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The Room of Dreams at Talliston

John is a superhost.

The Room of Dreams at Talliston

Private room in house
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 shared bathroom
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bathroom
John is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
This is one of a few places in the area that has this feature.

All the romance and mystery of a Moorish bedchamber, complete with collection of artefacts and treasures collected from travels around the world. Fall asleep to the sound of the wildlife of the Spanish hills, under a canopy of glittering stars.

While guests can look around the house and gardens, the Victorian living and dining room, New Orleans kitchen and toilet/bathroom are communal with this booking. Extra guests can book one of our two other spaces: The Cabin and The Haunted Bedroom.


Indoor fireplace
Hot water
Unavailable: Smoke alarm
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed



5 reviews
Cate User Profile
November 2019
Talliston house is a stunning home, full of intrigue and wonder. John is an exceptional host, sharing stories of the house and it's creation. Marcus made a wonderful dinner and breakfasts tailored to our needs. It really is a unique and stimulating experience. I highly recommend…
Jo User Profile
June 2019
Talliston really is a house of dreams. Each room is stunning and unique. John and Marcus are congenial hosts and we were made to feel very welcome. We recommend a trip to Talliston for everyone.
Jessica User Profile
February 2017
What an amazing place! Truly unique! Every room has its own magic that plays with all your senses! Would highly recommend anybody visiting and staying with such a friendly host!
Mark User Profile
November 2016
I booked this venue as a birthday surprise for my wife, yet the surprise turned out to be mine as much as my wife's. I was sceptical before hand but John and Marcus were the most amazing and welcoming hosts. From the moment we stepped through the front gate our fantastical…
Kristina User Profile
August 2016
I went there for the second time with my girlfriends and we had a great time. Few months ago I accidentally found Talliston in the newspaper's list of the haunted houses and decided to go there for a hen party. It was amazing the first time and after few weeks I felt like I…

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Hosted by John

Great Dunmow, United KingdomJoined in May 2013
John User Profile
65 Reviews
John is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I'm a writer, author and the creative force behind the house and gardens. I love travelling and the Great Outdoors, ancient cultures, castles and am most at home walking in forests. We cook a lot of world cuisine at Talliston and immerse ourselves in embracing all this planet has…
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About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is John’s place.
Marcus helps host.

The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 15:00 - 20:00
Checkout: 10:00
15:00 - 20:00

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events


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