Shingle Skies, Aldeburgh

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? NO

Main Features


Located in a stunning seafront location at the southern end of Crag Path, Shingle Skies has been extensively renovated for Best of Suffolk guests to enjoy. The spacious open-plan reception room on the first floor enjoys uninterrupted sea views through the large bay window; a bespoke well-equipped kitchen sits at one end with marsh views and there's a wood burner to keep you cosy in the winter months. Three beautiful bedrooms with amazing views of the sea or marshes are on the first floor, together with a luxury bathroom and stylish en-suite shower room for the master bedroom.

Sleeps 6 I 2 King I 1 Twin I 1 En-Suite Shower Room I 1 Bathroom

What our guests say

"Superbly appointed property. Extremely comfortable, excellent setting with stunning views. Plus close proximity to shops, restaurants, etc. Lovely to chill out here."

''Shingle Skies has been perfect in every way, not only one of the most fabulous spots in Aldeburgh, I think it is one of the most fabulous spots in the WORLD!  We have ve loved our week and sincerely hope that we will come back very soon to enjoy those wonderful views'.''

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Shingle Skies at Aldeburgh

Shingle Skies sits back from Crag Path with steps up to a front courtyard and front door opening into a communal hall with the door of the apartment giving access to stairs rising to the first floor. You're sure to create some happy memories in the impressive /living/kitchen/dining room where the chef in the group will enjoy the hand-made kitchen at one end with the view of marshes from the kitchen sink. There's also a cloak/utility room with washing machine and dryer. Carpeted stairs with antique ballustrade rise to the second floor where you can wake to the sun rising over the sea in both the twin and master bedrooms, the latter with a unique shower room in addition to the modern family bathroom. The third bedroom has wonderful balcony where you can enjoy views of Aldeburgh marshes and the estuary. The whole apartment has been furnished to our usual high standards with quality furniture and elegant soft furnishings.

The raised terrace on Crag Path at the front of the house is furnished for you to enjoy meals overlooking the shingle beach and sea in this privileged position.

First Floor
You're welcomed into a small communal hall with doors to the ground floor flat and your holiday home exclusively ahead of you. Carpeted stairs rise to the first-floor landing and upwards to the top floor. Both the spacious reception room and cloak/utility room are on the first floor.

Living/Kitchen/Dining Room
This simply stunning double aspect room oozes character with the big bay sash window with uninterrupted views of the sea to the east, sink under the kitchen window looking out to the marshes and estuary, reclaimed wooden floors and wood burner in the fireplace. Hand-made kitchen units wrap around one end, housing a large fridge with two door freezer beneath, Professional Rangemaster with electric range cooker and ceramic hob and dishwasher. The remainder of the room is beautifully furnished with seating and dining furniture designed for you to relax.

Cloak/Utility Room
Conveniently close to the living room, with WC, washbasin, washing machine and dryer.

Second Floor
Stairs rise from the first to second-floor landing with doors to all three bedrooms, the en-suite and bathroom, with a wardrobe with hanging space for guests. A gorgeous balcony runs along the back of the apartment, accessed from the bedroom and furnished for relaxing in the afternoon and evening sun.

Master Bedroom
Wake to the most amazing views of the sun rising over the sea. This room is furnished with a king size bed, bedside table and chest of drawers.

En-Suite Shower Room
Exquisite tiles have been installed in the large shower cubicle which has a shower rose and hand shower, plus WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and cosy under floor heating.

Twin Bedroom
This cosy bedroom also has fantastic sea views and is furnished with twin beds (2'6" x 6'3" each) and storage.

Marsh Bedroom
Another beautiful bedroom with king size bed has the added advantage of a superb west facing balcony with amazing views over the rooftops to the marshes and estuary, where you can watch sailing from the yacht and sailing clubs.

Well located for the twin and back bedrooms; this plush bathroom with under floor heating has a roll top bath under the sash window, shower cubicle with both a shower rose and hand held shower, WC washbasin and heated towel rail.

The raised terrace in front of the house is a prvileged spot to relax and watch the world go by; it's shared with the ground floor apartment and is furnished with a table and stairs for outside dining. On road parking is usually available either immediately in front of the house on Crag Path or in nearby side streets. The beach is your playground, just a couple of strides away! There's also an amazing balcony running along the back, perched on the second floor with outdoor furniture so you can enjoy views of the marshes and sailing on the estuary.

Whats Included?

All rental prices include bed linen and towels, gas and electricity plus a welcome bottle of wine and biscuits to help you get your break off to a relaxing start.

This self-catering Aldeburgh holiday apartment on the seafront will be equipped with central heating, TV and Wifi. There's an integrated fridge/freezer with five shelves and a veg drawer in the fridge and two drawers in the freezer, a dishwasher, a Professional Rangemaster and a microwave in the kitchen; plus a washing machine and dryer in the utility room.

This wonderful maisonette is in one of the best locations on the Suffolk coast, literally on the promenade at the southern end of town, conveniently close to the Brudenell Hotel for breakfast and a couple of minutes walk to the town centre, where you'll find an excellent range of restaurants, pubs, takeaways, independent shops, galleries and one of the oldest cinema houses in the UK.

There is a wonderful walk from the front door, along the coast to Thorpeness, passing the iconic fish shacks, famous Scallop shell sculpture. Pretty walks from the doorstep take you to the Martello Tower, Aldeburgh Marshes and, further afield, along Sailors Path to Snape where Aldeburgh Music offers some culture, with Snape Maltings adjacent for a touch of retail therapy!

For the sporty, there are tennis courts; nine hole and 18 hole golf courses (rated as one of the top 100 in the UK) in Aldeburgh and, for those who enjoy birdwatching, boat trips are available on the River Alde and RSPB Minsmere is just a short drive or challenging walk away. There are also tennis courts and a golf course in Thorpeness and plenty of easy cycle routes around the county.

Sorry, no smoking, pets or unaccompanied teenagers permitted at the property.

Please note this property doesn't accept children under 8 years old.

The owners are particularly proud of their Aldeburgh apartment and have invested a lot in both time and money to make it as comfortable as possible for yourselves and their own visits; please enjoy and respect it as you would your own home.

Please note that the ceiling is sloping in the master bedroom so there is restricted headroom on one side of the bed. All twin beds are 2'6", not the standard 3ft.

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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