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Superb views across the valley and beyond, a luxurious hot tub, swimming pool, high standard of finish and modern facilities make this four-bedroomed holiday home in the picturesque village of Boxted, popular with families.
The spacious living room, with wood-burning stove is ideal for all the family to sit and relax whatever the weather and the large kitchen with range oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer has everything you need to prepare freshly cooked family meals.
Colchester, known for being the oldest town in England, is nearby where you will find a castle and museum set in lovely parkland stretching down to the River Colne, there is also an excellent zoo and a diverse range of shops, galleries, pubs, cafes and restaurants. The train from Colchester to London takes 50 minutes, so guests can enjoy a day in the capital with all its world-famous sights, before returning to Farthings for some peace and tranquility.
For families wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Farthings is the ideal choice, plenty of fresh air and rolling countryside combine with a luxurious holiday home to provide a memorable holiday in the picturesque county of Essex.
What to Expect
- Private hot tub
- Broadband/Wi Fi
- Off road parking
- 2 well-behaved dogs welcome
- Pub 2.5 miles
- 6 x TVs (1 with Sky) + 5 x DVDs
- No smoking
- Games room with pool table, table football, table tennis, darts and TV with DVD player
- Travel cot and highchair
- Swimming pool
- Large garden with seating area, and gas barbeque
- Secure bike storage
This spacious single-storey accommodation offers everything you would expect from a 5-star holiday home, on the ground floor the large living room with wood-burning stove, oak floor and French doors leading outside is the perfect place for the whole family to relax. The spacious well-equipped kitchen with electric range, American style fridge/freezer and modern fixtures and fittings would not disappoint even the most discerning chefs, and also includes a separate dining area where guests can enjoy family meals. There is a handy utility room. two tastefully decorated double bedrooms, one with a 5ft bed both house a TV, and en-suite shower room with toilet. There are also two twin bedrooms and a contemporary bathroom with separate shower cubicle, WC and basin.
Features and Facilities
The large garden with lawn patio, and glorious views is ideal as a safe play area for kids and the family dog, while the adults relax in the tranquil surroundings, enjoy some burgers cooked on the gas barbeque, sipping a drink or too before sliding into the luxurious hot tub and letting your cares melt away.
Visitors to Farthings have private use of the owner’s large outdoor, heated swimming pool (May to September), a games room, plus a secluded hot tub, as well as being able to explore the owner’s extensive grounds which include some delightful picnic areas, alpacas and sheep.
The warming log burner and electric central heating throughout make Farthings the perfect choice for families whatever the time of year.
Farthings is a lovely rural retreat but there are lots of things to see and do nearby, most just a short drive away. Lovers of outdoor activities will be spoilt for choice with golf, fishing horse-riding, cycling and some lovely scenic walks within easy reach. Colchester offers an abundance of shops, restaurants and pubs along with an ancient castle, boat trips and even a zoo.
Farthings is pet friendly so the family pooch can come along too, no need to worry about kennels or dog sitters when you book a stay here.
Attractions and Activities
Many guests are happy to spend their time in and around their holiday home with hot tub after all there is plenty at Farthings to keep the whole family entertained but for those who want to explore the area, Dedham village is just 3 miles away, where you can hire a rowing boat and spent some time messing about on the river or enjoy walking in the picturesque countryside. Flatford Mill in the heart of Constable Country is also just a short drive away. A day trip to London is less than an hour by train from Colchester and there are also some excellent sandy beaches within driving distance on Essex's sunshine coast.
You are assured a warm welcome in Essex, with some of the warmest weather in the UK, beautiful beaches, rolling countryside, and over 14,000 listed buildings, it really is the perfect family holiday destination.
Book today for an exceptional family to the idyllic Essex countryside!