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A fantastic entertaining space

A fantastic entertaining space

Everything you need

Everything you need

The Burrows at Carpenters Farm

The Burrows at Carpenters Farm

Comfortable lounge with woodburner

Comfortable lounge with woodburner

When it's just the two of you

When it's just the two of you

Master bedroom with great views

Master bedroom with great views

Double bedroom

Double bedroom

En suite bathroom

En suite bathroom

Enjoy the fresh air

Enjoy the fresh air

Beth Chatto Gardens

Beth Chatto Gardens

Boat hire at Dedham

Boat hire at Dedham

Beach at Frinton

Beach at Frinton

Open plan living

Open plan living

Open plan living area

Open plan living area

Fresh flowers by the bed

Fresh flowers by the bed

Master bedroom with floor to ceiling windows

Master bedroom with floor to ceiling windows

Double bedroom

Double bedroom

Colchester Castle

Colchester Castle

Colchester zoo

Colchester zoo

The coves at Holland on Sea

The coves at Holland on Sea

A fantastic entertaining space

A fantastic entertaining space

Everything you need

Everything you need

The Burrows at Carpenters Farm

The Burrows at Carpenters Farm

Comfortable lounge with woodburner

Comfortable lounge with woodburner

When it's just the two of you

When it's just the two of you

Master bedroom with great views

Master bedroom with great views

Double bedroom

Double bedroom

En suite bathroom

En suite bathroom

Enjoy the fresh air

Enjoy the fresh air

Beth Chatto Gardens

Beth Chatto Gardens

Boat hire at Dedham

Boat hire at Dedham

Beach at Frinton

Beach at Frinton

Open plan living

Open plan living

Open plan living area

Open plan living area

Fresh flowers by the bed

Fresh flowers by the bed

Master bedroom with floor to ceiling windows

Master bedroom with floor to ceiling windows

Double bedroom

Double bedroom

Colchester Castle

Colchester Castle

Colchester zoo

Colchester zoo

The coves at Holland on Sea

The coves at Holland on Sea

Carpenters Farm Holidays

Essex, CO7 8NJ

Peaceful holiday cottages for family farm stays

  • Peaceful rural location with countryside views
  • Well equipped for families with young children
  • Onsite cafe, pottery studio and carp fishing
  • Family friendly pubs within walking distance
  • Just 5 miles from sandy beaches & coastal resorts
  • Onsite owners open all year round

Awards

VisitEngland Gold Award
Visit England 4 star graded
Visit England 5 star graded

Cottages

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From £595
  • Patio and hot tub at The Burrows
  • Stylish large kitchen
  • Fishing reservoir on the farm
  • Beautiful sandy beaches at Frinton
  • Farm views from the Burrows kitchen
  • Nearby Beth Chatto Gardens
  • Colchester Castle
  • Enjoy a stylish breakfast
  • Colchester zoo
  • Master bedroom with farm views
  •  Flatford Mill and Dedham Vale AONB
  • Comfortable lounge with woodburner
  • Double bedroom with en suite
  • Family friendly village pub
  • The Burrows
  • When it's just the two of you
  • Boat hire at Dedham
  • A fantastic entertaining space
  • Dining area, indoor seating for eight
  • TV/games room

There are 2 cottages at this site

    • Sleeps 8Sleeps 8
    • Bedrooms 4Bedrooms 4
    • Dines 8Dines 8
    • Covid Refund GuaranteeCovid Refund Guarantee
    • Pub (within 1 mile)Pub (within 1 mile)
    • Enclosed GardenEnclosed Garden
    • Dog Free Cottage Dog Free Cottage
    • Child-FriendlyChild-Friendly
    • Dog Free SiteDog Free Site
    • Hot tub - private Hot tub - private
    • Extra baby kitExtra baby kit
    • Space to playSpace to play
    • Babysitting by arrangementBabysitting by arrangement
    • WiFiWiFi
    • ParkingParking
    • Open fire / Log burnerOpen fire / Log burner
    • BarbecueBarbecue
    • Lake/river onsiteLake/river onsite
    • Hypoallergenic bedding optionHypoallergenic bedding option
    • Supermarket delivery availableSupermarket delivery available
    • Credit cards acceptedCredit cards accepted
    • Owners/Manager onsiteOwners/Manager onsite
    • Beach (within 10 miles)Beach (within 10 miles)
    • Fine dining (within 10 miles)Fine dining (within 10 miles)
    • Large groups welcomeLarge groups welcome
    • Fishing on siteFishing on site
From £595
  • Welcome to the Hayloft
  • Beautiful Frinton beach
  • Carp fishing here on the farm
  • Double bedroom with Oak features
  • The renowned Beth Chatto Gardens
  • Open plan ground floor
  • Colchester Castle
  • Master bedroom with en suite
  • One of two village pubs ,both less then one mile
  • A day out at Colchester zoo
  • A haven of tranquility
  • Relaxed living
  • The Hayloft
  • Open plan kitchen
  • The bunk room
  • Family friendly coves at Holland on Sea
  • Boat hire at Dedham
  • Enjoy farm walks
  • Visit Flatford Mill and Dedham Vale AONB

There are 2 cottages at this site

    • Sleeps 6Sleeps 6
    • Bedrooms 3Bedrooms 3
    • Dines 6Dines 6
    • Covid Refund GuaranteeCovid Refund Guarantee
    • Pub (within 1 mile)Pub (within 1 mile)
    • Child-FriendlyChild-Friendly
    • Dog Free SiteDog Free Site
    • Babysitting by arrangementBabysitting by arrangement
    • WiFiWiFi
    • ParkingParking
    • BarbecueBarbecue
    • Lake/river onsiteLake/river onsite
    • Hypoallergenic bedding optionHypoallergenic bedding option
    • Bike storageBike storage
    • Supermarket delivery availableSupermarket delivery available
    • Credit cards acceptedCredit cards accepted
    • Owners/Manager onsiteOwners/Manager onsite
    • Beach (within 10 miles)Beach (within 10 miles)
    • Fine dining (within 10 miles)Fine dining (within 10 miles)
    • Large groups welcomeLarge groups welcome
    • Fishing on siteFishing on site

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Features

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Covid Refund Guarantee

Covid Refund Guarantee

Pub (within 1 mile)

Pub (within 1 mile)

Enclosed Garden

Enclosed Garden

Dog Free Cottage

Dog Free Cottage

Child-Friendly

Child-Friendly

Dog Free Site

Dog Free Site

Hot tub - private

Hot tub - private

Extra baby kit

Extra baby kit

Space to play

Space to play

Babysitting by arrangement

Babysitting by arrangement

WiFi

WiFi

Parking

Parking

Open fire / Log burner

Open fire / Log burner

Barbecue

Barbecue

Lake/river onsite

Lake/river onsite

Hypoallergenic bedding option

Hypoallergenic bedding option

Bike storage

Bike storage

Supermarket delivery available

Supermarket delivery available

Credit cards accepted

Credit cards accepted

Owners/Manager onsite

Owners/Manager onsite

Beach (within 10 miles)

Beach (within 10 miles)

Fine dining (within 10 miles)

Fine dining (within 10 miles)

Large groups welcome

Large groups welcome

Fishing on site

Fishing on site

About & Contact

Member since 2021

Everything you need

Peaceful holiday cottages for family farm stays


Bring your friends and family to a real working farm near the Essex Sunshine Coast where two fabulous cottages enjoy an ideal location to relax, reset and explore.

Both cottages are well maintained to a very high standard with all you need for a self catering break. Enjoy the onsite facilities with dining at The Barn Cafe, painting workshops at The Pink Parrot pottery studio, a family photo shoot or a day carp fishing at our reservoir. There are also two family friendly pubs, train station, a takeaway and local shops within a mile.

Historic Colchester with its grand Roman castle plus award winning Colchester zoo make great days out and with London an hour's reach by train or seaside resorts like Clacon-on-sea nearby there is plenty to keep everyone happy.

Meet the owner

Fiona Morton

Fiona and David live on the 100 acre family farm with their 4 children and 2 rescue dogs. David is a fourth generation farmer producing wheat, oil seed rape and onions with an extensive plum and greengage orchard and carp fishing reservoir; it was his grandparents who brought the farm back in 1912. In 2012 we lovingly and painstakingly converted our old, black boarded Essex barn into a café and holiday let (The Hayloft). Attracting guests from all over the world, The Hayloft has been a great success with all the family helping out at busy times. We have also welcomed new businesses Eclipse photography and The Pink Parrot pottery studio to the farm in recent years too. Using our experience of running The Hayloft helped us equip our new holiday cottage The Burrows into not only a luxurious, contemporary space but somewhere practical and comfortable with everything guests need for a relaxing stay. Its chic interiors and features are coupled with a private hot tub and large garden ideal for larger friends or family groups. Living on site we are close at hand if needed and we love sharing our knowledge of the local area to help guests have a truly wonderful stay

Location & Attractions


Carpenters Farm Holidays

St Mary’s Road
Aingers Green
Great Bentley
Colchester
Essex
CO7 8NJ