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Star Cottage, Lavenham

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

Main Features


Star Cottage is a beautifully presented, red brick period pet friendly holiday cottage, standing in the heart of Lavenham within easy walking distance of the town centre and all the amenities. Internally the property is beautifully presented and retains a wealth of period features including exposed beams and oak floorboards. Ideal for couples or families, Star Cottage is also pet-friendly, so a lot of boxes ticked when it comes to finding the perfect place to stay for your much-deserved holiday.

Sleeps 4 | 1 King Bedroom | 1 Twin Bedroom | 1 Family Bathroom

What our guests say

''We have had a lovely time staying in Star Cottage, the cottage was very comfortable and had everything we needed. The welcome pack was a lovely touch. We would highly recommend the cottage and will definitely stay here again.'' - Jackie, Shaun, Ciara and Masie the dog, October 2020. 

''The cottage was one of the best we have stayed in over 30 years of holidaying in cottages all over the country. The cottage has everything you need for a home away from home holiday. Lavenham on your doorstep with local butcher, baker and individual shops adding to the experience.'' - Suzanne and David, September, 2020.

''A wonderful cosy cottage that had everything we needed as a family, including wi-fi for teenagers! A really thoughtful welcome pack and toiletries too. All in all, the perfect home from home. We will be back!'' - Emma, Matthew, Charlie and William, September 2020. 

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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 2022 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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Star Cottage at Lavenham

You are welcomed into a cosy sitting room with exposed beams and wood burning stove and beyond that a couple of steps lead up to a kitchen/breakfast room with door opening to the patio garden. On the first floor there is a double bedroom with views over Church Street, twin bedroom and a family bathroom. Outside Star Cottage enjoys an attractive patio garden with table and chairs.

Ground Floor

Sitting Room

This beautiful traditional living space has a large exposed red brick fireplace housing a wood burning stove, perfect for those winter nights. This room has comfortable seating for 4, with a large sofa seating 3 as well as an arm chair. The room features a TV for you to enjoy. The owners have carefully mixed both traditional and contemporary furniture, with a beautiful antique chest, local artwork and gorgeous pew style bench, the perfect space to unwind after a busy day exploring.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
Steps from the sitting room lead to the kitchen/breakfast room. Window offering views over the rear garden and stable door providing access to the rear garden. Wide range of kitchen units with work surfaces, incorporating a sink unit with mixer tap. Integrated 4 ring electric hob/oven with overhead extractor hood, dishwasher, fridge with freezer compartment and microwave. There is also a table with four chairs, perfect for dining in.

First Floor
The partially carpeted stairs with hand rail lead up to the landing, with beautiful exposed beams.

Bedroom 1
This room creates a calm and tranquil area to relax, with window offering views over Church Street. The room features a King sized bed with side tables and lamps, beautiful wooden dressing table with mirror seat positioned under the window, along with a mini wardrobe to store your belongings.

Bedroom 2
Window offering views over the rear garden. Twin beds with side tables and lamps. This room has no wardrobe however there are six wall hooks that all have coat hangers on along with a chest of drawers.

Family Bathroom
Panel bath with overhead shower, W.C and pedestal washbasin.

Star Cottage enjoys an attractive and private patio garden which features a variety of stylish garden furniture and a BBQ, perfect for those sunny days. Parking is free and available on both sides of Church Street in front of the house. Also there is a free public car park 100m further up Church Street on the opposite side of the road to the house called the Cock Horse Inn Car Park.

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 stunning self catering holiday cottage is equipped with a flat screen TV, built-in electric hob and oven, dishwasher, fridge with freezer compartment and a microwave and BBQ.

Please note the property has feather bedding, however each person has 1 down pillow and 1 hyper allergenic pillow to give choice.

A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.

This self catering Suffolk country holiday cottage is situated in the heart of the mediaeval wool town of Lavenham. In mediaeval times it was one of the wealthiest settlements in England and remarkably a great many historic timber-framed grand houses and cottages remain beautifully intact. The town has an excellent variety of shops and restaurants including The Great House and The Angel – both award-winning restaurants. Newmarket Races is a 50 minute drive, where you can enjoy race track days and music concerts!

Long Melford is around 4 miles away and is popular for its historic high street and magnificent wool church, antique shops, good restaurants, takeaways, art galleries and fashion boutiques. The historic city of Cambridge is around a 30-40 minute drive away.

Our five top tips for exploring and enjoying the area:

1. Visit Long Melford and have lunch in one of the excellent pubs and restaurants.

2. Spend a day at the historic moated Tudor Kentwell Hall. Through the summer there are re-creations of everyday life in Tudor times, where Kentwell is inhabited by up to 250 men, women and children who live, act, talk and dress as if still living in Tudor times.

3. Take a trip to the beautiful villages of Clare, and Cavendish and enjoy lunch in The George pub on The Green at Cavendish.

4. Visit the magnificent Elizabethan house Melford Hall, owned by the National Trust. The children’s writer Beatrix Potter visited here on several occasions and painted some of her paintings here, a collection of which can still be seen here. The annual fireworks display in the grounds is a very popular event.

5. Enjoy a stroll around the historic medieval wool town of Lavenham and enjoy afternoon tea at The Swan Hotel.

Sorry, no smoking, or unaccompanied teenagers are permitted at this property.

One well-behaved dog can be accommodated, must be restricted to the ground floor and is subject to our terms and conditions.

Children are welcome.

Please note there is a low door frame between the stairs and the kitchen.

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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