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The Brambles

Polstead, Suffolk (Ref. 1123795)

Best of Suffolk rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Games Room
  • Broadband / WiFi


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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Floyd

    “Stunning cottage.”

    As shown on pictures. Would highly recommend.

    As shown on pictures. Would highly recommend.

    - Floyd, October 2023


  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin with a trundle bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Communal laundry
  • Communal games room with table football, pool and table tennis
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot provided
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Private garden with seating
  • Communal heated outdoor pool and outdoor shower
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.3 miles, pub 1.1 mile
  • Note: The pool is open from May to September from 10am to 4pm; dimensions: 8m x 4m, depth 1.5m x 2m

The property

Tucked away on a spacious, ten-acre farm just outside the village of Polstead, is this wonderful barn conversion, The Brambles. Superbly presented with two bedrooms, this inviting retreat welcomes a family of five and their canine companion looking to stay this Area of Outstanding Natural Beaty. The property is set back from the other cottages in its own garden and is ideal for guests seeking a little more privacy. Internally, the cottage features a king-size and a twin room with trundle bed, complete with wardrobe space for your personal belongings. Allow the designated chef to take over the kitchen, featuring an electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and microwave. Serve up a tasty meal at the dining table, before retreating to the sofa and spending the rest of the evening catching up on TV. This Sprotts Farm cottage also features a family bathroom with choice of bath and shower over, so you can best decide how to prepare for the day. Start the morning with a few lengths in the outdoor communal pool or head into the games room for some table tennis and pool. Treat the family to a memorable stay at The Brambles. Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1089146 and 1123793, together they sleep 13 guests.

Sprotts Farm Holiday Cottages

Polstead 1.3 miles. These three barn conversions rest on the owner’s 10 acre farm just outside the village of Polstead within the Dedham Vale AONB. Boasting dog-friendly accommodation, an outdoor heated swimming pool and communal games rooms, these charming cottages are bookable together to offer an ideal base for an extended family or group of friends in this picturesque part of Suffolk. Each of the barns come with open-plan living areas and shared a patio garden with fire pits and barbecues, ideal during those summer months, along with furniture sets for alfresco dining. Take country walks and bike rides from the doorstep and stroll down the road to the well-stocked, village shop selling all you need. The Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offers beautiful Lowland landscapes, particularly the Water Meadows of the River Stour, making it a haven for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts. Within the region there are plenty of pretty villages to be explored, including Nayland, Hadleigh and Lavenham, all accessible within ten miles and offering their own character and charm. For family days out, head to Colchester Zoo and discover over 160 species in 60 acres of parkland or visit the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds, where you can visit the ruins of the Abbey and choose from over 200 shops. Escape to the beauty of the Dedham Vale at Sprotts Farm Holiday Cottages.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


Nayland 3.3 miles; Hadleigh 4.6 miles; Colchester 10.2 miles

Polstead is a small village resting near to Colchester between Nayland and Hadleigh. With a couple of delightful country pubs which promise to serve up some hearty grub and a great pint, the village is also home to Polstead Community Shop which is the perfect place to stock up on some essentials while stopping off for coffee and cake at the same time. Attractions such as Hollow Trees Farm and Dedham Vale Vineyard are within a short distance with towns nearby worth visiting including Nayland, famous for its delightful Tudor cottages and the bustling market town of Hadleigh, both of which boast a great selection of shops, and amenities.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas