Box Hall Farm, CO4
Box Hall Farm is set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with an owner who is dedicated to conservation and encouraging wildlife.
Boasting awards for a variety of conservation initiatives, the farm offers beautiful scenery and preserved ancient barns, multiple ponds, a lake of 4 acres and expansive areas of woodland. The farm is also a working arable and livestock farm, producing a mix of cereals and vegetables, and raising cattle on its water meadows.
The striking farmhouse and glorious large gardens are available for hire in their peaceful setting, surrounded by ponds and a bridge, leading on to a farmyard with traditional and new farm buildings. A recently converted Victorian hay barn can play host to 50 people (seated) and is centrally heated. Other unique features of Box Hall Farm include a restored large thatched barn in an open setting and its thriving cricket bat willow plantings.
- 1,000 + acres of arable land, water meadows and woodland
- Producer of barley, wheat, sugar beet, potatoes, onions and cricket bat willow
- A 4-acre conservation lake and ponds
- A herd of cattle, as well as a range of other animals to hand (donkeys, goats, chicken, ducks)
- Three separate farmyards, with a range of old preserved buildings (some dating back to the 14th century) and several later additions
- Farm house (including interiors) and gardens, complete with walled garden, kitchen garden, ageing potting shed and greenhouses
- Iron water mill
Facilities at Box Hall farm
A super crew base is on offer, this being a converted large barn, complete with seating for 50, central heating and outside loo. The owner can recommend local caterers. There is plenty of hard standing for parking.
Getting to Box Hall Farm
Travelling by train, it takes 45 minutes from Liverpool Street to Colchester North, then it’s a 5 mile taxi ride from there.
By car, Central London can be reached within 1 hr 30 minutes.