The Dovecote

The Dovecote consists of three floors, the ground floor has a super-king bed with its own en-suite bathroom with under floor heating and a walk in shower. A large stable door gives you private ground floor access to the garden. A dressing room area leads you through up the stairs up to the middle floor.

The middle floor has an open plan sitting room, Kitchen and Dining area and has a windows on each side of the building so there are lovely views from all angles. There is a wood burner, a large dining table for 4, a flat screen TV 49inch with a sound bar and sub woofer and blu-ray DVD player. There is also a blue tooth hi-fi. The kitchen area is fully fitted with fridge, dishwasher, Nespresso machine and electric oven. There is a hallway out to the main entrance to the building.

Upstairs on the third floor is the second bedroom which also has a super-king sized bed, (both bedrooms can be made into twins), a freestanding bath in the bedroom, a bathroom with walk-in shower and under floor heating. There are incredible views from this bedroom looking out over the Cornmill, lake, and River Leadon Valley. It has its own private garden with seating area and BBQ, but guests are welcome to wander anywhere in the formal gardens and down to the lake.

The Dovecote has its own private garden with a large wooden garden table and chairs and BBQ to use. It has a high hedge enclosing the seating area making it private yet open to the sunshine.

Pricing for the Dovecote

Children over 12 are welcome. Please note that, unfortunately, we are unable to allow pets.

For special occasions, for group house parties of up to 14 guests, please enquire directly to discuss pricing and room set up.

Evening Meals

If you give us advanced warning at the time of booking and you would like to eat in at Pauntley Court on one of your evenings, we can offer you a simple but delicious home-cooked supper such as a luxury fish pie or chicken pie followed by bread and butter pudding, or apple & blackberry crumble, which we would place and set in the ballroom for you. (Two courses at £35 per head or three courses at £40 per head.)


We take 50% of the total booking price upfront to secure the dates you require and then the remaining 50% balance is payable 6 weeks before arrival date.
Payable by bank transfer only.
Cancellation – if you cancel within 8 weeks your 50% deposit will be retained. If you cancel 4 weeks of your booking the full amount of your stay will be retained.

Arrivals and Departures

Arrival and check in from 3.30pm onwards.
Departure and check out 10.30am.

Reservation Enquiry



For more information or to make a booking, please call us on 01531 828627, send us an email, or complete the above Reservation Enquiry form and we will get back to you as soon as we can.