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The Old Bakery Cottage

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
Cottage
Visit historic Colchester from this rural holiday cottage, which was once a bakery and has a characterful beamed interior, set in 2½-acre grounds with abundant wildlife. Enjoy a relaxing, rural holiday surrounded by 2½ acres of charming cottage and natural gardens in one of these two Colchester holiday cottage properties which offer a fantastic location for a romantic getaway. With plenty of wildlife to spot, Koi pond and beehives at the end of the garden, you can wander around the apple orchards or relax on your own private patio area, making this an ideal place for a countryside break. Converted from an old bakery and adjacent to the owners’ home, but very secluded, The Old Bakery still boasts original wooden beams. It has been decorated and finished to a very high standard,and furnis...Visit historic Colchester from this rural holiday cottage, which was once a bakery and has a characterful beamed interior, set in 2½-acre grounds with abundant wildlife. Enjoy a relaxing, rural holiday surrounded by 2½ acres of charming cottage and natural gardens in one of these two Colchester holiday cottage properties which offer a fantastic location for a romantic getaway. With plenty of wildlife to spot, Koi pond and beehives at the end of the garden, you can wander around the apple orchards or relax on your own private patio area, making this an ideal place for a countryside break. Converted from an old bakery and adjacent to the owners’ home, but very secluded, The Old Bakery still boasts original wooden beams. It has been decorated and finished to a very high standard,and furnished with a blend of modern and antique furniture.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Over 18's only and in this cottage we do not accept pets.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
DAVE W
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Absolutely lovely old building, calm & cozy inside with a beautiful garden. Provided everything you might possibly need like leaflets about days out, local places to eat, the kitchen has everything and a welcome basket with local produce was on the coffee table. The gorgeous...More

Date of stay: August 2021
Thank jennymV6237VD
Reviewed 24 July 2021

We have just returned from spending a fantastic short honeymoon at The Old Bakery Cottage and it was the perfect location for a romantic get-away. Our hosts Jo and Dave really did think about everything and their generous welcome pack was the best we have...More

Date of stay: July 2021
Thank DavidB11962
Reviewed 26 May 2021 via mobile

Never been to Essex before so had no idea what to expect. We booked Orchard Cottage as it was central for all of the things we wanted to do. We were definitely not disappointed with the choice. The village is so quant and quiet and...More

Date of stay: May 2021
1  Thank Sunlover1967
Reviewed 8 September 2020

Ideally situated for the coast and inland, in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Lavenham village is a must see with lots of old timber framed buildings. Flatford where Constable painted The Hay Wain is close by. Hayward Heath on the coast has lovely walks...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank Carol W
Reviewed 26 July 2020 via mobile

Absolutely stunning surroundings ....helpful and friendly owners , Dave and Jo.....luxurious fittings , everything provided, welcome pack was appreciated ...definitely would go again

Date of stay: July 2020
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Reviewed 26 February 2020

Great location for Colchester and for places in Sussex like Bury ST Edmonds and Ipswich. Best self catering we have stayed in and has every appliance possible. Hosts are great and provide a great welcome pack.

Date of stay: February 2020
Thank Roam14739963370
Quest51320842704, VR Owner at The Old Bakery Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2020

Thank you for the very positive review. Thank you for leaving our cottage in such good order. Hope to welcome you again. Dave and Jo

Reviewed 28 December 2019

We stayed in this lovely cottage over the Christmas period and there’s nothing bad we can say about it, everything was perfect from the front door to the bath soaps. We were first welcomed upon arrive by Jo and Dave who were very friendly and...More

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank 163kbh
Reviewed 26 June 2019

We stayed for a few weeks at the old Bakery which is comfortable and five star fittings. All you would need in a kitchen to cook as little or as much as you would like, beautiful oak beams and four poster comfortable bed. The gardens...More

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank Nannymazzymoo
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Secure Parking
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Old Bakery Cottage

The Old Bakery Cottage is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

The Old Bakery Cottage has one bathroom available. See all property details.

The Old Bakery Cottage has one bedroom available. See all property details.

Stays at The Old Bakery Cottage must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.