Maranello is a large property on the outskirts of Thaxted surrounded by fields and with a large recreational ground to the rear. The property provides accommodation for 9 people with a learning disability. The grounds extend over an acre and there is a large garden with activity areas. The home has the advantage of being located in a rural setting along with excellent community facilities in Thaxted, including a small supermarket, post office, library and pubs. There are excellent bus links to the local towns of Saffron Walden, Great Dunmow and Braintree, which have more extensive shopping facilities and many leisure facilities. There are train links from these towns. There are other facilities within easy reach, such as churches, sports and leisure facilities, hairdressers, colleges and parks.