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Cottage style barn. In 7 acres bordering river.

Comfy converted cottage holiday home. Large log burner.
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Great Bardfield, Braintree, Essex, England
Beatifully converted 2 bed barn in a working stable yard that is set in 7 tranquil acres that border the river Pant. This unique cottage comfortably accommodates 4 people. As well as central heating the lounge hosts a log burner next to a 50 inch HD television. There is a wet room to enjoy a spacious shower and a well equipped kitchen with a breakfast bar overlooking the stable yard, if the more formal dining table is not wanted. The property is suitable for wheel chair users. Stansted airport is 25 minutes away. The village has 2 pubs, a butchers, Co op store, an electricians, a hairdressers and a book shop and 2 churches all within walking distance. Picturesque famous Finchingfield is a mile away and boasts cream teas, fine dining and friendly ducks and geese. Audley End Stately Home is 25 minutes away. Cambridge, with its wonderful ar... Read more
Listing #HL8201018
About the Owner
Cathryn S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2016
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I stayed here with a friend because we're both keen on the work of artist Eric Ravilious and wanted to spend a few days exploring rural Essex, so the Great Bardfield location and the fact that the cottage is suitable for people with impaired mobility...More

Thank Sara F
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Disappointed that the "sleeps 4" moniker, refers to a double bed and 2 bunk beds. As we were 2 couples this was unexpected and resulted in a coin being tossed. A bunk bed does NOT comfortably house a 6ft man. The mattresses ended up being...More

Thank davewhadfield
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Great quiet location, in nice village. Perfect for horse lovers as you're in the stable yard! Nice to watch them watching us! VERY warm, didn't need to use the log burner. Comfy bed, good shower, well equipped, nice host and friendly neighbour! Thank you to...More

Thank LarryUk
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 AM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Children over 10 years of age are welcome. Due to the proximity of a deep pond and the river the property is not suitable for younger children. There is a strict non smoking...
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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About the neighbourhood
Gt Bardfield is a self contained village with amazing bridle and footpaths. a windmill and a fabulous water mill are within walking distance.Quarter of a mile outside the village is the Blue Egg which makes all its own bread and cakes, one mile in the opposite direction is Finchingfield with its stunning views.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Stansted: 20.0 km
Railway: Braintree : 16.0 km
Ferry: Harwich: 73.0 km
From Stansted airport/train station it is a 21 minute drive to Gt Bardfield. From Harwich Port it takes1 hour to drive or a train can take you as close as Braintree or Witham. Collection and drop off can be arranged.
It is possible to be entirely self sufficient in the village, however a car is recommended for site seeing.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 52.0 km.
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