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4* Gold Rated Immaculate Cottages Within Stately Home Grounds - North Lodge 4* Gold Rated Self-catering detached cottage with garden

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Dec-2016
Estate Lodges Finchingfield, Nr. Braintree, Essex, England - Rural Location, Easy Reach Of Village Amenities, Luxury

4* Gold Rated by Visit England (north Lodge & South Lodge). Picture perfect whitewashed former farmers cottages in the heart of our rural Estate. Renovated to the highest standard our Lodges are comfortable and easy places to stay. Surrounded by private gardens they are both spacious and private offering top-quality accommodation in the heart of stunning rural North Essex. Fully fitted kitchens and living areas means you can relax in a home from home with Freeview TV and 10GB download of free Wifi (all cottages). Luxurious bedrooms and top-of-the range bathrooms give that luxury feel to make your holiday extra-special. Situated on the Estate off a quiet rural road only 1 mile from the centre of the picturesque village of Finchingfield. All Lodges give you easy access to footpath walking on the Estate and delightful pubs, tea rooms and local deli within Finchingfield (10 mins walk). Further afield you are within easy reach of historic Thaxted and the thriving market town of Saffron Walden with the full range of amenities. Sorry, no pets.

Details for holiday cottage North Lodge 4* Gold Rated Self-catering detached cottage with garden, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 2 Bathrooms

North Lodge is a refurbished and immaculately maintained 2 bedroom timbered cottage with comfortable and spacious living spaces and excellent facilities. Rated 4 Star Gold by Visit England. Sleeps 4. Bedrooms: 2x double ensuite with showers. Full kitchen inc. fan oven, grill, fridge, dishwasher, crockery, cutlery, washer-dryer. Lounge with sofa and armchair, Freeview TV & DVD player, 10 GB free Wifi allowance (top up available), patio, private garden overlooking the fields. Free Parking on site.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Internet
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Spains Hall Estate is a family run business and our holiday cottages have been lovingly renovated to give them a new lease of life.

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Guestbook comments from the manager

Our wedding day was the best day of our lives and this mainly due to the amazing team and surroundings at Spains Hall. We did not want our day to end. Waking up here was incredible, what a beautiful place to have our first breakfast together. Archie, Anna, Helga and Ellie you were all amazing, thank you so much for everything - we will never forget our wedding at Spains Hall.
Aug 2016
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4 Reviews

5
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

5

Lovely all round

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely time at the north lodge, the lodge it self was lovely and the surrounding area. Would definitely consider coming again. Thank you very much!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure to welcome you to stay and we are delighted you enjoyed yourself! Please do come again!
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5

Lovely period property in beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

A very happy week's holiday and a chance to celebrate two birthdays. Perfect Mediterranean weather climaxed by dramatic thunderstorms. We really enjoyed the beauty of the area. The property's facilities are excellent, we enjoyed very good customer service during the booking process and the owners are very friendly and helpful. We would definitely recommend this to a friend or relative.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your very kind words! We do try to make everyone's stay as relaxing as possible! Do come again soon! Archie & Anna
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Beautiful cottage in peaceful surroundings.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week staying in North Lodge. It was lovely and clean and very well maintained and equipped.

We walked through the fields into the picturesque village as well as completing the circular walk (details of which were provided). The Picture Pot serves a very good cream tea.

We also enjoyed visiting Coggeshall village and Audley End House.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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winter break

  • 5 of 5

Very cosy warm and very well presented and equipped would highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

The Lodges have been part of the Estate since they were built - their heritage is our heritage! The Ruggles-Brise family have lived at Spains Hall since 1768, only the 3rd family to live here since 1086.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Stansted Airport at 15 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Red Lion & other Pubs, Finchingfield at 1 Miles Nearest Ferry : Harwich at 50 Miles Nearest Train : Braintree at 10 Miles Nearest Motorway : M11 Junction 8 at 18 Miles Nearest Beach : Frinton on Sea at 50 Miles Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

We can offer day ticket Carp and Tench fishing on the Estate lake just 1/4 mile from the Lodges.

Travel:

Car essential as we are in a very rural location although taxis can be arranged for transfers.

Stansted Airport (16 miles, 20 mins)

Distances:

Finchingfield (1 mile, 10 mins walk, 2 mins car)

Thaxted (7 miles, 16 mins)

Haverhill (9 miles, 20 mins)

Saffron Walden (Audley End House & Miniature Railway) (11 miles, 26 mins)

Newmarket Racecourses (25 miles, 45 mins)

Further Details:

Finchingfield Shops (2 mins drive): Post Office & Deli, Garage (with fuel x2), Tea Rooms, Italian Restaurant, 3 Pubs serving food, Craft Shop & Antiques.

Saffron Walden (25 mins drive) - Market Town with market on Tuesdays & Saturdays, full amenities including supermarket, leisure centre, chemist, cash machines etc.

Haverhill (20 mins drive) - Market Town with market on Fridays and Saturdays. Supermarkets, Cinema, Leisure Centre and restaurants.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
28 Oct-19 dec 2016
28 Oct 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£165
for 2 nights
From
£82
£440
 
 
Xmas & NY 2016
21 Dec 2016 - 3 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
£285
for 2 nights
From
£142
£760
 
 
4 Jan 17- 9 Feb 17
4 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£172
for 2 nights
From
£86
£460
 
 
10 Feb 17 - 19 Feb 17
10 Feb 2017 - 19 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£218
for 2 nights
From
£109
 
 
20 Feb 17 - 23 Mar 17
20 Feb 2017 - 23 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£172
for 2 nights
From
£86
£460
 
 
24 Mar 17 - 30 Mar 17
24 Mar 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£218
for 2 nights
From
£109
£580
 
 
31 Mar 17 - 18 Apr 17
31 Mar 2017 - 18 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£225
for 2 nights
From
£112
£600
 
 
19 Apr 17- 27 Apr 17
19 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£218
for 2 nights
From
£109
£580
 
 
28 Apr 17 - 25 May 17
28 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£225
for 2 nights
From
£112
£600
 
 
26 May 17 - 01 Jun 17
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£292
for 2 nights
From
£146
£780
 
 
02 Jun 17 - 29 Jun 17
2 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£225
for 2 nights
From
£112
£600
 
 
30 Jun 17 - 03 Sep 17
30 Jun 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£292
for 2 nights
From
£146
£780
 
 
04Sep17-28Sep17
4 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£225
for 2 nights
From
£112
£600
 
 
29 Sep17- 19 Oct17
29 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£218
for 2 nights
From
£109
£580
 
 
20 Oct17- 29Oct17
20 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£225
for 2 nights
From
£112
£600
 
 
30 Oct17-19 Dec17
30 Oct 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£172
for 2 nights
From
£86
£460
 
 
20 Dec17- 02Jan18
20 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£300
for 2 nights
From
£150
£800
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£383
for 4 nights
From
£96
£510
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250
Tax Rate 20.0%

Booking Notes:
Full payment on booking by credit or debit card. American Express not accepted. Refunds not available.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day can be flexible.
Arrival after 3pm, departure by 10am please. If you require early entry or late departure please contact us prior to booking.

Notes on prices:
Minimum stays are non-negotiable.
Crest Lodge sofabed is charged at £25 extra per night.
Wifi is free for the first 10GB, after additional top ups can be purchased from the office.
Breakfast can be arranged on booking for £20 per night (4 people) or £30 per night (6 people).
Maximum resident and visitor numbers apply to both Lodges, please ask.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Internet

Dining

  • Dining Area

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: We do not permit smoking inside Crest, South or North Lodge. We regret that we cannot accept guests under the age of 21, except as part of a family group accompanied by parents/guardians. The cost of all heating and hot water is included in the price, as is 10GB free Wifi download (top ups available). Sorry but due to the immaculate condition of the Lodges we are unable to accept any pets. Breakfast is not provided unless by prior arrangement. Crest Lodge maximum persons permitted at any time 12 (6 residents and 6 visitors), North Lodge maximum persons permitted at any time 10 (4 residents and 6 visitors), South Lodge maximum persons permitted at any time 10 (4 residents and 6 visitors) (includes both lodges, gardens and grounds). Outside: All Lodges have private gardens - Crest Lodge has an enclosed garden with mature shrubs and trees overlooking grassland fields. The bricked patio area is immediately outside the sun room which contains wicker furniture. North Lodge offers a fenced garden with decked area and wooden garden furniture and gas patio heater. South Lodge has a garden over-looking open fields and a south-west facing conservatory, perfect for those summer sunsets. We regret that due to the private nature of the grounds and surrounding farmland we are unable to allow renters access to either. Crest Lodge maximum persons permitted at any time 12 (6 residents and 6 visitors), North or South Lodge maximum persons permitted at any time 10 (4 residents and 6 visitors) (includes both lodges, gardens and grounds).

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