A BEAUTIFUL COUNTRYSIDE SUFFOLK HOLIDAY COTTAGE IN BLYTHBURGH NEAR SOUTHWOLD
The Gate House is a beautifully presented property which is part of a Grade II Listed conversion of a former hospital and lies in the heart of the Suffolk countryside with commanding views to the West over the Blyth Valley. The property occupies an excellent location for easy access to the many attractions of the East Suffolk Heritage Coast which include many walks and cycling routes and for bird watchers there is the renowned RSPB sanctuary at Minsmere. The Gate House enjoys use of the communal gardens. Separate from the property is the Communal Leisure Complex which comprises a heated indoor swimming pool, fitness suite and table tennis room.
You are welcomed into a grand hall with a cloakroom, large sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and family room. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with en suite shower, 2 further bedrooms and a family bathroom. On the second floor there is another double bedroom with en suite.
Outside the property enjoys a west facing garden with a raised brick paved patio area enjoying views over the Blyth Valley.
SHELTERED PORCH – Arched double doors opening to:
HALL – Sash windows overlooking the front aspect. Under stairs storage cupboard, coat stand. Stairs leading to the first floor.
CLOAKROOM – Low suite W.C. Pedestal wash basin with tiled splash backs. Laminate oak flooring and a sash window.
SITTING ROOM – Dual aspect room offering stunning views over the Blyth Valley through sash windows. Two 3 seater sofas and an arm chair all circling a fireplace with living flame gas fire. Flat screen TV with DVD player and sky. Large coffee table, Double doors opening into the kitchen and raised patio garden.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM – Spacious room with table seating 8, tiled flooring part glazed door opening to the side garden. Wide range of modern kitchen furniture with granite work surfaces incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Integrated 5 ring Neff electric hob/oven with overhead extractor hood, Neff dishwasher and fridge/freezer unit, microwave, toaster and kettle. Tiled flooring.
UTILITY ROOM – Wood effect work surfaces with base units below, incorporating sink unit with mixer tap and washing machine. Door providing access to the side garden.
FAMILY ROOM – Dual aspect room offering views over the gardens. TV. WIFI and a 2 seater sofa.
LANDING – split level landing with steps leading to a further area providing access to the second floor.
BEDROOM 1 – Dual aspect room offering views over the front and Blyth Valley to the rear. Super King bed with bedside tables, lamps and IPod docking station. Chest of drawers, built in wardrobe cupboard and dressing table.
EN SUITE – Shower cubicle, low suite W.C, Vanity sink unit with storage below. Shaver point and heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 3 – Dual aspect room offering stunning views over the Blyth Valley. Twin beds with side tables and lamps . Built in wardrobe cupboard.
BEDROOM 4 – Window offering views over the Blyth Valley. Single bed with side tables, lamps, built in wardrobe cupboard with a chest of drawers.
FAMILY BATHROOM – Panel bath with overhead shower. Bidet, Low suite W.C, Vanity sink unit with storage below. Heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 2 – Window offering views over the Blyth Valley. King sized bed with side tables and lamps. Chest of drawers.
EN SUITE – Panel bath with shower head attachment. Low suite W.C. Vanity sink unit with storage below. Heated towel rail and shavers point.
OUTSIDE – To the front the property enjoys designated parking for one car and a shingle pathway which leads to the front door. The garden lies to the rear and is mostly laid to lawn and features a raised fully paved sun terrace enjoying views over the Blyth Valley.
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.
The property is equipped with gas central heating and includes a living flame gas fire, a flat screen TV, DVD player, fridge/freezer, 5 ring electric hob/oven, microwave and dishwasher. Wifi is available. The landline is also available for local and incoming calls.
A travel cot and hair chair are available on request at the time of booking.
The Gate House enjoys use of the communal gardens. Separate from the property is the Communal Leisure Complex which comprises a heated indoor swimming pool, fitness suite and table tennis room.
Blythburgh is a small village approximately 100 miles from London and 4 miles from the North Sea at Southwold. The village is set in a landscape of ‘Outstanding Natural Beauty’ with a tidal river, marsh and heath land. The surrounding reed-beds and mud flats attract a variety of birds including Bittern, Marsh Harrier, Shelduck, Avocet and Curlew. The village is best known for its Church “Holy Trinity” which is internationally known as the Cathedral of the Marshes, the acoustic of the building was favoured by Benjamin Britton and is a regular venue for the summer Aldeburgh Festival.
Southwold is approximately 4 miles from Blythburgh, Aldeburgh is approximately 12 miles, Walberswick is approximately 3 miles and the nearest railway station is at Darsham (approximately 4.5 miles away).
Bookings made within 15 days of travelling discounted by 10%
Sorry, no smoking or unaccompanied teenagers are permitted at this property.
A well-behaved dog can be accommodated on request at the time of booking, must be restricted to the ground floor and is subject to our terms and conditions.
Children are welcome.
Please note that the swimming pool and associated facilities will be closed between Monday 2nd June and Saturday 21st June 2014.