Holiday let in Finchingfield, Essex

Property reference 440654
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Two delightful white washed period cottages in the heart of the countryside. More details...


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Tucked away in the Essex countryside Gatekeepers Cottages are on the edge of Spains Hall Estate where there are wonderful walks and beautiful gardens to explore. Located just outside the village of Finchingfield which is considered the prettiest village in Essex with its pastel cottages on the village green, a stream that meanders through the middle, ducks and a couple of village pubs. Cambridge with its spectacular architecture is an easy drive and the roman garrison town of Colchester with museum and popular zoo is also nearby.


  • Property type

  • Theme

  • General

    Central heating
  • Kitchen

    Washing machine
    Tumble dryer
  • Living room

  • Bathrooms

  • Bedrooms

    Double bed
    Twin beds

  • Lovely country walks
  • Close to stunning village of Finchingfield
  • Ideal for family get togethers


Gate Keeper Cottages are two independent cottages, within a short walking distance from each other. Sleeping a total of 8, 2 receptions, 4 bedrooms , 3 bath / shower rooms, private gardens with lovely views of the estate and Arboretum, Parking.

North Lodge - Cottage One: sleeps 4

Ground Floor

Sitting room, sofa &armchair seating for four guests, TV and DVD and freeview.

Kitchen, includes fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave and tumble dryer

Dining room, table and four chairs.

Double bedroom (sleeps 2) and en-suite shower room

First Floor

Large double bedroom (sleeps 2) double bed, with en-suite shower room.


Garden circles the property, and includes private area with table and chairs for all guests,

Guests can dine together, seating a total of 10, in Crest Lodge (on request only)



South Lodge: Cottage Two (sleeps 4) 1 reception room, conservatory, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, garden space with seating. Parking.

All across one level.

Ground Floor

Sitting room, with sofa seating, wall mounted TV, with DVD & Freeview.

Conservatory and dining area, with table and chair seating for all guests.

Kitchen, includes fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave.

2 double rooms (sleep 2 each) can be made up as twins on request. (please note, the twin beds are 2ft 6in)

Family bathroom and shower over.


Gardens, table and chair seating.


Central heating throughout

Family gatherings and getaways can be enjoyed in two lovely cottages positioned just a few minutes’ walk from each other. Nestled within a stunning country estate, with long meandering trails and endless fields to explore.

Both cottages are prettily furnished, themed in their own colour and with lots of character and style. The quaint architecture and wealth of beams add to the charm.

Inside the rooms are comfortable and very well equipped to allow you to while away the hours and make the most of stunning view across the estates’ Arboretum.

The cottages and the estate are positioned on the outskirts of the most beautiful and picturesque village of Finchingfield. The backdrop is so spectacular that is often used in films and photo shoots – it is picture perfect with a stream, duck pond and surrounded by period cottages and renowned pub and deli. Gate Keeper Cottages are the ideal base to explore this lovely rural countryside.


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