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Orwell Cottage & Boathouse

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    Property description
    Colchester
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    Holiday Rental House – 
    3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
    A VERY FAMILY FRIENDLY COUNTRY COTTAGE & BOATHOUSE ANNEX.

    COTTAGE SLEEPS 6 IN 3 BEDROOMS.

    BOATHOUSE SLEEPS UP TO 5 ON TWO LEVELS - OPEN PLAN.

    In an area of 'Outstanding Natural Beauty' and 'Special Scientific Interest'- right on Orwell Estuary in glorious countryside.

    Really engaging walks and local pubs and restaurants. Ipswich dockside famous for food and local Wolsey Theatre. 16th Century Wool towns nearby with wonderful historic timber buildings and magnificent churches to visit.
    Constable sites in next door Deben valley.

    ONLY 1 HOUR BY TRAIN LONDON OR 2 HOURS BY CAR.

    IPSWICH 9 MILES.

    Pubs & walks.
  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (12)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(3)
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Internet Access
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Microwave
    • Ocean Views
    • Parking
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Single Beds:(3)
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Telephone
    • Toaster
    • TV
    • VCR
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      No
    • Pets Allowed:
      Ask
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    Listing #HL481598 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per week
    Summer 1 Jun 2014 6 Sep 2014 7 nights
    £689
    Autumn 7 Sep 2014 1 Nov 2014 7 nights
    £742
    Winter 2 Nov 2014 7 Mar 2015 7 nights
    £795
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    COTTAGE:
    Priced separately.
    We ask half on booking and half two weeks before arrival plus a 30% deposit against damage and breakages.
    The rent includes all utilities, fresh bed linen, towels and firewood. Central heating / Aga fuel is charged by use and agreement.


    BOATHOUSE:
    Priced separately.
    Half on booking and half two weeks before arrival plus a 30% deposit against breakages and damage.
    The rent includes all utilities, fresh towels, bed linen and firewood.
  • Property location
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    Things to Do
    Access
    Car not needed
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby.
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Helen P
Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

We found this cottage through another site, directly advertised by the owner. For a start, the cottage and boathouse are separate properties and the price is for the cottage only, the boathouse is extra. The photos are misleading - one picture of a very nice living area isn't in the property at all; the view of a lovely garden with views to the river is actually taken in next door's garden. The cottage is semi-detached, 3 bedrooms, one bathroom.
The property was not clean - the owner who met us said his normal cleaner had not been able to come and we had turned up too early. We were about an hour early, but there is no way an hour's cleaning would have made much difference. The bathroom, which is downstairs, was very old and basic, nowhere to hang the shower head and no shower curtain.
There was hardly any storage furniture in the bedrooms, just one chest of drawers and some hooks.
The kitchen is not well-equipped. The AGA was turned off for the summer and the only...
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Management response:

This was a last minute request and alas we did not have enough time to prepare the house. more

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Owner
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Speaks English
Listed since : May 2013
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 24 days ago
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