This classic Tudor-style manor is set in its own parkland with a natural lake and swan sanctuary. It was renovated in 2007 and has 10 rooms in total. It offers luxury accommodation, as well as the recently opened Anton's Restaurant and Champagne Barn with world-renowned chef Anton Endelmann. It has a lobby, 24-hour reception and check-out service, a cloakroom, conference facilities, Internet access, and room and laundry services. Parking facilities are available to guests arriving by car.
This eco hotel is ideal for those wishing to enjoy a break in the countryside. Attractions in the locality include Hatfield Forest and the Flitch Way. Links to public transport can be found about 1 km away in Takeley. Restaurants, bars and nightlife opportunities can be found approximately 5 km away in Bishops Stortford. The hotel is about 3 km from Stansted Airport, making it ideal for travellers.
The modern en suite rooms, elegant in décor, offer individually regulated heating, Internet access, satellite TV, a direct dial telephone, courtesy tray, minibar (stocked on request) and a safe. All bathrooms have spacious walk-in showers and are non-smoking. King-size beds come as standard.
The nearest golf course is less than 2 km away in Bishops Stortford.
Anton's Restaurant and Champagne Barn, overseen by renowned Chef Patron Anton Edelmann, offers seasonal menus with ingredients sourced from local suppliers wherever possible. The restaurant overlooks our lake and swan sanctuary and serves lunch and dinner all week through with the only exception being Saturday lunchtime. It is competitively priced and is fast gaining a reputation as the leading restaurant in the area. Booking is a must for Friday and Saturday evenings. If guests are after more intimate surroundings, they may book the Chef's Table, a private room for up to 10 guests where they can watch their meal being prepared by Anton and his brigade.
The following are all accepted as methods of payment at the hotel: American Express, MasterCard, VISA and some debit cards.
By car from Stansted Airport, take the main access road to the M11 (London). At the Bressingbourn roundabout take the 2nd exit and merge onto the A120 (London). Branch left, and at the Priory Wood roundabout take the 1st exit for the B1256 (Takeley). Follow the road for about 100 m and turn right (the Esso petrol station is on the left) onto Tilekiln Road. The hotel is about 750 metres further on, on the left. From the M11 motorway, exit at junction 8 for Stansted Airport and Bishops Stortford. At the roundabout, take the exit onto Dunmow Road for B1256 (Takeley). Continue for about 100 m and then turn right at the Esso petrol station onto Tilekiln Road. Continue for about 750 metres and the hotel is on the left.
Striving to be carbon neutral as much as is possible for a unit of its size, the hotel has introduced a number of initiatives to assist with this aim. These include the Ground Source Heating Pump system and a Bio Diesel Generator to power the hotel. These and many other initiatives make this the ideal venue for the eco-sensitive traveller.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
King size bed