The Gig House Stowupland

Sleep 6 | 2 kings | 1 bunk-bed | 1 bathroom

Property Summary


Set in the grounds of the magnificent Columbine Hall – one of the most beautiful houses in Suffolk with a star in the Good Gardens Guide 2011 – The Gig House was once the home to its Suffolk Punch horses and has now been stylishly restored to provide country house accommodation for Six. Set amongst a charming walled vegetable garden, its own private enclosed garden and just outside the moat of the Hall, this is quintessential Suffolk at its best.

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Guests arriving at The Gig House will come down the main drive of Columbine Hall, where they first reach The Gig House, which has ample parking outside. From here the main door leads straight into the living space, which takes up the ground floor of the building. Upstairs all three bedrooms and the bathroom are arranged off a central landing, all of the rooms have views of the extensive grounds of Columbine Hall, with the areas outside of the moat available for guests to explore.

GROUND FLOOR: Guests arriving at The Gig House will come in through the solid wood door from the gravel drive and enter the living space, which has a tiled floor and plenty of space in cupboards under the stairs for hats, coats and boots. There is another door leading from this main space into the kitchen garden beyond.

LIVING/KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: This spacious and beautifully furnished room is arranged around a large central hearth and has a fully equipped kitchen with an electric double oven range, washing machine, fridge with small freezer compartment and a microwave. The seating area has two large sofas arranged around a rug in front of the large open fire and beyond this is a dining table and six chairs. There is a flat screen TV with Freeview channels, a DVD player, oriental rugs and antique furniture.

BEDROOM 1: This delightful room has a king size bed with a table seating two to enjoy a morning ‘cuppa’ in peace, and windows overlooking the enclosed garden. In this room is a built in bedside shelf, a floor lamp, some hooks on the wall for hanging clothes, and a chest of drawers.

BEDROOM 2: This room has a king size bed, a built in bedside shelf, a set of shelves, a chair and a window overlooking the driveway.

BEDROOM 3: This charming room has built-in bunk beds with 6’4” by 2’9” mattresses (3” narrower than standard single beds), a chair, and a built in wardrobe and views over the kitchen garden.

BATHROOM: This spacious room has a full size bath with shower above, a hand basin and W.C.

OUTSIDE: The Gig House has on one side a delightful kitchen garden, as well as a small enclosed garden with table and chairs to the back of the property. The overall setting is within the 29 acres of Columbine Hall, which guests are welcome to explore when they visit. There is plenty of parking around the property.

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 self-catering Suffolk country cottage is equipped with electric storage heating and an open fire. Appliances include a flat screen TV with Freeview channels, DVD player, and CD player with an iPod docking station, an electric range, a fridge with small freezer compartment, a washer and a microwave. There is tiled flooring in ground floor living space and the stairs and entire first floor are painted wood floor boards. There are also oriental rugs and antique furniture. Wifi is available.

This beautiful pet friendly self-catering Suffolk country cottage is located just outside Stowupland in central Suffolk close to the market town of Stowmarket, which is within easy striking distance of the Wool Towns of Clare, Long Melford and Lavenham to the west and Aldeburgh, Southwold and Thorpeness to the east. There is also a good selection of National Trust houses and stunning private houses available to view within the vicinity of the property.

Sorry, no smoking or unaccompanied teenagers.

There is an unfenced moat near the property and so care should be taken when outside with young children.

Well-behaved dogs are welcome. If you wish to bring your dogsthey must be mentioned at the time of booking on the booking form and is subject to our conditions of booking.

Please note that this self-catering Suffolk country cottage does not have a dishwasher.

Please also note that the beds in the bunk-bed room are 3 inches narrower than standard single beds.

Once you have filled out the online booking form, you will be given the option to pay by credit or debit card, or by BACs transfer. A 25% deposit is requested at the time of your booking to secure your booking. The balance and a returnable good housekeeping deposit are due six weeks before your holiday commences. Please click here to see our full terms and conditions of booking
All bookings are subject to our terms and conditions which you can read by clicking here.