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Flaxen Cottage, Heveningham

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

Main Features


This country cottage is charmingly furnished to ensure that you can enjoy a short break or holiday in comfort, whether relaxing at home in the sunny garden room or cosy sitting room with wood burner, or exploring the countryside and nearby coast.

Sleeps 3 + 1 I 2 Double I 1 Shower Room

What our guests say

“We have had a super week exploring this part of the wold.  We have had the most glorious weather and have spent much time on the coast.  We particularly enjoyed Framlingham and Southwold as well as quieter locations such as Orford, Walberswick and Sizewell.  Very good meals at the White Horse at Badingham and the White Hart at Blythburgh.  The cottage was a perfect base – we loved the garden room and the very pretty garden.”

“Have enjoyed our week here very much, relaxing and visiting the local places of interest. We were very impressed with the cottage, well equipped with everything we needed, and of a high standard. Would not hesitate to recommend it.”

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If Covid-19 restrictions mean travel is no longer permitted, we will issue you with either a voucher credit, valid for a new booking at the same property for use before 31 December 2022 or a full refund, if preferred.

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If there are no restrictions, but you feel you don’t want to travel, we will try to re-sell the dates for you. If we fully resell the dates, you will then receive a refund for the amount you have paid minus the booking and admin fee.

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Flaxen Cottage at Heveningham

Most of the ground floor is open plan with kitchen/dining/garden room plus utility room, cloakroom and sitting room with a door opening onto the stairs. Both double bedrooms, the master with a lovely view of the historic Heveningham church, have easy access to the shower room on the first floor.

There’s roadside parking in front of the cottage which is set back with a landscaped front garden and pretty cottage garden at the back with a table and chairs.

Ground Floor
The front door opens into a porch, leading through to the kitchen, with a seat to take your shoes off and ample place to store them and coats.

A lovely cottage kitchen with quarry tiled floor that runs through to the dining area and on to the garden room, making the whole area great for chatting with your friends and family. There’s an electric oven, grill and four ring gas hob with extractor, a large fridge, and freestanding microwave.

For meal times there’s a sturdy table and four chairs next to the kitchen and a step down to the light garden room, furnished with a couple of comfy sofas, footstool and occasional tables, one with a small TV on. Double doors open to the pretty garden.

Utility Room
Off the dining area with a washing machine and an eight-drawer freezer.

Through the utility room, with WC and washbasin.

Sitting Room
Charming and cottagey with wood burning stove, beamed ceiling, and wooden floor; furnished with a large sofa, chair, coffee table and TV cabinet with a flat-screen TV.

First floor
A door in the sitting room opens onto carpeted stairs with handrail rising to the first-floor landing; floors are wooden throughout the first floor.

Master bedroom
Up a step from the landing this cottage bedroom overlooking the church has a double wrought iron bed with bedside units, huge blanket basket, and masses of storage in the built-in wardrobe.

Guest bedroom
The double wrought iron bed faces the window to the back of Flaxen Cottage with little space down one side of the bed, making it more suited to a single guest than a couple. There are hooks for your clothes and a tall basket unit for smalls!

Shower Room
Washbasin set into a vanity unit, WC, large shower cubicle, and windows giving natural light.

This end of terrace cottage sits back from a country road with a pretty scented front garden stocked with lavender and roses with a path leading to the front door. Double doors lead from the garden room to the rear garden with patio and furniture for meals in the open, lawn and flower border which is stunning in the spring and summer months. There’s generally space for two standard size cars directly in front of the cottage on The Street, a quiet road but please respect the neighbours!

Whats Included?

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 end of terrace self-catering holiday cottage is equipped with central heating and appliances include a TV with FreeSat, Wifi and ipod docking station. The kitchen is well equipped with with an electric oven, grill and four ring gas hob with extractor, a large fridge and freestanding microwave. There’s a washing machine and big freezer in the utility room.

A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.
Flaxen Cottage sits opposite the historic church in the village of Heveningham, most famous for Heveningham Hall, the biggest, grandest, stately home in Suffolk,
which hosts a Country Fair in July with numerous attractions and action packed entertainment for all ages and Suffolk’s most spectavular firworksd display in November.

The village is located four miles south-west of Halesworth with an ideal base for exploringing the beautiful and varied Suffolk Coastal region and rolling countryside by bike, foot or car, with picturesque and historic villages, market and coastal towns including Framlingham, Southwold and Aldeburgh.
1 small well-behaved dog is welcomed 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.

Sorry, no smoking or unaccompanied teenagers.

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
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