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Red Poll Barn

Spexhall Near Halesworth, Suffolk (Ref. 1116922)


Best of Suffolk rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

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  • Electric car charging
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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14 Customer Review(s)

  • Joe

    “Wonderful place to stay.”

    We will be back!

    We will be back!

    - Joe, April 2024

    Thanks Joe - it was lovely having you here and looking forward to seeing you again! Jacqui Property Owner


  • Single-storey
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and grill, induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, shared washing machine
  • TV with FreeSat, WiFi
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Private decking area, grounds, patio furniture, barbecue
  • EV charging via external domestic plug is welcome here, please note there is a surcharge for this
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 0.2 miles
  • Note: There is onsite fishing available
  • Note: Please supervise children and animals at all times as there is an unfenced pond and moat, for health and safety reasons please be careful of children
  • Note: This property can be booked with neighboring Milk Parlour (Ref 1116921), together sleeping 6 guests.

The property

The stylish Living/Kitchen/Dining room is light and airy, ideal for socialising with friends and family. A bespoke well-equipped kitchen sits at one end, next to the dining area furnished with table and six chairs, with the comfortable sitting area next to the doors so you can make the most of the fresh air in the summer. Both bedrooms are beautifully furnished, one twin and the other king with the modern bathroom sitting between the two. Ground Floor You’re welcomed into a hall with all the rooms opening off it and a limed oak flooring running throughout, other than the bathroom which is tiled. Kitchen/Living/Dining Room A wonderful open plan space stretching to double doors opening onto the deck which sits over the moat with an adjacent pond with bi-fold windows along the side where you can sit and watch the wildlife; kingfishers, squirrels, and muntjac enjoying the moat. The bespoke and well-equipped kitchen sits at one end with integrated Bosch electric oven, induction hob, extractor, under counter fridge with ice compartment, dishwasher, and freestanding microwave. A solid oak table with six chairs sits between the kitchen and living space which is furnished with a three-seater leather Chesterfield sofa with matching armchair and an Ercol rocking chair, plus occasional tables with lamps and a wall-mounted TV. Master Bedroom Wake to the dawn chorus with bi-fold windows opening onto the moat and woodland beyond. The bed is king-size with two bedside tables, a single wardrobe with drawers, and a ladder desk/dressing table with mirror and light. Guest Bedroom Again sitting quietly at the back of the property with windows over the moat; furnished with twin beds with under bed storage and handsome metal drawer unit. Bathroom Conveniently sitting between the two bedrooms, this modern fully tiled bathroom has a bath with rain shower, WC, washbasin, heated towel rail and a Velux window giving natural light. Outside Red Poll Barn sits next to another self-catering cottage, Milk Parlour, which can be booked in conjunction to accommodate six guests. There's an additional holiday property opposite, Rookyards making it a great option for friends and family, although the dining and sitting areas aren't big enough for all ten guests to congregate comfortably. This stunning self-catering holiday home is surrounded by countryside with an abundance of wildlife including muntjac deer, bats, badgers, squirrels and many birds for you to identify from the comfort of your own private south facing sun deck which overlooks the moat with a wooden bridge across to the woodland and the pond just next door – an idyllic spot to sit with a good book or simply watch the wildlife. There’s outdoor furniture and a BBQ for you to use if you enjoy eating al fresco. The owners are happy for you to wander around almost two acres of their stunning moated gardens and grounds. For the ultimate in relaxation, guests can bring their rods and fish for rudd and perch in the pond. Please note there is a washing machine available for guests use in the outhouse (this is a communal washing machine, shared with two other properties) There’s a drive from the main road to the Rookyards Estate with ample parking for two cars and a path leads to the door of your accommodation. The surrounding countryside lends itself to cycling and you can store bikes undercover in one of the cart sheds. Note: This property can be booked with neighbouring Milk Parlour (Ref 1116921), together sleeping 6 guests.

Note: EV charging is via an external domestic plug socket and that there is an additional daily fee paid to the owner directly




Spexhall Barns

Spexhall Barns consists of two stylish self-contained cottages sleeping up to six guests, combining Red Poll Barn (Ref. 1116922) sleeping four guests with one king-size and one twin bedroom and Milk Parlour (Ref. 1116921) sleeping two guests with one king size zip and link bed. These modern, open-plan barns offer private decks with Red Poll Barn overlooking the moat and with enough seating for six guests. Set in almost two acres of grounds in the rolling countryside, they provide the perfect base for walking or cycling on a rural retreat. Located little over a 20-minute drive from the Suffolk coastline, you can enjoy popular seaside towns such as Southwold and Walberswick or visit the market town of Halesworth, still home to a weekly market alongside independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Spexhall village is home to the friendly Huntsman and Hounds pub serving a selection of traditional pub food or a short drive away in Bungay you can find the historic pub The Fleece. Spexhall Barns is the perfect setting for a countryside escape.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location


Southwold 9 miles; Norwich 24 miles.

The delightful Suffolk market town of Halesworth is full of character, with old buildings, a weekly market held on a Wednesday and a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants, which are predominantly independent. The Halesworth Town Trail offers a walk through the town whilst learning about its history, whilst within easy reach is the gentle, undulating surrounding countryside, which is ideal for walkers, cyclists and birdwatchers. The beautiful Suffolk Heritage Coastline features unspoilt heathlands and the RSPB Minsmere Nature Reserve, whilst the internationally renowned Snape Maltings Concert Hall, and the delightful coastal towns of Southwold and Aldeburgh are all within a short drive. With the cities of Ipswich and Norwich both within touring distance, Halesworth is an ideal location from which to discover Suffolk.

Note: Please supervise children and animals at all times as there is an unfenced pond and moat.
Note: EV charging is via an external domestic plug socket and that there is an additional daily fee paid to the owner directly

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas