Large self-catering accommodation in Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester - sleeps 16

Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester, Essex, CO2 0HJ.

Property Reference: BWP

Bedrooms - 8

Sleeps - 16

Bathrooms - 6

Sorry no pets

Beautiful holiday home | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Beautiful holiday home | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Idyllic landscaped gardens | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Drawing room | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Main hall | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Dining table with seating for 16 | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Well-equipped kitchen with informal dining area | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • TV and games room | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Double room with en-suite shower | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Double or twin room | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Double bedroom with en-suite shower | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • EN-suite bath and shower room | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Double bedroom with en-suite bath and shower room | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Spacious twin bedroom | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Light and airy twin bedroom | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Unspoilt views | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • First floor shared shower room | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Attic double or twin bedroom with en-suite | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Attic twin bedroom | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Attic shower room | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Attic sitting room | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Unspoilt views over patio and garden | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Luxurious patio seating | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Outdoor dining area for 16 persons | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Mature landscaped gardens | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Impressive property in extensive gardens | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Ample parking | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester
  • Woodland walks | Eldred House, Layer-de-la-Haye, near Colchester

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Eldred House
8 bedrooms, sleeps 16

Nestled in glorious grounds with a games room is this large, Grade II* listed elegant property. Ideal for celebrations and get-togethers.

Eldred House is a glorious, Grade II* listed Georgian property located on the edge of Colchester. The oldest part of this beautiful property is believed to date from the 15th century. Surrounded by 52 acres of private woodland and landscaped gardens, the grounds host an abundance of wildlife along with two ponds and a large lake. Featured in the magazine Country Life and Gardeners Illustrated in 2012, the grounds are a big feature to this property, and are maintained by several gardeners throughout the year. The approach to Eldred House is through a secluded woodland road leading to a stunning view of the property, onto a sweeping gravelled drive, accommodating plenty of parking.

Decorated and furnished to an excellent standard throughout, guests have a choice of 8 spacious bedrooms including a top floor apartment-style room with a kitchenette and seating area. It boasts a delightful entrance hall which leads to the elegant drawing room with shuttered sash windows and views over the grounds and landscaped gardens and with the benefit of a gym. There are several open fireplaces within the property for that warm cosy feel in the winter. The kitchen is spacious and well-equipped with an Aga and contemporary fixtures. This is the perfect hub for any large family or groups of friends who wish to celebrate and enjoy a country getaway.

Renovations to this property mean that the quality is to a fantastic standard, however still in keeping with the character and charm that guests desire. The combination of outstanding beauty, fantastic location and quality accommodation makes Eldred House the perfect location that guests will never forget. Local attractions include Colchester Castle and Colchester Zoo, with its fantastic range of animals including leopards, elephants, tigers and much more. The local town of Colchester is just a short drive away and is the oldest recorded town in Britain, with an abundance of shops, bars and restaurants. Shop and restaurant 4½ miles, pub 2 miles

Accomodation details

Entrance hall with seating area and open fire. Large, spacious drawing room with open fire, French doors and wooden floor. TV room with Sky TV, table football, table tennis, games console and open fire. Spacious dining room. Large kitchen with wooden floor and Aga (for cooking). Large boot room. Laundry room. Separate toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with 6ft bed; one with en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet, one with en-suite shower room and toilet. Further two double bedrooms; one with 6ft zip & link bed (can be twin), one with 5ft bed and en-suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet. Two twin bedrooms. Shower room with toilet. Separate toilet. Second floor: Double bedroom with 6ft zip & link bed (can be twin) and en-suite bathroom with toilet. Twin bedroom. Shower room with toilet. Attic with seating area, kitchenette and low ceiling.

Extra Amenities

Open fires - fuel included Electricity, biomass central heating, bed linen and towels includedTravel cotHigh chairThree smart TVs (one Satellite)Blu-rayX-box OneBluetooth speakerAga includedMicrowaveWashing machineTumble dryerDishwasherFridge/freezerFreezerWi-fiLarge enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture52-acre groundsGas barbecueAmple parkingGames room with table football, table tennis and games consoleGym with cross trainer and rowing machineWelcome packNo smokingNB: Lake and two ponds in garden (no fishing), 11 yards.

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Self-catering features

  • Barbecue
  • Detached Property
  • DVD player
  • Dishwasher
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Games Console - Xbox
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
  • Highchair
  • Open Fire
  • Rural Location
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • Decorated at Christmas
  • WiFi
  • Bed Linen & Towels Included
  • Short Breaks All Year
  • Cot Available
  • Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
  • Heritage Collection
  • English Country Cottages
  • Parking - On Site
  • Gym
  • Customers Choice
  • Shower Cubicle
  • Lakeside
  • Celebration Houses
  • Waterside Breaks
  • Country Cottages