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The Old Maltings, Stratford St Mary nr Dedham

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets? YES

Main Features


A unique and elegant self catering holiday property located in the heart of Constable Country with Dedham Vale, a designated Area of Natural Beauty on the doorstep. Friends and family are welcomed to The Old Maltings for holidays and short breaks at any time of the year and can enjoy activities such as walking, cycling, boating and fine dining in one of England's most famous destinations. This is a light, warm and stunningly furnished apartment oozing original character and history.


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If Covid-19 restrictions mean travel is no longer permitted, we will issue you with either a voucher credit, valid for a new booking at the same property for use before 31 December 2021 or a full refund, if preferred.

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If there are no restrictions, but you feel you don’t want to travel, we will try to re-sell the dates for you. If we fully resell the dates, you will then receive a refund for the amount you have paid minus the booking and admin fee.

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The Old Maltings at Stratford St Mary

The apartment has a wonderful open plan kitchen, dining, living space and an en suite twin bedroom on the lowest floor. You'll find a double with en suite shower room and fabulous master suite with bathroom at the top. Parking for two cars is in the secure, gated basement and two flights of stairs rise to the apartment which is in the South Western corner of the Maltings development.

Kitchen / Living / Dining
The kitchen in this luxuriously designed property is well equipped for the chefs of the group to enjoy. Appliances include an integrated fridge/freezer, electric double eye level oven, a four ring gas hob with extractor over and an integrated full size dishwasher. It's a sociable space with a large central island and three velvet yellow tall chairs at the breakfast bar. Underfoot in the kitchen is practical wooden flooring which leads to the carpeted dining and living space.

The solid oak dining table with eight sophisticated high back chairs offers comfort for long leisurely lunches and jolly evenings with friends and family if you choose to eat in.

Beside the dining area is the living space exuding sumptuous comfort with a three seater sofa and two softly upholstered arm chairs. In the centre is the huge wooden coffee table to play board games and place your glass of wine or coffee cup. For your entertainment there is a 55 inch flat screen smart TV on the wall.

Twin Bedroom
South facing high level windows with electric blinds allow oodles of light to flood in to this well proportioned twin bedroom, which is perfect for adults or for children. Further light descends through frosted windows from the bedroom above. There's a pretty dressing table and shelves with hanging space to the side of the beds.

En Suite Shower Room
With tiled floor, this is a modern room with tiled shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.

First Floor
Carpeted stairs rise to the first floor with landing leading to the double bedroom and master suite.

Double Bedroom
Another character filled room with exposed original oak beams and huge velux windows with electric blinds. This is an attractively furnished bedroom with soft tones and a peaceful ambiance. The double bed sits centrally with an impressive free standing mirror and classic style side board with drawers and cupboards for your belongings. Beside the door to the en suite is a handsome chair under the velux windows which is perfect place to enjoy a book or the paper in the morning.

En Suite Shower Room
From the double bedroom is a further en suite shower room. Here you have a large walk in shower cubicle with sliding door, a wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.

Master Suite
A short walk along the landing leads to the exquisite master suite. Stylized in black and silver with luxurious cream carpet this huge room is sumptuously furnished with a king sized bed with soft silver velvet base and headboard. Black drawers with lamps sit either side and the grand free standing mirror reflects light and the rich atmosphere you experience in this bedroom. Place your belongings in the chest of drawers and hanging space provided and relax casually in the softly upholstered chair or on the sofa under the windows.

En Suite Bathroom
With L Shaped bath and shower over, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.

Enter the basement car park which has a maximum vehicle height of 1.8m through gates from the road. If your vehicle is too high, unrestricted parking can be found outside the building. Bikes can be stored in the locked room in the basement, allocated to the apartment.

Whats Included?

All prices include 100% cotton bed linen, towels, heating and electricity, plus a welcome bottle of wine and biscuits to help you get your break off to a relaxing start.

This self-catering holiday cottage is equipped with central heating and WiFi. Kitchen appliances inclue two eye level ovens, a four ring gas hob with extractor over, an integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is a washing machine and tumble dryer in the utility cupboard to the left as you enter the living space.

Bikes can be stored in the locked cupboard in the basement and there is parking for two car allocated in the basement. There is a vehicle height restriction to the basement of 1.8m, alternative parking can be found on the road which is unrestricted.
Stratford St Mary, Suffolk is in the heart of Constable Coutry and has a natural boundary with Essex in the form of the River Stour. There are three pubs in the village, The Anchor, The Swan and The Black Horse. Just next door in Dedham is Le Talbooth, an award winning restaurant beside the river which is certainly worth a visit.

For days out the historic town of Colchester is less than 15 minutes drive and with large shopping centres, independent shops, cafes, restaurants and a castle there’s plenty to do. Don’t miss the fantastic Zoo and leisure centre, which are both fabulous for children and adults.

You’re also close to Dedham Vale, which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The characteristic lowland English landscape made famous worldwide by artists such as Constable and Gainsborough is still recognisable today. The charm of the villages, fascinating local attractions and beauty of the surrounding countryside mean there’s no shortage of places to go and things to see.

If you're after a day out at the seaside then Frinton on Sea is perfect for groups of adults and young families. Less than an hour away there are clean sandy beaches, lots of parking and plenty of green spaces for playing and picnics.
Up to two small well behaved dogs are welcome. Please provide the breed of your dog at the time of booking and refer to our terms and conditions relating to pets.

There is a vehicle height restriction to the basement of 1.8m, alternative parking can be found on the road which is unrestricted.

Sorry, no smoking or unaccompanied teenagers.

Once you have filled out the online booking form, you will be given the option to pay by credit or debit card, or by BACs transfer. A 25% deposit is requested at the time of your booking to secure your booking. The balance and a returnable good housekeeping deposit are due six weeks before your holiday commences. Please click here to see our full terms and conditions of booking
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