Romantic Weekend Getaway in a Boutique Armadilla on a Farm in Essex
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- Pets allowed
- Private Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
- Private Barbecue
Cozy and snug inside, the Armadilla has all of the amenities guests would expect in a boutique hotel including underfloor heating, a Bluetooth sound system, and mood lighting. The bench seats can convert into a double bed or two single beds and guests are asked to state their preference when booking. Guests can cook in the small kitchen area with a sink, a kettle, a toaster, a fridge, and a microwave. There is also cutlery and crockery for two people. The Armadilla also features an internal toilet and shower and plenty of storage space for clothes and other belongings.
Outside, guests will find a private deck with seating, which is great for relaxing on during a summers evening. Glampers can cook up a feast on the barbecue or snuggle around the fire pit while enjoying the picturesque surroundings. Guests can soak the evening away in their own private two-person, log-fired hot tub for an *additional cost*. Guests should inquire for details.
One dog is allowed for an additional cost, guests should please inquire for further details.
- 1 Double bed
- Running water potable
- Hot water
- Towels additional charge
- Private Kitchen
- Firewood additional charge
- Outdoor furniture
- Linens and pillows additional charge
- Dining table
- 2 Twin/Single bed
- Cooking basics
- Tea kettle
- Fire pit
- Sound system
- BR/DVD player
- Private Jacuzzi/Hot tub additional charge
- Private Barbecue
There is a separate cost for the use of the hot tubs. Price is dependent on the number of guests (ranging from £60 to £75 for 1-2 nights).
On-site, guests can purchase a bag of logs for the fire pit for £6, as well as a barbecue starter kit for £9.99, which includes a five-kilo bag of charcoal, a pack of firelighters, and a box of large matches. These both must be ordered in advance; they cannot be ordered upon arrival.
Thanks to this property being a potato farm before branching out to the world of glamping, guests are able to purchase a sack of potatoes during or at the end of their stay.
Location + Surroundings
- National Park
- River, stream or creek
Furthermore, it's just over an hour's train journey to London for a day of sightseeing in the capital.
- Water sports
- Winter sports
- Wildlife watching
The county’s gently rolling landscapes speckled with picturesque towns and villages have inspired a range of well-known artists, for example, Constable who is famous for his paintings of Dedham which is not far from St Osyth, and Wivenhoe, a quaint village nearby which offers beautiful views and is home to some beautiful pottery artists.
Vibrant seaside towns, such as Frinton and Walton, merge with quiet, isolated beaches that in turn become networks of tidal inlets and estuaries—rich in wildlife and perfect for a relaxing day out. The towns of Brightlingsea and Mersea offer lovely day trips, where guests can watch the local boats racing on a Sunday at Brightlingsea. They can also take a trip across the Strood to Mersea (watch out for high tide!) and go for a walk along the beach, all before enjoying some delicious fresh seafood from The Company Shed restaurant.
Check-in: From 2:00 p.m. early check-in allowed additional charge
Check-out: 11:00 a.m. late check-out allowed additional charge
No Infants allowed Under 2 years old
No Children allowed 2-12 years old
Pets allowed additional charge
- Events allowed
- Fire extinguisher
- Smoke detector
In accordance with the Dangerous Dog Act of 1991, this property cannot accept any dog known as a pit bull terrier, Japanese Tosa, Argentino, Fila Braziliero, any dog used for fighting, or any dog that has the appearance of a dog used for fighting or that must legally wear a muzzle.
This property cannot accommodate large groups or anyone under the age of 18. A damage/security deposit is required for all bookings. Details of this will be provided on request. Proof of age may be requested.
Bags of kiln dried logs, BBQ packs, etc are available for an additional cost. Details of current prices will be provided on request. All optional extras must be booked and paid for before arrival. Extras cannot be added after arrival.
The businesses full terms and conditions apply to all bookings and will be provided before arrival.