Please note: This house does not offer free entry to Historic House members.
For alternative options please see other opening options.

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Overview

Masons Court is a stunning example of a medieval Wealden Hall and is located right in the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon, a lively and historic market town.

Built in 1481 the house is recognised as the oldest house in Stratford-upon-Avon and many of its original features remain including two 16th century wall paintings. Visitors will find themselves within a few minutes walk of Shakespeare's birth place, Royal Shakespeare theatre, River Avon and a wide range of restaurants and bars.


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Masons Court located right in the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon, Visitors will find themselves within a few minutes walk of Shakespeare's birth place, Royal Shakespeare theatre, River Avon and all the other historic building Stratford has to offer.

Parking

Masons Court is located right in the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon there are lots of pay and display car parks, the house if near the Police station and Hotel Du Vin

Accessibility
Accessibility
  • Guide dogs welcome

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Forthcoming Tours

21 Sep 2020
1PM - 4PM | £23.00

Tour Overview

Invitation to Stay

The space

3 Masons Court sleep up to 6 people in 3 bedrooms.

The house been recently refurbished with a modern, well equipped kitchen, two bathrooms and contemporary decor. This property is truly one of a kind, a comfortable and magical place to stay when visiting the area.
The property has a flagstoned, 16th century oak panelled dining room, an Inglenook fireplace with wood-burner in the spacious living area and original oak beams throughout.
There are two bathrooms at the property, one houses a freestanding copper 'Hurlingham' bathtub, the other a large metro tiled walk in shower.

The Bedrooms

Bedroom 1

Bedroom 1

To the front of the property in the original 15th century Wealden Hall.
This bijou double bed room full of charm of a medieval house , there is ample space under the four poster style bed to stow your luggage and all the hanging space you will need on modern industrial wall hangers to keep suits and party dresses pristine.

3 Masons Court

 

3 Masons Court

 

Bedroom 2

Bedroom 2. Master bedroom

The master bedroom is noticeably larger than the other 2 bedrooms and located in the rear 16th century wing.
The bedroom has an original 16th century fireplace, raised wooden platform area and a 16th century wooden panelled wall that divides it from bedroom 3.
Please note there is a lockable door in the wooden panelling which guests with smaller children may choose to leave open, once locked bedroom 2 and 3 are total independent of each other.

Guests should be aware that the sound of loud snoring may travel though this16th century wooden wall.

3 Masons Court

 

3 Masons Court

 

Bedroom 3

Bedroom 3

Located in the 16th century wing this is also is a small and cosy room which benefits by having two windows, one of which is an original mullion window. As stated above there is a lockable door in the wooden panelled wall ,once locked the room is accessed though a separate door from the hallway.

3 Masons Court

 

3 Masons Court

 


Guest access

3 Masons Court is an entire 3 bedroom private home with private access forming a part of the larger Wealden hall that is Masons Court. The hall has over time been divided into 4 separate homes. The historic courtyard garden is a shared space, however all four properties have their own designated garden area. The large private garden area belonging to 3 Masons Court is fenced off from the other and directly outside the rear door, it has mature trees and shrubs plus an area to dine or relax.

Other things to note

Masons Court is a warm and cosy medieval property which has many quirky features including low doors, uneven floors and wattle and daub walls.
Guests with mobility issues may need to be fully aware of the character of the property.
We respect our neighbours and would request that as sound can travel in medieval houses that noise is kept to a minimum after 11pm.


Find Us
Find us

Masons Court located right in the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon, Visitors will find themselves within a few minutes walk of Shakespeare's birth place, Royal Shakespeare theatre, River Avon and all the other historic building Stratford has to offer.

Parking

Masons Court is located right in the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon there are lots of pay and display car parks, the house if near the Police station and Hotel Du Vin

Accessibility
Accessibility
  • Guide dogs welcome

Other opening


Fun Facts

Masons Court Built in 1481 the house is recognised as the oldest house in Stratford-upon-Avon and many of its original features remain including two 16th century wall paintings. Also was extensively renovated in 1928 by A R Powys form The SPAB and Oliver Barker local arts and craft artist .