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Holly Lodge, Aldeburgh

  • Sleeps 10

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 5

  • Pets? YES

Main Features


Holly Lodge is an elegant detached pet-friendly holiday home with beautiful garden in a wonderful elevated position above the picturesque town of Aldeburgh, just a short walk to the high street and beach. This substantial house, which dates back to the early 1900s, has been restored and furnished to an extremely high standard, whilst retaining many original features, to provide excellent self catering accommodation, with a beautiful enclosed and landscaped private southwest facing rear garden. With five bedrooms, five shower/bathrooms and two sitting rooms the house is ideally suited to two families or groups of friends.

Sleeps 10 | 1 Super King | 1 King | 1 Double | 2 Super King Zip/Link | 1 En-Suite bathroom | 2 En-Suite Shower Rooms | 1 Family Bathroom | 1 Family Shower Room

What our guests say

"We have had a wonderful week in Aldeburgh staying in your beautiful home. Thank you. The open plan living kitchen area is superb and the whole house so tastefully fitted out and comfortable. we loved the garden too and the Wendy house a real treat for the children."

"Holly Lodge was just perfect for us. The open space and considerate touches (crockery for kids, the Wendy house, toys, Prosecco!) made us feel at home. The garden is gorgeous too. Thank you for creating such a beautiful place to relax in. We leave reluctantly, but with lots of happy memories."

"Well what can I say? The house is amazing, the garden stunning, the location perfect."

"Thanks for a wonderful week in your beautiful house. House is immaculate with everything in it we needed to make it a fun, family-orientated holiday, especially liked the welcome Addams Prosecco and nibbles... lovely thought!"

“Another fantastic stay at Holly Lodge. Great house, location and weather! This year celebrating Pops 70th along with four generations! Thank you – we will be back again!”

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Holly Lodge at Aldeburgh

Guests are welcomed into a lobby with door to a hall giving access to the first floor, the bedroom on the ground floor, the library and the spacious open-plan living/kitchen/dining room – a great place for people to socialise with ample seating for ten guests, and French doors opening to the patio and garden beyond.

Accommodation on the split level first floor comprises the generous master bedroom with super king bed and en suite bathroom; a double with king size bed and en suite shower room; super king zip and link, giving the option of twin or double bed, with en suite shower room; and one further double room with zip and link beds, close to the family bathroom.

Holly Lodge is approached through double timber gates, in a fence which gives it privacy from the road, opening onto a gravel drive with space for two to three cars and border planted with holly trees, from which the house derives its name. Holly Lodge has an exceptional garden with extensive terracing, great for dining in the open air, plus a big landscaped garden, largely laid to lawn with mature herbaceous borders, trees, shrubs and ornamental pond which is fenced for safety reasons. Little guests are sure to enjoy the playhouse!

Ground Floor
The front door leads to a lobby with door to hall where stairs rise to the first floor.

A well proportioned high ceilinged room with a bay with sash windows facing southwest giving plenty of light. The oak floor and ornate fireplace with bookshelves on either side are features of this room which is furnished with a desk and sofa making it ideal for a spot of work or quiet time.

Ground Floor Bedroom
This good sized bedroom has a double bed.

Ground Floor Bathroom
Opening off the hallway so easily accessible from the ground floor bedroom, the room has a shower, washbasin and WC.

Open-Plan Living/Dining/Kitchen
A magnificent L-shaped open plan triple aspect room with oak floors, a fully glazed wall with double doors leading to the terrace and garden beyond. The stereo in the living area and radio in the kitchen both have Bluetooth, allowing you to listen to music from your iPhone or tablet. There is also an upright overstrung piano in the sitting room.

Living/Dining Area
With wood burner with shelves either side housing the TV, this is a great place for families in the cooler months, as well as in the summer with double doors from the dining area opening onto the terrace. The room has been cleverly designed and furnished to give guests the option of watching a second TV at the other side of the room with sofa and chest full of toys for little guests, or socializing together in front of the fire where there is ample seating on two sofas and a lovely wing back leather chair. The dining area has a super large table and ten chairs and, adjacent to the kitchen area, is ideal for entertaining.

Kitchen Area
A lovely bright and well-equipped kitchen overlooking the garden. The base and wall units house a one and a half Neff oven at waist height, four ring gas hob with extractor hob, a Samsung fridge freezer with water cooler, microwave & dishwasher. Cupboards are well equipped for guests wishing to cater at ‘home’ with stylish Raymond Blanc Anolon hard-anodized pans and Sophie Conran Portmeirion crockery.

Accessed from the kitchen and housing the washing machine and tumble dryer, this fully glazed lobby with door to the side access is perfect for sandy feet or muddy boots!

First Floor
Carpeted stairs rise from the hall to the first floor split level landing with the master bedroom to the right and the additional three bedrooms up a couple more steps.

Master Bedroom
A landing with door to the en suite bathroom leads to this magnificent double aspect room with views over the landscaped garden and rooftops beyond to the estuary. The room has a super king-size bed, wood floor, feature fireplace, and is furnished with wardrobe, chest of drawers, and chaise longue with coffee table.

En-Suite Bathroom
The LED backlit mirror with Bluetooth and integrated stereo speakers, allowing you to pair your smartphone/laptop to the mirror is a real WOW factor in this luxurious bathroom adjacent to the master bedroom. The essentials include a stand-alone roll top bath, corner shower, washbasin, heated towel rail and WC.

Family bathroom
With door off the half landing, the room has a tongue and groove panel bath with shower attachment, washbasin and WC with natural light from the east-facing window.

Bedroom 1
This light and spacious twin or super-king bedroom overlooks the garden with glimpses of the estuary beyond.

En-Suite Shower Room
This compact en-suite has a walk-in shower, washbasin and WC – heated towel rail and LED illuminated steam-free mirror.

Bedroom Two
A king size room with views down Lee Road and glimpses of the sea in the distance. The original cast iron fireplace with tiled slips and a metal surround and mantel is a feature in the room which is furnished with a king-size bed.

En-Suite Shower Room
Walk in shower cubicle, washbasin, WC, heated towel rail and LED illuminated steam-free mirror

Bedroom Three
With super king zip and link beds this room can be prepared with twin or super king bed. The room is lovely and light with large south-facing windows overlooking the driveway. There is an ornate fireplace and a store cupboard housing the hot water tank and immersion heater.

Holly Lodge is approached through double timber gates with both pedestrian and vehicular access to the ample parking in front of the garage.

The drive is fully fenced and has mature herbaceous borders, shrubs and holly trees from which the house name is derived! The rear garden is secured by gates at both sides.

The beautiful extensive garden is fully enclosed and largely laid to lawn with mature herbaceous borders, trees, shrubs, a pergola and fenced ornamental pond. The French windows from the dining area open onto a large terrace of Indian Sandstone where guests can relax and enjoy entertaining in the open air with a table, chairs and BBQ provided whilst keeping an eye on little guests who are sure to enjoy the playhouse. Paths at either side of the house lead to the terrace and alongside the house are pear cordons.

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 comfortable detached self-catering holiday cottage is equipped with gas central heating and appliances include a TV with FreeSat HD+, Blue Ray DVD/CD player, DAV/Internet/FM radio and ipod docking station. The kitchen is well equipped with an 4 ring gas hob, oven, microwave and grill, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washer dryer and water filter on tap.

A travel cot, stair gate and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.
Aldeburgh has an enviable reputation for tis position on East Suffolk’s coastline and its cultural history with a range of activities including the Annual Festival for Music, art exhibitions, independent cinema, literary and poetry festivals.

This self-catering Aldeburgh holiday house is located just a couple of minutes from the beach and the excellent range of restaurants, cafes, pubs and diverse range of shops on Aldeburgh High Street. There are stunning sea and landscapes to be enjoyed on walks around the lowland marsh, heathland and the coastal path to Thorpeness with opportunities for sailing, golfing and cycling locally. Fresh fish can be bought from the fish huts along the beach.
A well-behaved dog is 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

Sorry, no smoking or unaccompanied teenagers and adults are requested to supervise children in the garden with the playhouse and pond, despite it being fenced.

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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