LUXURY COUNTRY HOUSE - ARDLEIGH, DEDHAM, CONSTABLE COUNTRY 1 HR TO LONDON

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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LUXURY COUNTRY HOUSE - ARDLEIGH, DEDHAM, CONSTABLE COUNTRY 1 HR TO LONDON

Colchester Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Luxury Country House - Sleeps 2 - 8, 4 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms + add toilet

This charming detached country house with 1 acre of mature gardens & 2 acre fruit orchard (overall 6 acres). Cherrytrees Farm is the perfect 'get away from it all' base to explore London, Norwich (1 hour) and the South East..

Spacious accomodation includes large open hallway with solid hardwood floors to all ground floor rooms.Three reception rooms inc; Lounge with open fireplace and wood burner, Leather Sofas, TV DVD. Elegant Dining room. Study/music room. Traditional Farmhouse kitchen includes double electric oven/gas hob, microwave, fridge etc. Granite table & chairs, french doors open to a beautiful solid hardwood decked verandah perfect for 'al fresco' dining or relaxing with quality outdoor furniture & cushions. Utility room W/M & T/Dryer. door to WC. Wi-Fi.

Upstairs; Four double bedrooms with views over gardens & orchard. (1 x ensuite). Large luxury family bathroom tiled in marble with corner bath, seperate shower & WC. Seperate games room with table tennis table in garden.

There are four double bedrooms, 2 king size and 2 double. There is also a travel cot available.

Please note that there is an adjoining door from bedroom 3 & 4 (access to bedroom 3 is via bedroom 4).

There are several agricultural non-habitable outbuildings on part of the land, including a storage unit & large greenhouse which are private and therefore not accessable.

Cherrytrees Farm has been our family home for almost 20 years and is very well furnished and maintained.

Please contact us for any further information.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome

Nigel

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2011
Speaks english, italian
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Property Reviews

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Luxury Country House - Ardleigh, Dedham, Constable Country 1 hr to London
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
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Luxury Country House - Ardleigh, Dedham, Constable Country 1 hr to London
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p837719
+44 (0) 7949 281983
Colchester Essex
5

Perfect HomeAway. I would recommend it anytime.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
We selected Cherry Trees Farm from the HomeAway website based on the size and country style feel that the property offered. Upon arival we found that the property was exactly what we expected it to be. All the furniture and the home in general was in spick and span condition and this was the case both internally and externally. All the rooms came furnished with quality in mind throughout. There was lots of space for the kids to have fun and this was the main thing that made this home so special for us. There was also a great outdoor patio area to the rear of the property which made the perfect setting for a nice relaxing evening and this was further complimented with an outdoor games room which was great for getting competitive with a few rounds of table tennis.
The parking facilities were great at the front and there were many local shops and filling stations close by within 1 mile either way which was great.
All in all we had a great time at Cherry Trees Farm. We had a magical experience; one we'll cherrish for a lifetime.
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your lovely review, we are so pleased to hear that you all had a great birthday weekend. Thanks also for the lovely cakes, delicious!
We hope yo see you again.
Amanda and Nigel
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Luxury Country House - Ardleigh, Dedham, Constable Country 1 hr to London
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p837719
+44 (0) 7949 281983
Colchester Essex
5

A real home from home.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
We had a fabulous Christmas spent with family at Cherry Trees. It felt so homely from the minute we stepped through the door. We were greeted by Amanda and Nigel who we felt we had come to know quite well from the emails and communication we had had prior to our arrival. We felt like we were coming to stay with friends. We arrived after 9 pm on a wet winter night, jet lagged from our long flight and drive. Amanda had even shopped for provisions of milk, bread, ham cheese and much more and even mince pies so we would have something to get us though and breakfast next day.
The house was warm and clean and beautifully decorated for Christmas.It actually took us several days discovering all the little decorations and delightful special touches that were every where in the house.
We entertained in the house as if were our own .Even cooking Christmas dinner. Every thing that we could have wanted or needed was all there in the well planned kitchen . Even all the little things you keep in your own pantry.
we really only had to bring the turkey!
The cherry orchards and grounds provided somewhere to explore on boxing day morning when fresh air and a walk was needed.
Cherry trees is a beautiful home and a great place to stay even in winter. A cosy wood fire was wonderful treat.
We were surprised how close it was to everything .we we were able to go into Colchester frequently and the main A12 was so close. We also travelled by train into London. easily.
We would love to visit again next time we are in the UK and would love to sit on the veranda n the spring with the cherry trees in flower and share a bottle of wine with Amanda and Nigel.
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review, we were so happy to hear that you enjoyed an English Christmas and New Year so much at Cherrytrees Farm. We also look forward to your return especially when its warm enough to enjoy a nice glass of wine on the verandah, maybe from our grape vine! but who knows we may even venture over to Western Australia and take up your recommendation of tasting the wine at Margaret River!
Very best wishes to you all
Nigel and Amanda
Helpful votes: 4/4
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Luxury Country House - Ardleigh, Dedham, Constable Country 1 hr to London
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p837719
+44 (0) 7949 281983
Colchester Essex
5

Loved our stay at Cherry Trees Farm!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
Fantastic place for both us and the kids! Out of 11 weeks of travelling this is far and away the best place we have stayed. Spacious, homely, clean, room for the kids to run around (both inside and outside) great for entertaining when friends visited, a well equipped kitchen with additional things added like a variety of teas, biscuits and condiments! The house was also had board games for rainy days and had a table tennis room as well! To top it all off the trees were laden with ripe cherries and our children spent their days in the trees collecting them for us all to enjoy! Would definitely recommend to family and friends and hope to stay here again next time we are in the UK!
Helpful votes: 5/5
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Luxury Country House - Ardleigh, Dedham, Constable Country 1 hr to London
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p837719
+44 (0) 7949 281983
Colchester Essex
5

Cherry Tree Farm? We enjoyed it tremendously!!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
We spent 2 weeks up in Cherry Tree Farm and enjoyed it tremendously.

Before arrival we had efficient email contact with Nigel and Amanda (owners). Nigel and Amanda were very welcoming and helpful throughout the process of booking. The arrival time could be adapted to our ferry schedule, arriving at Cherry Tree Farm Saturday evening at 21:00 hr and departure early morning 07:00 hr.

We(parents with 5 children aged 7-16) were pleasantly surprised by how homely the house felt, it has been fitted out with all the necessary Utilities that a holiday house should need which made our family stay stress free. The house was clean, well maintained and very homely with plenty of space for our 5 kids and we loved the high speed broadband internet WiFi. We could also appreciate the wide selection of dvd’s, the table tennis set, BBQ and 1200 cherry trees!

While relaxing on the veranda we had no noise disturbance at all due to the road at the front or railway (far) at the back. Actually the veranda is a nice suntrap to chill out, having family breakfast, lunch and dinner.

There is so much to do and to see around Cherry Tree Farm; Colchester, Dedham, the beach, rowing, restaurants, pubs, takeaway food, etc. Visiting London is very convenient and easy. Just a 50 min drive by car to Upminster train station and from Upminster you can take the underground or train using a set of London travelcards. (3 adults + 2 kids for GBP33)

To wrap it up, we will and shall recommend Cherry Tree Farm to our friends and relatives. Nigel and Amanda, once again many thanks for your hospitality and excellent customer service.
Helpful votes: 6/6
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Luxury Country House - Ardleigh, Dedham, Constable Country 1 hr to London
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p837719
+44 (0) 7949 281983
Colchester Essex
London, United Kingdom
5

Great house for a fun, relaxing weekend

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
A group of 8 of us had a brilliant long weekend at Cherrytrees Farm.

The house is lovely, big enough for everyone and had everything we needed for the weekend-great to have a fully kitted out kitchen to cook in and a huge selection of dvds to watch! It was also great to have such a wonderful garden to chill out in and to be able to use the barbeque to make the most of the sun.

Nigel and Amanda were very welcoming and helpful throughout the process of booking and during our stay-giving us an in depth tour of the house when we arrived and even quickly responding to a slight shower problem during the weekend.

The location is perfect for exploring the nearby countryside. We were without a car but still managed to take a walk to picturesque Dedham which took about half an hour. If you were staying with children though or wanted to go further you may need a car.

My one negative comment would just be the blinds in the bedrooms-I think we were all in need of catching up on sleep and were after some long lie ins that weekend and struggled because of the light coming in through the windows fairly early. Might not be a problem for some people but I was awake very early! Maybe blackout blinds would be a good idea?

Overall though I would definitely recommend it!
Owner's Response: We are pleased to hear that you all had a fun weekend here, and thank you for your wonderful comments regarding our home.
Sorry that you had a problem with the bedroom venetian blinds, there is a technique to stop daylight coming in and in future we will show guests how to use them. We hope to see you all again.
Helpful votes: 5/5
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
London Stansted
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Harwich
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Manningtree
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
A12
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Frinton & Walton on the Naze
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Ardleigh
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Various - Colchester/Nayland/Ipswich
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Dedham - various
Car: recommended

Cherrytree Farm is located in the heart of constable country just a few minutes drive from the picturesque village of Dedham, with its numerous tourist attractions including boating along the river to Flatford Mill. Dedham has 4 award winning restaurants, numerous gastro pubs serving fresh local produce, a local crafts mill and a traditional english tea shop - open 7 days per week.

The small village of Ardleigh is a short drive (10 minute walk) and has two churches, a village shop, post office, traditional pub and an excellent 'fish & chip' shop.

Manningtree is just 2 miles away, offering several traditional english pubs, an excellent italian restaurant with a traditional wood fired pizza oven and many international restaurants inc. indian & chinese. Manningtree main line railways station with direct trains to Ipswich (10 minutes), Norwich (50 minutes) and London (55 minutes). Local taxi service is also available.

Cherrytrees Farm is just 7 miles from Colchester, the oldest recorded town in England with many attractions including Colchester Castle, Castle Park with boating lake & Roman Ruins, Museums, weekly market, department stores & shops, bars & over 40 excellent restaurants open every day. Buses to Colchester town run every 30 minutes from just outside Cherrytrees Farm (last bus 2300 hours).

Clacton on Sea, Walton on the Naze & Frinton on Sea is just 20 minutes drive, offering many beach activities including a Pier and Amusements for all ages.

Easy access to London (Stratford for the Olympics) with a direct line to London in under 1 hour from Manningtree Station which is just 5 mins drive. All main services are connected water, gas, electricity and wireless high speed broadband.

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Availability & Rates

Colchester Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Spring
Mar 27 2014 - Jun 20 2014
£180
£200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£950
3 nights
 
 
Summer
Jun 21 2014 - Sep 19 2014
£180
£200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,000
3 nights
 
 
Autumn
Sep 20 2014 - Dec 19 2014
£120
£200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£900
3 nights
 
 
Christmas
Dec 20 2014 - Dec 26 2014
£1,250
7 nights
 
 
New Year
Dec 27 2014 - Jan 2 2015
£1,250
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

ADDITIONAL CHARGES:
Additional persons exceeding 4:.........£50 per person.
Interim weekly clean:.........................£45 Obligatory for stays longer than 1 week.
Interim fresh bed linen & towels..........£12 per person, (Optional)
Final cleaning...................................£60 per stay.
Baby bed Cot, High chair, Stair gate...£15 per stay.
Public holiday periods add 10% to prices.
Notes TERMS:
Prices are shown in GBP. (Great British Pound)
Shorter and long term stays may be possible, please ask for special rates.
A non refundable deposit of 25% is required to secure the booking, balance due six (6) weeks prior holiday start date.
A security deposit of £250 is required on arrival, this deposit is refundable within 7 days from departure less any agreed charges, if applicable.
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Amenities

Colchester Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 230 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Parking
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , 1st floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 1st floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , ground floor
  • Ensuite to bedroom 1 Main bathroom in hallway between bed 2, 3 & 4 Ground floor WC and basin
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 1 has an ensuite shower WC. Family bathroom & shower in main upper hallway to bed 2,3,&4 There is an adjoining door between bedroom 3 & 4 - access to bedroom 4 is via bedroom 3 Additional baby cot available (0 - 24 mths)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Video Library
  • Video Game Console
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf Clubs
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • bird watching
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • water skiing
  • roller blading
  • golf privileges optional
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • equestrian events
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • freshwater fishing
  • ice skating
  • hiking
Notes:
Seperate games room in garden with ping pong table (balls & bats supplied). TV points in all rooms. 32' flat screen TV/DVD in kitchen Additional TV/DVD in Lounge Portable Ipod docking station. Wide range of DVD's & CD collection available. Outdoor Lighting. Digital TV & Radio Baby cot available
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