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Detached House On The River Stour



Updated: 16-Oct-2016
House nr Clare, Suffolk, England - Farm Property With Off Road Walking

Attractive, 5* rated, modern house set in its own large riverside garden with a hot tub, outdoor seating and barbecue, swings and other outdoor games. It has two sitting areas with wood burners, modern fully-equipped kitchen and there is underfloor heating throughout. The three main bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, with an additional twin room available. A separate games barn makes it perfect for all age groups. There is good disabled access and dogs are allowed.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

My wife, Sarah, and I live in the adjacent farmhouse. My parents and a brother live locally and are on hand to help out with the property if we are absent. Our aim is to give our clients the best possible holiday and we pride ourselves on catering for a wide range of ages and interests. A member of the family is usually nearby to give help or advice if necessary.

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TripAdvisor has plenty of good feedback on this property.
Apr 2013
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All it says it is and more

  • 5 of 5

The property is well maintained and clean. It had all we needed.

The garden is properly fenced and very good for dogs.

We went on several walks following rain and the utility is wonderful for drying wet clothes. To come home to a Hot Tub after a long walk was a bonus!

I would certainly recommend it to anyone.

We thought it was better than it looked on the web site. The owners asked for suggestions to improve it and we could not think of any!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our aim is to give our guests a wonderful holiday. I am so glad that we achieved that and thank you so much for reviewing the property so favourably.
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From the Owner

We carefully converted a farm building to create The Grain House which is a light, spacious building with a high standard of finish and design. We have tried to include everything that you might want in a holiday home and we are open to recommendations from our guests. It is perfectly situated for visiting many places of historic/ cultural interest and has plenty of attractions locally for all ages.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Stansted at 18 Miles Nearest Barpub : Kings Head Ridgewell at 3 Miles Nearest Golf : Haverhill at 4 Miles Nearest Train : Audley End at 15 Miles Nearest Motorway : M11 at 15 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Fox and Hounds Steeple Bumpstead at 3 Miles Car: necessary


A car is essential.

The nearest train station is Audley End or Cambridge, both half an hour away.

The nearest airport is Stansted, 45 minutes away.


8 minutes from Clare. 30 minutes from Saffron Walden, Cambridge, Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds and Lavenham.

Further Details:

Within 8 minutes of good supermarkets, cinema, sports centre and pubs serving food.


Rental rates


  • Booking Notes:
    Booking is done by contact with the owner by telephone or email. A 30%deposit is required at the time of booking and full settlement is due 6 weeks before that start of the holiday.

    Changeover Day:
    Friday is the preferred changeover day for full weekly lets, but we aim to be flexible where possible.

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Updated: 16-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

We have installed a hot tub in the garden, immediately outside the house, which is proving very popular. We also have a games barn adjacent to the house. It has 2 sitting areas, both with log fires and there is underfloor heating throughout, so you won't be cold! We have successfully catered for several disabled guests. The private garden is fenced and there is plenty of room for croquet, badminton etc, which we provide. We are happy to take dogs (2 max).

Property Type

  • house


  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • rural


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bedroom 1 and 4 share a bathroom with toilet, hand basin and bath with shower over. Bedroom 2 has an en-suite wetroom with shower, toilet and hand basin (suitable for disabled) Bedroom 3 has en-suite shower, toilet and hand basin.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has superking double or twin. Bedroom 2 has kingsize double. Bedroom 3 has twin beds. Bedroom 4 is joined to bedroom 1. It has twin or superking double.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

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


  • Outside: Large, private garden with a hot tub on the patio, Outdoor table and chairs, barbecue and sun loungers are provided. Swings, croquet and badminton set are all available. Utility Room: Large utility room with washing machine and drying rack. Also vacuum cleaner brooms, mops etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and towels are included and refreshed once a week. The house is always immaculately clean at the start of each let and cleaning during a stay can be arranged. Other: Separate comfortable sitting room with open fire, TV and Wifi. There is a large hall and a cloakroom with WC.

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