Welcome to Abbey House

Nine-bedroom Abbey House sits in the grounds of the magnificent Audley End Estate. The perfect space for entertaining, hosting, dining or simply putting your feet up and enjoying the company of friends and family. This property is wonderfully set in the open countryside of Saffron Walden, a short train ride from London and Cambridge, and offers an ideal combination of authentic charm with modern features for comfort.

The Space

Abbey House looks out towards Audley End House, a seventeenth century Jacobean mansion, which is widely regarded as one of the finest country houses in England. This stunning location is available to hire exclusively for family get togethers, celebrations, corporate entertaining or team building exercises. There are plenty of spaces here to play, party or just be together and some smaller spaces to break out, read and unwind.

Abbey House has nine beautifully furnished bedrooms to choose from. Four of the bedrooms are ensuites, and there are two additional bathrooms upstairs and a downstairs loo. The house can sleep up to 26 people as there are additional guest beds in some of the bedrooms. All towels and linen are provided to ensure that your stay is hassle free.

The house has a grand dining room that has views across the gardens and an open fireplace. There is a spacious, fully equipped kitchen for all your catering needs and an adjoining utility kitchen for preparing larger meals. Whether you choose to cook a family meal or bring in a professional chef, you can dine like Lords and Ladies of the Manor.

The house boasts many impressive rooms and spaces for you to enjoy. There is a drawing room ideal for relaxing or entertaining around the open fireplace. The library has comfortable seating, a log burner and books for guests who would like to enjoy some peace and quiet.

Leading on from the front of the house there is a games room with poker table and a separate TV room ideal for the family to enjoy a film together. You’ll find secluded den on the top floor, complete with sofa bed and play station.

With a swimming pool and beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds to explore, there’s plenty to keep children occupied. The pool is heated from April to October and the pool house has a bar area and barbecue ideal for summer bookings. For guest arriving in the winter months, there is a covered winter garden which also has a table tennis table, in the main house.

Walkers and cyclists can enjoy a wide variety of footpaths and trails. This house is a superb base for discovering the stunning countryside or for experiencing the quaint medieval market town of Saffron Walden. You’ll find countless fantastic pubs and restaurants within a short walk or drive from Abbey House.

Take the kids to Audley End Miniature Railway where they can see mini steam engines and ride Shetland ponies. Alternatively, take a look around the breath-taking Audley End House and Gardens, or spend a day at Saffron Walden Golf Club. Cambridge is only a short drive away where you could go punting on the river or enjoy a night out.

Whatever you choose to do with your time you will have a fantastic stay at Abbey House.


Swimming Pool
Open Fires
9 Bedrooms
6 Bathrooms
Table Tennis
Private Gardens

Find Out More

If you would like to get in touch about booking this property or would like to find out more please use the form provided or the contact details below.

Abbey House:
Tel: 07908 485 116
Email: enquiries@groupretreats.co.uk

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