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The Binnacle, Woodbridge

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? YES

Main Features


The Binnacle, named after a case on a ship where navigational instruments are stored, has been renovated to create a charming pet friendly holiday house in a quiet mews just minutes from the centre of Woodbridge, a beautiful market town. The town is full of idyllic eateries and shops perfect for exploring, along with the fantastic River Deben, offering stunning sights.

Sleeps 4 | 1 King Bedroom 1 Double Bedroom 1 En-suite Bathroom 1 Shower Room

What our guests say

''Great little find! This property has been a home from home over the last week. Every little detail was thought of, even down to treats for our furry friend, Connor. We loved the central location and have made full use of all of the pubs and restaurants in the area. We would recommend you finding a pub called The Ramsholt, it’s not far from here and is a real hidden gem on the river. Also, The Mariners Arms has a real suntrap of a beer garden, (doesn’t serve food) but still nice. Have to say too, that every establishment has welcomed our pet dog and even provided treats. Our stay here has been so comfortable and we will definitely be returning.'' - May, 2019 

''A wonderful stay at The Binnacle. Comfortable and peaceful home. The town is delightful with lots with lots of independent shops and good food. A walk down by the river was just what we needed to blow the cobwebs away. We hope to be back soon.'' - September, 2020 

''A great base to explore Woodbridge, Aldeburgh, RSPB Minsmere, Southwold & Dunwich Heath. The cottage is fitted with all the necessary mod cons to make for a comfortable stay for our young family. The Table offered delicious takeaway on Friday night, while the bakery on the Thoroughfare had great croissants. Harvey & Honey a great café with London quality coffee and all-day brunch options. Running along the estuary highly recommended. All in all, a lovely few days’ break at the end of a summer unlike any other. Thanks.'' - September, 2020 

''Cosy, comfortable and very clean cottage, situated in a quiet location, but close to the shops as well as the river. Lovely walks there. Woodbridge is a good centre for trips out to the interesting coastal towns such as Aldeburgh, Southwold and Snape. We enjoyed our Bank Holiday weekend here.'' - May, 2021 

''Second time staying here! Same as we remembered with all the pubs and restaurants. Cottage was very comfortable and thank you for the Prosecco. We would recommend the Kings Head for food and The Anchor. Popped out to some nice beaches- Aldeburgh, Southwold and Dunwich are lovely. Anyway, thanks for a lovely stay, may be back again.'' - June, 2021 


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The Binnacle at Woodbridge

Guests are welcomed into a hall with wide stairs leading to the first floor where the accommodation comprises a king size bedroom with en suite bathroom, a double room and separate shower room. The living/kitchen/dining room on the ground floor is the ideal place for friends and family to enjoy each other’s company.
The Binnacle has private parking in the courtyard where there is also a garden table and chairs, shared with neighbours, where guests can enjoy dining in the fresh air.
The entrance from the Mews courtyard opens into a spacious hall with wide stairs leading to the first floor and hooks for your coats. Wide doors, suitable for wheelchair access, lead to the living/kitchen/dining room and to a cloakroom. The ground floor has a laminate lime oak effect floor throughout with carpeted stairs.
Thiis room has been cleverly furnished, introducing a feel of the Suffolk Coast, and divided to give guests three comfortable areas.

The modern kitchen is well equipped with an AEG electric oven and induction hob, free standing microwave, Bosch dishwasher and has a bank of units dividing it from the dining area, whilst giving additional work space.
The dining area has a painted wooden table with four chairs with lovely evening photograph of the River Deben hanging over the table, tempting guests to visit!
A full size AEG fridge and separate AEG freezer are accessed from the dining area together, conveniently, with a wine fridge.
The sitting area has two sofas and coffee tables with an electric imitation coal fire for chilly days. The room is equipped with a Freeview flat screen smart TV and iPod docking station.
The room has a WC, wash hand basin, shaver point and heated towel rail, plus a washing machine and drying rack.
The stairs lead to a first-floor landing with doors to both bedrooms and the family shower room. The first floor is carpeted other than the bathrooms which have laminate flooring.
This bright east facing room which overlooks the courtyard has a king size bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers. There is also a stable door with Juliet balcony at the side.
This modern bathroom has a full-size bath, WC, wash basin with shaver socket and heated towel rail.
With an east facing window this room has a double bed and ample storage space in a wardrobe with drawers as well as a small chest of drawers and bedside shelves with lamps.
Located opposite the double room with walk in shower, wash basin, WC, shaver point and heated towel rail.
There is a delightful communal garden in the corner of the Mews with a table and four chairs where guests can enjoy the fresh air.
A parking space is allocated to The Binnacle, close to the holiday house, however the entrance to courtyard is only 2.34m wide.

The Binnacle sits next to a beautiful heritage building which has been sympathetically converted to a holiday property for four guests which can be booked in conjunction. Please click on Ancient House Barn for details and bookings.

Whats Included?

ll 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 comfortable semi-detached self-catering holiday home is equipped with modern electric radiators and appliances which include a smart TV with Freeview and iPod docking station. The kitchen is equipped with an electric induction hob, oven with grill, free standing microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, and wine cooler. There's a washing machine with drying rack in the cloakroom.

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

This Suffolk self-catering accommodation is located moments from the heart of the historic market town of Woodbridge, located on the River Deben. The town has an excellent range of markets, cafes, restaurants, pubs and shops as well as an independent cinema and the famous Tide Mill, a rare example of a tide mill whose water wheel still turns.

Guests can enjoy the bird life on the nearby mud flats with ‘Birds by Barge’ trips, with the anticipation of seeing an elusive avocet, provided on the River Deben by the RSPB between November and February. Woodbridge is also famous for those who enjoy sailing and is great for cycling and walking.

Woodbridge is conveniently located for exploring the Suffolk Heritage Coast and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The picturesque town of Aldeburgh is a short drive away, as is RSPB Minsmere, the fascinating historic burial ground of Sutton Hoo, the Bawdsey Peninsular and Quay with unspoilt small sandy beach.

Woodbridge railway station is a few minutes walk away.

Sorry, no smoking or unaccompanied teenagers.

The front door and doors on the ground floor are above average width and the carpeted stairs are 95cm wide with shallow rise, making it suitable for guests with mobility problems.

The entrance to Ancient House Mews is only 2.34m wide so may not be suitable for all vehicles.

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

This property is not to be used for parties and has a zero tolerance policy on smoking and illegal substances..

All bookings are subject to our terms and conditions which you can read by clicking here.

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