“Lovely cosy cottage – just what we wanted. Cold walks along the beach and home for tea, books and gin & tonic by the fire”
“Beautiful cottage! Really enjoyed our stay. Visits to both bookshops and the Crown for a delicious meal. Lots of visits to Minsmere”
“What a fantastic place to stay – comfy and cosy cottage. Lovely local walks and fabulous pubs – our 2nd time here – we’ll definitely be back”
On the ground floor of this beautiful countryside holiday cottage in Suffolk is a large open plan kitchen/dining room, a living room, a bathroom and a twin bedroom. On the first floor is a double bedroom and a single bedroom. Outside there's a large lawned garden and a patio with a table and chairs and off-road parking for two cars.
The front door leads into a hallway with space to leave your outdoor coats and boots, leading through to the kitchen.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: This large room has a dining table which has been cleverly recycled from a period door, along with chairs and a bench. The kitchen area has an electric hob and oven, a slimline dishwasher, a microwave, a tall fridge with a two-shelf freezer and a tiled floor. An original period window looks through from the kitchen to the living room.
LIVING ROOM: There's a cosy wood-burning stove in a wonderful inglenook fireplace, two two-seater antique-style leather sofas, a 22” TV with Freeview channels and a built-in DVD player. There's a stereo system with DAB radio, CD player and an Ipod docking station. The room has kept its original Suffolk floor bricks and oak beamed ceiling to create an atmospheric place to relax in the evenings.
BEDROOM 1: A small twin bedroom with a chest of drawers, a wardrobe with a striped canvas front and oatmeal colour carpet.
BATHROOM: There's a bath with a shower over it, a hand basin, a w.c. and a tiled floor.
Slightly steep original oak stairs lead to a small landing with doors to two further bedrooms.
BEDROOM 2: There's a double bed with rough pine bedside tables, two door hanging wardrobe and chest of drawers
BEDROOM 3: There's a single bed, a chest of drawers, original oak floorboards and an oak-beamed sloping ceiling.
OUTSIDE: There's a large enclosed lawned garden with a shed to store 4/5 bikes and a patio with a table and chairs, plus off-road parking for two cars.
All prices include 100% cotton bed linen, towels, heating and electricity plus a welcome bottle of wine and biscuits to help you get your break off to a relaxing start.
This semi-detached Suffolk holiday cottage is equipped with underfloor heating downstairs and modern electric radiators upstairs and an eco-friendly ground source heat pump.
Appliances include a flat screen TV with Freeview TV channels and DVD player, a stereo system with DAB radio, CD player and Ipod docking station, a built-in electric hob and oven, a tall fridge/freezer, a washing machine and a microwave. A travel cot, high chair and a stairgate are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking. Please note that the wifi is through BT Hotspot and this is at any additional charge.
This semi-detached countryside holiday cottage in Suffolk is situated on the edge of the picturesque village of Westleton, close to RSPB Minsmere (2 miles) and historic Dunwich (2.5 miles) on the Suffolk coast. The area is rich in wildlife and has a network of footpaths, plus wonderful cycle routes and there's space to store bikes in the garden shed.
Westleton is just a few minutes walk away, where you’ll find two pubs including the award-winning The Crown. Westleton is roughly about halfway between the seaside towns of Southwold and Aldeburgh which makes it an ideal location for exploring the pretty heritage coastline and ancient villages. Darsham mainline train station is just 3 miles away, with several direct trains to London Liverpool St.
Our top five tips for exploring the area:
1. Walk across historic heathland to RSPB Minsmere, one of the UK’s premier bird-watching sites.
2. Take a drive to seaside Aldeburgh for its famous fish and chips.
3. Walk across open fields into the pretty village of Westleton, pick up the weekend newspapers and have lunch at The Crown.
4. Visit the historic seaside town of Southwold and take a stroll down Southwold Pier for coffee and stunning views back of the town.
5. Take the kids crabbing in Walberswick (6 miles).