You’ll know you’re somewhere special on entering the warm and welcoming hall with sweeping staircase and doors to the reception rooms. The drawing room is roomy but cosy, with sumptuous sofas and a huge wood burner set in the inglenook fireplace; and the adjacent sitting room lends itself for extended family to enjoy. Perfect for passionate cooks, the kitchen and adjacent pantry and utility rooms are equipped with large groups in mind, and plenty of space for people to gather for memorable celebratory meals.
Exquisitely decorated and furnished; all six bedrooms are individually designed with supremely comfortable and well dressed beds, heavy curtains framing stunning views of the surrounding landscape, and quality furniture complimenting the exposed beams and feature fireplaces. Rooms are spread over two floors, great for two families or groups of friends to have a degree of privacy, with two en-suites and one family bathroom on the first floor and another on the second floor.
A long avenue takes you well away from civilization to the large drive with plenty of space for cars. Relaxed gardens wrap around the house with a terrace running along the front, furnished for outside dining or simply chilling and soaking up the atmosphere with uninterrupted views across the farmland to the River Blyth.
You’re welcomed into an impressive stone floored entrance hall with stairs sweeping up to the first floor, doors to the two sitting rooms and the kitchen/dining room with functional rooms beyond and a corridor to the living and playrooms. Original floors run throughout with a mixture of stone, brick and wood with a scattering of rugs.
This big farmhouse style kitchen with stone floors and windows overlooking the drive is extremely well equipped to cater for family gatherings. There’s a dishwasher and massive five-oven gas Total Control Aga with roasting, baking, simmering, slow cooking and warming ovens plus four gas rings and two hot plates.
The room is split into two sections, both with large dining tables accommodating eight guests.
Ideal for big groups, with ample storage for groceries, there’s a massive fridge/freezer, microwave with shelves and cupboards are well stacked with glassware, crockery, cookware, pots and pans.
Conveniently off the kitchen through a stable door, with a washing machine, dryer and butler’s sink.
Giving access to the garden, with hooks for coats and plenty of space for welly boots.
WC and wash basin.
A wonderful room with inglenook fireplace, an ideal area to sit back and relax. There is vibrant luxurious three-seater sofa and separate chair, along with a coffee table and 50'' TV for relaxing days and evenings.
A stunning room, full of character, with beams, enormous brick fireplace housing a working wood burner. Sumptuous velvet sofas, chair and footstool fill the room, with a couple of additional side tables.
TV Room/Games Room
With a fantastic table football, an array of seating and large TV for your entertainment.
Carpeted stairs rise to the first-floor landing which has a step down to the master suite, a door also opens onto the staircase to the second floor. On the first floor are three bedrooms, two with en-suites and a family bathroom.
A luxurious room with super-king zip/link bed. Vibrant pink tones fill this room, with gorgeous bedside table and decorative lamps, along with a side chair.
A Narnia style low height door leads through to the spacious & stylish en-suite bathroom. There is a wonderful roll top bath with freestanding taps, positioned perfectly to make the most of the views. There is a WC, modern wash basin with mirror above and heated towel rail.
Beautiful beamed bedroom with a gorgeous upholstered super-king zip/link bed, ottoman box, matching vibrant chair, bedside drawers, chest of drawers and original feature fireplace.
Featuring a bath, wash basin and WC.
Wake to uninterrupted views of the landscape from super-king zip/link bed in this enormous bedroom. A large chest of drawers gives you plenty of space for clothes and there are bedside tables and a generous armchair. A Narnia style wardrobe links this room with the middle bedroom, convenient for families.
En-Suite Bathroom with Shower
An expansive en-suite with luxurious roll top bath, built-in shower, wash basin with mirror above and WC.
Carpeted steep stairs rising to the second-floor landing. On this floor are three bedrooms and Family Bathroom.
An attractive room created to make the most of the space.There is a super-king zip/link bed with upholstered headboard, bedside cabinets and gorgeous side lamps.
A lovely bedroom with far reaching views and beamed ceiling. The super-king bed has a bespoke headboard using the original beams and reclaimed timber. There is also a bedside tables, chest of drawers and comfortable chair.
Accessed off the landing, with access provided also to Bedroom 6. This room has a luxurious bath with wash basin and WC.
Another handsome bedroom full of beams in the sloping ceilings and window looking over the drive, church and fields full of livestock. There’s a super-king zip/link bed with bedside cabinets.
A long avenue takes you well away from civilization to the large gravel drive with plenty of space for six+ cars. Gardens wrap around the house, mostly laid to lawn, with a beautiful patio area furnished for outside dining or simply chilling and soaking up the atmosphere with uninterrupted views across the farmland to the River Blyth. There is also a BBQ/Pizza oven for guests use
Dogs do need to be supervised as it’s not 100% secure and there are livestock in the extensive fields surrounding the property.
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 impressive self-catering holiday home is equipped with central heating and appliances include two TVs with FreeSat and Wifi. The kitchen is extremely well equipped with a gas AGA with five ovens, four rings and two hot plates; there’s a dishwasher in the kitchen; huge upright fridge with adjacent freezer (four large shelves and two drawers in both as well as compartments in the doors) and a microwave in the pantry; washing machine and dryer in the utility room. There is also a BBQ/Pizza oven for guests to use.
This substantial holiday house is in a great location for exploring all that the picturesque Suffolk Coast has to offer, with fashionable Southwold just six miles away with a sandy beach, iconic pier and excellent range of shops, eateries and, for beer lovers, home to the famous Adnams Brewery.
From a practical perspective, the market town of Halesworth is just three miles away, with a good selection of both independent shops and supermarkets, a railway station with connections to Liverpool Street and The Cut Arts Centre with a two-week arts festival in the autumn.
For the sporty, Blyford Hall is next door to a livery where guests can ride (with prior arrangement), Halesworth Golf Club is close by, there are plenty of amazing walks and cycle routes, fishing and sailing close by. Bird lovers are sure to enjoy the fantastic birdlife right on the doorstep or go further afield to Minsmere Nature Reserve.
One well-behaved dogs are welcome downstairs. If you wish to bring a dog it must be mentioned at the time of booking on the booking form and is subject to our conditions of booking.
Blyford Manor Farm is set in acres of wonderful countryside, which houses livestock, for dog owners, you need to keep your dog on a lead once outside the property gates so they don't run off. There are also cattle grids located on the driveway.
Sorry, no smoking or unaccompanied teenagers.
Whilst Blyford Manor Farm is a wonderful house for a family holiday and the playroom is great for toddlers there are a lot of internal steps and stone floors so you'll need to supervise little ones.
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 http://www.bestofsuffolk.co.uk/terms-and-conditions