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Kestrel Cottage, Southwold

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

Main Features


Kestrel Cottage is a charming mid-terraced pet-friendly holiday cottage which retains a wealth of period features, including attractive sash windows and an open fireplace. Located in a prime position on Trinity Street, just a short walk from Southwold’s vibrant High Street and sandy beach, guests will enjoy sea views from the master bedroom.

Sleeps 6 | 1 King Size | 1 Double | 1 Twin | 1 Family Bathroom

What our guests say

"We have been coming to Southwold many years, this time to celebrate my birthday with my family. Kestrel Cottage is the best that we have ever stayed in. It is in an ideal location and the amenities here are excellent. Fortunately the weather has been really sunny and warm. Many thanks for making this a memorable experience."

''We've had an amazing stay at Kestrel Cottage! It's so beautiful and a fantastic location. We had sunshine all week, we will be back!!''

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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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Kestrel Cottage at Southwold

You are welcomed into a hall with stairs leading to the first floor and door to the cloakroom. The elegant living room with open fireplace is to the right through glass doors, with the spacious dining kitchen at the back of the house. On the first floor there is are two bedrooms, a double and twin, together with the family bathroom. Stairs lead to the master bedroom on the third floor, where guests will wake to the sight and sounds of the sea.

A sunny and private south/east facing rear garden is the perfect place for enjoying the sea air, with double doors from the kitchen making a BBQ or al fresco dining easy! The property does not have designated parking, however unrestricted on-road parking is available on Trinity Street on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis.

Ground Floor
Guests are welcomed to Kestrel Cottage through a door from Trinity Street which opens into a long hallway with wooden floor and carpeted stairs rising to the first floor. Glass doors lead to the living room with an additional door to the cloakroom.

Living Room
A large elegant room with period features in the fireplace with wood burner, shelves stacked with books on either side and the traditional sash windows. The room has wooden flooring and furnished with two large sofas, a comfortable chair and a chest full of games for all ages! There is a flat-screen TV, with FreeSat. A glass door leads through to the kitchen.

Exceptionally large, this is a great room for friends and families to socialise in. The sun streams in through double doors that face south/east and open onto the patio, with additional light from and window above the sink and three Velux windows in the vaulted wooden ceiling.

There is a large dining table with bench for four people an additional harlequin for five chairs. The room has a wooden floor and is fully equipped with integral under counter fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine; there is also a microwave, side table with two wicker chairs.

With WC, washbasin, storage space and hooks for coats

First Floor
Carpeted stairs lead from the hallway to the first-floor landing with a second carpeted staircase rising to the master bedroom. The first floor has wooden floors except for the bathroom which has linoleum tiles. There is a step down to the bathroom and another step on the landing

Family Bathroom
A spacious family bathroom, with a generous corner bath and a corner shower cubicle. A window gives natural daylight and there is a washbasin, WC, heated towel rail, and dressing table.

Double Bedroom
This light room, at the back of the house and facing south/east, has a double bed with bedside tables and lamps and a handsome oak chest of drawers with mirror above. Built-in cupboards along one wall hide a washbasin and give generous storage space.

Twin Bedroom
The twin beds in this charming bedroom have white wooden bedsteads; there is a bedside cabinet with lamp and ample storage, both hanging and shelving, in the built-in cupboards which also conceal a washbasin. The large sash window overlooks Trinity Street.

Second Floor
Steep carpeted stairs lead directly to the master bedroom

Master Bedroom
Wake up to the sounds of the sea in this lovely bright room! The south/east facing recessed window gives wonderful views of the sea over the rooftops. There is a king-size bed with a wrought iron frame, bedside chests of drawers with lamps, two chairs, an additional chest of drawers and bags of shelving and hanging space in the built-in cupboards which also house a washbasin with mirror above.

Kestrel Cottage is in a great position, literally a minute from the sea and an easy walk into the town centre.

The front door opens directly onto Trinity Street with the back door reached through a gate and path along the back of the neighbouring cottages, with a second gate opening into the private sunny patio garden. With double doors opening from the kitchen and garden table and chairs, this is a great place to soak up the sea air and sounds of the waves, or to make use of the BBQ provided in summer months. New for 2021 is the owners new 'Beach Hut' in the garden, with gorgeous sofa, two chairs, glass table and stylish rug.

The property does not have designated parking, however parking is available outside the house on the road on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.

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 self-catering holiday cottage is equipped with gas central heating and appliances include a TV with FreSat HD+, DAV/Internet/FM radio and ipod docking station. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric induction hob, oven, microwave and grill, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and water filter on tap.

A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.
Kestrel Cottage, is located in Trinity Street, a few minutes walk from Southwold high street which has a great choice of excellent restaurants and cafes, as well as a range of galleries and independent shops, including bakeries, delicatessens, butchers and convenience stores. Home to Adnams Brewery, the town boasts many great pubs, including The Lord Nelson where you can try a range of Adnams bitters.

Southwold’s sandy beach, just steps from the house, 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 is also home to Adnams Brewery and the

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 fishermen’s huts along the harbour.
Sorry no smoking or unaccompanied teenagers.

One well-behaved dog is accepted on the ground floor only. Please note that they are also not allowed on any furnishings.

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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