"The Bull Pen is a lovingly restored barn conversion in the delightful village of Lawford close to the Suffolk and Essex borders. Ideally placed to explore both counties whilst enjoying a luxurious base comprising open plan living space and wood burner with views across the surrounding fields from the patio area. This is a detached single-storey conversion making it ideal for those less mobile. Situated in the grounds of the owner’s home you are tucked away in a corner and will enjoy all day sunshine from its south facing aspect.\nClose by you will find Dedham set by the River Stour which is in the heart of Constable Country. The high street is lined with Georgian fronted houses old inns fine restaurants and superb architecture. The Stour Valley itself is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and perfect for walks and drinking in the landscape famous for inspiring the artist John Constable. You can also hire a boat visit the many art exhibitions or the impressive Dedham church a 15th-century church that stands proud in the middle of the village.\nFurther north is Colchester the oldest recorded town in Britain where some of the most important events in British history have taken place. As you walk through the town there is 2000 years of history to discover mixed with shops restaurants and attractions. A short drive to the east you will find the quintessential British seaside towns of Frinton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze. Beach 15 miles. Shop 1¼ miles pub and restaurant 3 miles."
The Bull Pen: sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom. Kingsize bed. Private parking and garden.
All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space: With beams and wooden floor.
Living area: With wood burner, 32" Freeview Smart TV and DVD player.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Bedroom: With kingsize bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.
Gas central heating (underfloor in bathroom), electricity, bed linen, towels, Wi-Fi and logs for wood burner included. External utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer (shared with owner). Welcome pack. Lawned garden with patio and BBQ. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: There is a fenced pond in the garden, 200 yards away.
What you need to know
There is a pond in the garden. The laundry facilities are shared. The property is pinpointed on the map incorrectly, it is actually 600 yards south of the marker.
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