Colemans Farm Barn - Stylish Holiday Barn Essex
Finchingfield 1.7 miles. Set on the edge of the quiet Essex hamlet of Howe Street, near the picturesque setting of Finchingfield, is this beautiful barn conversion, Colemans Farm Barn. Offering six guests an idyllic holiday destination in the Essex countryside, Colemans Farm Barn features original beams and flint walls, with character and rustic charm in abundance, blended perfectly with contemporary features. Be welcomed into the large boot room where you can leave coats, boots and wet gear following country rambles, before entering the spacious living/dining room. Light the large woodburning stove and get settled on one of the sofas to watch TV or a film, or set up a board game around the table in here, perched before the large patio doors overlooking the garden. The timber-clad kitchen is bursting with character, boasting a large dining table with bright blue chairs and ample appliances to rustle up delicious dishes, with the helpful additions of a washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher. Offering a ground-floor sleeping spot is the twin bedroom, whilst the stairs to the first floor bring you two delightful double bedrooms, continuing to showcase the timber beams and neutral décor with plenty of storage. Freshen up in the contemporary shower room, home to a large walk-in shower enclosure, a bath and heated rail to keep your towel toasty. Spend time out in the lovely garden, offering a real sun trap, perfect for alfresco dining, sunbathing and soaking up the fresh country air. Howe Street is bursting with thatched cottages and surrounded by rolling countryside, and lies just under two miles from Finchingfield, a well known picture-perfect village, boasting the nearest shop, pubs, tearooms and restaurants. Visit this delightful village and explore the various interesting buildings like the windmill and medieval church, with walks to enjoy from the village like one heading over to Great Bardfield, visiting the River Pant and Finchingfield Brook along the way. Enjoy a day out to Hedingham Castle, home to a well-preserved Norman fortress with plenty of scenic picnic spots and a café, or venture over to Mountfitchet Castle & Norman Village, a reconstructed medieval castle and Norman settlement. The Colne Valley Railway can take you on a scenic journey on a vintage steam or diesel train, while the Audley End Miniature Railway is perfect for families with smaller children. Explore the historic buildings around Braintree, before heading to Great Notley Country Park for a fun bike ride along the cycling paths, stopping to let the children play on the large wooden climbing area here! Within reach of the historic city of Cambridge and the town of Colchester too, Colemans Farm Barn is a wonderful setting for a tranquil break to the Essex countryside.