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Orwell Cottage & Boathouse

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The Cottage
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Cottage Interior
Cottage kitchen
Cottage interior
Cottage bedroom
Cottage - Boathouse path
Cottage porch
Boathouse bedroom
Cottage sitting room
Boathouse bathroom
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Overview
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Colchester, Essex, England
A VERY FAMILY FRIENDLY TRADITIONAL COUNTRY COTTAGE & BOATHOUSE

COTTAGE SLEEPS 6 IN 3 BEDROOMS.

BOATHOUSE SLEEPS UP TO 4/ 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.

Stunning views, wonderful wildiife, birder paradise with manny migrating marsh side wild fowl.

ONLY 1 HOUR BY TRAIN LONDON OR 2 HOURS BY CAR.IPSWICH 9 MILES. Pubs & walks.

SHOPPING: Ipswich has all main supermarkets while Suffolk Food Hall, the well known up market store is near...
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About the Owner, William E
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : May 2013
Overall rating: 2.1 / 5.0
Based on 4 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL481598
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Rick O
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016 for a stay in July 2016
1
person found this review helpful

I will try to be as fair as possible here. The first thing to say is that when I initially tried to book the cottage the owner's father in law had passed away so it is totally understandable there were some delays when confirming the original booking. However, when things had settled down I put the booking through via holiday...

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Kelly T
Chateauroux, France
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We loved this place so much we wanted to stay longer. The owner called to check everything was okay, sorted out a couple of minor problems straight away, advised us on best walks,best pubs everything. This is a rustic, rural location so you can't just pop to Tesco. The wildlife and views were amazing and you could walk for miles....

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Helen P
Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2013 for a stay in August 2013
1
person found this review helpful

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...

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Management response:

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

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Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    2 Full baths
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Rates

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

Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 7 nights
$145
£110
$923
£700
$2,308
£1,750
Sep 1, 2017 -
Oct 31, 2017
Autumn 2017
7 nights
$119
£90
$791
£600
$2,110
£1,600
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
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.
Winter central heating / Aga fuel is charged at cost 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.
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby.
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