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An estate or mansion in the country.
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(ˈkʌn triˌsit)
a country mansion or estate.
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Noun1.countryseat - an estate in the country
acres, demesne, landed estate, estate, land - extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
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References in classic literature ?
It was all heavenly, but I was glad to see the Irish coast, and found it very lovely, so green and sunny, with brown cabins here and there, ruins on some of the hills, and gentlemen's countryseats in the valleys, with deer feeding in the parks.
In the concluding scene, he faces and has to mollify all three of them while getting ready to follow Harriet to her family's countryseat, where (we assume) he will court and marry her.
Once again, in 1874, on a visit to the continent, in his "rescue mode" he tried to persuade Helen to give up her Roman Catholicism and return with him to his countryseat, Harwarden.