Hire the House
Houchins is a Grade 2* listed farmhouse dating back to the 15th century that offers the perfect setting for a family gathering, special celebration or cosy weekend away. The accommodation is extremely comfortable and available for 14 people in the main house and an additional two in the romantic cartlodge adjoining the farmhouse. It is privately owned and set in beautiful landscaped grounds of 2 acres which are in turn surrounded by its own rolling farmland. The house has been sympathetically restored to the highest standards and decorated with carefully sourced local antiques. There is a large oak panelled drawing room with open fireplace, large well equipped farmhouse kitchen and formal dining room comfortably accommodating 16 people.
Photo Credit: Trebor Photography
Conveniently located just off the A120 Houchins is 1 mile east of the pretty town of Coggeshall and just 15 minutes from the historic town of Colchester with its castle, roman ruins and zoo. There is also all the shopping you need at Freeport in Braintree and the former home to the Knights Templar at the medieval farmstead of Cressing Temple Barns is nearby. Local amenities include several golf and tennis clubs. The Essex coastline is approximately 15 miles away and central London just one hour by train. Please call 01376 561448 for more information on prices and available dates.
Houchins Next Wedding Open Day
Sunday 9th December, 11am - 3pm
Our caterers will be on-site offering tasty ideas and inspiration!
Please come and join us at our next Wedding Open Day. It's the perfect opportunity to get know our exclusive venue, have a look around the listed farmhouse accommodation and meet some of our fabulous suppliers.
Our award-winning wedding team will be on-hand to chat through your plans and explain how Houchins works to make your wedding extra special.
Dove Barn, our sister venue, just 30 minutes from Houchins.
Dove Barn is where our wedding business started in 2002.
A charming, rustic barn just behind the historic Castlings Hall near Sudbury in South Suffolk needed restoring and we took on that challenge. Since 2002 we have held over 300 weddings at Dove Barn and it has variously been described as 'quirky', 'laid-back', 'a hidden gem of a venue' and 'full of rural calm'. If you are looking for a unique venue just off the beaten track take a look at our website:
2018/2019 Special Offer
An Extra Special Offer. Save £1,000 off the price of your wedding on selected weekends in 2018/2019
Book your wedding for selected weekend dates from December 2018 to March 2019 to save £1,000.
This offer is only available for selected dates listed on the calendar on our Availability page and terms and conditions apply.