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May Cottage, Rendham

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? YES

Main Features


May Cottage is a tastefully renovated cottage on one level in a rural location with contemporary furnishings throughout and a sunny rear garden. Rendham’s traditional village pub, serving local beers and good food, is just steps from the self-catering cottage, the historic village church is across the road and the gorgeous Suffolk coast with Aldeburgh and Southwold is just a short drive away.

Sleeps 4 I 1 Super King Zip & Link I 1 King I 1 En Suite Bathroom I 1 Shower Room

What our guests say

“Cottage is cosy, welcoming, comfortable and attractive. We enjoyed the welcome pack of goodies, appreciated the local info and help. Local pub very friendly and serves good homemade fare and nice real ales! We recommend the croissants from the newly opened Juniper Barn. Excellent base from which to explore the wonderful Suffolk coast” 

“We’ve had a lovely break, lovely cottage, very comfy and tastefully decorated. Weekend not long enough for our favourite part of the world!”

“Great place, well equipped & furnished, peaceful location. Electric door lock very useful and even remembered code after trip to the pub opposite. Would love to come back in spring or summer. Chocolate biscuits were much enjoyed thanks”

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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 2021 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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May Cottage at Rendham

This semi-detached cottage with patio garden is well laid out with the dining/hall at the heart and the kitchen leading off it to one side and the living room to the other with a hatch between the two. Both generously sized bedrooms and tastefully furnished and overlook the church opposite, one with chic en suite bathroom with walk-in shower plus a second smart shower room.

Ideal for couples or a small family wanting to explore the Suffolk Coastal “Area of Natural Beauty”, Rendham is within easy reach of the picturesque seaside towns of Aldeburgh and Orford, and the market town of Framlingham.

Ground Floor


May Cottage is a single-storey cottage with thresholds between most of the rooms. The front door opens into a small hallway with a door opening directly into the dining room.

Dining Room
Conveniently located between the kitchen and living room, with a feature brick wall, oak floor and ornamental fireplace. Furnished in a contemporary style with a circular glass table, four upholstered chairs and a desk.

A small step down through an opening leads to the L shaped kitchen with window overlooking the garden and a hatch to the living room making it ideal for socialising with friends and family. The kitchen is furnished with an electric oven, induction hob and extractor fan, slimline dishwasher, Dualit kettle and toaster plus a Nespresso machine.

Electric oven and induction hob and extractor fan, slimline dishwasher, fridge with freezer compartment, washing machine and microwave.

Living Room
Adjacent to the dining room with a hatch through to the kitchen, this room is furnished with two large comfy leather recliners, a coffee table and a dresser with games, cards, flat-screen TV with Freesat and a DVD player. A large bay window overlooks the patio.

Shower Room
Leading off the dining room with step down into this fully tiled shower room with corner cubicle, washbasin set into a vanity unit, mirror with demister and WC.

Guest Bedroom
Good sized east facing carpeted room with a super king zip and link beds giving you the option of a twin or king configuration. There are bedside tables with lamps plus reading lights, two wicker chairs, a chest of drawers and built-in wardrobe with shelf. Photos of this bedroom will be added at the end of January.

Master Bedroom
This large bedroom also overlooks the church to the east and is furnished with a king-size bed, bedside tables, chest of drawers and wardrobe.

En-Suite Bathroom
A lovely new bathroom with large walk-in shower in addition to the bath, WC, washbasin, heated towel rail and window giving natural light.

There is a parking bay on the roadside with a path leading to the front door.

A fully enclosed and private gravelled garden with flower border sits at the back of May Cottage, with door opening from the living room and table, four chairs and gas BBQ so you can dine al fresco. There's also a bike rack and gate to the driveway and road for easy access and security.

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 semi-detached self-catering holiday cottage is equipped with gas central heating and appliances include a TV with Freesat and DVD player. The kitchen is well equipped with a fridge with freezer compartment, electric oven and induction hob, washing machine, slim line dishwasher, microwave and a Nespresso coffee machine so you may want to bring extra capsules.

A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.
A new village shop has opened in Rendham and is open Monday - Saturday 8am - 4pm.

This self-catering Suffolk country holiday accommodation is within easy reach of the Suffolk Coast as well as being an ideal location from which to explore east Suffolk's villages and market towns.

May Cottage is located on the Suffolk tourist route, around five miles from Framlingham, an historic market town with picturesque central square providing an excellent range of local facilities, numerous shops, restaurants, pubs and markets on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Sitting between the Alde and Deben Valleys, Rendham is also surrounded by some of the most picturesque countryside in East Suffolk through which there are numerous foot and bridle paths. The Suffolk Heritage Coast with the popular seaside towns of Aldeburgh lies just 11 miles to the east and Minsmere, the RSPB’s renowned nature reserve, is just 13 miles away.
A well-behaved dog is welcome, 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. The garden is fully enclosed and split level, mostly gravelled with flower borders.

Children are welcome and a high chair and travel cot are available on request at the time 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
PLEASE NOTE that, if you choose to benefit from a low occupancy discount, the Master Bedroom and En Suite will be out of use for you.
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