"We have returned, love it even more. Such a beneficial break! A Daschund Convention of 100 @ Southwold Pier was incredible! Sole Bay Inn so welcoming and tasty. It, and Two Magpies Cafe, both welcome dogs. Already hoping to come next Dec!"
On the ground floor there’s a wonderful open-plan living room leading through to the kitchen/breakfast room, with a delightful garden room at the back which has a door to the garden. The family bathroom is also on the ground floor and accommodation on the first floor comprises a double and a twin room, both with original oak floors and exposed ceiling timbers and charmingly furnished.
The ground floor of 7 Church Street is open plan with an oak floor running throughout; offering a great space for friends and family to enjoy each other’s company.
Guests are welcomed from directly into this charming room from Church Street. The room retains wonderful period features with the handsome inglenook brick fireplace housing a wood burner and exposed ceiling timbers. The owners have furnished it in a contemporary style with comfortable sofa, two arm chairs and coffee table it is equipped with a Smart TV with DVD, Freeview, iPlayer, iPod docking station and CD player. A corner cupboard is ideal for storing coats and muddy or sandy footwear.
An open door frame nicely divides the living area from the kitchen and there is an additional opening above the butler’s sink, allowing the ‘scullery maid’ to chat to guests whilst preparing a meal!
Beautifully fitted with painted wooden units and oak work surfaces, the kitchen is well equipped with integrated slimline dishwasher, fridge with freezer compartment, washer/dryer, wine cooler and free standing microwave. The chef of the family can prepare meals on the dual fuel cooker with electric oven and separate rotisserie, five ring gas hob plus extractor fan, and a circular table with four chairs are provided for guests wishing to enjoy breakfast or dine in the comfort of the cottage.
The room is particularly light with a sky light and opening into the garden room/conservatory.
This is a great place to relax with a book at any time of the year. A door opens onto the garden for the summer months and the room is fully heated and double glazed so ideal in winter too, with conservatory style sloping roof and wall of windows giving ample light. There are a couple of cane chairs and a footstool.
This ground floor bathroom has a tiled floor and a paneled bath with wall mounted shower above plus shower screen, WC, small washbasin and heated towel rail.
A door opens from the living room directly onto the original wooden, steep and angled stairs with hand rail, leading to the first floor landing with sloping ceiling. Both the double and twin rooms open off the landing and the first floor has the original oak floor running throughout. There is a blanket chest for owners’ storage exclusively.
This charming bedroom with dual aspect over Church Street and the garden, has a double bed with bedside tables and lamps, plus a built in wardrobe and ornate chest of drawers with mirror, giving ample storage space.
This cosy twin has plenty of character with a stained glass window onto the landing, it’s beams and brick fireplace housing a chest of drawers. Furnished with twin beds with metal frames and a bedside unit with lamp, the room has a window overlooking the garden.
7 Church Street is a mid terraced holiday cottage on a relatively quiet street near the heart of Southwold. There is no allocated parking, however guests can offload outside the cottage where there are single yellow lines, and park in a nearby car park, where short stay passes are available, or on a nearby road where there is unrestricted parking.
At the rear of the cottage is a small delightful graveled garden where guests can relax and enjoy the sea air with a bistro style table and four chairs. The garden is surrounded by a painted fence giving privacy; there are attractive planted pots, a shed for the owner’s use and a gate giving access to a rear walkway
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 contemporary terraced self-catering holiday cottage is equipped with gas central heating and appliances include a TV with Freeview, DVD, iplayer, ipod docking station and CD player. The kitchen is well equipped with integrated fridge with freezer compartment, win cooler electric oven and separate rotisserie, gas hob with five rings, washer/dryer, slim line dishwasher and a free standing microwave.
A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.
7 Church Street is located just a few minutes walk from Southwold high street which has a great choice of excellent restaurants and cafes, as well as a range of galleries and independent shops, including bakeries, delicatessens, butchers and convenience stores. Home to Adnams Brewery, the town boasts many great pubs, including The Lord Nelson where you can try a range of Adnams bitters.
Southwold’s sandy beach is a couple of minutes away, adorned with a string of colourful beach huts that lead along to Southwold Pier at one end and towards Southwold Harbour at the other end.
There is a pretty walk through the harbour and over a footbridge to the picture-postcard village of Walberswick, home to two good pubs (The Anchor and The Bell) and a long sandy beach. Fresh fish can be bought from the fishermen’s huts along the harbour.
The area boasts a wide variety of attractions, amongst which are the renowned RSPB bird sanctuary Minsmere, many countryside and coastal walks and the internationally renowned Aldeburgh Music Festival.