The Old Stable, Witnesham Ipswich

Sleeps 4 | 1 king size | 1 twin | Family bathroom and ground floor shower room

From £414.00 a week

Property Summary


This centuries old former stable has been sympathetically converted to a high standard holiday cottage for four people, but retains a rustic charm and character with original brick floors and oak beams. Set deep in the Suffolk countryside, yet minutes from the local pub in the village of Witnesham, The Old Stable is an idyllic rural retreat.

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This detached property has a spacious living/dining room, kitchen and shower room on the ground floor. There is a king size bed in the master bedroom with twin beds in the second bedroom and a family bathroom leading off the landing between the two.

Surrounded by fields, this self catering holiday home has a large garden and with far reaching views to enjoy from the terrace with table and chairs. There is ample designated parking for at least two cars.


LIVING/DINING ROOMThe front door opens directly into this light, spacious room with triple aspect windows. Under floor heating has been installed beneath the original brick floor with beautiful oak beams and harness reflecting the house’s origins as a stable. There are three two seater leather sofas, two occasional tables, bookcase, original manger full of games and jigsaws in case of rainy days, a flat screen TV and DVD player.

The dining area has a table with six chairs and a door opening, conveniently into the kitchen.

Wooden stairs lead from the living/dining room to the first floor and a door leads into the shower room.

KITCHEN The brick floor adds a rustic feel to this well equipped kitchen with windows facing both north and east. There is a small table with four chairs, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge with separate small freezer, electric oven and four rings.

SHOWER ROOM Opening from the hall/living/dining room there is a double walk in shower, WC and basin. Heated towel rail. A window looks onto the garden.


Wooden stairs lead from the living/dining room up to the first floor landing with doors to both bedrooms and the family bathroom.

MASTER BEDROOMThis triple aspect room has beautiful oak floorboards with bedside rugs for comfort! There is a king size bed with metal bedstead, two generous built in wardrobes, bedside drawers with lamps on, a small dressing table with chair and mirror.

TWIN BEDROOM Another spacious light room with wooden floor boards and windows on two sides overlooking the garden and fields. There are twin beds with metal bedsteads, bedside drawers with lamps on, an additional chest of drawers and built in wardrobe.

BATHROOM Leading off the landing, this room has a north facing window. There is a bath, WC, attractive glass basin and heated towel rail and underfloor heating.

OUTSIDEThe Old Stable is located on Manor Farm, surrounded by arable and grazing land with the only traffic being the odd rambler! The farmhouse, where the owners live, dates back to the 15th century and is situated next to The Old Stables although does not impact on guests’ privacy.

A private garden surrounds the house with an attractive north facing terrace which has a table and chairs where guests can enjoy al fresco dining whilst enjoying stunning views of the Suffolk countryside. There is a lovely shepherd's hut in a nearby field where guests can relax and enjoy the bird and wildlife which – you may be lucky and spot a deer or a stoat.

There is ample designated parking next to the house.

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 detached holiday cottage is equipped with under-floor heating downstairs and electric radiators upstairs. Appliances include a flat screen TV and DVD player, a built-in electric hob and oven, a free standing fridge and small freezer, dishwasher and a microwave. The ground floor has original brick floors and the entire first floor has oak floorboards.

Witnesham is a pleasant village with a popular pub, The Barley Mow and a fruit and vegetable wholesaler, which also sells local eggs, milk and fruit juice. Bath can be reached within minutes of The Old Stable by public footpath.

The historic Suffolk county town of Ipswich, with it’s theatres, shops, restaurants and frequent rail service to London is just four miles away and the popular seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold are only half an hour’s drive. For the sporty, Fynn Valley Golf Club, open to non-members, is nearby and the area is perfect for cycling and walking.

Sorry, no smoking, pets or unaccompanied teenagers are permitted at this property.

Adults are advised to keep young children under supervision as the garden is not fenced and there is a stream nearby.

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
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