meadow view self catering
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
Self contained detached annex in beautiful settings overlooking the meadow and spiny, with own patio covered with grape vines. lovely spot to sit and eat or have a wine in the evening. There is also a shared garden. Fully fitted kitchen /diner with dishwasher & washing machine etc. Ground floor shower and toilet. Upstairs bedsitting room with magnificent views. Electricity on pay as you use meter. Cleaning services are available at cost. We are on a hikers foot path with riding stables, fishing ,golf is a short walk away and cycling clubs. Many famous places to visit and a magnitude of wildlife including red kite which have settled in our area for the last 4 years. Camfield place is a very peaceful spot where Beatrix Potter wrote her Peter Rabbit stories whilst staying with her grandparents in the 1800's and more recently where the late Dame Barbara Cartland wrote her novels. We are within the private grounds of Camfield Place. Transport is essential as there is not any public transport within walking distance. This is a dog walkers paradise, well behaved pets are welcome .
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: LUTON, Nearest railway: POTTERS BAR|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, Bicycles available|
The South East England region
BEAUTIFUL COUNTRYSIDE, NATURAL AND UNSPOILT. A HAVEN OF WILD LIFE FROM ROEBUCK DEER TO RED KITE. SET WITHIN THE PRIVATE GROUNDS OF CAMFIELD PLACE , WHERE BEATRIX POTTER WROTE THE PETER RABBIT STORIES WHILST STAYING WITH HER GRANDPARENTS 1890. MORE RECENTLY THE LATE DAME BARBARA CARTLAND LIVED HERE AND WROTE HER FAMOUS NOVELS. THE ESTATE IS STILL MANAGED BY HER FAMILY.
A SHORT WALK FROM HERE IS A MAGNIFICENT GOLF CLUB AND BANQUETING ROOMS. THERE ARE THREE PUBS IN ESSENDON, TWO OF WHICH SERVE BEAUTIFUL HOME COOKED FOOD. A GREAT BASE FOR HIKERS AND CYCLISTS OR FOR A COMPLETE CHILL OUT. THERE ARE SEVERAL HEALTH CLUBS WITH POOLS. RIDING STABLES AND CYCLE HIRE ARE ALSO CLOSE BY, YET WITHIN EASY REACH OF LONDON BY OVER LINE OR TUBE TRAIN. TRANSPORT IS ESSENTIAL AS THERE IS ONLY A BUS ONCE OR TWICE A WEEK, BUT THERE ARE TWO EXCELLENT TAXI RANKS WHICH OPERATE 24HRS AND ARE VERY RELIABLE.
OUR NEAREST AIRPORT IS LUTON THE NEXT BEING, STANSTEAD, HEATHROW AND GATWICK. MOST OF WHICH RUN THE NATIONAL EXPRESS COACHES THAT HAVE SEVERAL DROP OFF POINTS NEAR BY.
THE OLD WORLD TOWN OF HERTFORD IS 3 MILES AWAY AND HAS A MARKET DAY AND THE ANCIENT HERTFORD CASTLE, SURROUNDED BY MANY SMALL COUNTRY VILLAGES.
ST ALBANS IS A 20 MINUTE JOURNEY AWAY, AGAIN AN OLD TOWN WITH ST ALBANS CATHERDRIAL FULL OF HISTORY.
A COUNTRY MARKET IS HELD HERE EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY. ST. ALBANS THEATRE HAS SOME EXCELLENT SHOWS AND REVEIWS WITH PLENTY OF RESTURANTS AND BISTROS CLOSE AT HAND.
HATFIELD HOUSE IS 10 MINUTES AWAY AND A MUST FOR VISITORS . LOTS OF EVENTS ARE HELD HERE AND THIS IS A VERY POPULAR VENUE
KNEBWORTH HOUSE IS A 20 MINUTE JOURNEY AWAY AND HAS A MAZE AND GARDENS THAT YOU REALLY CANNOT FIND YOUR WAY OUT OF. APART FROM MANY OTHER ATTRACTIONS.
THE HENRY MOORE FOUNDATION ALSO 20 MINUTES AWAY IS WELL WORTH SEEING WITH THE MOST AMAZING SCULPTURES SPREAD AROUND.
PARADISE PARK ZOO IS A WONDERFUL PLACE FOR YOUNG AND OLD ALIKE AND EVEN HAS ITS OWN PADDLING POOL. THE MOST EXOTIC ANIMALS LIVE HAPPILY HERE FROM PARROTTS TO LIONS. WE HAVE SPENT SOME LOVELY DAYS HERE.
PANGSHANGER FLYING CLUB IS 10 MINS.AWAY WHERE YOU CAN HAVE ONE OFF FLYING LESSONS. SHOOTING CLUBS AND FISHING CLUBS ARE ALSO CLOSE BY .
ALL SEASONS ARE BEAUTIFUL HERE AND EACH ,HAS THAT SPECIAL SOMETHING. WE HAVE LIVED HERE FOR THE PAST 26 YEARS AND STILL WE ARE CAPTURED BY ITS BEAUTY.
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11 Oct 2014
We were very pleased to find a location in an area that was very suitable for visiting our friends and family. Having driven up from the Costa Blanca area of Spain we were quite excited at finding ac… More
19 Sep 2014
Came from Ireland to UK for my Nephews Graduation and booked this lovely place over the net and so happy I did. Had a wonderful time at "Meadow View" , the hosts Maureen & John were so warm … More
16 Sep 2014
"Lovely spot & lovely hosts"
Just a weekend stay for us and our two dogs. Lovely warm welcome from Maureen. Late when we arrived so a quick trip to nearby Potters Bar for a pizza and late opening co-op wine section before a peace… More
25 Aug 2014
Our arrival at meadow view was a precursor of what was to come, we were made to feel very welcome by both John and Maureen who were only too happy to share their home grown vegetables and DVD collecti… More
17 Mar 2014
"A perfect getaway, with amazing hosts!"
After deciding on a last minute trip away for the weekend with my girlfriend and pup, we came across this gem on TA and had to give it a go. As the area is within the hour from where we live, it seeme… More
Thank you for your lovely feedback. You all were the most perfect guests and much appreciated for your caring consideration. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and truly hope that you will return. Archie is adorable we would like to have kept him for ourselves.
Thank you all once again
Very best wishes
Maureen and John
27 Aug 2013
"Idyllic country setting with two lovely hosts"
My husband and I stayed at Meadow View in June when visiting family and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The owners were very attentive to our needs and even had a welcome food pack which even contained som… More
28 Jul 2013
"Idylic, quiet, country retreat."
My partner and I stayed for a week at Meadow View for a week in July. Our son was graduating from the nearby Hertfordshire university. Meadow view is self contained accommodation, separate from … More
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