Crabbe House, Aldeburgh

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? YES

From £529.00 per week

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Main Features

Crabbe House has a very special location in the heart of Aldeburgh, combining sea views and a High Street location - two of the most sought-after features our guests request! This split level apartments works wonderfully for family groups looking to have all that Aldeburgh has to offer within a few yards from the door... and for those looking to prepare meals in the stunning handmade kitchen and enjoy them overlooking the sea in the dining area, or from luxury of the balcony in the summer months.

Sleeps 4 - 6 | 1 king | 1 twin |1 bunk | 1 shower room | 1 small bathroom

What our guests say

"Thank you again for yet another excellent stay - this time with the new balcony!  A most restful & relaxing week."

"Our first visit to Aldeburgh or Suffolk for that matter and we have loved it.  Have read previous guests' entries and second all positive comments regarding the apartment - the location, the views, the quality with which it has been equipped and furnished, and the thoughtfulness."

Crabbe House at Aldeburgh

"This is our second stay at Crabbe House and it is much enhanced by the addition of the balcony. So comfortable and well equipped."

"Thank you for the use of your lovely apartment. Really felt like home from home. And that view is wonderful."

"This is our 2nd stay in Crabbe Cottage (House) and it was just as good as the first. So well equipped and in a great location for exploring Aldeburgh."

"It feels like coming home – 3rd visit. It’s so very relaxing to stay here and enjoy the Poetry Festival. Perfect place to stay.."

"This apartment was a lovely place to stay – very comfortable, well equipped, great views and close to the town centre. We definitely plan to return here."


This stylish Aldeburgh accommodation by the sea is a first floor apartment which has WIFI access, accessed via its own front door on Aldeburgh High Street, which leads into an entrance hall with coat hooks. The stairs lead up to the landing above, with doors to all the other rooms. Particular features of this property is the fabulous sea facing balcony and the lovely open plan living, kitchen, dining room, which has a fully equipped kitchen, two windows with sea views and a real flame gas stove. There is also a double bedroom with sea views and the door to the balcony, a twin bedroom, a bunk room, shower room and a bathroom with a short four foot bath and a shower.

"We have had a fantastic holiday in this perfectly located cottage, well equipped for our needs. Nothing quite like waking up to a sea view every morning."

"Yet another delightful visit to this wonderfully comfortable and well-equipped house. We look forward to our next visit! Thank you."

GROUND FLOOR: This first floor apartment is above The Aldeburgh Book Shop at 40 High Street and is accessed through its own front door into a hall which leads to the stairs to the first floor.

FIRST FLOOR: At the top of the stairs is a landing which leads to the twin bedroom and master bedroom. The shower room is accessed from this landing by a few steps. Another few steps from this landing lead to another landing that has the kitchen/ sitting/dining room, the bunk-bed room and the bathroom with a shower and a small bath.

KITCHEN / SITTING / DINING ROOM: This open space has two large windows with views of the sea, a large handmade kitchen which features a Silestone worktop, all Bosch appliances including: an integrated double oven, electric hob, integrated dishwasher, an integrated washer/dryer, large integrated fridge freezer, a water filter with separate tap and an integrated microwave. The kitchen area has a window overlooking the High Street and is open to the dining area where the table seats six. The sitting area has a 32 inch flat screen TV with freeview channels and a DVD player, an iPod docking station; a bridge table, games and DVDs are also supplied for your enjoyment. There's ample seating with a three seater and a two seater sofa, an arm chair, a carver chair, a stool, and a real gas flame stove for cosy winter visits or a chilly evening anytime.

MASTER BEDROOM: This large bedroom is furnished with a king size bed an French doors opening onto the balcony where you can sit and watch the sun rise over the sea. There are matching bedside tables and lamps, an armchair, two chairs, two chests of drawers, a built-in double door wardrobe, a dressing table, stool, and mirror, and a wall mounted 22 inch Samsung flat screen TV with freeview channels.

BEDROOM 1: A twin room with two standard sized single beds, bedside tables and lamps, two chairs, two chests of drawers, a built-in wardrobe, a wall mounted mirror and a wall mounted 22 inch Samsung flat screen TV with freeview channels.

OPTIONAL THIRD BEDROOM: There is an optional third bedroom to the property which has adult length bunk beds. This can be booked for an additional supplement of 10% of the rental price - please contact our office for more details. This room has reading lights, and a window overlooking the High Street. Although the room is very small, storage for clothing has been optimized. There is a short hanging rail at the end of the bunks, a small chest of drawers and two large containers which slide under the bottom bunk.

BATHROOM: This room has a shower as part of a small four-foot bath, a w.c. a medicine cabinet, electric towel rails and a hand basin.

SHOWER ROOM: This room has a corner shower, electric towel rails, a w.c. and a hand basin.

OUTSIDE: The sea facing balcony has to be one of the best places to sit in Aldeburgh; furnished with a table and chairs and accessed from the master bedroom with a window from the living area which you can use as a 'serving hatch'! On-road parking can usually be found in nearby side streets and in the pay and display car park close by. There are beach chairs for you to use on the long stretch shingle beach.

" The fabulous kitchen is packed with more crockery, utensils and equipment than anyone would expect."

" Another fantastic week in Aldeburgh and your home was a perfect base. Being an avid reader I was particularly enamoured of the location above the bookshop, but with a view over the sea and the boating pond this could well be the best spot in all of Aldeburgh."

" Immediately felt settled in your lovely apartment – so lovely to be here in between all the poetry events – hope to come again. Been coming 11 yrs – this is the best"

Whats Included?

All prices for this self-catering accommodation in Aldeburgh 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.

Crabbe House is equipped with gas central heating and a gas stove. Appliances include a 32 inch and two 22 inch flat screen TVs with FreeView, a DVD player, an iPod docking station, WiFi broadband, Bosch kitchen appliances including: electric hob, integrated double oven, integrated washer/drier, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge freezer, and an integrated microwave. There is carpeted flooring in the bedrooms, dining/sitting room and on the stairs, the kitchen, bathroom and shower room have lino flooring. There is a card table, playing cards and Bridge scorers and other games. For the beach there are six chairs and a wind break.

A travel cot, high chair and 2 stair gates are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking. In addition, if the mattress to the bottom bunk is removed and the slats underneath taken up, the cot will fit in the space thus provided, making best use of the room.

There are beach chairs and a bridge table along with a selection of games and DVDs.

This self-catering Aldeburgh accommodation is located less than a minute's walk from the beach and shops of the popular seaside town of Aldeburgh on the Suffolk coast. Aldeburgh has an excellent range of restaurants, pubs and shops and there are pretty walks around the marsh and to Thorpeness. Fresh fish can be bought from the fishermen's huts along the beach. Click here to view our friends page for discounts with the local amenities.

There are tennis courts, a 9 hole and an 18 hole golf course (rated as one of the top 100 in the UK) in Aldeburgh. For those who enjoy birdwatching, boat trips are available on the River Alde. There are also tennis courts and a golf course in Thorpeness, and for those who appreciate music, Snape Maltings is only 5 miles away.

A well-behaved dog is welcome. 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.
Sorry, no smoking or unaccompanied teenagers.

There is a third bedroom to the property which has adult length bunk beds. This can be booked in addition to the main cottage for a supplement please contact our office on 01728 638 962 for more details.

Please note that when not in use, Bedroom 3 will be closed.

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
All bookings are subject to our terms and conditions which you can read by clicking here.
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