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This charming, rose covered converted barn sleeps four in open-plan double bedrooms situated on mezzanine balconies, overlooking the main living area.

Tastefully restored, Rose Barn is the perfect hideaway for a couple or family wanting to explore a bit of rural Suffolk. The main bedroom offers spectacular views over Constable’s countryside while a living area that has been done up in a homely and relaxed fashion. With steep spiral staircases leading to each of the two bedrooms Rose Barn is not ideally suited for children under 10 or those less mobile.

The property is accessed via a pretty, enclosed swimming pool area with the pool open May to September (available to guests on a non-exclusive basis). An astro-turf tennis court is also available all year round, with owner permission, and guests are encouraged to make the most of the fantastic walks, cycle routes and golf* that this area has to offer.

Please note that Rose Barn opens onto an unfenced swimming pool. The owners therefore request that every care is taken to monitor children and would like to make it clear that use of the swimming pool is entirely at the risk of the guests. The owners are unable to accept any responsibility for any damage or injury incurred.

*The 36 hole Stoke-by-Nayland course is a mere 4 miles away. Suffolk Hideaways’ guests receive 20% off green fees and 10% off spa treatments.


Rose Barn sits adjacent to another fabulous converted barn, Court Barn, which sleeps up to six. The owner is prepared to offer exclusive use of the facilities (swimming pool, tennis court as well as a fantastic recently renovated bar / TV / eating area overlooking the pool) for an additional charge. Should you be interested in a taking both barns for a larger party / family occasion please call the Suffolk Hideaways’ office to discuss.

Overview

Bed LinenCentral HeatingDog FriendlyElectric CookerExposed BeamsFreezerFridgeGarden/CourtyardLog Burner / Open FireMicrowaveParkingSwimming PoolTelevisionTowels providedTV with FreeviewUse of Tennis CourtWashing MachineWiFiDVD playerUse of Outdoor Swimming Pool

Layout

Ground Floor:
Open plan ground floor with large seating / TV area with 65 inch flat screen, wood burning stove, separate “library” with armchairs, kitchen and dining area.
Shower Room, with WC and wash basin.

First floor mezzanines:
Bedroom 1: king size bed, TV
Bedroom 2: twin beds

Floor plan

Surrounding local area

Hadleigh
?Hadleigh is an ancient market town, it is surrounded by 246 listed buildings and offers plenty of history to explore. Don't forget to visit Tito's Italian restaurant, that serves authentic Italian food.

Dedham
Set by the River Stour, Dedham is in the heart of Constable Country. The attractive high street is lined with Georgian-fronted houses, old inns and a large Art and Crafts Centre. The magnificent 15th church was built from the wealth of the medieval cloth industry. Constable's work The Ascension can be seen within St Mary's Parish Church.

Kersey
Kersey is a quintessential English village in the Babergh district of Suffolk with lots of narrow winding roads and beautiful historic properties. Kersey Mill includes a gym, an art gallery, a beauty salon, and a florist. That’s not forgetting The Copper Kettle Tearoom, which serves up a delicious afternoon tea, seven days a week.

Lavenham
Nestled in the heart of the stunning Suffolk countryside, Lavenham is one of Englan's finest medieval wool villages. Medieval charm can be found around every corner with its winding streets, thatched cottages and some 320-listed timber framed buildings. This unique village was created some 750 years ago by Hendry III when he granted Lavenham "market status" which stimulated the most prosperous period in the village's history. Today Lavenham is a thriving village with art galleries, restaurants, cafes, pubs and lots of interesting buildings to visit.

Long Melford
As its name implies, this wool town has a long, long High Street, populated by charming independent shops, vibrant art galleries, antique centres, cafes, restaurants, and, of course, typical Suffolk Inns. So, given all of this combined with beautiful architecture and amazing countryside, it is no wonder that this is such a desirable place.

Semer
For a family day out visit Hollow Trees Farm - suitable for all ages, the farm trail is a walk around the fields, down into Pogal Pit and into the Livestock Barn. Along the way you will find Dirty Dave the tractor stuck in the mud, the Rolly Polly pole, Goat Mountain, Mini Tractors and the Welly Game. The farm shop provides excellent local produce and is open 7 days a week.


Activities


Walking
The Constable Walk: starting at Manningtree Station to Flatford to Dedham.
For other lovely local walks see: www.walkinginsuffolk.co.uk

Boating
Flatford & Dedham River Trips: Stour Trusty II and Kathleen operate between Stratford St Mary, Flatford, Dedham and Brantham.
www.riverstourtrust.org/river-trips

The Hadleigh Show
One of the finest examples of a single-day country show in the UK. www.hadleighshow.co.uk
Tourist Information

Colchester Visitor Information Centre. Castle Park, Hollytrees Museum, Colchester, CO1 1UG. 01206 282920.

Places to visit

Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa. Two 18-hole championship golf courses, a 2 AA Rosette restaurant, a luxurious spa and high-tech gym.
Flatford Mill. A Grade I listed watermill built in 1733 on the River Stour now cared for by the National Trust.
Colchester Castle. A beautiful Grade I listed Norman Castle, the largest Norman Keep in Europe.
Colchester Zoo. The zoo is home to many rare and endangered species, including big cats, primates and birds.
Snape Maltings. Arts complex famous for music concerts, shops and cafés.
The Munnings Art Museum. Beautiful museum filled with Munnings Art and a great café serving delicious food.
Kentwell Hall. A moated Tudor mansion with gardens, parkland and rare breed farm. It also hosts historical re-enactments and events throughout the year.

Special Events in the Area

Grand Tours and Wine Tastings are available from March to October at Dedham Vale Vineyard.
The Dedham Vale & Stour Valley Project run a programme of nature talks and workshops about the local area.
The River Stour Trust has many events throughout the year to share enjoyment of the river. The majority of events are suitable for families.

Guest reviews

This place is beautiful! The location and the character of the barn are perfect. Nigel our host was very welcoming and helpful. We cannot wait to come back.

Toria , February 2018
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