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This charming country cottage is situated in the grounds of the owner's home in Wrabness on the Essex/Suffolk border. The cottage is warm and cosy with a wood burning stove in the lounge area. The Annexe was refurbished in April 2011 and has a new bathroom suite, flooring, tiling, new towels, bedding, crockery, cutlery, curtains and furniture. The property benefits from a comfy double bedroom, kitchen equipped with microwave, toaster, kettle, washing machine, oven/hob, fridge with freezer compartment, etc., bathroom (bath with over bath shower), lounge furnished with 2 x 2 seater, breakfast/dining table, television, DVD player, selection of DVD's, books and games, wood burning stove, entrance porch, garden (gated) with table and chairs and car parking. The main property has a small wood and an orchard and these can be explored. The Firs annexe dates back to the 1600's. The property is grade 2 listed and benefits from a wealth of period features.
Children are welcome but please keep in mind the stairs are steep. Children's toys (including beach/outdoor) are available on request. Chickens are kept at the adjoining property and some free-range eggs will happily be provided on arrival. The property has many period features and as a result some of the ceilings/doorways are low adding to it's charm and character. The village railway station gives very easy access to London (1 hour by train).
The Firs Annexe is located in Wrabness (CO11) and benefits from the following local attractions: Wrabness beach - approximately 20 minute walk/5 minute drive. Village shop - 15 minute walk/5 minute drive. Train station - 15 minute walk/5 minute drive. (Approximately 1 hour from London Liverpool Street.) Essex Way (along the beach). Wrabness Woods (RSPB). 2 x nature reserves. Manningtree - historic market town ( 5 miles). Harwich - historic port ( 15 minute drive). Harwich International Port (15 minute drive). Constable Country/Dedham Vale - 20 minute drive. Colchester - Englands oldest recorded town (30 minute drive). The Firs Annexe is on the main bus route between Harwich and Colchester (bus stop approximately 200 yards).
Guests benefit from a pretty enclosed garden area, ideal for relaxing and enjoying a well earned rest. The amenities in the village include a well equipped village shop, train station and bus route with the beach and woods to explore all within walking distance. Many historic properties, tourist attractions, national trust attractions, Suffolk/Essex coastlines and scenic countryside are very close by. This is a beautiful area to visit and a perfect way to enjoy the English Countryside at it's best.
The bathroom was refurbished in April 2011 providing a new bath (with over bath shower), toilet and wash basin. New flooring was also provided and the room freshly decorated. New towels/bathmats have also been provided....moreless
The kitchen has been refurbished (April 2011) and has been fitted with an oven/4 ring hob, fridge (with freezer box), microwave, toaster, kettle, washing machine and all cutlery/cooking utensils that could be required. A high chair is available on request....moreless
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A deposit of 30% of the total rent is required to secure your booking with the full balance of your rent being due 4 weeks before your holiday starts.
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