Old forge cottage, country setting near amenities


Entire cottage hosted by Chris

4 guests, 2 bedrooms, 3 beds, 1.5 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
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Welcome to the old forge cottage, it’s an 1800’s cottage updated with the latest modern features.
The cottage has parking on the drive for one car. There is a modern kitchen equipped for cooking
Adjoining the Suffolk countryside, including Dedham vale aonb
Perfect for cycling and walking adventures.
We welcome dogs as there is great dog walking from the doorstep and in the local area. We just ask for them not to be left alone or on the beds please.

The space
Countryside cottage. Entrance hall cosy lounge, door to kitchen with fitted kitchen, fridge, oven, toaster, kettle, microwave and nespresso machine. Downstairs bathroom with full-size bath with shower over and walk in shower.
Upstairs double bedroom and twin bedroom, separate toilet and washbasin.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds

What this place offers

Free driveway parking on premises – 1 space
Pets allowed
Children’s books and toys
Hair dryer
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.87 out of 5 stars from 126 reviews


Where you’ll be

Colchester , England, United Kingdom

Property is in the countryside, near many interesting features. There is a local shop and post office 200yards from the cottage. There is also a wine centre which includes a beautiful gift room, clothes and jewellery as well a delicatessen. 500 yards away there is also The Yewtree chef and brewer pub offering good food in a country pub setting. Colchester Zoo and Colchester town Britain’s oldest recorded town including the castle within a few miles.
The cottage in on the edge of Dedham vale and Constable country an area of outstanding natural beauty
Market towns of Sudbury and Bury St Edmunds are a short driving distance.
The sandy beaches of Frinton, walton and Clacton are 25 mins away
The Suffolk coast of Aldeburgh and Southwold are within an hours drive
The port of Harwich is 20 mins away so a perfect stop over for a European adventure

Hosted by Chris

  1. Joined in July 2019
  • 126 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost

During your stay

We live next door to the cottage. The cottage has its own key safe and entrance. However we are always available if you need anything during your stay.

Chris is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly-rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 2:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Self check-in with key safe
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy

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