Since 1999, Loyd & Townsend Rose has been offering privileged access to the finest private estates in England, Scotland & […]

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Since 1999, Loyd & Townsend Rose has been offering privileged access to the finest private estates in England, Scotland & Ireland. Loyd & Townsend Rose was the brainchild of Jonathan Townsend-Rose, for whom the concept of making better commercial use of some of the larger houses and castles in Scotland, in his role as adviser to the owners, was becoming a priority. At the time of this discovery, Andrew Loyd had just returned to Scotland, where Jonathan resides, from the USA, where he had been managing the estates of a number of prominent American families, and it was immediately clear that they shared a passion for beautiful properties. They were also in possession of a very complementary set of skills. And so Loyd & Townsend-Rose was founded, nearly 20 years ago!

LTR is a carefully curated portfolio of castles, villas, manors, and mansions available for private vacation rentals, combined with a full concierge service. Working closely with its small and scrupulously selected collection of homes, all are located in the most beautiful areas of the United Kingdom and Ireland, and most are surrounded by large family-owned estates, therefore offering total privacy. Loyd & Townsend Rose always has been and intends to remain, a small specialist rental agency which stays totally focused on the UK and Irish luxury vacation rental market, and which has won plaudits for the level of service it offers.

Whether you are thinking of adventuring to Aldourie castle on the banks of Loch Ness or visiting Ballyfin, just an easy drive from Dublin, there are a number of really incredible estates available to rent as your home-from-home, and Loyd & Townsend Rose takes great pleasure in helping their clients discover the right base for them. For golfers, LTR has an amazing home just ten minutes from the Old Course at St Andrews; for anglers, a selection of lodges on famous salmon rivers; for art lovers, contemporary and historical family homes full to the brim with goodies. Well-known houses including Althorp, Cowdray, Farleigh Wallop and Broughton Hall have all been rented by LTR guests for a range of occasions, especially family celebrations, where large numbers of guests have been entertained in serious style.

Loyd & Townsend Rose makes it all happen, from conception to execution, and uses its combined 42 years worth of knowledge to create wonderful experiences for all occasions and guests of all ages. From the highlands of Scotland to the west coast of Ireland, and all over the English home counties, LTR can find you the private accommodation – villa, castle or country house – of your dreams. These are properties that combine charm with modern day comfort and a sense of history, and with easy access to activities of all kinds, both on the houses’ estates or in nearby surroundings. What better way to celebrate a significant birthday, special holiday, or rare reunion, than in a famous private house, steeped in history, which was originally built for owners to entertain and spoil their guests in after all!


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