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The Hay Barn. 3 en-suite bedrooms. New hot tub, countryside view. Wood burner.

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The Hay Barn private garden with hot tub and views over arable farmland.  Sun sets and tranquility.
Three of our 4 barns, collectively known as Jepcrack's Barn Self Catering.  Hay Barn is on the left
1 of 40The Hay Barn private garden with hot tub and views over arable farmland. Sun sets and tranquility.
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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
3 nights minimum
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The Hay Barn is set on a quiet road in open, arable farmland. It has an open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen that are light and airy, giving a very upmarket feel. We have been busy updating and decorating. From 22nd August 2020, all new bookings from this date will include the newly installed hot tub in the private rear garden overlooking fields. We provide and hot tub towels. If you would like to rent the barn without the hot tub, please contact me. Pets are welcome £6 each per day. BEDROOMS There are three bedrooms, sleeping 6 guests. The sofa bed and fold away bed are also available for additional guests. Upstairs the master bedroom is spacious and has generous wardrobe space, a full length mirror and a hairdryer. The en - suite has a bath with shower above . A ...The Hay Barn is set on a quiet road in open, arable farmland. It has an open plan lounge, dining area and kitchen that are light and airy, giving a very upmarket feel. We have been busy updating and decorating. From 22nd August 2020, all new bookings from this date will include the newly installed hot tub in the private rear garden overlooking fields. We provide and hot tub towels. If you would like to rent the barn without the hot tub, please contact me. Pets are welcome £6 each per day. BEDROOMS There are three bedrooms, sleeping 6 guests. The sofa bed and fold away bed are also available for additional guests. Upstairs the master bedroom is spacious and has generous wardrobe space, a full length mirror and a hairdryer. The en - suite has a bath with shower above . A foldaway bed can be set up in this room for additional guests. It is suitable for one adult or two children. (Additional fee applicable for bedding, linen, towels.) On the ground floor are two bedrooms, one is a double and the other can be set up as a twin or king size. They have full length mirrors, drawers, hanging space and en-suites with shower cuticles. Two additional guests can sleep on the double sized sofa bed. (Additional fee applicable for bedding, linen, towels.) LIVING AREAS The living area has a huge brick fireplace with a wood burning stove and vaulted ceiling. There are comfortable leather sofas, with seating for 8 people. A long wooden dining table and seating for 8 (plus a high chair if needed) make this an ideal place for a special dining experience. The kitchen is equipped to a high standard with a fridge freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. The breakfast bar makes it the kitchen area the hub of the barn. There is an additional WC on the ground floor. OUTSIDE The back barn doors open out onto a garden, patio and BBQ area which overlooks arable farmland. There is a garden table, outdoor seating for 8 and additional sun chairs. There is a coal BBQ and utensils. At the front there is a large lawned area and private off road parking. We have bikes available to explore the area and a climbing frame with swings and slide. The secluded garden area at the rear is perfect for alfresco dining or evening drinks while watching the sun go down. You may be lucky and catch sight of Muntjack deer or owls and it is a great spot for bird watching. There are no street lights, so for those who enjoy star gazing, bring your binoculars or telescope. There are 4 separate footpaths with public right of way for ramblers and dog walkers. There are numerous minor roads, including the one which runs to the front of the property that are great for jogging or cycling enthusiasts. There is a village store which is convenient for freshly baked bread, groceries, newspapers and general supplies. There are two public houses serving meals in the village within walking distance, and numerous country pubs and restaurants within a short drive. Maldon and Heybridge Basin are great places to explore and have a meal out. Layer Marney Tower, Colchester Zoo, Colchester Castle, Chigborough Fisheries and Cressing Temple Barns are close by. Chelmsford, Colchester, Brentwood and Braintree's Shopping Outlet are easy to reach. Beaches at Frinton-on-Sea, Clacton and Suffolk can be reached on the A12. LARGER GROUPS One of four barns, collectively known as Jepcrack's Barn Self Catering. We have a one bedroom barn, two three bedroom barns and a four bedroom barn, all with en-suite or separate bathrooms. They be rented separately or collectively for up to 31 guests. Perfect for romantic getaways, family gatherings and walking holidays, Hen Parties and Weddings. See us on We Accept Pets. HEN PARTY We can help to plan your Hen party! From a quiet relaxing break or a mixture of quiet times and fun activities, we have a plan to suit you! Choose from a range of beauty treatments from professional therapists, Belly dancing (or other types) of dancing lessons, an Italian meal with wine tasting and pasta making. Ideal for a quiet weekend where you can stay local and enjoy the shops, boutiques, coffee shops, bars and restaurants in Maldon, or liven it up with an evening in Brentwood and Chelmsford which are within a 30 minute drive. Limousine companies are available locally. The Shire Stables has a hot tub and is idea for 9 guests but can accommodate up to 11. Add 1 or more barns for larger groups. WEDDINGS The barns are an ideal place to stay for guests at weddings held at Braxted Park, Vaulty Manor, Prested Hall, Layer Marney Tower, Crabbs Barn and Five Lakes. Check in is flexible from Monday to Friday. Please enquire for late availablity Saturday check in. Sorry no bookings starting from Sunday. Weekends are priced as 3 nights. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
£100 damage deposit is required. Refunded on day of departure. The lead person must be over 21 years of age. The property is exclusively for guests who make up the booking. Please inform us if you intend to invite additional guests. Persons using the facilities who are not part of the booked guests may be asked to leave. Check in is from 3pm and check out is 10.30am. We may be able to extend these depending on bookings prior to or after your visit.
Bathrooms
3 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Carmel T
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2011
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Reviewed July 7, 2021

Location is perfect not too far from the local town and pubs but just far enough for peaceful tranquillity. I booked the barn to celebrate my birthday with family and it was perfect, fully equipped with everything you need, tastefully decorated and having the hot...More

Date of stay: July 2021
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Reviewed July 26, 2020

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Date of stay: July 2020
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

We booked the barn for our wedding weekend and can honestly say I was blown away by the whole place, inside and out very clean. Owner is a friendly lady who communicated with us from day we booked until we left. The place really is...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Cat S
Reviewed December 15, 2017

We stayed 8 weeks in Jepcracks Hay Barn due to house issues. Really felt like a dream home from home and a holiday even though circumstances for stay were stressful. Csrmel and Jason are amazing, pin hand if needed but equally discrete if you want...More

Date of stay: November 2017
1  Thank SuzyCruisy
Reviewed August 30, 2017

I rented 3 of the Jepcrack barns (Hay, Barley & Cart Lodge) for 18 people, ranging from age 2 to 80, so we were close to the wedding venue for our daughter. The Barns were immaculately clean, well equipped with plenty of internal and external...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank LindaCAUG2017
Management response:Responded September 2, 2017

Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure having you to stay.

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Reviewed October 3, 2016

The barn is beautifully renovated and provides ample, great quality accommodation. With 2 bedrooms downstairs it was perfect for my disabled step father especially with there ensuites. The kitchen was open plan enabling everyone to chat whilst preparing food and then sit at the large...More

Date of stay: November 2015
1  Thank Gillian M
Reviewed October 30, 2015

malden is underrated. The sea lock is lovely for lunch and a stroll while looking out to sea. The quay side is very interesting with it's large, old fashioned sailing boats and the park is great for children. We would happily of stayed in though....More

Date of stay: September 2015
1  Thank 996catlover
Reviewed September 1, 2015

We had a lovely few days at the Hay Barn at Jepcrack's. The welcome and care we received from Carmel and Jason was excellent and the Barn had everything we needed during our stay. En-suite bedrooms and open plan living with lots of space to...More

Date of stay: August 2015
1  Thank dag1011
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Reviewed August 12, 2014

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Date of stay: July 2014
Reviewed June 9, 2014

We rented this barn as we had a family wedding in the area. It was an amazing barn with lots of space and suited our needs, child and dog friendly. Very clean. Carmel couldn't do enough to ensure we had all we needed for a...More

Date of stay: June 2014
1  Thank gingerblackbird
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Playground
Private Garden
Shared Garden
Cooker
Swingset
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Great Totham is a quiet village set between Maldon town and Tiptree. There are two pubs within walking distance (10 minutes) serving good pub meal or fine dining. There is a village shop and post office that sells groceries, fresh bread, local produce, newspapers etc. Maldon is 4.5 miles away from the barn, with easy parking in the numerous car parks in the town. In the East Coast of England lays the charming Essex Town of Maldon. Just 40 miles from the hustle and bustle of the Capital City sits this ancient borough, port and market town situated on the Blackwater Estuary. Maldon has something for everyone and combines the old and new to create an historical and exciting town to visit. There are many historical sites that encapsulate Maldon's fascinating history, including B...
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The Hay Barn. 3 en-suite bedrooms. New hot tub, countryside view. Wood burner. is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

The Hay Barn. 3 en-suite bedrooms. New hot tub, countryside view. Wood burner. has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

The Hay Barn. 3 en-suite bedrooms. New hot tub, countryside view. Wood burner. has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

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