The property is entered through the hallway, which is shared with the ground floor apartment, and up a flight of carpeted stairs. The stylish kitchen, living room, study, bathroom and separate cloakroom sit on this first floor, with both bedroom up the next flight of stairs. The large master bedroom sits at the front with a king size bedroom and twin bedroom sits quietly at the back with a view over the rooftops.
Outside there's an enclosed shared courtyard with table and chairs at the back of the apartment; a flight of stairs leads to this and has a little-gated platform at the top which has an amazing view of roof and treetops - a great place for a sundowner! There's on-road unrestricted parking at the front on Stradbroke Road.
The property is entered in through a hallway which is shared with the ground floor apartment; both have their own front door and Driftwood is up a flight of stairs.
A carpeted landing gives access to the living room, kitchen/breakfast room and study, with a step down to a smaller landing with bathroom, separate cloakroom and door to the roof terrace.
This stylish living room sits at the front and is beautifully furnished and decorated in a contemporary palette with two generous sofas, footstool, coffee table, bookcase well stocked for your enjoyment, and attractive fireplace. For your entertainment, there's a flat screen TV, Sony DVD player, an iPod docking station.
The sunny kitchen has a fridge/freezer, electric range-style cooker with ceramic hob and separate oven & grill, dishwasher, washer/dryer and a microwave. In the corner is a glass-topped round table with wooden seating for four.
Light streams in through the long sash window, making this a good place to sit quietly with a book, play a game or watch a DVD on the TV provided, or pull out the quality sofa-bed and make this into a third bedroom rather than two people sharing the twin.
The bathroom has a bath with a shower and handbasin. The W.C. is conveniently in a separate room next to the bathroom.
A flight of narrow carpeted stairs takes you up to both bedrooms on the second floor.
This large bedroom sits at the front of the house, with a sitting area by the window, a comfortable king-size bed, and ample storage in the wardrobe with set of drawers for storage.
The twin bedroom is quietly at the back, overlooking rooftops, with two single beds, a compact wardrobe/chest of drawers for storage, with additional storage provided in the eaves cupboard with a clothes rail.
In front of the property is on-road unrestricted parking and guests can enjoy the sea air in the courtyard at the back which (shared with the ground floor flat) accessed via the property's rear door in the lobby and down the external staircase, where there's a wooden table, chairs and a BBQ. There are also two directors chairs stored in the lobby, which you can use on the little 'roof terrace' to soak up the evening sun!
Driftwood is located just above Spindrift (sleeps 2), so guests can book both properties for a party size of 6.
All prices include 100% cotton bed linen, towels, heating and electricity plus a welcome bottle of wine and nibbles to help you get your break off to a relaxing start.
Driftwood is equipped with gas central heating. Appliances include a flat screen TV with FreeView channels in the living room, a TV with DVD player in the study (not connected to an aerial so fine for games and DVDs only), Wifi and an iPod dock. In the kitchen there are integrated appliances including an electric range-style cooker with ceramic hob and separate oven & grill, a dishwasher, a microwave, a washer dryer and a fridge/freezer. There's also a BBQ for your use in the courtyard.
You can use the sofa bed in the study and extra linen will be provided in the eaves cupboard in the twin room for your convenience, however the property is only available for four guests as the kitchen's not really suitable for more.
A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.
This self catering maisonette in Southwold is located in a terrace of houses, a short walk from the town's popular shops, cafes and delis.
The sandy beach at Southwold is 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 the town boasts several excellent pubs and restaurants as well as a range of independent shops and galleries.
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 fish huts along the harbour. Southwold is home to the Adnams Brewery and the town's excellent pubs include one of our personal favourites, The Lord Nelson where you can try a range of Adnams bitters.