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Excellent 5/5 Score from 6 reviews

Mashay Barn

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 6 reviews

from £50 /night

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Barn | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Mashay Barn is a delightful detached single storey building offering an excellent, comfortable four star rated standard of accommodation. Decorated and furnished in Laura Ashley fine fabrics, bed linen and accessories.

Whether you are looking for a romantic break, weekend cottage, holiday destination or working/moving to the area Mashay Barn is very well situated and offers guests excellent accommodation on the rural North Essex/South Suffolk Border, close to Clare.

It has a very well equipped kitchen including; gas cooker, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher, kettle, toaster and sandwich maker.

A washing machine, separate freezer, Dyson hoover, iron and ironing board are situated in an adjacent Utility room.

The lounge has a comfortable sofa,32 in flat screen digital TV with Sky and Bluray player, compact CD/cassette player with radio and alarm.

Selection of books and a large selection of 'Visitor information' is also available.

Dining Table and Chairs.

The bedroom has a double wrought iron bed with a comfortable mattress, crisp white Laura Ashley bed linen, curtains and accessories, double pine dressing table with mirror, two pine bedside cabinets and a fitted wardrobe.

The en suite bathroom has a full size bath with a thermostatic power shower, shaver point. Ample hot water. Fluffy white towels.

Outside is a private decked area with loungers.

Off road parking.

Welcome pack is provided.

Electricity/Gas and linen included.

Free Wireless Broadband (WIFI).

For further information and photos of the property and the area click on the above link to the Mashay Barn website.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Stansted, Nearest railway: Sudbury
Family friendly 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, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking

About this location

The Essex region

Leisure pursuits are also provided by this landscape, with walking, boating, cycling and riding holidays top of the list.

Pretty villages, wonderful countryside, ideal for walkers or cyclists, or for people just wanting to soak up the heritage this area has to offer. Previous guests have been surprised at how lovely this area is.


We are surrounded by over 40 tourist attractions, listed are just a few.

Colne Valley Railway 5 miles - Hedingham Castle 6 miles - Clare 6 miles - Kentwell Hall 10 miles - Melford Hall 10 miles - Newmarket Races 15 miles - Duxford Imperial War Museum 20 miles - Cambridge City Centre 20 miles - Flatford Mill (John Constable) 20 miles.

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6 Aug 2014


"The most wonderful getaway-hideaway!"

It had been four years since our last visit to Mashay Barn, and it was so good to see that everything was as good as, if not better, than the last time. The level of comfort is excellent and the barn … More

28 Jun 2014


"Everything we wanted for the perfect holiday"

my husband I spent last week in Lesley's barn. It was wonderful. Everything we needed was supplied even the wall to wall sunshine. We were there to cycle the byways of rural Essex discovering … More

11 May 2014


"Peace and calm"

We received a warm welcome and the Barn was clean, comfortable and cosy.An ideal location from which to explore the area.… More

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review for Mashay Barn.
Thank you also for leaving the property in good, clean condition it is very much

13 Dec 2013


"Friendly, Quiet and a Great Location for Touring"

Lesley upgraded us to Mashay Barn after we originally booked Mashay Cottage , which was much appreciated. The accommodation is peaceful and comfortable and the surrounding area very scenic. We used it… More

Thank you very much for the wonderful review, it will help a great deal when other guests are debating whether to book it.
Thank you also for leaving it in a very clean condition it was greatly appreciated.

12 Dec 2013


"Home from home"

We stayed three days when visiting our daughter and it was the perfect base for us. Comfy, cosy, with everything we needed. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to be back again soon.… More

Thank you for your lovely comments, I look forward to meeting you again.

22 Oct 2013


"A very enjoyable stay at Mashay Barn as it was cosy and homely."

We had original booked to stay at Mashay cottage, but the owner Lesley gave us the opportunity to upgrade to the Barn as it was available at no extra cost. The barn was situated at the rear of the mai… More

Thank you for your great comments on trip Advisor, I hope to welcome you back again in the future

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    • 3 Years listed

    90% Response rate

    Calendar last updated:23 Dec 2014

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
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