A fusion of romantic architectural art and the decorative arts for 2 only
1 continental King Size bed with antique carved English oak headboard and open fire. The amazing passementeries (trimmings, braids and tassels) in the Castle keep B&B have been handcrafted in silk threads in Paris by artisans with skills that date back centuries. These same tassels and braids created by Declerqc are found in the great chateaux, including Versailles. The wall tapestries have been created in an artisan weaving mill located in Flanders , Belgium. A Vincenti &Cie (1823)antique ormolu French clock features in the bedroom under a hand blown glass dome. the carved English oak console table still has the makers name underneath. It is made by Thomas Clarkson & Sons in 1860. The company originated in the C17th.
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Children not allowed
Max guests: 2 (sleeps up to 2 adults)
- Full prepayment required and is fully non-refundable. Should you need to cancel due to Covid-19 restrictions, we can reschedule your booking.
High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (e.g. countertops, light switches, handles and taps)
All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC
Minimum one-day vacancy between guests’ stays
Property has guest safety measures
Cleaned with disinfectant
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I am passionate about architectural art and design and the philosophies of William Morris and the Arts & Crafts Movement. The Castle Keep B&B represents a fusion of architectural art, amazing and unique accommodation and a celebration of the decorative and fine arts. A curated collection of rare English and French gilded antiques decorate rooms. Integrity of design and the "happiness of architecture" is my life long passion. Built to inspire, the property is a representation of a labour of love.
Kenneth purchased this Bed & breakfast in 1984
Why Kenneth chose Crafers
The prolonged summer heat in the plains saw the wealthy colonists establishing extravagant and summer homes, reflective of their prior English properties. It is an area of immense beauty with many historic villages and character historic homes, vineyards and stunning gardens. The property has constantly won awards and accolades since opening. The incomparable Castle Keep B&B continues to evolve and each visit brings with it another discovery and delight. Difficult roads can lead to beautiful destinations!
What makes this Bed & breakfast unique
Upon arriving you are greeted by winged griffins, high atop stone gate posts, before winding your way down a path to the Castle Keep B&B. The historically inspired architecture creates an incomparable romantic experience for 2. Hand loomed French tapestries with artisan passementeries and extraordinary antiques from the 1820s create a unique ambiance, with a baronial wood burning open fireplace. There is a private patio for alfresco breakfasts in summer. An incomparable, unrivalled, unique, authentic and quality immersive and surprising accommodation experience for 2.