"We had an amazing time. Your cottage is well equipped. We will be back soon." – 5th June 2017
"We have had a wonderful time in your lovely cottage. Thank you for the wine and biscuits! What a lovely area to visit!" – 2nd June 2017"
"We have had a lovely break in a well equipped cottage. Thank you for the welcome gifts!" – 1st May 2017
"Had a lovely Easter break at the cottage Perfect place, location and weather. Thank you" – 16th April 2017
"We have had a lovely Christmas break here . Very well equipped, comfortable beds and sun in Aldeburgh! Thank you." – 24 December 2016
"Lovely half term break, super comfortable well equipped cottage. Thank you." – 28 October 2016
"Beautiful cottage with eveything we needed. Thank you for our welcome gifts. Felt like home. Xxx" – 20th September 2016
"Both the cottage and the wonderful weather formed an ideal combination. Biking between Aldeburgh and Snape is in one word – beautiful. A biking map would further complete the cottage introduction folder." 15th September 2016
Set back from the road with a small front garden, the front door opens directly into the open plan living/dining room with stairs rising to the first floor and a door opening into the well equipped light kitchen with shower room beyond. Accommodation’s on the first floor with an elegant master bedroom with king size bed at the front and a double leading to the bunk room at the back, both overlooking the garden.
An added bonus is the enclosed garden across a path at the back of the house, furnished so you can enjoy meals in the sun, surrounded by pots full of lavender using the substantial gas BBQ. There is on-roading parking along Leiston Road where Compass Cottage is located and you can usually find a space close to the house.
You’re welcomed into a charming living-dining room with stairs rising to the first floor, the kitchen at the back with shower room beyond and a stable door to the garden. There are hard floors throughout the ground floor.
The cosy seating area has a two seater sofa, three chairs, occasional tables, gas fire to take the chill off cooler months and flat screen TV. There’s a step down dividing the living space from the dining area furnished with a table and six chairs plus a wine rack anticipating your arrival!
Quaint well fitted kitchen with stable door to the rear entrance and garden. There’s a double electric oven with ceramic hob and extractor, large integrated fridge and separate freezer with three drawers plus a washing machine and microwave.
A good sized modern room with double walk in shower (with lip), wash basin, WC, heated towel rail and frosted window giving plenty of natural light.
Carpeted stairs rise from the dining area to the first floor landing with a step up to the master bedroom and door to the double leading through to the bunk room.
A sunny bedroom with a lovely king size bed with shelf and bookshelves behinds and ample storage beneath in drawers; there’s also a free standing wardrobe and butlers table for the TV.
Stylish bedroom overlooking the back of Compass Cottage with double bed, again with storage drawers beneath, a wardrobe and a couple of shelves.
There’s a step down from the double to this cute bedroom, ideal for children, with sturdy bunk beds, shelves with kids books and a table with lamp.
Compass Cottage is one of a terrace of cottages on Leiston Road on the outskirts of Aldeburgh and you can usually find a parking space close to the house. There’s a picket fence with steps down to the sunny east facing front gravel garden with ‘lovers’ seat where you can enjoy your morning coffee. A communal path runs down the back of the cottage giving access to the kitchen door and a charming sunny graveled garden furnished with a picnic table with umbrella, four additional chairs and a substantial gas BBQ.
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 charming terraced self-catering holiday cottage is equipped with central heating, two TVs with FreeSat and Wifi. There’s a double electric oven with ceramic hob and extractor, large integrated fridge and separate freezer with three drawers plus a washing machine and microwave.
A travel cot, high chair and stair gate are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.
This typical Suffolk holiday cottage is located within a short walk of the beach and the heart of the picturesque town of Aldeburgh with it’s excellent restaurants, pubs, cafes and wide range of independent shops, convenience stores, historic cinema, art galleries and huts along the beach where local fishermen sell their wares.
The area is excellent for cycling, sailing or golf and there are many interesting walks and places to visit, including the nearby Aldeburgh Marshes, picture-postcard village of Thorpeness and world renowned Snape Maltings which, in addition to having wonderful lifestyle, clothing and food shops, is the home to the Aldeburgh Music Festival.