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Rose Farm Cottages are also known as the old brickyards...its rumoured that bricks from here were sent to London by Thames Barge (there used to be a big jetty) and then on to America and were used in the construction of the White House. As you come down the long track towards the river you can see all the way to Mistley on your right, Parkeston Quay dead ahead with Harwich and the cranes of Felixstowe to your left. The mudflats, exposed as the tide ebbs away, belong to the RSPB and the whole area is a site of Special Scientific interest and Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Winter or summer, the cottage is a magic place. Long walks along the river take you to far off pubs, short walks to your local. The track down can sometimes be a bit bumpy especially if there has been a lot of rain, but that is offset by the calm and privacy when you arrive. We would hope to meet you when you arrive and show you over the house and large garden, show you where everything is and tell you about the neighbourhood.

You are welcome to use the barbecue on the brick terrace above the sunken garden...a sun trap if you just want an afternoon snooze. There is plenty of parking by the cottage.

While not fully adapted for disabled people, the cottage is on 1 floor and there is a ramp over the front door cill.