Abbey House

Audley End

Features

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    6.5 Bedrooms
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    Sleeps up to 26
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    4 Indoor Fire Places
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    Heated Pool
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    5.5 Bathrooms
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    Ping Pong Table
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    Private Gardens
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    Fully Equipped Kitchen
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    BBQ
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    Dining for 22 People

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.

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.

A 17th-century Jacobean mansion.

On the magnificent Audley End Estate

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many people can I bring?

Abbey House can sleep up to 26 guests across nine bedrooms.

Is the pool heated?

Yes! Our pool is heated and open from April until November.

Can I hire a chef?

Yes! We know a few fantastic local caterers and will be happy to pass on their details.

How do I book this?

Just fill in the form below and we will be happy to get you booked in!

Guest Testimonials

Reviews from guests who have stayed with us.

Large Group Accommodation
Delara
Airbnb Verified Review

Breathtaking house in a beautiful location. Incredibly spacious with different types of living spaces to spend time with friends in the daytime and evening. Highlights are the original fireplaces, large comfortable bedrooms, well resourced kitchen for cooking (including a huge fridge) and beautiful furnishings throughout. The host is also very attentive and communicative, giving advice and tips where needed. A truly special airbnb which I highly recommend.

Large Group Accommodation
Katherine
Airbnb Verified Review

Abbey House is, hands down, the best place I have stayed in and my group of friends were extremely impressed too! The size, decor, furnishings and amenities at Abbey House set it apart from all other places I have stayed at in the past. Martin was a fantastic host and sent really useful information with plenty of time, and answered my silly questions quickly and fully. I can’t recommend Abbey House enough! I’ll definitely be coming back. Thank you Martin!

Luxury Mansions for Rent
Diz
Homeaway Verified Review

What an amazing house for a family get-together The house was warm even in November, but we lit a fire just make it cosy. There was plenty of space for everyone to relax.

Luxury Mansions for Rent
Paul
Homeaway Verified Review

Fantastic property highly recommended. Many thanks for a lovely break in a fantastic and very special house. The house was perfect for our post Christmas family get together being very warm and spacious. Hope to be back very soon

Luxury Mansions for Rent
Jane
Homeaway Verified Review

Lovely house! We celebrated a big birthday and it was the perfect back drop! The owner sent great instructions and even helped me plan a long country walk. Jane

Contact Us Regarding This Property

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:
T: +44 1473 597 897 | E: enquiries@groupretreats.co.uk

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