As soon as you travel down the long, meandering drive and see it emerge in the distance, you'll instantly be glad that you chose this gorgeous, freshly renovated barn conversion. Great care has been taken to meld the new with the old, blending modern features such as bi-folding doors and a sleek shaker style kitchen with rustic beams and natural materials. This home is the perfect place to relax with your family and friends all year round. Fire up the barbecue and enjoy a meal at the table in the pretty courtyard or relax in the enormous eight-person hot tub, complete with integrated lights and speakers. If the temperature turns chilly, select a bottle from the wine fridge and gather everyone around the fireplace in the stylish living room — we're sure wonderful memories will be created here. We love the views that come with this address and if they get you in the mood to explore some more of the local area, pack a bag and go for a stroll around the winding River Stour in Dedham Vale, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just under a twenty-minute drive away. Alternatively, head to the bustling market town of Hadleigh — around five minutes in the car — for a hearty pub lunch.
Home truths: *There's a separate one-bedroom coach house flat next door that's also available to rent
*At full capacity, this home can accommodate eight guests, although it does mean two will be sleeping on a sofa-bed in the living room
*This home is sparsely stocked so you'll want to bring your own toiletries
*There are a few peacocks, with their distinctive call, to be found wandering the grounds — something to bear in mind if you have pets with you
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