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more than you bargained for

more than you bargained for

2 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
2 private baths
2 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
2 private baths
PoolThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

The space

Spacious bedroom(s) on the first floor, (big enough for exercising should one so wish) big comfy bed(s) with feather duvet, spectacular gardens, views and interesting decor within artistic household.
Own bathroom, (one of the rooms en suite), warm atmosphere and kitchen use, Breakfast available, please make your own, fresh eggs from own chicken, if they are willing to lay! there is also a small annex to the barn available which has its own set up including a kitchen, bathroom.
Pets: 1 cat and a bird, one doesn't necessarily have to get in contact with. Pool available during the warmer months. Walks in the extensive garden recommended! Piano available for possible use.
3 minutes from bus stop..hourly service directly into town center, for car users easy parking.
Wi fi yes, Television if needed.


Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed

House Rules

Check out by 12PM (noon)


15 Reviews

Lena User Profile
April 2018
What a wonderful time I had at this magical place. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Daniela's and loved the atmosphere and experience to live with her. Daniela is a fantastic host, she welcomed me with tremendous hospitality and I really felt at home throughout my whole stay. She …
Aoife User Profile
October 2017
Words would not do this incredible place justice. In many ways, it is like walking into a fairytale - where you leave the worries of the world behind. You can explore the gardens at a nice leisurely pace & enjoy the fabulous Essex countryside. More than anything, it was a hive of…
Thomas User Profile
August 2017
A beautiful home with stunning gardens, located just outside Colchester. Our host was fantastic and the accommodations were second to none. I would absolutely stay here again and suggest to anyone looking for a quiet, beautiful location to look here.
Helen User Profile
June 2017
This was the highlight of our walking tour - a unique house, so comfortable but also splendid. Amazing bedrooms and wonderful gardens to walk in. We could never have asked for more, it was amazing value. Our hostess was very welcoming too. A very quiet location - made for a great…
Hayden User Profile
May 2017
A wonderful stay in a beautiful home. Frida is a very warm, kind host and went out of her way to make me feel welcome.
Jeanne User Profile
November 2016
A stay with Frida is a bargain not to be missed! The accommodation in a splendid country setting is very comfortable and generally carefree ( she cares and you are "free"). Frida offers a welcome beyond the usual--friendly, kind, fun and respectful. I'm eager to stay again.
Guy User Profile
March 2015
Wow! What a beautiful house! Our host made us feel truely welcome, and we had a very relaxing night's stay. I hope to have a reason to return before too long. I can highly recommend.

Hosted by Frida

Great Horkesley, United KingdomJoined in November 2012
Frida User Profile
25 Reviews
selfemployed, working from home mostly. travelling, larger family.
Languages: Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano
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