The Old Post Office - Higham, Colchester, Suffolk, England

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The sitting room The sitting room
Big open fire, cosy sofas
Farm house style kitchen Farm house style kitchen
Well equipped kitchen
Bedroom Bedroom
Vaulted ceiling, antique bed.
Kingsize bed Kingsize bed
Super comfy beds
Booking and Enquiries
phone 01206 337470 or 07717241953
email Click here to email owner
payment options Payment Options: cheque, bank transfer, credit card
Contact: Mrs. Claire Head
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Key Cottage Information

Price range from £700 to £1400 per week
Number of units of accommodation: 1
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms 
Number of bathrooms: 1 
Short Breaks: Yes - The minimum number of days for a short break is 2
Suitable for the disabled:  no
Children are welcome:  yes
Pet Friendly:  yes(3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed
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For a unique Suffolk self-catering holiday why not choose the Old Post Office?  A sympathetically restored Old Post Office with plenty of charm and original features along with a sense of fun, set in attractive gardens with access to 15 acres of private parkland. Stylishly and sympathetically styled, this charming holiday home features a number of original features such as beautiful exposed wooden beams and with 3 bedrooms, up to 5 can comfortably be accommodated at this dog-friendly cottage. What’s more, this unique house also benefits from secure gardens, what more could you possibly wish for?

Within the Old Post Office on the ground floor there is a comfortable lounge featuring wooden beams and an impressive inglenook fireplace, a dining room with seating for 8, a farmhouse style kitchen, a WC and an Old Post Office room where you can sit and relax. On the first floor there is a family bathroom and three bedrooms; one double bedroom, one single bedroom and one bedroom with a king-size bed and access to the family bathroom and double bedroom.

Outside this charming holiday home there is an enclosed private garden along with outdoor seating where you can sit out and soak up the setting. Plenty of parking is available. Free WiFi access is also available.


This owner/agency has featured on since 2013

Special Features:
  • Historical Property
  • With Exposed Beams
Entertainment Facilities:
  • TV
  • Video or DVD
  • Internet Access
Kitchen & Dining:
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Type of Cooker: Range style cooker , gas hob with electric fan oven.
  • Dining Table Seats: 8
  • 1 Kingsize Bed(s)
  • 1 Double Bed(s)
  • 1 Single Bed(s)
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Bath
  • Power Shower
  • Towels Provided
  • Central Heating
  • Open Fire
Garden and Outdoors:
  • Enclosed Garden
  • Parking
  • Set in historic Constable country, with direct access to 15 acres of private parkland.

Book this cottage in Suffolk direct with the owner or agency. For help with any questions or queries prior to booking we recommend you call the owner or email them.

The Old Post Office  - Higham, Colchester,

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Pricing period First night. Last night Weekly rate Changeover day Min Stay & Short Breaks Information Short Break Nightly Rate
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half term 13 Feb 2015 19 Feb 2015 875.00 GBP flexible No short breaks- -
off peak 20 Feb 2015 17 Apr 2015 700.00 GBP flexible Weekends and Mid Weeks100 GBP 150 GBP
easter 18 Apr 2015 23 Apr 2015 875.00 GBP flexible No short breaks- -
half term 24 Apr 2015 08 May 2015 875.00 GBP flexible No short breaks- -
off peak 09 May 2015 16 Jul 2015 700.00 GBP flexible Weekends and Mid Weeks100 GBP 150 GBP
summer 17 Jul 2015 04 Sep 2015 1,050.00 GBP flexible No short breaks- -
off peak 05 Sep 2015 22 Oct 2015 700.00 GBP flexible Weekends and Mid Weeks100 GBP 150 GBP
half term 23 Oct 2015 29 Oct 2015 875.00 GBP flexible No short breaks- -
off peak 30 Oct 2015 20 Dec 2015 700.00 GBP flexible Weekends and Mid Weeks100 GBP 150 GBP
christmas 21 Dec 2015 27 Dec 2015 1,225.00 GBP flexible No short breaks- -
new year 28 Dec 2015 03 Jan 2016 1,050.00 GBP flexible No short breaks- -
off peak 04 Jan 2016 19 Feb 2016 700.00 GBP flexible Weekends and Mid Weeks100 GBP 150 GBP

South Suffolk is a very unspoilt and rural area even though it is so close to London and the Midlands. It is defined by The River Stour which was immortalised by the Master Painter John Constable and by the Suffolk coast where hidden inlets, where Vikings raided (Sutton Hoo) and where heathlands sweep down to the sea. The immediate area is a maze of tiny lanes meandering through tiny Suffolk Pink Hamlets and Villages. An ideal place to relax in and discover unspoilt England. Only 90 mins from London - it's a great we

Nearest Train Station or Airport: Nearest Airport and Railway Station: colchester north station. harwich sailing port. stanstead airport.

Recommended Places to Visit: Good places to visit: Southwold. Minsmere Bird Sanctuary and heath. Bury St Edmunds. Colchester. Ipswich Marina. Pin Mill harbour. Orford Butley Oysterage and Castle. The Orwell Estuary and Marinas. The river Stour - canoeing. John Constables birthplace and setting for The Haywain and Willy Lots Cottage -Flatford Mill. South Suffolk Cycle Route. The Stour Valley Path and St Edmunds Way.

Annual Events: Annual Events: Hadleigh Show - May. Suffolk Show -June. Kentwell hall Bank Holiday Tudor Re-enactments

Recommended Places to Eat Out: Good places to eat: Crown - Stoke-by-Nayland. The Angel - Stoke-by-Nayland. The Great House - Lavenham. The White Hart - Nayland. The Bell - Kersey. The Black Lion - Long Melford. the Angel - Lavenham. Scutchers - Long Melford. Le Talbooth - Dedham

Local Sports: Horse riding, boating , fishing.

Higham, Colchester

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