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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 13 reviews

Very Good 4.5/5 

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Barn / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Barn / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

Set on a picturesque farm in beautiful countryside, Creeksea Place Barns provides luxury holiday accommodation in a lovingly restored historic Essex barn.

Creeksea Place Barns offers 8 barns of varying sizes. Each barn is unique and stylish, and features exposed beams, high ceilings and antique futrniture. With a blend of rustic charm and modern comforts, Creeksea Place Barns is the perfect place to stay with friends and family!

Creeksea Place Barns is located just outside the coastal town of Burnham on Crouch in Essex. The site features beauty treatment rooms, a popular cafe for breakfast and lunch, a variety of friendly farm animals, a children's play area, and has access to a variety of footpaths. Creeksea Place Barns is within a 10 minute walk of Burnham on Crouch train station with direct routes to London, and Creeksea golf and sailing clubs are just down the road!

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: London Stansted 45 km, Nearest railway: Burnham on Crouch 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

River View sleeps 4 people in a double and a twin bedroom, and has an open plan living space with beautiful views of the River Crouch through a large picture window. The main living area has vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, and is lit by a dramatic iron chandelier. River View is furnished with antique pine furniture and is decorated in a coastal style. The space is warm and bright and features large French doors that open onto a natural stone patio. River View offers a fully equipped, modern kitchen including cooking facilities, a fridge and a dishwasher, and there is a modern bathroom with a bath and power shower. Digital TV, DVD player, book and DVD library, and access to wireless internet are included free of charge. All linens and towels are provided and included in the price.

Further details outdoors

Creeksea Place Barns is located on a working farm and consists 100 acres of arable land. The farm features a variety of friendly farm animals, a children's play area, a popular cafe for breakfast and lunch, beauty treatment rooms, and also has access to a range of coastal footpaths!

The Essex region

Beautiful countryside within 1 hour of London!

Essex is a largely rural county dotted with pretty villages and beautiful farmland. Essex is steeped in history and there are a great variety of historical sites to visit in the county including Anglo Saxon, Medieval, Roman and Tudor architecture. Essex has one of the longest coastlines of any county in England. Its network of coastal footpaths, rivers and estuaries attract walkers, cyclists and birdwatchers every year.

Essex is within 1 hour of London by train, and is within 2 hours drive of the cities of Oxford, Cambridge, Brighton and Canterbury.


Local Attractions

Creeksea Place Barns is located on a picturesque farm just outside the town of Burnham on Crouch in Essex. The site features a popular fishing lake and has access to a variety of coastal footpaths. Creeksea Place Barns is within a 10 minute walk of Burnham on Crouch train station with direct routes to London, and Creeksea golf and sailing clubs are just down the road!

Burnham on Crouch

Burnham on Crouch is a historical, riverside town, often referred to as the 'Cowes of the East Coast' due to the popularity of sailing in the area. In August during 'Burnham Week' sailing enthusiasts converge from all over the country on the 15 mile stretch of water from the town to the open sea. The riverside walk has numerous nautical attractions and the quayside is lined with beautiful old houses. Burnham on Crouch has a range of excellent pubs and restaurants, and the town centre is well served with convenience stores and interesting shops.

Walking and Cycling

Creeksea Place Barns has access to a range of beautiful coastal footpaths for walking and cycling. Enjoy views of the River Crouch, explore the countryside, or walk into town for a drink at the pub!

Sailing and Golf

Creeksea Sailing Club and Burnham on Crouch Golf Club are within walking distance of Creeksea Place Barns. Burnham on Crouch Golf Club is a Members club. The main course is a Parkland type with 18 holes over 6056 yards, with a par of 70. Creeksea Sailing Club provides excellent launching facilities on the River Crouch, away from the mass moorings off Burnham. The club is affiliated with the RYA and has a boathouse with changing area, toilets and showers.

Fishing and Farming

Creeksea Place Barns is located on a working farm and consists 100 acres of arable land. The farm houses a friendly flock of sheep and 3 boisterous pigs! The site also features a popular fishing lake, stocking carp. Visitors to Creeksea Place Barns can enjoy a relaxing day of fishing or spend time feeding the animals!

Other things to do...

Mangapps Railway Museum is a brilliant place to visit with family and has a demonstration line with steam and diesel locomotives.

In nearby Bradwell on Sea, St Peter's on the Wall is a fine example of a 7th Century Saxon Church.

The sea walls around the Dengie Peninsula offer picturesque walks, and birdwatching is a popular pastime.

To ensure you make the most of your stay we hold up-to-date details and information on local attractions, walks and places of interest.

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Review 1-10 of 13

2 Jun 2013


"A great break away from the hustle and bustle of our busy lives"

Upon our arrival at Creeksea Place Barns, we were welcomed by Harry who showed us the way to River View, our habitat for the next 5 days. We parked in the convenient space just outside the main doors … More

2 Nov 2012


"Idyllic countryside retreat if you want to escape London!"

Our experience at River View was utterly rejuvenating. It was just the right distance from London so as to enjoy the beautiful stunning scenes as we drove to this wonderful place. Emily is marvelous… More

We can't thank you enough for your kind words and we are so happy that you had such a relaxing and rejuvenating stay in River View! Please do come back to visit again!

9 Oct 2012


"Fantastic again!"

This is the second time we have stayed at River View and yet again it was fantastic!Emily was again really helpful and friendly and we can't recommend this place enough! We're looking forwar… More

Thank you for your kind words. We really enjoy having you and your family to stay, and we are very much looking forward to seeing you again this Spring!

9 Jul 2012


"Calm, delightful and friendly!!"

We stayed for 3 nights in June 2012 and cannot speak highly enough of the barn, it's owners or the location! From the moment we arrived Emily made us feel as though nothing was too large an impos… More

We are so happy you enjoyed your stay! You are very welcome any time and we hope to see you in the near future!

29 Jun 2012


"very well appointed"

my daughter got married over the band holiday weekend and her extended family stayed in all of the barns. all of the accommodation was newly refurbished and spotless. we would definitely come back … More

It was an absolute pleasure to host your extended family for your daughter's wedding, and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay! We hope to see you again in the near future!

8 Jun 2012


"Couldn't fault a thing!"

From the minute I enquired about River View, Emily was the perfect host. She bent over backwards to answer my questions, book our bike hire and to make sure everything was perfect for when we arrived.… More

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments about us and the barns! We have worked really hard to make them special, and it is so rewarding when people like yourselves appreciate and enjoy them! We really do hope you will come back to stay with us in the future- you are very welcome any time!

27 May 2012


"Fantastic rural child-friendly getaway within easy reach of London"

My boyfriend and I stayed in this cottage for a weekend in April, along with his 4 year old little boy, and we all had a fantastic stay. Coming from London, we wanted a rural getaway that wan't … More

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! It was lovely to meet you and your family, and we are thrilled that you enjoyed staying with us on the farm. Please do come and visit us again!

19 May 2012


"Over prices for what was on offer, no privacy, second rate furniture."

We stayed at Creeksea Place Barns for one week. Having travelled a considerable distance to get there we were thoroughly disappointed at the unmade track covered in potholes which lead to the barns. W… More

We are very saddened that you felt the need to write such a negative review. We know that this was an important family holiday for you, and we are truly sorry that you did not enjoy your stay. Upon arrival we were made aware that you thought the property would be larger with an en-suite bathroom, and it became apparent that our advertisement was misunderstood by your group. Our advertisements on trip advisor and our own website do show pictures of every room in each individual barn, and describe the space and facilities in detail. We care deeply about the happiness of our guests, so we immediately offered you a full refund and extended our service to help you find alternative accommodation. We also offered you the use of one of our other barns for a few nights while it was available, to give you more space. Despite the misunderstanding, you ensured us that in fact you would be happy to stay in the accommodation, and we had several pleasant conversations with you and your family throughout the week where you very kindly stated how beautiful the furnishings, decor and location were.

We very much wish that you had voiced the other issues mentioned in your review while you were staying with us, as we would have been happy to help you resolve any problems you may have had. The only issue that you did bring up during your stay was that one of the light switches in the bedroom was getting stuck. We offered to repair it while you were out of the property, but you said 'not to worry because we have 3 other working lights in the bedroom.'

To address your point about privacy, River View does have very large windows in the living area which give beautiful views of the field and river. As River View is located right on the end of the barn with only the occasional dog walker passing by, the blinds do give privacy but are also designed to let light through. The bedrooms and hallway outside of the bathroom have black out blinds and curtains to give total privacy, but again the only view outside is of a gravel path and a small cottage. Photographs of this area can be seen on our website. As advertised, we do have other guests staying on site, and we are sorry if you did see a few other people outside, but we do try to encourage a friendly and welcoming atmosphere when people are sharing the courtyard area.

We were surprised at your comments about disabled access as none of your party required these facilities, but we would like to assure future guests that our property has been signed off by building control to allow disabled access.

We have tried to address your comments and take your feedback seriously. Sadly we feel that some items mentioned are very unfair, and in some cases, untrue. We note that you have given us extremely low marks for cleanliness of the bathroom and quality of the bedding. We feel confident that you would have mentioned these issues at the time if these really were such a big problem. We ask other readers to please refer to a review written by the people staying next door in The Hay Loft at the same time. They kindly state 'the barns are spotlessly clean' and we are happy to be welcoming that group back for their third stay with us this summer.

We have been running for the past year and a half, and this is the first review that we have had that has not been positive. We hope that anyone considering staying with us will read through our other reviews of River View and our barns, to gain a more rounded view of the accommodation.

5 Dec 2011



Stayed here at these lovely barns this weekend just gone for a family wedding in the area. The barn conversion was very tastifully decorated with all the mod cons. Lovely safe play area for the childr… More

So glad you enjoyed your stay- it was lovely to meet you, and of course you are welcome back any time!

22 Aug 2011


"Beautiful accommodation, superb location, warm welcome"

We had a wonderful week staying in the Hayloft with our 2 children and large dog, Buster. The barn has been stylishly and sympathetically restored with bags of character. Great linen and a powerful shower .. always a bonus. Our hosts were very warm, relaxed and accommodating and their lovely, friendly dog made our dog's stay that extra bit special! We didn't have time to explore the lovely looking walks available from your door as we were there for a sailing event however the children thoroughly enjoyed playing table tennis in the evening with the children staying in River View. A ride on the combine harvester was the icing on the cake. We look forward to staying again at the next sailing event.

Thank you for your glowing review! We have worked really hard on the barns, and it is so nice when people appreciate them as much as you did! Looking forward to seeing you (and Buster!) again soon!

Review 1-10 of 13

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    Calendar last updated:22 May 2015

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