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A match made in Devon (oh and Essex!)

Are you looking for a secret hideaway in the East Devon countryside or a retreat in rural Essex? Well we may just be able to help. We are proud to announce our new Group Stays properties The Wagon Shed and The Cart Lodge. Read on to find out more about these lovely properties.

The Wagon Shed

The Wagon Shed is one of the stunningly designed and equipped properties set in over 100 acres of private countryside in East Devon. The views over the Axe Valley stretch on towards the World Heritage site The Jurassic Coast. Famous neighbours include the River Cottage HQ so celeb spotting is a serious possibility! 

The Wagon Shed is a stone barn that sleeps up to 16 people in comfort and style. Open plan living combined with large and well appointed bedrooms (6 in total) make this the perfect venue for a large family break or even a hen party. 

The hot tub to the rear of the property is yours during your stay and the large garden with seating is big enough to sun bathe in or even some energetic outdoor games. 

A lovely feature is the wet room which makes this property ideally suited for people with limited mobility. 

The Wagon Shed has the added bonus of having an onsite spa using products and treatments from the Elemis, Crystal Clear, Jane Iredale and OPI ranges. A variety of treatments designed to relax and revitalise you can be booked in advance with the Hideaway Spa team.

Why not stay here when booking a course at River Cottage or indeed their very special dining packages? That would really be the icing on the cake!

The Cart Lodge

Located in rural Essex this is less about nights out and more about a relaxing weekend away overlooking the nearby nature reserve. Lee Wick Farm has sea views and The Cart Lodge is located in a quiet lane away from the main farm. Sleeping up to 12 people The Cart Lodge is full of charm. Rated 4 stars by Visit England and with a M2 mobility rating it has been tastefully converted to make your stay as comfortable as possible. 

Bedrooms both upstairs and downstairs give some flexibility to your accomodation and the courtyard garden stretches along two sides of the property. A perfect sun trap for those lovely summer months. It even has a BBQ for your use! 

There is plenty to do during your stay with lovely cycling and walking opportunities around both the farm and the village. The farm even has its own fishing reservoir which is free of charge for cottage bookings. Please make sure that you enquire about this when booking to check it is available. If you want to bring all the gear for your own leisure activities such as bicycles or windsurfing equipment there is a large, secure area on site for your use. 

The more adverturous among you may want to check out Lee Wick Farms other accomodation such as their glamping mega pods, cargo pod or touring site. 

As ever at Group Stays we bring you the best range of properties that we can possibly find so that you can be sure to have a unique stay wherever the location. To find further details on either of these wonderful properties just click on the pictures and you will be directed to their websites. If you are looking for smaller or even bigger properties then please do get in contact and we will see what we have for you!