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The Hay Barn. 3 en-suite bedrooms. Wood burne and optional Italian evening.

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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
1 night minimum
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The Hay Barn is set on a quiet road in open, arable farmland. It has an open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen that are light and airy, giving a very upmarket feel. There are three bedrooms, sleeping 6 guests. Upstairs the master bedroom is spacious and has generous wardrobe space, a full length mirror and a hairdryer. The en - suite has a bath with shower above On the ground floor are two bedrooms, one of which can be set up as a twin or king size.. They have full length mirrors, drawers, hanging space and en-suites with shower cuticles. Two additional guests can sleep on the double sized sofa bed. (Additional fee applicable for bedding, linen, towels.) The living area has a huge brick fireplace with a wood burning stove and vaulted ceiling. There are comfortable leather sof...The Hay Barn is set on a quiet road in open, arable farmland. It has an open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen that are light and airy, giving a very upmarket feel. There are three bedrooms, sleeping 6 guests. Upstairs the master bedroom is spacious and has generous wardrobe space, a full length mirror and a hairdryer. The en - suite has a bath with shower above On the ground floor are two bedrooms, one of which can be set up as a twin or king size.. They have full length mirrors, drawers, hanging space and en-suites with shower cuticles. Two additional guests can sleep on the double sized sofa bed. (Additional fee applicable for bedding, linen, towels.) The living area has a huge brick fireplace with a wood burning stove and vaulted ceiling. There are comfortable leather sofas, with seating for 8 people. A long wooden dining table and seating for 8 (plus a high chair if needed) make this an ideal place for a special dining experience. The kitchen is equipped to a high standard with a fridge freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. The breakfast bar makes it the kitchen area the hub of the barn. There is an additional WC on the ground floor. The back barn doors open out onto a garden, patio and BBQ area which overlooks arable farmland. There is a garden table, outdoor seating for 8 and additional sun chairs. There is a coal BBQ and utensils. At the front there is a large lawned area and private off road parking. We have bikes available to explore the area and a climbing frame with swings and slide. The secluded garden area at the rear is perfect for alfresco dining or evening drinks while watching the sun go down. You may be lucky and catch sight of Muntjack deer or owls and it is a great spot for bird watching. There are no street lights, so for those who enjoy star gazing, bring your binoculars or telescope. There are 4 separate footpaths with public right of way for ramblers and dog walkers. There are numerous minor roads, including the one which runs to the front of the property that are great for jogging or cycling enthusiasts. There is a village store which is convenient for freshly baked bread, groceries, newspapers and general supplies. There are two public houses serving meals in the village within walking distance, and numerous country pubs and restaurants within a short drive. Maldon and Heybridge Basin are great places to explore and have a meal out. Layer Marney Tower, Colchester Zoo, Colchester Castle, Chigborough Fisheries and Cressing Temple Barns are close by. Chelmsford, Colchester, Brentwood and Braintree's Shopping Outlet are easy to reach. Beaches at Frinton-on-Sea, Clacton and Suffolk can be reached on the A12. The barns are an ideal place to stay for guests at weddings held at Braxted Park, Vaulty Manor, Prested Hall, Layer Marney Tower, Crabbs Barn and Five Lakes. Check in is flexible from Monday to Friday. Please enquire for late availablity Saturday check in. Sorry no bookings starting from Sunday. Weekends are priced as 3 nights. I'm sorry, we do not accept on-line 'pay now' bookings as guests are charged a 14.5% fee. We accept credit and debit card payments accepted. 2.5% fee to UK registered cards. Overseas cards additional 1.8% fee.More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Water Park Nearby
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Swingset
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 16 December 2017

We stayed 8 weeks in Jepcracks Hay Barn due to house issues. Really felt like a dream home from home and a holiday even though circumstances for stay were stressful. Csrmel and Jason are amazing, pin hand if needed but equally discrete if you want...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank SuzyCruisy
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I rented 3 of the Jepcrack barns (Hay, Barley & Cart Lodge) for 18 people, ranging from age 2 to 80, so we were close to the wedding venue for our daughter. The Barns were immaculately clean, well equipped with plenty of internal and external...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank LindaCAUG2017
Management response:Responded 3 September 2017

Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure having you to stay.

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

The barn is beautifully renovated and provides ample, great quality accommodation. With 2 bedrooms downstairs it was perfect for my disabled step father especially with there ensuites. The kitchen was open plan enabling everyone to chat whilst preparing food and then sit at the large...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank Gillian M
Reviewed 31 October 2015

malden is underrated. The sea lock is lovely for lunch and a stroll while looking out to sea. The quay side is very interesting with it's large, old fashioned sailing boats and the park is great for children. We would happily of stayed in though....More

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank 996catlover
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We had a lovely few days at the Hay Barn at Jepcrack's. The welcome and care we received from Carmel and Jason was excellent and the Barn had everything we needed during our stay. En-suite bedrooms and open plan living with lots of space to...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank dag1011
About the Owner
Carmel T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2011
Interaction with guests
We contact you about a week before your stay to confirm arrangements. Whenever possible, we try to meet you to give you the keys and show you around. If we cannot meet you due to a late arrival or other circumstances, we will make arrangements for the keys. There is a booklet with information about the barn.
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About the neighbourhood
Great Totham is a quiet village set between Maldon town and Tiptree. There are two pubs within walking distance (10 minutes) serving good pub meal or fine dining. There is a village shop and post office that sells groceries, fresh bread, local produce, newspapers etc. Maldon is 4.5 miles away from the barn, with easy parking in the numerous car parks in the town. In the East Coast of England lays the charming Essex Town of Maldon. Just 40 miles from the hustle and bustle of the Capital City sits this ancient borough, port and market town situated on the Blackwater Estuary. Maldon has something for everyone and combines the old and new to create an historical and exciting town to visit. There are many historical sites that encapsulate Maldon's fascinating history, including B...
How to get there
25 minutes from Junction 28 of the M25. Easily accessible from the A12 Witham turn off (Ipswich bound) or Tiptree turn off (Chelmsford bound).
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