirky touches of detailed wallpapers, cartoon collections and hidden record cabinets keep the house feeling fresh and fun. Unlike many grand homes, the Duke and Duchess have left everything for guests to enjoy – the overwhelming feeling here is of generosity and hospitality.

Outside, we were enthralled by the beautiful wild swimming weir. Suffolk isn’t nicknamed Sunny Suffolk for nothing – we can imagine long, hot summers by the water’s edge with picnics and cocktails, sunbathing on the veranda and children splashing happily for hours. A seemingly endless bucolic dream.

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