Claudia Schiffer is converting part of her home into pet accommodation

Claudia Schiffer and the very model of a super-deluxe doghouse: Former catwalk star gets go-ahead to convert part of her Grade I-listed mansion into luxury accommodation for her menagerie of pets

She has an A-list lifestyle – and now Claudia Schiffer is to give her dogs the same treatment. 

The German supermodel, 50, has been granted planning permission to convert part of her Grade I-listed Tudor mansion into luxury accommodation for her pets. 

Miss Schiffer shares Coldham Hall in Suffolk with a menagerie of dogs including a German shepherd called Rollo and spaniels Flash and Frank – not to mention her film director husband Matthew Vaughn and their three children. 

The space will house two dog baskets, with the couple planning to relocate the boilers which are currently in the room. 

German supermodel Claudia Schiffer, 50, (pictured with German shepherd Rollo) has been granted planning permission to convert part of her Grade I-listed Tudor mansion into luxury accommodation for her pets

The space will house two dog baskets, with the couple planning to relocate the boilers which are currently in the room. Pictured: Early version of the plans the couple submitted

Plans suggest that the room, in the north wing of their home in Stanningfield, may also house a freestanding sink, a dutch airer for drying clothes and a storage unit for shoes and coats. 

Planning officer Sarah Drane said the proposed works follow guidelines for historic buildings. 

Coldham Hall, which has 14 bedrooms and sits in 530 acres, was built in 1574. 

The house is built in the shape of an H in honour of Henry VIII and it was once home to one of the 1605 Gunpowder Plot conspirators. 

Miss Schiffer shares Coldham Hall (pictured) in Suffolk with a menagerie of dogs including a German shepherd called Rollo and spaniels Flash and Frank 

Plans suggest that the room, in the north wing of their home in Stanningfield, may also house a freestanding sink, a dutch airer for drying clothes and a storage unit for shoes and coats

The property features a grand dining room and a great hall with an organ. It is believed to have been named by Queen Elizabeth I, who complained of being served cold ham when she visited the estate. 

Miss Schiffer and Vaughn, 49 – director of the Kingsman film series – filed the planning application with West Suffolk Council in August. 

The couple, who have children Caspar, 17, Clementine, 15, and ten-year-old Cosima, purchased the house in 2002 for a reported £7.5million after turning up unannounced and asking if the owners had plans to sell. 

Speaking to Architectural Digest in 2017, Miss Schiffer said: ‘We knocked on the door and said, “We love this place”. They had no idea who we were.’

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