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Welcome to the Hayloft

Welcome to the Hayloft

Open plan living area

Open plan living area

Beautiful Frinton beach

Beautiful Frinton beach

Beth Chatto Gardens

Beth Chatto Gardens

Enjoy farm walks

Enjoy farm walks

A haven of tranquility

A haven of tranquility

Master bedroom with en suite

Master bedroom with en suite

En suite to the master bedroom

En suite to the master bedroom

Colchester Castle

Colchester Castle

Colchester zoo

Colchester zoo

The Hayloft

The Hayloft

Relaxed living

Relaxed living

Everything you need

Everything you need

Open plan kitchen

Open plan kitchen

Plenty of outside seating  at our village pub

Plenty of outside seating at our village pub

Carp fishing here on the farm

Carp fishing here on the farm

Double bedroom with Oak features

Double bedroom with Oak features

The bunk room

The bunk room

Family friendly coves at Holland on Sea

Family friendly coves at Holland on Sea

Boat hire at Dedham

Boat hire at Dedham

Welcome to the Hayloft

Welcome to the Hayloft

Open plan living area

Open plan living area

Beautiful Frinton beach

Beautiful Frinton beach

Beth Chatto Gardens

Beth Chatto Gardens

Enjoy farm walks

Enjoy farm walks

A haven of tranquility

A haven of tranquility

Master bedroom with en suite

Master bedroom with en suite

En suite to the master bedroom

En suite to the master bedroom

Colchester Castle

Colchester Castle

Colchester zoo

Colchester zoo

The Hayloft

The Hayloft

Relaxed living

Relaxed living

Everything you need

Everything you need

Open plan kitchen

Open plan kitchen

Plenty of outside seating  at our village pub

Plenty of outside seating at our village pub

Carp fishing here on the farm

Carp fishing here on the farm

Double bedroom with Oak features

Double bedroom with Oak features

The bunk room

The bunk room

Family friendly coves at Holland on Sea

Family friendly coves at Holland on Sea

Boat hire at Dedham

Boat hire at Dedham

The Hayloft

Carpenters Farm Holidays Essex, CO7 8NJ

Beautiful Barn conversion on a rural Essex farm

  • Peaceful rural location with countryside views
  • Onsite cafe, pottery studio and fishing lake
  • Secure off road parking
  • Open plan living in spacious barn conversion
  • Stay on a real working farm
  • Ideal base for exploring the local area
    • Sleeps 6Sleeps 6
    • Bedrooms 3Bedrooms 3
    • Bathrooms 2Bathrooms 2
    • Covid Refund GuaranteeCovid Refund Guarantee
    • Dog Free SiteDog Free Site
    • Dines 6Dines 6
    • WiFiWiFi
    • ParkingParking
    • Owners/Manager onsiteOwners/Manager onsite
    • Visit England 4 star graded

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Features

Sleeps 6

Sleeps 6

Bedrooms 3

Bedrooms 3

Dines 6

Dines 6

Covid Refund Guarantee

Covid Refund Guarantee

Pub (within 1 mile)

Pub (within 1 mile)

Child-Friendly

Child-Friendly

Dog Free Site

Dog Free Site

Babysitting by arrangement

Babysitting by arrangement

WiFi

WiFi

Parking

Parking

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

Beautiful Barn conversion on a rural Essex farm

This quiet retreat suits couples, groups of friends or families with small children. It is ideal for romantic breaks, short breaks, seaside holidays, walking and exploring breaks and much more. The 100 acre family arable farm with photography studio, fishing lake, cafe and  pottery studio is only 5 miles from the coast and close to Colchester castle, Zoo or Dedham and famous Constable country.

With a fully glazed frontage which maximises light and farm views, The Hayloft sits centrally in the farmyard, an impressive conversion of a traditional black boarded Essex barn, formerly used for crop storage and threshing hay. The conversion retains many original features and natural features including planed oak from a farm tree felled in the storm of 1987. You can find this oak in the shelving around the living areas and in the family bathroom. The beams upstairs are original and in their natural state.

The kitchen is well equipped with everything you need and has a washing machine with outside line or inside airer, a dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine, microwave and fridge freezer. A starter pack of cleaning products and essentail store cupboard items are also provided,

The open plan downstairs living area looks out onto the courtyard patio and has a dining table and chairs for 6, two settes, WiFi, a 40 in TV and DVD player plus charging docks and Bluetooth DAB radio. The under stairs cupboard stores the iron, essentail cleaning items and equipment for our younger guests.

There are three bedrooms upstairs; a master with king bed, en suite shower room, TV, seating and dressing area and farm views; a double bedroom with plenty of storage and a twin room with bunk beds. The family bathroom has a bath with over tub shower, vanity unit and heated towel rail. All beds have quality mattresses, pillows and coordinated bed linens made up ready for your arrival plus a selection of towels .

There is ample parking right outside for up to 3 cars with entrance through a gate on a level threshold. The paved courtyard has garden furniture part surrounded by hedging and a flower border. A gas barbecue is available during May to October.

For child friendly holidays there are toys, books, games and toddler equipment including a travel cot, high chair, booster seat, toddler training toilet seat, potty, step up, stair gate, plastic cutlery and crockery, changing mat and night lights. 

Enjoy a welcome tea tray on arrival and a comprehensive welcome folder with local information and guides is provided to help you make the most of your stay.

The property is strictly no smoking, no pets but assistance dogs are welcomed. For guests with limited mobility please note you may not be able to access the first floor bedrooms and bathrooms- please contact us before booking to confirm the facilities are suitable.

 

Member since 2021

Tel:+44 (0)1206 251741

Tel:+44 (0)7796642755

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Carpenters Farm Holidays
Essex, CO7 8NJ

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The Hayloft , Carpenters Farm Holidays

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


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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

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    • Dines 8Dines 8
    • Covid Refund GuaranteeCovid Refund Guarantee
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    • Enclosed GardenEnclosed Garden
    • Dog Free Cottage Dog Free Cottage
    • Child-FriendlyChild-Friendly
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    • Extra baby kitExtra baby kit
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    • Babysitting by arrangementBabysitting by arrangement
    • WiFiWiFi
    • ParkingParking
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    • 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
  • Open plan living area
  • Beautiful Frinton beach
  • Beth Chatto Gardens
  • Enjoy farm walks
  • A haven of tranquility
  • Master bedroom with en suite
  • En suite to the master bedroom
  • Colchester Castle
  • Colchester zoo
  • The Hayloft
  • Relaxed living
  • Everything you need
  • Open plan kitchen
  • Plenty of outside seating  at our village pub
  • Carp fishing here on the farm
  • Double bedroom with Oak features
  • The bunk room
  • Family friendly coves at Holland on Sea
  • Boat hire at Dedham

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