The Pump House, a quirky conversion in Dedham Vale
Hosted by Jane
Jane is the host.
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
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The Pump House is close to the village of Stoke by Nayland which boasts two great gastro pubs shop etc. yet the Pump House is surrounded by a simple field with a small stream running through. The Pump House is at the centre of a footpath network within the Dedham Vale, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Great views and walks. You’ll love my place. Its a quirky conversion of a water pumping station with every comfort and great views. My place is good for couples and furry friends (pets).

The space

The space is open plan with the double bedroom curtained off and with a sofa bed and the TV on the balcony level. This cosy snug is reached by a steep paddle stair which is really not suitable for very young children or unsteady adults. The sitting area downstairs has extensive views all around to enjoy the wildlife. All very tranquil and quiet.

Guest access

The Pump House stands on its own in a simple field with a stream flowing by offering peace and tranquility, splendid views and a chance to watch the wildlife.Dog friendly with comfortable car parking accessed from a single track country lane half a mile from great pubs.

Interaction with guests

Either Jane or I can be contacted if needed

Other things to note

Underfloor heating to keep you comfortable 24 hours a day.

Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM

The stairs to the gallery are very steep and not suitable for the young and less mobile guests. The sofa bed and the television are in the gallery.


7 Reviews

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Nell User Profile
October 2017
A haven of peace, in a simple, comfortable and ingenious conversion. Beautiful walks from out of the door and delightful villages are a short distance away.
Douglas User Profile
Response from Douglas:
Hello Nell I am sorry about the shower, I do agree it is in needs replacing. It has had a lot of use over the years but is on the winter 'to do' list and should soon be looking much better. So pleased you enjoyed your stay otherwise. Best wishes Jane
October 2017

John User Profile
August 2017
The Pump House is an imaginative, quirky and well thought through renovation with everything you might need. Comfortable, peaceful and in a great location it is an ideal spot for a break away from the bustle of life and dogs will love it - ours did. We'd go back there tomorrow.

Linda User Profile
August 2017
Really enjoyable ,very relaxing and just as described. Additional upstairs bedroom could be an issue for young Children or the Elderly as stated in the description.House fully equipped . We and the dogs enjoyed the meadow and wildlife. The local pubs are both good for meals and Constable area beautiful. Well worth a visit. Thank you.
Douglas User Profile
Response from Douglas:
Really pleased you enjoyed your stay.
August 2017

Simon User Profile
June 2017
Jane's place was perfect for a Countryside getaway. It's location was ideal for country walks and cycle rides, and was just near enough to the main village to walk up to the two great pubs. My favourite feature was the patio which overlooked the garden and beautiful Dedham countryside.

Simon User Profile
March 2017
The Pump House is a lovely quirky little place where we had a great stay. Warm, quiet and relaxing it is a great place to stay (if a little off the beaten track) The stairs are a little tricky (as described); the garden is relaxing and the little village had a great gastropub. Lovely. Thank you.

Carol User Profile
March 2017
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Pump House, the location was excellent and The Crown in the village was first class. The only thing we would say is that the interior would have benefitted from refurbishment and a little upgrading.

Kieran User Profile
November 2016
Douglas's places is beautiful and relaxing. The pump house does have its unique touch and personality. It's in the village, near a little stream and the underfloor heating works a treat to tired feet. The location is very quiet which is perfect for relaxing. Really good to enjoy the morning sun and wildlife whilst having a coffee. Lovely view of the outdoors. For the Internet do without's lol! Note* due to countryside the network signal is poor. I brought a 3 mobile WiFi dongle with a portable battery and had 7mb speed with the dongle outside on the porch. Good enough to keep in touch with the outside world. Really great stay!

Joined in November 2016
Jane User Profile

About the home

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