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Orchard Cottage

Certificate of Excellence 2014

from £55 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 19 reviews

from £55 /night help Price for guests, Nights

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Large open plan lounge/kitchen diner

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Winner of Trip Advisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence. Detached converted barn. Sits nestled amongst the orchard in 3/4 acre with off street secure parking for up to 2 vehicles. The cottage sits at the end of the owners 2 acre garden and is completely separate and private from the main house. If you are visiting from abroad having the owners on site who can help you with local information, travel advice etc., can greatly enhance your enjoyment of the area. Private with far reaching views over open countryside with miles of public footpaths right on your doorstep. The cottage is 1 mile from the centre of Finchingfield Village and convenient for the popular wedding venues of Spains Hall and Castle Hedingham. Finchingfield is a very attractive and vibrant village with a wealth of Thatched cottages, village green with duck pond, windmill and newly refurbished Guildhall. The village has 3 pubs all offering delicious food, a tea shop for that must-have cream tea and a less formal cafe and italian restaurant, it's a very popular destination for ramblers, cyclists and family visitors. Orchard Cottage is available as a Holiday Let for week long breaks.. The cotttage itself is newly refurbished, with fully equipped shaker style kitchen, it has 2 bedrooms, I double and I smaller double currently arranged as a twin but can be reverted to a double on request, large open plan lounge/diner/kitchen, large shower room and a large south-facing sun terrace with garden seating. It is comfortably furnished and there is a TV with DVD and free broadband via a booster to the main house network. This is available on dives with a disc drive on,y as a small programme must be run to access it. This often overlooked area of North Essex offers real character and charm. The oldest recorded Town of Colchester is 18 miles away and the beautiful village of Lavenham is also nearby.The Flitch town of Gt. Dunmow is 10 miles and the market town of Saffron Walden is 10 miles. The newly appointed City of Chelmsford is 15 miles and the City of Cambridge with it's famous universities and cosmopolitan atmosphere is approx 25 miles away. The M11 link to London is just 10 miles away. If you want a relaxing, stress free break in beautiful countryside, you will not be dissapointed with Orchard Cottage

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Stanstead Airport 15 km, Nearest railway: Braintree 12 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Pool or snooker table, Games room
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking

The Essex region

Located 1 mile from Finchingfield, Essex. Charming village with 3 pubs all serving freshly cooked food. Wedding venue of Spains Hall and Castle Hedingham nearby. Miles of public footpaths to explore. Wonderful market towns to explore. Antique shops in abundance. Music venue of High Barn 2 miles away.

10 miles to Gt Dunmow

15 miles to Chelmsford

10 miles to saffron Waldon

15 miles to Lavenham

10 miles to M!! link to London

25 miles to Cambridge

12 miles to Stanstead Airport


North Essex is a truly undiscovered gem with wonderful countryside, wildlife, walking, cycling and fishing. Many pretty little villages in the immediate area and larger towns.

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1 Feb 2015


"Ok for a weekend, but beware of the mice!"

We stayed here in Jan/Feb 2015 for 2 nights, the location for a weekend away from London for 3 late 20s girls. The booking process was easy aside from a misunderstanding on the day of arrival about w… More

13 Nov 2014


"Tranquil and relaxing, can't wait to book again...."

My husband and I stayed at Orchard Cottage for a get away from it all weekend. We found it to be totally relaxing, and warm and welcoming. The cottage has everything you could possibly need. Great … More

20 Sep 2014


"Lovely property in Lovely Location"

I stayed here with my husband, daughter & grandson in the school summer holidays and we all had a fantastic time. The property had everything we needed and was set in an orchard of apple pear & plum t… More

18 Sep 2014


"Lovely, quiet, clean and very good hospitality shown to us by our host."

Very good location close to the village. A lovely part of the country and we found the cottage to be excellent. The beds were really comfortable.The only drawback was that the wi-fi didn't work w… More

14 Sep 2014


"Comfortable and relaxing stay"

I've spent 4 nights with my family in this cosy cottage, surrounded by a wide orchard in the middle of the countryside. Everything was perfect, the cottage was clean and the beds comfortable. Sue… More

10 Jun 2014


"The cottage was very comfortable and well equipped in a beautiful part of Essex."

An excellent cottage well equipped in a beautiful part of Essex. Woke up to birdsong every morning. The owner Sue was friendly and helpful and the welcome bottle of wine a nice touch. Lovely medieval … More

4 Jun 2014


"Easy, welcoming and private"

Great week spent at Orchard Cottage, Sue and Bill were very easy and relaxed, very helpful but let us have our own space. Thank you.… More

12 Nov 2013


"Lovely place"

I stayed there with my family for a short break .We got a very warm welcome from Sue the owner .The place was clean ,spacious and very comfortable .Sue already has compiled in a file places to visit a… More

27 Oct 2013


"Feeling at home!"

Orchard Cottage is a lovely, comfortable holiday home. Its spacious and luxurious setting made us feel right at home. Sue is a welcoming and warm owner, always prepared to offer advice when needed. Th… More

14 Oct 2013


"A really lovely place to get away from it all!"

With an important exam coming up my boyfriend and I booked to stay in this cottage so I could get away from everything and concentrate on the books! The cottage really was lovely and perfect for our s… More

Review 1-10 of 19

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