Cognatum Estates with party spaces
Church Place in Ickenham has a beautiful restored timbered barn in the grounds that is perfect for social events and is a pretty day or night venue. Cottages and apartments are set around two charming garden courtyards.
Cognatum’s new development, Orchard Yard in the historic village of Wingham, is a small development of 15 contemporary two-bedroom apartments and three-bedroom houses built in the original farmyard of the 15th century manor house Wingham Court. There’s a large single storey communal building with its own kitchen and bifold doors opening out onto a barbecue terrace and firepit. Usually set up with comfy sofas, chairs and coffee tables, it can be transformed into a wonderful party space for as many as fifty people with great ease.
St Peter’s Close on the edge of the village of Goodworth Clatford is a development of twenty brick and flint cottages and apartments surrounding two courtyards, with the centrepiece a Listed timber-framed barn, open on one side, that brings rural elegance and a pretty party venue. Currently available for sale is a spacious three-bedroom cottage with front and rear gardens and a garage.
Old Town Farm in Great Missenden has a wonderful converted barn that houses a pool with space to spill out onto the terrace.
Dunchurch Hall near Rugby has a renovated cricket pavilion overlooking fields which residents often use for gatherings and events. Dunchurch Hall was built as a hunting lodge in the 1800s before becoming a school for 50 years in the 1940s.
Lyefield Court and The Conifers near Reading has a purpose built social room with its own kitchenette.
Malthouse Court near Towcester has a lovely covered walkway, open at both ends, but perfect for outside socialising. It hosts Christmas carols with the town band, and Macmillan coffee mornings, but could easily be used for less organised events.
The Vinery in Torquay has a conservatory/garden room at the top of the apartment block which overlooks the sea where residents are free to socialise together or with a wider group of friends and family.