Step inside Maldon District's most magical, romantic and frankly over the top destinations, available to book on AirBnB.

The Standard has searched through the site to find SEVEN of the most incredible homes big groups, families and couples can stay in throughout Maldon.

Maldon has some absolutely beautiful views of the country, sea, and the river.

From yurts, to cottages, to stately homes that can sleep almost 30 people, all of the properties in this list take full advantage of its surroundings in the most perfect way.

Here's a list of our favourite AirBnB stays throughout Maldon District:

1. The Lakeland Yurts, Hatfield Peveral

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This one of a host of small private lakeside, Mongolian yurts in Hatfield.

The stunning views are enhanced by your very own hot tub, which make it perfect for a romantic weekend getaway.

There are 3 fishing lakes if you wish to spend any time fishing during your stay, which is included in the price.

In the yurt's private garden, there is even a brand new cabin, complete with a kitchen and shower.

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Price (per night): £140

Sleeps: Up to five

2. Bellropes, Maldon Road, Bradwell-on-Sea

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All your family, and friends can fit comfortably inside this huge estate on the Maldon Road with complete comfort.

Boasting a ridiculous 14 bedrooms, a hot tub and two-acres of land to roam free, Bellropes might be one of the prettiest get aways in the whole of the district.

If you and a big, big group are looking to get away this summer, look no further than here.

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Price (per night): £650

Sleeps: Up to 27

3. Nintyfive95, St Lawrence

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This incredible riverside Pyramid is possibly the most interesting structure you can call home in the area.

The property, with its beautiful hanging lights and proximity to the River Blackwater makes it a winner for any kind of getaway you might have planned.

Its completely pane glass window front and open living room is also one of the prettiest spaces on this list, in our opinion.

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

Price (per night): £260

Sleeps: 12

4. Cherry Blossom, Osea Island

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This one of 19 properties across the 380-acre Osea Island is beautifully furnished and a perfect place to take the family.

If you have young children they'll be free to run round and explore, while the parents can take in the stunning views the island has to offer.

The clubhouse is a fantastic addition to the home too, with a pool and table football table included in the space.

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Price (per night): £157

Sleeps: 4

5. Manor House, Vaulty Manor, Heybridge

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This six-bedroom country estate is the ideal getaway for a big crowd.

It boasts a swimming pool, hot tub, luxurious green gardens and bedrooms with ensuite.

Although it is a bit pricey, this home could be great if you fill every bed with your nearest and dearest.

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Price (per night): £699

Sleeps: Up to 10

6. The Hay Barn, Great Totham

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This adylic patch of Great Totham farmland should be a favourite for everyone wanting to get away for a few days.

The spacious home is equipped with a large brick fireplace and wood burner that the whole group can crowd around and snuggle up to at night.

The owners of the farm even have their own chickens, and they share the eggs with tenants, so a little added bonus.

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

Price (per night): £160

Sleeps: 7

and finally...

7. Eaton House Studio, Tiptree

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This pink palace may be one of the most outlandish homes you can find in the whole of Essex.

The property is a hen party's dream, filled with half a dozen themed bedrooms, coloured powder pink, hot pink and every kind of pink you can imagine.

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The property also boasts a hot tub, three bar areas, a gas fire, two living rooms and a pool table.

On request, the owners can create a "Slumber Party" room with up to eight beds, and there is even an indoor cinema which would be a perfect way to a wind up a night at Eaton House Studio.

Maldon and Burnham Standard:

Price (per night): £2,400

Sleeps: Up to 21