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.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.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.