Gladwins Farm in Nayland, Suffolk is a highly successful business, which has been built up by its owners over the last 14 years.

It lies in the heart of Constable country in the Stour Valley on the south Suffolk border and is perfect for exploring the local countryside.

There are nine holiday cottages – some new build, some in converted barns – which are all finished to a very high standard — three have private hot tubs. The business has won several top tourism awards over the years and generates an annual income in excess of £200,000. The cottages have an occupancy rate of 70 percent to 80 percent, which is well above the national average because the location and facilities offered.

Surrounding the properties, there are woodlands, a well stocked fishing lake, indoor air-conditioned swimming pool complex, sauna, tennis court, play area and equestrian facilities, which include three paddocks, further grazing land, an outdoor arena and stabling.

The six bedroom family house is set in 20 acres with stunning southerly views across the Dedham Vale. It has a dining hall with high timbered ceiling, a living room with log burning stove, custom built kitchen and new garden room with timber frame and vaulted ceiling. The property is for sale for £3.25 million through Clarke & Simpson, 01728 724200,