• About Eldred House

    Nestled in glorious grounds with a games room is this large, Grade II* listed elegant property. Ideal for celebrations and get-togethers.

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      8 bedroom(s)

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      Up to 16 people

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      0 pet(s) allowed

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    Cottage features
    • Barbecue
    • Detached property
      Detached property
    • DVD player
      DVD player
    • Dishwasher
    • Fuel and power included
      Fuel and power included
    • Games console - Xbox
      Games console - Xbox
    • Enclosed garden / patio
      Enclosed garden / patio
    • Garden / patio
      Garden / patio
    • Golf nearby
      Golf nearby
    • Highchair
    • Open fire
      Open fire
    • Rural location
      Rural location
    • Satellite TV
      Satellite TV
    • Television
    • Christmas themed cottage
      Christmas themed cottage
    • WiFi
    • Short breaks all year
      Short breaks all year
    • Cot available
      Cot available
    • Luxury collection
      Luxury collection
    • Bed linen & towels included
      Bed linen & towels included
    • Washing machine
      Washing machine
    • Pets – not allowed
      Pets – not allowed
    • Heritage collection
      Heritage collection
    • Car parking - on site
      Car parking - on site
    • Gym
    Safer Stays

    We have encouraged all of our owners to adapt their cleaning routine. The provider of this accommodation has confirmed they are following the Safer Stays principles, which include:

    • Extra cleaning and sanitisation
    • Extra time for property to air
    • Safe key collection and key drop
    • Hand soap or sanitiser provided
    • Social distancing guidance
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    Customer reviews by Reevoo
    Hoseasons "Nestled in glorious grounds with a games room is this large Grade II listed elegant property. Ideal for celebrations and get-togethers. Entrance hall with seating area and open fire. Large spacious drawing room with open fire French doors and wooden floor. TV room with Sky TV table football table tennis games console and open fire. Spacious dining room. Large kitchen with wooden floor and Aga for cooking. Large boot room. Laundry room. Separate toilet. First floor Two double bedrooms each with 6ft bed one with en-suite bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet one with en-suite shower room and toilet. Further two double bedrooms one with 6ft zip link bed can be twin one with 5ft bed and en-suite bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet. Two twin bedrooms. Shower room with toilet. Separate toilet. Second floor Double bedroom with 6ft zip link bed can be twin and en-suite bathroom with toilet. Twin bedroom. Shower room with toilet. Attic with seating area kitchenette and low ceiling. \n Open fires - fuel inc. Electricity biomass CH bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and highchair. Three Smart TVs one Satellite. Blu-ray. X-box One. Bluetooth speaker. Aga inc. Microwave. Washing machine. Tumble dryer. Dishwasher. Nespresso coffee machine. Fridgefreezer. Freezer. Wi-fi. Large enclosed lawned garden with patio and furniture. 52-acre grounds. Gas BBQ. Ample parking. Games room with table football table tennis and games console. Gym with cross trainer and rowing machine. Welcome pack. No smoking. Please note Maximum occupancy is 16 guests. Lake and two ponds in garden no fishing 11 yards. Fireworks are not allowed. This property has a security deposit of £500.\n Eldred House is a glorious Grade II listed Georgian property located on the edge of Colchester. The oldest part of this beautiful property is believed to date from the 15th century. Surrounded by 52 acres of private woodland and landscaped gardens the grounds host an abundance of wildlife along with two ponds and a large lake. Featured in the magazine Country Life and Gardeners Illustrated in 2012 the grounds are a big feature to this property and are maintained by several gardeners throughout the year. The approach to Eldred House is through a secluded woodland road leading to a stunning view of the property onto a sweeping gravelled drive accommodating plenty of parking.\nDecorated and furnished to an excellent standard throughout guests have a choice of 8 spacious bedrooms including a top floor apartment-style room with a kitchenette and seating area. It boasts a delightful entrance hall which leads to the elegant drawing room with shuttered sash windows and views over the grounds and landscaped gardens and with the benefit of a gym. There are several open fireplaces within the property for that warm cosy feel in the winter. Although the kitchen is spacious and well-equipped with an Aga microwave and contemporary fixtures it does not have a conventional oven for cooking. This is the perfect hub for any large family or groups of friends who wish to celebrate and enjoy a country getaway. Renovations to this property mean that the quality is to a fantastic standard however still in keeping with the character and charm that guests desire. The combination of outstanding beauty fantastic location and quality accommodation makes Eldred House the perfect location that guests will never forget.\n\nLocal attractions include Colchester Castle and Colchester Zoo with its fantastic range of animals including leopards elephants tigers and much more. The local town of Colchester is just a short drive away and is the oldest recorded town in Britain with an abundance of shops bars and restaurants. Shop and restaurant 4½ miles pub 2 miles. \n " https://img.chooseacottage.co.uk/Property/951/840/951965.jpg BWP

    Eldred House reviews collected by Reevoo

    9.9 out of 10 – based on 10 reviews

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    We had the most fantastic time at this house! The rooms, cleanliness location and facilities were faultless. We already cannot wait to rebook.



    out of 10

    The house and grounds are exceptionally beautiful and well maintained. The property itself is furnished and decorated to an incredibly high standard, and despite its size the property still has a wonderfully homely feel. In addition, the whole process from our initial booking was very well managed and the owners were a pleasure to deal with from start to finish. We very much enjoyed our stay and we could not recommend Eldred House more highly.



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    Immaculate, exactly as shown in the photos. Does not disappoint. The perfect place for that special family celebration.



    out of 10

    This property is amazing. It is honestly the most tastefully decorated property I have stayed in. Immaculately clean, great space, incredible bedrooms. Could not fault a thing, and will be back! Highly recommend it



    out of 10

    Beautiful house and grounds. Perfect for family weekend away. Absolutely loved this house. Everything about it was outstanding.



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