This ground floor self catering holiday cottage has a large sitting room with views of the duck pond and a generous kitchen diner. There are two double bedrooms and a large bathroom, complete with roll top bath and large shower. Outside there is a delightful secluded courtyard garden with lovely views over the duck pond.
GROUND FLOOR: Guests arriving at the Lodge enter via an oak floored hallway with hanging space and a settee for you to sit on whilst you take off your shoes. The hallway leads to the kitchen-diner, bathroom and bedrooms with a door to the courtyard garden.
SITTING ROOM: This spacious and beautifully furnished room with a woodburner has French doors and a large window with direct views of the duck pond and the extensive grounds of the hall. The room is decorated with Sanderson wallpaper and furnished with OKA furniture mixed with antique pieces to create a pleasant space in which to relax and read a book or watch a film on the 32” TV with FreeSat channels and DVD player. There is also a Sony CD player with iPod docking station.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: The fully equipped kitchen has an electric hob and integrated electric oven, fridge, freezer, Miele dishwasher, washer/dryer, a stainless steel microwave and coffee machine. At one end of the room is a round dining table with seating for four.
BEDROOM 1: This delightful room has a double bed and the windows are dressed with Sanderson ‘Hydrangea’ design curtains that look over the courtyard garden. There are two bedside tables with wall mounted bedside lamps, a wardrobe and a chest of drawers.
BEDROOM 2: This room has attractive Little Green Company wallpaper and is furnished with a double bed, two bedside tables with lamps, a chest of drawers and free-standing hanging space. The large window is dressed with designer Sandberg curtains.
SINGLE BEDROOM: A cosy room with a single bed, ideal for a child.
BATHROOM: This beautiful room has Vivienne Westwood wall paper, a full-size roll top bath with a handheld shower attachment, a large walk in shower with a chrome rain head shower, a hand basin and W.C.
OUTSIDE: To the side of The Lodge is a large duck pond - perfect for those summers' days watching the friendly ducks. There is a pretty private courtyard garden to the back of The Lodge. There is a Teak wooden table for 6 with 6 chairs and an umbrella. There are many footpaths and bridleways through the entire Sotterley Estate for guest to explore too. Plenty of parking is available just outside The Lodge on the shared drive. The pond is a naturaly environment and at times, plants will be allowed to grow to allow ducks and animals to nest.
All prices include 100% cotton bed linen, towels, heating and electricity plus a welcome hamper containing a bottle of wine, ground coffee, posh biscuits, jam and kettle chips to help you get your break off to a relaxing start.
This self-catering holiday cottage is equipped with oil-fired central heating. Appliances include a 32 inch Samsung LED flat screen TV with FreeSat channels, Sony DVD player, and Sony CD player with an iPod docking station, WiFi broadband, electric hobs and an electric integrated oven, Miele dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer and a microwave. There is coir flooring in the bedrooms. The kitchen-diner and bathroom have Travetine tiled flooring and the sitting room and hallways have polished oak flooring.
A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking
This beautiful ground floor self catering holiday cottage near Southwold is located only 8 miles to the beach and shops of the popular seaside town of Southwold on the Suffolk coast, which has an excellent range of restaurants, pubs and shops and here 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 fish huts along the harbour. Southwold is home to the Adnams Brewery and the town's excellent pubs include one of our personal favourites, The Lord Nelson where you can try a range of Adnams beers.
The Lodge sits in the centre of The Sotterly Estate with miles of pretty walks all around in a place where you have peace and solitude to enjoy the beautiful countryside of Suffolk. Only a mile up the road The Shadingfield Fox Pub which offers good food and a relaxed country inn atmosphere.