Set in picturesque Constable Country and the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty there are numerous scenic walks and foodie pubs and restaurants on your doorstep. For days out there are a host of local attractions within easy reach including the famous and spectacular Colchester Zoo RSBP Flatford Wildlife Garden Jimmy s Farm and Wildlife Park and the Seaquarium located on the pier at Clacton-on-Sea. For those in need of retail therapy Colchester Ispwich and beautiful Bury St Edmunds are just half an hour away by car. If you prefer to leave the car behind Manningtree station servicing Liverpool street is only five minutes away by taxi. Upon entering this stunning Scandinavian-style lodge you will be struck by the stylish open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner which boasts gorgeous views out to the Dedham Vale through the bi-fold doors which span the front of the property. The social hub of the lodge it has everything you need to entertain friends and family with comfort and style. The chef amongst you will enjoy preparing hearty meals in the sleek kitchen which features an electric oven and hob microwave fridge/freezer coffee machine dishwasher and washing machine. Enjoy lazy breakfasts light snacks and delicious dinners at the dining table which comfortably seats four guests. After enjoyable days out relax in the comfortable lounge with sofa and chairs that surround a wood burner. The sizeable Smart TV allows you to stream or watch your favourite shows with the sunset providing a perfect backdrop. There are two bedrooms; the master bedroom has a double bed with bedside tables chest of drawers and a coat rack to hang your more formal garments and the second bedroom has twin beds again with drawers and a coat rack making this property ideal for a small family or two couples. The family bathroom has a bath separate shower and WC so wake up to an envirgorating soak before heading out to enjoy the beautiful local area. Set within peaceful countryside you couldn t find a better spot to enjoy your freshly ground morning coffee and breakfast either al fresco on the terrace with the table and chairs provided or in the comfort of the lodge. With the sunset in the background you ll be able to sink into the hot tub (from the 9th July 2021) recuperating after a day of fun and excitement. There is off-road private allocated parking for up to two cars. Need to know: 2 bedrooms 1 double and 1 twin. 1 bathroom with shower over the bath and WC. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and coffee machine. Smart TV in lounge. Wood burner (first basket of logs included). Hot tub from Friday 9th July 2021. Allocated parking for 2 cars. Pub and shops within walking distance.