was originally two terraced cottages which have been sympathetically combined and renovated to make a luxury holiday cottage. The well-equipped kitchen is suitable for catering for eight guests with cosy dining room with inglenook fireplace next to it at the heart of the cottage. The wonderfully light and restful Garden Room with double doors to the patio style garden, and the large living room, also with a wood burner, are great places to spend time together and there's also a study, utility room and wet room on the ground floor.
The original two staircases remain with a beautiful beamed double with vaulted ceiling and feature chimney breast and pretty single with bathroom to one side and a second large room with king size bed at the other side of the property, with the wet room nearby on the ground floor.
The Wood Store
is a single storey building with a step up to the front door and sliding glass doors with step down to the patio, making it a great place to enjoy indoor/outdoor living and reasonably well suited to guests with a mobility problem. The property's self-contained with a light and airy living space combining a comfortable sitting area with well-equipped kitchen and dining area, plus a simple bedroom with colourful soft furnishings and luxury shower room adjacent.
There's off road parking for two cars with additional parking at the castle nearby. Both properties have gardens with space to relax and dine on the patios; furnished with tables, chairs and a BBQ; plus two grassed areas for kids who want to play and there's plenty in the market town of Orford and surrounding area to entertain the whole family.
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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.
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/utility room is well equipped with a Bosch fridge, under counter freezer, slimline dishwasher, microwave at eye level, electric oven with five ring gas hob, Miele washing machine and dryer.
The Wood Store
is equipped with an integrated electric oven with halogen hob and extractor, under counter fridge with freezer compartment, wine fridge, slimline dishwasher and Bosch coffee maker. There's a large flat screen TV, Sky and Sonos speaker for your entertainment plus WiFi.
A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.
These adjacent detached holiday properties are in a wonderful position just minutes from the ‘English Heritage’ Norman castle and equidistant between the market square and the quay so you can choose to walk towards or away from civilisation.
Orford has a fantastic choice of places to eat and drink, including The Trinity at the Crown and Castle, the Kings Head pub, the Butley Oysterage, the Jolly Sailor and a café by the quay with lovely views over the river. If you prefer to eat in, good food can be purchased in the village from an award-winning butchers, Richardson’s Smokery, the Pump Street bakery, Pinneys and also the Village Stores.
This Suffolk market town's on the River Ore and boasts a working river quay that serves sailors, fishermen and sightseers. Across the river is the National Trust’s Orford Ness, the site of mysterious research projects in the 1950’s and 60’s but now a nature reserve, Havergate Island, managed by the RSPB and river trips to visit it can be booked from Orford Quay.
There is additional parking at the Castle for a minimal charge per day.
Whilst the gardens are private they're not fully enclosed so dogs will need to be supervised.
The Wood Store is single storey so suitable for guests with a mobility problem as there are no steps internally, however the is a step to the front door and down to the patio where there's room to sit and relax however there are a few steps up to the main garden
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 http://www.bestofsuffolk.co.uk/terms-and-conditions/