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5 Blackshore, Southwold

Southwold, Suffolk (Ref. 1117074)


Best of Suffolk rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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5 Customer Review(s)

  • Chris

    “A dream property really.”

    We loved it. Very very generous level of facilities and amenities right down to the tea spoons. Will be back for sure.

    We loved it. Very very generous level of facilities and amenities right down to the tea spoons. Will be back for sure.

    - Chris, June 2024


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower and basin, 2 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Conservatory sitting room
  • Oil heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, kettle, toaster
  • TV, 4G EE home router
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair available on request
  • Parking at harbour a short walk from the property, subject to availability
  • Enclosed garden with patio and furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.1 miles, pub 0.1 miles
  • Note: This property does not have WiFi
  • Note: Parking subject to availability

The property

Located in one of Southwold's most iconic locations, directly by the Harbour, giving you picturesque views over Blackshore Quay, which is a hive of activity with a variety of fishing boats. This traditional fishermans cottage is very much a home from home, offering a variety of comfortable space for the whole family to enjoy, including a kitchen, dining room, living room and conservatory, with three spacious bedrooms, one en-suite shower and one family bathroom on the first floor. Outside is a large patio area with table and chairs, allowing you to make the most of the gorgeous views surrounding the property. The property is of a nautical theme, with comfortable seating arrangements, beautiful ornaments, allowing you to truly relax and enjoy the sensational views. Ground Floor Entering from the harbour side, through the entrance porch, with the stairs in front of you, living room to your left and dining room to your right. There are large steps taking you up and over the sea defence into the courtyard. Kitchen Located at the rear of the property, this long kitchen is the ideal place to cook up a storm. There is an electric oven, with four ring hob and extractor fan above, dishwasher, 50/50 fridge-freezer, microwave, toaster and kettle. Utility Room Located through the kitchen, an ideal space for storing your coats and wellie boots. There is a washing machine and tumble dryer in here, and a door leading out onto the garden. . Dining Room With a fantastic grand wooden table and eight chairs, with views over the harbour, the perfect space for quality meals together. Sitting Room With large full width window, framing the most magical views. There are three two-seater sofa's, and array of side tables, coffee table and both table and floor lamps, 32'' TV connected to freeview. There is a wood-burning stove, perfect for those cooler winter months, imagine sitting back, fire roaring and watching the view. Conservatory With door leading onto the front courtyard, there are two wicker chairs and side table, the ideal spot to sit and read a good book with a cuppa (or glass of wine). Cloakroom Located off of the kitchen, featuring a WC and washbasin. First Floor Carpeted, slightly steep stairs lead up to the first floor landing. Bedroom 1 Located at the front of the property, with views out over the Harbour. This room features a double bed, with bedside tables and lamps. There is a large double wardrobe and chest of drawers for your belongings. Within this room is a sink and shower cubical. Bedroom 2 Located at the front of the property, with Harbour views. This room has two wooden single beds, with bedside table and lamp between. There is a large chest of drawers for your belongings, along with a full length mirror on the wall, and chair beneath. Family Bathroom This unique shaped room features a sink, WC and bath with shower above. Bedroom 3 Located at the rear of the property, with views of the marshes and of Southwold. The smaller of the three bedrooms, this room has a two wooden single beds, with bedside table and lamp between. There is a chest of drawers for your belongings. Outside At the front of the property there is a patio area offering your panoramic views of the harbour. There is a large wooden table and chairs, complete with parasol. Parking can be found a few steps away at the Harbour. Please note this is on a first come, first served basis. WIFI Whilst the property doesn't have allocated WIFI, there is an EE 4G home router for guests use.




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

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About the location


Lowestoft 13.4 miles; Ipswich 35.1 miles

Southwold is a seaside town situated along the East Suffolk coast within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and resting between Lowestoft and Ipswich. Southwold is known as the home of Adnams Brewery which was established in the town in 1872 and it also has its own lighthouse, a museum and a picturesque pier which has a selection of colourful beach huts and which plays host to the regular Southwold Model Yacht regatta. The town boasts a number of excellent restaurants and eateries with a particular nod to its seaside location so there is always plenty of seafood and fish on the menu. Southwold has some fantastic independent shops, boutiques, galleries and pubs which are great for a browse and to stock up on essentials for your holiday. Just outside Southwold there are a number of great attractions for the whole family including Africa Alive Zoological Reserve, RSPB Minsmere and Dunwich Museum as well as scenic towns such as Aldeburgh, Thorpeness, Leiston and Lowestoft to visit.

Note: This property does not have WiFi. Note: Parking subject to availability. Note: No unaccompanied teenagers permitted at the property

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas