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Old Hen, Ubbeston

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? YES

Main Features


Whether you’re looking for a relaxing weekend in rural Suffolk or luxurious base for a week visiting coast and countryside with family and friends, Old Hen offers contemporary open plan self-catering accommodation between two interconnecting single storey properties with disabled access and the added luxury of a daily swim in a private indoor heated swimming pool.

Sleeps 6 I 3 Super King Zip/Link I 1 Bathroom I 1 Wet Room

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Old Hen at Ubbeston

Old Hen combines the Cocky Hen and Old Trout with interconnecting doors between each spacious living/dining room and ample space for guests to socialise in the stylish living areas with wood burners, and enjoy meals together in either of the properties. Zip and link beds in each of the three elegant bedrooms allow you to have twin or super- king configuration, one with a large luxurious bathroom, the other with a wet room giving disabled access.

A unique feature at this holiday home is the luxurious 12m x 4m private indoor swimming pool (heated throughout the year) located just a short walk from the Old Hen where there are changing rooms and a secluded patio and furniture for you to sit and relax. The owners of Ubbeston Lodge and other guests also have access to the pool so you’re asked to book a free exclusive slot in advance for half an hour daily per night booked so you can make the most of this super asset. This exceptionally spacious single storey accommodation sits on a private estate with an idyllic walk around the perimeter of the estate. There's off road parking for three cars (one beside the ramp leading to the side door of Cocky Hen) and two enclosed courtyard style gardens down some steps at the front so you can make the most of good weather when you’ve finished exploring the coast or surrounding countryside.


Single Storey

There are two doors into this super self-catering studio accommodation, one at the side and the other up stone stairs at the front, both open into the light and airy open plan living space.

This spacious room is cleverly designed to incorporate the bedroom with super king zip and link bed so you can choose twin or super-king configuration; sitting area with games in the sideboard, a comfy sofa, chair and coffee table positioned to enjoy the wood burner and TV; a circular table with four chairs for meals at home and a lovely light double-height kitchen, with breakfast bar allowing you to socialise whilst cooking.

Equipment includes a Neff oven with induction hob and extractor, fridge with freezer compartment, washer/dryer and free standing microwave

Wet Room
Light streams into this stylish wet room through the velux window. There’s a basin set into a vanity unit with mirrored cabinet above, high level WC and heated towel rail.

Cocky Hen is one of four self-catering holiday properties sitting on the Ubbeston Lodge estate, deep in rolling countryside. Each property is private with a secluded courtyard style garden down a few steps at the front, communal off road parking and this particular property has the added benefit of a ramp at the side, ideal for guests with a mobility problem.

A great benefit at Cocky Hen is the luxurious large private indoor swimming pool with excellent changing rooms and a patio located just a short walk from Cocky Hen.


Single Storey
You’re welcomed into the beautifully furnished open plan living space with dining area and well-equipped kitchen leading through to the bedrooms and bathroom. Wooden floors run throughout the accommodation.

Living Space
A great space for relaxing with loved ones; furnished with a sofa, couple of comfy chairs, footstool and coffee table positioned so you can relax in front of the wood burner, stream your music through the soundbar or watch the TV with FreeSat channels. There’s a bookcase with reading material for you and chic nest of tables plus a circular table with four chairs for meal times.

The light and airy contemporary kitchen with solid oak work surfaces has been well-designed with everything you need to cater at home – Neff electric oven with ceramic hob plus extractor, microwave, slim-line dishwasher, and even a washer/dryer.

Bedroom One
Lovely bright bedroom with zip and link beds giving you the choice of twin or super king bed. Quirky upcycled furniture includes a wardrobe with shelves and hanging space, a dressing table and bedside tables.

Bedroom Two
An equally spacious room with furniture and accessories giving an attractive Scandinavian feel; the super king zip/link bed gives you the option of a double or twin configuration, with bedside tables, matching chest of drawers, hanging rail and dressing table with mirror and stool.

This large modern bathroom has a shower over the bath, WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and light streaming in through a Velux window.

Old Trout is one of four self-catering holiday properties sitting the Ubbeston Lodge estate where you can hear the cows lowing and enjoy a truly rural experience surrounded by rolling countryside. Each property is private with a secluded courtyard style garden down a few steps and communal off road parking.

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.

The swimming pool is available for half an hour daily per night booked with an additional 10 minutes before and 15 minutes after your swim for changing in a private changing room with toilet, shower and hair dryer. Additional slots are available at £16 per half hour. Don't forget costumes, goggles and pool towels. No food or drink is allowed by the pool.

This modern terraced self-catering holiday accommodation is equipped with central heating plus a wood burner in each property and appliances in each property include a TV with sound bar and Wifi. The kitchens are well equipped with Neff electric oven ceramic hob with extractor, microwave, slim-line dishwashers, and even a washer/dryer.

A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.
Old Hen is chic single storey accommodation situated in rural Suffolk about 30 minutes drive from the beautiful Suffolk Heritage Coast.

This hidden gem is an ideal base from which to explore East Anglia with picturesque coastal villages, stretches of beaches dotted with strings of iconic huts and market towns. The historic town of Framlingham with iconic Norman castle just eight miles away. Halesworth, which provides day to day shopping and recreational facilities is seven miles where you can play golf or ride at the Mells Equestrian Centre and there’s opportunities to go cycling, fishing, walking or sailing nearby.

Southwold is a must visit with a sandy beach, famous pier and excellent range of shops and restaurants plus, for beer lovers, it is home to the famous Adnams Brewery. Beautiful walks can be enjoyed at Dunwich forest, Dunwich Heath and Minsmere bird reserve and the pretty coastal village of Walberswick are all approximately twelve miles away.
The swimming pool is 12m x 4m and 1.3m deep; it is unsupervised so all guests will have to sign a disclaimer before use. Please contact the owners to book slots, these are available for half an hour per day per night booked with an additional 10 minute before and 15 minutes after your swim for changing with use of a private changing room with toilet, shower and hair dryer. Additional slots are available at £15 per half hour. You may want to bring your own and don't forget costumes, goggles and pool towels. No food or drink is allowed by the pool.

Old Hen is designed and furnished to provide easy access for all guests, including those with mobility issues, without compromising on style or comfort. There’s a ramp from the drive to the front door; with parking beside the ramp. Doors are wide enough for a standard wheelchair; the wet room has space beside the high level toilet, a grab rail and emergency pull cord.

A well-behaved dog is welcome and subject to our terms and conditions on request at the time of booking and is subject to our conditions of booking. An additional dog may be considered by the owners, there will however be an additional cost of £25 per additional dog to cover extra cleaning costs.

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
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