Shire Stable (Sleeps 2/4. 1 Bedroom)
Shire Stable spaciously accommodates two guests (plus two on a sofa bed if required).
The open plan living area looks out onto the farmyard and the bedroom looks out to the church.
The kitchen is well equipped with fridge/oven/microwave/dishwasher/washing machine/cutlery and crockery.
The living area is open plan with a dining area and sitting area with TV.
There is one bedroom with a king size bed and one bathroom.
Completed in January 2011. Four self-catering holiday cottages located in the picturesque village of Henham in North West Essex. The nineteenth century stables are located in the front yard of our working arable farm and have been lovingly restored offering modern facilities in a traditional setting. The farm has belonged to our family since 1902 and is mainly arable, we have conservation grade status and crops grown are wheat, oats, barley and oilseed rape. Additionally there is a small herd of Dexter cattle and a few chickens. Other old farm buildings are now used by Saffron Brewery, a micro brewery brewing beer available at the local pub and the Saffron Ice Cream Company which is available in the village shop or at the door! The Stables are single storey with vaulted ceilings and exposed beams. Accommodation comprises of an open plan living room/kitchen/dining room and still on the ground floor but up a few steps are the bedrooms and bathrooms.
About the Owner
A non refundable deposit of £100 is required to book and the balance six weeks before the holiday please.
Changeover day is flexible.
Notes on prices:
The Tack Room and Suffolk Punch Stable are available for weekend breaks (2 night stay) £250. Clydesdale Stable is available for weekend breaks (2 night stay) £200. Shire Stable is available for weekend breaks (2 night stay) £175.
Activity and Interests
Frinton is our nearest beach which is just over an hours drive.
Cambridge to the north is a 30 minute train journey and London to the south in 45 minutes. Elsenham Station at the bottom of the hill is 1.5 miles away.
We are very conveniently situated for Stansted Airport, a ten minute drive.
In the surrounding area, there is Thaxted with its Guildhall and Music Festival, Saffron Walden Castle, Museum and Fry Art Gallery, The Rhodes Museum in Bishops Stortford, Henry Moore Gallery in Much Hadham and the fabulous Audley End which are all within a 30 minute drive.
Henham there are several weekly clubs including running, bell ringing, gardening, tennis, bridge and a fishing lake.
The Cock Inn 01279 850347.
Elsenham Golf Club 01279 812865.
Saffron Walden Golf Club 01799 522786.
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
- 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
- Bedroom 1
Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website
- Notes on accommodation: Property is cleaned for arrival and after guests departure. Beds are made ready and towels are provided. Outside: There is a terrace and garden to the front of the property.