There's nothing better than grabbing a big group of mates, dimming the lights, and cracking open the popcorn for a night in watching a movie. We have many spectacular properties that boast luxurious cinema rooms, so when a rainy day dampens your plans, or a movie night just takes your fancy, simply cosy up and indulge.
We've rounded up ten of our favourite large houses in the UK complete with cinema rooms, so all you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the show!
GARDEN HOUSE, SUFFOLK
Set close to Suffolk's Heritage Coast, Garden House is a stunning property bursting with the character it inherited from its former use as a row of bothies (estate gardeners' homes). Sleeping up to 16, it boasts a number of luxury features including underfloor heating, a sunken bath and chefs on request. The cinema room is located in one of the glass houses, with a large flat screen TV and Sky TV.
THE BIG BARN AT HALSHANGER, ASHBURTON, DEVON
A stunning barn conversion, The Big Barn At Halshanger is blessed with a fantastic cinema area with projection screen and connections for gaming. Its other features and facilities are equally impressive: a well-equipped games area adjoins the cinema space, with air hockey, table tennis, snooker and board games. The whole barn has been beautifully renovated, maintaining character features such as the high wood-beamed ceilings and a waterwheel with workings. Sumptuous beds, stylish furniture, a sleek, modern kitchen and wonderful outdoor space add to its appeal, making it a top choice for groups of friends or family.
MEARS ASHBY MANOR, NEAR WELLINGBOROUGH, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
Mears Ashby Manor is a sprawling historical property which sleeps 18 people in the heart of Northamptonshire. This enchanting Jacobean residence boasts 11 acres of glorious gardens and parkland, ripe for exploration. A stylish drawing room and sumptuous library are traditionally elegant places to relax, yet the property also boasts a modern cinema room, perfect for snuggling up with popcorn and hot chocolate of an evening, The tennis court, trampoline, mini football pitch and games barn are sure to keep everyone entertained around the clock and a PlayStation 4 and Sky TV are on hand for those who want a more relaxed pace of life.
West Farleigh Farmhouse, Cadeleigh, Devon
A newly renovated farmhouse conversion, West Farleigh Farmhouse combines rustic charm with sleek and stylish accommodation; beamed ceilings and wooden floors sit alongside underfloor heating and chic décor. The cinema room has coloured mood lighting and comfy seating and if you’re seeking more entertainment, the games room and fully working bar set the scene for a great party. Take the party outside with a relaxing dip in the hot tub, drinking in the Devon countryside views.
Lochside Retreat, Loch Lomond, Scotland
You couldn’t picture a more romantic setting for a big group getaway; this elegant 19th-century house is nestled in an ancient forest on the edge of Loch Lomond. Inside Lochside Retreat is grand accommodation with stand-out features including a sweeping staircase, four-poster beds and freestanding baths. The cinema room has mood lighting and big, squashy sofas that create the perfect setting for a film night. If you’re feeling a little more energetic, work up a sweat in the gym then soothe tired muscles in a hot tub, breathing in the fresh Scottish air.
Highland Country House, Inverness, Scotland
Sleeping an impressive 38 people, this Highlands property is an ideal setting for a special celebration with your nearest and dearest. With early Georgian style inside and 33 acres to explore outside, Highland Country House has plenty to offer each and every guest. The cinema room is charmingly equipped with proper fold-out seats, plus there’s a snooker room and a piano to help you blow off some steam. Outside, the kids will love the trampoline, play frame and treehouse. Also within the grounds, the coach house is the perfect venue for an intimate wedding or celebration.
Park Grange, Peasenhall, Suffolk
Within 4,500 acres of private parkland and surrounded by Suffolk countryside, Park Grange was originally a gentleman’s residence but now offers regal and refined accommodation for up to 24 guests. Ornately decorated throughout, the Georgian property boasts a sumptuous cinema room that’s more suited to awards ceremonies than family film nights, plus a gym and a games room. The relaxation continues outside, with a seasonal, shared outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub and a tennis court. Only 7 miles from the Suffolk Heritage Coast, the property has paddleboards and rowing boats to borrow if you want to explore further afield.
The Old Manor House, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire
On the fringes of the Peak District, this private country house is within 1.5 acres of mature gardens and almost 4 extra acres of paddock and orchard – the perfect countryside setting for a special break for you and 21 other guests. A magnificent property, the Old Manor House boasts extremely spacious accommodation with sophisticated and contemporary décor. Gather everyone together in the home cinema which has surround sound and a Blu-ray player, or head outside to enjoy the play equipment including a trampoline, swing ball, croquet, basketball and tennis. The finishing touch on this gem of a property is the 12-person swim spa and hot tub in the summer house, for an indulgent treat.
The Skyscraper, Woolverstone, Suffolk
If you’re looking for a highly unique retreat where fun is top of the agenda, this octagonal tower in the Suffolk countryside is perfect for you. Split over seven floors and sleeping 18, The Skyscraper is packed with rooms dedicated to relaxation and entertainment – not least the theatre-style cinema room. You and your guests can also enjoy karaoke, play on the two games consoles, relax in the private hot tub or take in the panoramic views from the roof deck. You don’t even need to worry about taking the stairs up the 80ft building – a lift is provided for ultimate luxury!
Dorset Retreat, Bridport, Dorset
Close to the centre of the charming Dorset market town of Bridport, this Georgian-era house blends classical and modern style to create a splendid retreat sleeping 21. The opulent cinema room in Dorset Retreat has an arthouse theatre vibe and is equipped with Netflix and NOW TV, or you can relax in the garden room with board games or play pool. The rest of the house boasts luxe furnishings, with ample space for the whole gang to hang out together and when you want to see the sights, the breathtaking Jurassic Coast is only 2 miles away.
Gather your loved ones together for a movie night unlike any other with our stunning properties with cinema rooms. Find more large houses for any occasion in our inspiring collection, or take a look at our collection of houses with hot tubs for even more luxury.