The Ongar Bell is ideally situated in the small market town of Ongar. This unique property sleeps 12 in 6 double bedrooms and includes its own lounge bar complete with snooker table, bar billiards, darts and a 63' plasma Sky HD TV. The remaining accommodation has been modernised and furnished to provide large individually decorated bedrooms, a spacious first floor living room with vaulted ceiling and wood burning stove and a large kitchen breakfast room on the ground floor; there is even a dumb waiter to send food directly from the kitchen to the dining room!
The property is well positioned to explore the surrounding villages of Essex and is just a short drive from Epping Tube Station with quick access to Stratford's Olympic Village and Stadium. It is also conveniently located for Stansted airport via the M11.
The owner is a fully trained West End chef and catering services are also available. Should you have a celebration at The Ongar Bell that you require catering for or simply just wish to turn up and enjoy yourselves without having the hassle of cooking on your stay we can take care of this for you. From intimate fine dining experiences to a cold buffet for a large gathering with everything in between we can take care of your whole event for you. Prices available on request.
The ideal venue for a family celebration or a get together with friends for the "ultimate lock-in". Alternatively, the famous TOWIE Sugarhut is only 6 miles from Ongar in Brentwood.
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Chipping Ongar, a small town out in the countryside, close to both the M11 and M25, giving easy access to London and Cambridge. The town is a Conservation Area and contains over 100 listed buildings and other structures.
It is a market town given its charter in the 12th century. The town and the villages around it have retained their charm, the weekly market is still held in the town on Wednesday's. The High Street have a variety of shops and the buildings are of some interest.
The remains of a 12th century castle, fortified by the Normans can be seen.
Most of the popular attractions lie in the surrounding countryside.
Blake Hall Gardens, Bobbingworth, CM5 0DG, off A414. Gardens in 25 acres with ice house, Tropical House, bog garden. Small RAF Museum in the house, after North Weald Aerodrome was bombed the house became the R.A.F. Station Headquarters. Open: Easter-Sept Sat-Wed 11:00-17:00 Tel: 01277 362502
Greensted Church, Greensted, CM5 9LA The oldest wooden church in the world. Dates from the 11th century. Tel: 01277 364694
North Weald Airfield Museum and Memorial, Ad Astra House, Hurricane Way, North Weald, Bassett, CM16 6AA Off B181 Epping to Ongar road, museum tells the story of this still active airfield, memorial to those who died, both in the air and on the ground. The airfield is home to a number of classic aircraft. Open: Mar-Nov Sat-Sun 12:00-17:00 Tel: 01992 523010
Mountnessing Windmill, Roman Road, Mountnessing. A traditional weatherboarded post mill, 1807, restored to a working condition, complete with gears. One storey can be viewed. Open: 3rd Sun of month May-Oct.14:00-17:00 Tel: 07887 662177 for guided tour.
Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker, Crown Building, Kelvedon Hall Lane, Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood, CM14 5TZ, off A128. Hidden away beneath a bungalow, a Cold War hideaway. In 10 feet of reinforced concrete find 3 storeys hidden 100 feet underground with command centre, sleeping quarters, kitchens, even a BBC radio station. Open: Summer: Mar-Oct Sat-Sun 10:00-17:00, 10:00-16:00 Mon-Fri; Winter: Nov-Feb 10:00-16:00 Thur-Sun Tel: 01277 364883.
The Ongar Bell is only 6 miles from Brentwood and The Sugar Hut for all TOWIE fans looking for a night out on the town Essex style!
Rent your own pub for the weekend and enjoy the "ultimate lock-in" alternativelty enjoy the recently made famous Brentwood Sugarhut for "The Only Way is Essex" experience. This unique property includes a lounge bar complete with snooker table, darts and a 63' plasma Sky HD TV