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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    Souters in May, mid morning sunshine
    Souters in May, mid morning sunshine
    Souters in May, mid morning sunshine
    Gribbles, relax on a summers morning with a mug of coffee and a good book.
    The approach to Souters
    Afternoon tea on the terrace, also lovely for evening barbeques.
    Souters has a comfortable and spacious living area.
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
    Proud to have been awarded a Certificate of Excellence 2014
    Souters consists of a converted barn and luxurious shepherds hut (named Gribbles) on a track leading to the owner's small farm. It provides an exceptional, secluded and very comfortable place to stay. Souters has one double bedroom and a sofa bed. The private garden is surrounded by woods teeming with wildlife and provides a peaceful place to relax.

    Gribbles is tucked away in a corner of the garden and provides the second bedroom. It has a full size double bed and single truckle bed, en suite shower and toilet with under floor heating and heated towel rail. The sleeping area is also heated, combined with a high level of insulation Gribbles is usable all year round. All finished to a high standard and connected to the main...
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Dining Seats (6)
    • Double Beds:(2)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Fireplace
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (6)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Single Beds:(1)
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    The interior of Souters is on one level.
    Comfortable, light filled and spacious accommodation with underfloor heating.
    Gas oven and hob
    Free wi-fi
    Wood burner, a basket of logs is supplied
    Listing #HL215042 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.

    Showing rates for up to guests.
      Begins Ends Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
    Summer Jul 19, 2014 Sep 19, 2014 7 nights -- --
    Autumn Sep 20, 2014 Oct 31, 2014 2 nights
    Autumn/winter Nov 1, 2014 Dec 19, 2014 2 nights
    Christmas/new year Dec 20, 2014 Jan 2, 2015 7 nights -- --
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    A refundable damages/security deposit of £50.00 is payable with each booking.
    One well behaved dog is very welcome. A cleaning surcharge of £5/night for less than one week stay. A surcharge of £20 applies for a week stay.
    Preferred payment method BACS or cheque.
    Any bank charges incurred on transactions from overseas banks are the responsibility of the guest.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Stanstead: 49.7 mi
    Railway: Manningtree: 6.2 mi
    Ferry: Harwich: 24.9 mi
    One hour from Stansted airport
    One hour train journey from London to local train station
    Nearest train station of Manningtree is 15 minutes car journey, taxis always available
    Colchester train station 20 minutes car journey, taxis always available
    By car Souters is only 5 minutes from the A12 half way between Ipswich and Colchester
    Harwich port is 40 minutes car journey.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 18.6 mi.
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English first
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in July 2014

We have rented a number of holiday cottages over the years, most of them very good but Souters now tops the charts. Stylishly furnished ,well equipped, delightful setting , helpful host -in fact, impossible to find fault. more

Will H
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in July 2014

Souters is a well equipped cottage providing everything you need for a short break, the location is private and makes for a relaxing stay. We took our dog with us and he enjoyed the surrounding countryside which is ideal for quiet walks. more

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in June 2014

My husband and I were looking for somewhere to take some time out. Our first impression of Souters did not disappoint. The barn conversation is set in it's own garden, there is a lovely patio area, sun loungers, bbq and chiminea to enable you to take full advantage of the outdoors and wild life. There were fresh flowers and a... more

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Listed since : Apr 2012
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