Greetings from the gorgeous and grandiose Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, England! The stunning French chateau inspired mansion once owned in entirety by the Rothschild family could easily be described as a dream home and I for one wouldn’t mind moving in immediately. Granted, it’s no Versailles but in England I believe this is as close as one can possibly get.
I’ll be asking my darling grandmother for a refresher course in proper napkin folding so that one day perhaps my own dining table will look as triumphant as this. Luckily, I already have some of the tools necessary with a set of white table cloth napkins with my monogram. My dream of a palace is quickly becoming a reality.
The entire house was filled with lush and extravagant interiors, beautifully complimented with an infinite number of chandeliers in varying styles and sizes.
Although discretely tucked into the corner of one of the rooms, I have to admit to falling deeply in love with this adorable faint gold chair.
In the masculine bachelor’s wing there was an armoury corridor used to display an impressive collection of defensive treasures followed by a smoking room and a billiards room.
Even the view from the back garden proves that this is a gorgeous property. It also sits on top of a hill and has a terrific vantage point. Ah, what extreme envy I feel!
A beautiful cast iron aviary is located on the pleasure grounds in order to house a collection of exotic birds.
Ever since relocating to London I’ve expressed my desire to see more of the British landscape by getting out of the city in order to discover new places. Well, it turns out my wish was granted because I recently enjoyed an exciting trip into the countryside to explore the some of Britain’s great country homes compliments of my CSM degree.
The crisp country air and landscape were a welcome change from the hustle and bustle of London although, I’m not quite sure how well I would cope in the long run.
With relatively modest interiors apart from the heavily ornamented staircase, the country house hotel made you feel at ease and cozy compared to other grandiose interiors which were typical of the period.
Along with the house and gardens there was also this beautiful church.