Our mission is to provide our guests with a unique and memorable journey into the rich cultural heritage of our surroundings while offering luxury accommodations and personalised service. We aim to create an environment that embodies the elegance, comfort, and timeless beauty of Georgian architecture and hospitality, while offering opportunities for relaxation, reflection, and discovery. 

Somewhere to escape to! The Georgian Mansion, secretly settled within 52 acres of private Essex countryside, just under an hour from central London. Party venue, or somewhere to relax and enjoy the tranquil and picturesque surroundings. Heated indoor pool, Sauna, hot tub, fully equipped air conditioned gym, flood lit tennis court, billiards room, piano room, aga, celebration room within the house or a vaulted flint stone event barn available to hire. You could even hold a Wedding ceremony by the lake. The house and its surroundings ooze finery as well as fun.


The grounds are stunning, with plenty of space to relax or entertain, including a children's play area. There are even paddocks and stables if your pet happens to be a horse. Well-appointed kitchen (seats 6-10) as well as a luxurious dining room that seats 14. 6 large bedrooms, including 2 with private roof terraces (all super kings & an Emperor bed) and 5 beautiful bathrooms - 2 of the 6 bedrooms can be twin - these 2 rooms share a bathroom. Sleeps 14 (or 22 with additional beds / z beds, including 1 bedroom cottage sleeping up to 4 people). 


Plenty of golf courses in the area, as well as Gosfield lake if you fancy a bit of fishing or water ski lesson! Colne Valley Railway-for the vintage experience. Cressing Temple Barns- the oldest known wooden structure in the world, hosting many events. Hedingham Castle- ideal for a family outing, or even some jousting! Colchester Zoo & Colchester Castle. Chelmsford City Racecourse. Fennes Shooting School. Giffords Hall Vineyard. Markshall Estate.....

General Information
Features & Things To Do
About your Booking

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

  • Sleeps up to 16 adults and 6 children
  • 7 bedrooms
  • 3 en-suite, 1 private bathroom, 2 family bathrooms
  • 2 sofa beds and 4 z-beds available at no additional fee


  • Sleeps up to 12 adults and 6 children
  • 6 bedrooms 3 en-suite, 1 private bathroom,
  • 1 family bathroom
  • 1 sofa bed and 4 z-beds available at no additional fee
  • Z-beds can be accommodated in Master, Versailles and both Twin Bedrooms

Bedrooms   Sleeps BedsFeatures

Master Bedroom 2 Super King

En-suite, Balcony

Versailles 2 Emperor Private Bathroom
Twin Bedroom 1 2 Super King or Twin  
Twin Bedroom 2 2 Super King or Twin  
Garden Bedroom 2+2 Super King + Double Sofa Bed En-suite

Paddock Bedroom


Super King



  • Sleeps up to 4
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 family bathroom
  • 1 sofa bed available at no additional fee
  • Please note that the cottage is a separate building near to the tennis court, a short walk through the garden

Children Welcome

  • Toys and books for children
  • 4 travel cots available - linen provided
  • 4 high chairs available
  • Children’s playground, Trampoline and Football nets
  • Swimming pool is lockable
  • Please note: There is a lake within the grounds which is not fenced, please supervise children at all times


  • 1 Ground floor bedroom available in the Cottage
  • 1 Ground floor bathroom available in the Cottage
  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor is accessible for wheelchairs - step free access throughout rooms
  • 2 Steps into property via main door, other access available with only a standard door threshold

Cooking and Dining

  • Dining table seats 14 guests comfortably, additional table and chairs available
  • Kitchen table seats 10 guests comfortably
  • Electric Aga and Electric oven
  • Two Aga hobs and Induction hob
  • Fridge freezer and wine fridge in kitchen, American style fridge freezer in pantry, Fridge freezer in pool area
  • 2 Dishwashers
  • Microwave & toaster
  • Nespresso machine - pods provided
  • Gas BBQ - gas provided


  • Heated swimming pool
  • Hot tub, seating 4
  • Sauna, seating 6
  • 3 Communal TVs, TV in each bedroom
  • Freeview, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Now TV
  • Events barn - available to hire at an additional fee
  • Games room with snooker table
  • Gym
  • Wi-Fi
  • Sonos and Bluetooth speaker
  • Board games
  • Library of books
  • Baby Grand piano
  • Open fireplace - initial logs provided


  • All weather tennis court - equipment provided
  • Croquet, Outdoor Chess
  • 52 acres of gardens
  • Fire pit
  • Outside tables and chairs on terrace seating 22


  • Onsite clay pigeon shooting
  • Essex Golf & Country Club
  • Colne Valley Brewery
  • Stour Valley Adventure Centre
  • Go Ape Thetford
  • Local walking trails; The Flitch Way, Castle Hedingham Walk
  • Stour Kayak

For Children

  • Colchester Climbing Project
  • Jump Street
  • Rayne Riding Centre
  • Mersea Island Watersports
  • Colchester Zoo
  • Colne Valley Railway
  • Frinton or Mersea Beach

House Restrictions

  • Hen and stag parties welcome
  • 2 dogs welcome at 50 per dog - pet policy in place
  • Fireworks permitted by prior arrangement - terms apply
  • Noise policy in place
  • Weddings and events welcome using the events barn onsite and grounds for marquee if required - additional fees apply
  • Up to 300 day guests permitted by pre-authorisation only - please note that a fee is applicable
  • The additional cottage accommodation and events barn within the grounds will not be let separately if used booked by your group

Where We Are

  • The nearest train station is Baintree
  • The nearest airport is London Stansted
  • Taxis available
  • Parking for over 100 cars
  • Halstead | Essex

What’s Included

  • Welcome hamper and gift
  • Linen, towels and essentials
  • Tea and coffee supplies for arrival
  • Use of washing machine & tumble dryer
  • Hairdryers in all bedrooms
  • Towels for use in the spa area provided
  • Additional housekeeping available at additional fee

Payment Process

  • We take a one third deposit at the time of booking
  • The balance is due three months before the date booked


Cautionary Deposit

  • £2,500 refundable deposit