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Essex Suffolk Border-Period Coastal/Country Cottage

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Last updated: 08/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

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.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 1 baby crib

    Cot = travel cot available on request....moreless

  • The bedroom has been newly refurbished in April 2011 with new bed linen, carpets, curtains and rug. There is a double bed and plenty of space for a travel cot that is available on request....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • 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

Other Amenities

  • 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

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden

Property Descriptor

  • Semi-Detached
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
F
Aug 19 - Aug 25, 2016
1 night min stay
$79
$536
C
Aug 26 - Sep 22, 2016
1 night min stay
$61
$417
B
Sep 23 - Oct 20, 2016
1 night min stay
$57
$357
E
Oct 21 - Oct 27, 2016
1 night min stay
$75
$503
A
Oct 28 - Dec 22, 2016
1 night min stay
$38
$251

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Changeover day is flexible. Please contact the owner to discuss your requirements.

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.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 08/21/2016
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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
London Stansted
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Strangers Home - Bradfield
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Harwich International
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Harwich
1 Miles
Nearest Train
Wrabness
50 Miles
Nearest Motorway
M11 Junction 8.
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Selection in Manningtree
13 Miles
Nearest Ski
Ipswich - dry ski slope.
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Wrabness

Car: Recommended

Wrabness is a traditional English village situated on the Essex/Suffolk border, which is located on the Stour River Estuary which forms part of of Constable Country.

Wrabness benefits from its own beach, a RSPB nature reserve, Wrabness woods, a village shop, rail (70 minutes from London) and bus links to local towns.

The location is perfect for exploring:

The historic international port of Harwich.

The historic market town of Manningtree (England's smallest recorded town).

Colchester ( England's oldest recorded town).

Flatford Mill / Dedham Vale.

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The Annexe

    The Annexe

  • The Annexe + The Firs

    The Annexe + The Firs

  • View from kitchen window

    View from kitchen window

  • The Firs woods

    The Firs woods

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Wood burning stove - free wood available

    Wood burning stove - free wood available

  • Wrabness Church

    Wrabness Church

  • View from village towards the Firs

    View from village towards the Firs

  • Mistley Towers - 4 miles away

    Mistley Towers - 4 miles away

  • In the snow.

    In the snow.

  • The Annexe

    The Annexe

  • Annexe and garden

    Annexe and garden

  • View from bedroom

    View from bedroom

  • Free range chickens - eggs available

    Free range chickens - eggs available

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Kitchen into lounge - note steep stairs

    Kitchen into lounge - note steep stairs

  • Lounge

    Lounge

  • Lounge / dining area

    Lounge / dining area

  • Church bell tower, Google if you like your history

    Church bell tower, Google if you like your history

  • One of the many views from Wrabness

    One of the many views from Wrabness

  • In the snow at The Firs.

    In the snow at The Firs.

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  • Sleeps
    2
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Cottage
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 08/21/2016

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