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Abbey House

Audley End, Essex

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Sleeps 22
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms 6
Change Fri
pets Dogs welcome 2
grade 5 star
Parking on site / nearby
Highchair available
Travel Cot available
Towels included
Swimming pool
Games / Play facilities
Internet access
Working farm
Hot Tub
Open fire / wood burner
Enclosed garden / patio
Downstairs bedroom
Pub nearby
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At a glance

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  • Discover a serene haven of privacy and tranquillity within this exquisite country house
  • Perfect for avid walkers, this spot offers access to local footpaths and a mile from Saffron Walden
  • Amenities abound, offering a hot tub, tennis court, games room, and stunning private gardens
Property code: OC-A28404

Abbey House boasts a commanding view of the majestic Audley End House, renowned as one of England's finest 17th-century Jacobean estates. Offering generous spaces for vibrant activities and intimate gatherings, it also presents inviting corners for serene relaxation and quiet reading. Surrounding the residence are diverse footpaths and trails, a haven for nature enthusiasts and cyclists, inviting exploration of the breathtaking countryside and the medieval market town of Saffron Walden. Within a mile, an array of exceptional pubs and restaurants beckon, a short stroll or drive away. Entertain the kids with the enchanting Audley End Miniature Railway featuring mini steam engines and pony rides. Alternatively, immerse yourself in the splendour of Audley End House and Gardens or enjoy a day at Saffron Walden Golf Club. A short, 15-mile drive to Cambridge introduces opportunities for river punting or lively nights out, offering a refreshing change of scenery.

Step inside the house to discover a world of splendid spaces awaiting exploration. From the inviting drawing room, warmed by an open fireplace, to the cosy library, complete with a wood burner perfect for those chilly evenings, each spot invites peaceful relaxation or lively entertainment. Whether hosting a poker game in the games room or settling in for a family movie night in the separate TV room, every corner is designed for enjoyment, relaxation, and creating treasured moments with loved ones. The grand dining room, offering picturesque garden views and an open fireplace, sets the scene for memorable meals and gatherings reminiscent of manor living. A spacious, fully equipped kitchen, accompanied by an adjoining utility kitchen, caters to all your culinary desires, whether you're preparing a family feast or entertaining a professional chef. Further exploration reveals a secluded den on the top floor, providing a private sanctuary with a sofa bed and a PlayStation. With nine beautifully furnished bedrooms, including four en-suites, two additional bathrooms upstairs, and a convenient downstairs toilet, the house ensures comfort and convenience for a memorable stay. The ground floor hosts a bedroom, while eight more bedrooms await on the first floor, offering ample space for everyone in your party.

Amidst the beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds, Abbey House offers a plethora of activities to keep children entertained. The heated swimming pool, available from April to October, is a perfect haven for aquatic adventures, complemented by a pool house featuring a bar area, BBQ, and a relaxing hot tub, ideal for those delightful summer days. In the winter months, guests can enjoy a covered winter garden within the main house, complete with table tennis, offering indoor entertainment and fun for all ages.

Read more Code: OC-A28404

  • 9 bedrooms – 2 super-king, 3 king, 4 super-king zip-and-link, 2 single beds
  • 6 bathrooms – 3 en-suites with bath, overhead shower and WC, 1 en-suite with walk-in shower and WC, 1 with bath, overhead shower and WC, 1 with walk-in shower and WC, and 1 ground-floor WC
  • Electric hob and double electric oven, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Highchair stairgate and travel cot available on request
  • Open fire in drawing room and dining room, wood burner in library
  • TV room with Smart TV
  • Games room with poker table
  • Secluded den on the top floor, complete with sofa bed and PlayStation
  • Enclosed garden with large patio, outside seating/dining, BBQ, table tennis and hot tub
  • Outdoor heated swimming pool, available April-October only
  • Ample private parking
  • Pub and shop 1 mile
  • Sleeps 22+2 – 2 sofa beds for additional guest
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 11:00
  • 2 dogs allowed. Additional charges may apply


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This property is personally managed by Fleur.


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