|Minimum Stay||2 - 21 nights|
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Set in a peaceful Dedham Vale, this holiday home with valley views from the garden offer comfort and relaxation for all. . Located in the peaceful village of Boxted in the Dedham Vale, Farthings is a single-storey holiday home with valley views from the garden. One of a pair, furnished and equipped to a very high standard, the property has added bonus of a hot tub and detached games room in the garden. Guests also have private use of the owner&rsquo;s outdoor heated swimming pool (open May to end September), and large enclosed hot tub, as well as use of the owner&rsquo;s extensive grounds - which have many delightful areas where guests might like to picnic. Guests are also welcome to feed the owners&rsquo; Alpacas and sheep. The surrounding area is a delight to explore: there are many footpaths in the village and Flatford Mill, in the heart of Constable Country is 4 miles away. Dedham village is 3 miles, where guests can hire a rowing boat on the River Stour or enjoy walking in the unspoilt countryside. Farthings is also conveniently located for golf at nearby Stoke-by-Nayland (2 miles) whilst keen gardeners may enjoy a visit to Beth Chatto&rsquo;s Garden, 7 miles. Nearby Colchester, famous for being the oldest town in England, has a castle and museum set in attractive parkland that stretches down to the River Colne, a zoo and an interesting range of shops, restaurants, galleries and pubs. Colchester also has a rail link to London which takes 50 minutes, so visitors can enjoy a day in the busy capital city and then return to the peace and tranquillity of Farthings. For a day by the sea, guests can choose between the sunshine coast of Essex at Frinton-on-Sea, Walton-on-the-Naze and Clacton or the Heritage coastline of nearby Suffolk where the beaches at Felixstowe, Aldeburgh, Southwold or Walberswick can be enjoyed. Pub 2&frac12; miles.. Living room with wood-burning stove, French doors and oak floor. Large, well-equipped kitchen with electric range (for cooking), TV and dining area with oak floor. Utility. Two double bedrooms, one with 5ft bed; each with TV, oak floor and en-suite shower room with toilet. Two twin bedrooms, each with oak floor. Fully-tiled bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet. . Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally Electricity, full electric central heating (underfloor in bathrooms), bed linen and towels includedTravel cotHigh chairSix TVs (one Satellite)Five DVDsWiiStereo/CDWi-fiElectric range includedMicrowaveWashing machineTumble dryerDishwasherFridge/freezerEnclosed lawned garden with large paved patio and furnitureGas barbecueAmple parkingSecure cycle storeOutdoor heated swimming pool (32ft x 16ft, depth 3ft to 6ft 6in, open May-September) with changing facilities and hot tub (in owner&rsquo;s grounds, 150 yards)Private hot tubExternal games room with table tennis, pool table, table football, darts and TV/DVDGround floor facilities No smoking
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