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Tuffon Hall Farmhouse

Sible Hedingham, Essex (Ref. 1067084)

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  • Sleeps 12

  • Bedrooms 6

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

A traditional hall on the site of a working farm and vineyard, adjacent to a 400-year-old barn converted into a cellar door for wine and gin tasting, Tuffon Hall Farmhouse is a grand property surrounded by tranquil countryside on the outskirts of Sible Hedingham in Essex.

Sleeping twelve guests, this property is ideal for a special occasion or large family or group gathering for those wanting to enjoy the outdoors and the idyllic villages, countryside and woodland the surrounding area has to offer.

Access the property via a long gravel driveway and find ample parking at the front and rear of the property, before heading inside and into the grand entrance hallway boasting a curved staircase to the upper floors.

Head into the spacious kitchen/diner, fully equipped with integrated appliances and a large Aga cooker you can fire up to cook delicious meals for the group, with an island providing ample space to prepare ingredients, while meals can be enjoyed at the adjacent dining table beneath a skylight, or in the separate formal dining room, which can comfortably seat the whole group.

Spend evenings relaxing in the sitting room in front of the TV, or curl up in an armchair with a good book, while a small snug on the first floor provides additional space to play games or watch your favourite shows.

As the evening draws to a close, make your way up the staircase to find three bedrooms - a king-size with en-suite wet room and dressing room, a second king-size and a twin/double sharing access to a bathroom with a bath and separate shower.

The second floor offers a further double and twin bedroom, sharing access to a bathroom.

There is also a ground floor double bedroom, perfect for people with accessibility issues with level access to cloakroom and living areas.

Spend time in the patio garden, which overlooks a lovely enclosed duck pond, and take in your picturesque setting while enjoying a glass of wine in the afternoon sunshine, guests also have free access to the tennis courts of Graves Hall, racquets and balls are provided but please book in advance.

Take advantage of your location and sample award-winning wines and gins at Tuffon Hall Vineyard, learning how to carefully taste wine and how to pair it with food successfully, this is an extra cost, please get in touch with the owner for more information.

Venture into the village of Sible Hedingham to discover a selection of local shops, pubs and tearooms along its mile-long main street, as well as a rich history that can be traced back to the Bronze Age.

This lovely part of Essex is rich in forests and woodland, making it extremely popular with cyclists, horse riders and those who enjoy an outdoor pursuit.

Nearby Castle Hedingham boasts a well-preserved Norman castle with a scenic picnic area, along with several parks and gardens to enjoy an afternoon stroll through.

The market town of Sudbury, resting within the Stour Valley, is the home of painter Thomas Gainsborough, who took inspiration from his picturesque surroundings for his paintings.

The town boasts pretty half-timbered houses with characterful sloping roofs, along with opportunities for riverside strolls beside the Stour and Gainsborough House, which showcases some of Gainsborough's finest work.

Nearby Lavenham is a must visit, with a magnificent church and over 350 timber framed medieval houses, it's thought to be England's finest complete medieval village.

Within easy reach of Colchester and its many attractions too, Tuffon Hall Farmhouse is an incredible countryside escape to enjoy with your loved ones in Essex.

Summary

  • Over three floors
  • Six bedrooms: 1 x ground floor double, 1 x king-size with en-suite wet room shower, basin and WC, 1 x second-floor king-size with Jack and Jill access to shower room, 1 x second-floor twin with Jack and Jill access to shower room, 1 x double with Jack and Jill access to bathroom, 1 x twin with Jack and Jill access to bathroom
  • Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Second-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • First-floor snug
  • central heating with woodburning stove
  • Aga cooker, hob, washing machine, dishwasher, 2 x TVs, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Highchair available
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Terraced front garden
  • Rear patio with fenced duck pond
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 1.8 miles, pub 1.3 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £750.

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About the location

SIBLE HEDINGHAM

Castle Hedingham 1 mile; Halstead 4 miles; Colchester 14 miles; Newmarket 22miles; Cambridge 29miles.

Sible Hedingham in Essex has a one mile long main street and is able to trace its roots back as far as the Bronze Age and prides itself in having artefacts covering all ages. It has been a hive of industry to many different trades over the years including brick making and straw plating for hats. Wood and trees have always been a main feature of this lovely part of Essex with forests and woodlands in abundance. It is a popular location for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits including cycling, horse riding, woodland rambles, fishing or just getting out and about. There are many beautiful rural towns and villages in the area including Lavenham which is considered England's finest complete medieval village with over 350 timber framed medieval houses and its magnificent church of St Peter & St Paul, whilst nearby Castle Hedingham has one of England's finest Norman keeps. Sible Hedingham is a wonderful rural location for discovering the delights of this part of East Anglia.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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