The art of hosting

Imagine an extraordinary house in spectacular countryside. Imagine a smiling and welcoming host, delighted to share their most exclusive insights with you and your guests. Imagine experiencing the impeccable service you would expect from the world’s finest hotels.

Now imagine it’s all yours.

Your exclusive, tailor-made escape, your home for the duration of your stay.

Welcome to Masterpiece Estates, the latest, most unique offering from the Oetker Collection. A handpicked selection of remarkable properties, your very own bespoke retreat.

Each historical property offers a huge choice of outstanding activities, and is staffed by a dedicated team which will look after your every need from the moment you arrive.

And it is all truly yours - your private home, run by a charming host, allowing you and your guests to make the most meaningful connections with the house, with the countryside – and with each other.



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Cowdray House

The ancestral home of Lord and Lady Cowdray has an illustrious history, with 110 acres of elegant parkland and private gardens stretching around Cowdray House.

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Glen Affric

Glen Affric is a graceful Victorian hunting lodge in the Scottish Highlands, set on the shores of a tranquil loch, surrounded by 10,000 acres of wilderness.

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Gordon Castle

Dating back to the 15th century, Gordon Castle is a storied Scottish landmark that is bathed in history. A traditional sporting estate with an iconic 8-acre Walled Garden, the Castle offers guests an authentic encounter with Scotland’s noble past.

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Hound Lodge at Goodwood

Historic Hound Lodge, located in the grounds of Goodwood's spectacular 12,000-acre estate, is an exceptionally relaxing country house. With access to the famous sporting activities of Goodwood, this exclusive property offers a peaceful and cosseting retreat.

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Farleigh Wallop

Farleigh House is one of England’s most fascinating private homes, with a staggering history that dates back a thousand years. The beautifully restored house, set at the end of a dramatic tree-lined avenue, is surrounded by 4,000 acres of idyllic woodland and lush Hampshire countryside. 

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Kinross House Estate

Sitting elegantly on the western shores of Loch Leven in Scotland, Kinross House is a rare historical gem, with sumptuous interiors and views over dramatic countryside.

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Lismore Castle

Perched on the banks of the River Blackwater, Lismore Castle is a true historical marvel, with luxurious interiors and a world-class art collection

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Stockton House

Nestled in Wiltshire, Stockton House is a grade 1 listed example of Elizabethan architecture. Built in 1598, by John Topp, a clothier to the court of Elizabeth I, the house still retains its 16th Century features, but a renovation has added some 21st century comfort.

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Villa Pliniana

The estate is immersed in nature; from the quietness of the woods to the relaxing sounds of three separate waterfalls.

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Your hosts

This is your guide, your companion, the person who can advise you on activities and arrange each personalised day to your liking, as well as entertain you and your guests with tales of the extraordinary estate that is your home for the duration of your stay.

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