Red Robin, named after the evergreen hedge which surrounds the property, is located at the edge of an arable farm in a rural location surrounded by fields. Guests are welcomed into the lobby with cupboards for coats and boots and doors to the living area, family bathroom and both bedrooms. The dual aspect L shaped living accommodation is great for socialising with a well-equipped kitchen area leading to the dining and living areas. Both bedrooms are tastefully furnished, one with a double bed and luxury bathroom next door; the other with a zip and link king bed giving the option of a twin or double with en-suite shower room.
There’s ample parking adjacent to the house and a ramp, together with wide door frames, makes the property easily accessible for all guests. French doors open from the dining area to the patio where a table and four chairs invite guests to relax and enjoy the sounds of the countryside.
The front door opens into a spacious hallway with wooden floorboards, hooks for coats and a large storage cupboard for muddy boots! A part glazed door opens into the kitchen, with other doors leading to the family bathroom and both bedrooms.
Kitchen/ Dining/Living Room
This open plan, triple aspect, L shaped room is great for socializing and cleverly divided with a tiled floor in the kitchen area and wooden floor running from the dining to the living area.
The modern and light fitted kitchen is well equipped with an integrated dishwasher, full-size fridge, and freezer, free-standing washing machine, electric oven, ceramic hob with extractor fan, microwave, Dualit kettle, and toaster. A window overlooks the patio with fields beyond.
Furnished with a sturdy shaker style table with six chairs, the dining area is conveniently located next to the kitchen area and has French doors opening onto the patio.
Overlooking the entrance, the living area has ample seating with a corner leather sofa stacked with cushions, as well as a coffee table, bookcase stocked with books for you to choose from, TV unit with 40” flat-screen TV, DVD player, Freeview, iPod docking station and rug adding a cosy feel.
Off the hallway, conveniently adjacent to the bedroom, this luxury bathroom with a tiled floor has a P shaped bath with power shower over with shower screen plus a hand shower. The washbasin is set into a unit with drawers and demister mirror above with attractive pin lights, WC, heated towel rail, and east-facing window giving natural light.
A good-sized room furnished with a king-size bed with padded bedhead, bedside drawers with lamps, built-in wardrobe with hanging space, shelving and mirrored doors, little upholstered chair and north-facing window.
The zip and link king-size bed can be separated to give twin 2”6 beds or king-size with bedside cabinets, lamps plus large chest of drawers. Windows overlook the patio on one side and road with fields beyond at the back of the cottage.
En-Suite Shower Room
With double walk-in shower with power shower; washbasin set in a unit with storage cupboards under; demister mirror with pin lights (perfect for doing your make-up); heated towel rail and the essential WC, this is a super en-suite.
Red Robin is located on a farm to the right of the driveway where there is ample parking.
The large sunny southwest facing and private patio, shielded from the country road by a Red Robin hedge, overlooks a field. There are lovely planters with ornamental trees, a rattan style table with chairs and a charcola BBQ which, with French doors opening from the dining area, make this a great place to enjoy alfresco dining. A lockable garden shed is ideal for storing bikes or children's toys.
Red Robin is a particularly pet friendly holiday cottage, due to it’s rural location, single level and hard floors in the reception areas.
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.
TV unit with 40” flat screen TV, DVD player, Freeview, iPod docking station
This detached self-catering holiday cottage is equipped with gas central heating and appliances include a 40” TV with Freeview, DVD and iPod docking station. The kitchen is well equipped with a fridge, freezer, washing machine, electric oven, ceramic hob, extractor fan, dishwasher, microwave, Dualit kettle and toaster.
A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.
Red Robin is close to the attractive mid-Suffolk village of Whepstead with a lovely walk across the fields to the 17th-century country public house, The White Horse which is less than a mile away and serves fresh, locally sourced food and drink in comfortable dining rooms plus a spacious bar with open fire, garden, tuck shop, and art gallery.
Suffolk is renowned for it’s good food which can be bought at the farm shop at Depden, about a mile from the cottage, where guests can also enjoy the café and many events.
For a truly entertaining day out, Ickworth - “A Georgian Italianate palace in an idyllic English landscape” - is within walking distance down a track with a garden and parkland pleasure grounds to explore, a Costume exhibition, children’s packs and events throughout the year.
Mid Suffolk has beautiful, tranquil countryside and picturesque villages and towns such as Long Melford, Clare, and Lavenham to explore by car, foot, bike, or horse. Visitors can also enjoy a day by the sea at one of the well-known resorts such as Aldeburgh and Southwold.
The cathedral town of Bury St Edmunds, with it’s warm and friendly atmosphere, is less than five miles away. An important market town with a richly fascinating heritage and striking combination of medieval architecture, elegant Georgian squares and glorious Cathedral and Abbey gardens the town also boasts prestigious shopping, an award-winning market (with 80 stalls on Wednesdays and Saturdays), excellent restaurants, theatre, art galleries and antique shops.
Well-behaved dogs are welcome (maximum three). If you wish to bring dogs they must be mentioned at the time of booking on the booking form and are subject to our conditions of booking.
Sorry, no smoking or unaccompanied teenagers. – children are welcome.
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
All bookings are subject to our terms and conditions which you can read by clicking here.