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The Cart Lodge, Borley

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

Main Features


New to Best of Suffolk from June 2019. A beautifully converted Cart Lodge in a tranquil position in Borley near to Sudbury with three unique neighbours!

Searching for a holiday cottage with alpacas? Look no more. With a private courtyard overlooking the rolling countryside, perfect for a break away relaxing, enjoying the surrounding area.

Sleeps 2 | 1 Super-King or Twins | 1 Shower Room

What our guests say

'' The first to stay, what an honour! What a lovely place to stay, its love, nice and cosy. We have enjoyed our stay here very much, loads of places to visit, tons of wildlife on your doorstep, and of course Douggie, Casper and Kit (The Alpacas). Anybody who stays here will love it as we have''

Very enjoyable stay, such a relaxing week. The Cart Lodge had everything we needed to enjoy our stay. Sitting watching over the fields each night with our evening meal was a bonus, with the added visit of Kit, Douggie and Casper."

''The Cart Lode is beautiful, light and airy and had everything we needed, with the added benefit of the 3 boys. We were able to have dinner outside and appreciated the view. The beautiful pink skies and of course Kit, Doughlas and Casper. Thank you so much''

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The Cart Lodge at Borley, Nr Sudbury

A beautifully converted Cart Lodge in a tranquil position in Borley near to Sudbury. With a private courtyard overlooking the rolling countryside, perfect for a break away relaxing, enjoying the surrounding area.

An exciting and fabulous addition at the Cart Lodge is the three friendly alpaca’s called Casper, Douglas and Kit in the neighbouring field. Where else can you sit and enjoy your breakfast in the courtyard garden and watch these amazing animals waltzing by? There aren’t many beautiful properties which offer this special unique experience, so if you're searching for a holiday cottage with alpacas, you have found pure gold.

Ground Floor:

You enter the property through the double doors, entering into the kitchen/dining area. To your left you have a large utility cupboard, spacious shower room and separate WC. From the kitchen/dining area there is a spiral staircase leading to the bedroom and living area with Juliet balcony looking out across a small wooded area.

Kitchen Dining Room:

This open plan kitchen/dining area has been designed to give you all you need to enjoy cooking at home. The kitchen has a fan assisted oven, electric 4 ring hob, slim-line dishwasher, fridge with icebox freezer and microwave. There is a large solid wooden dining table with two chairs, positioned to enjoy the views of the countryside through the french doors.

Shower Room:

The shower room is split into two sections, as you enter through the door from the kitchen you have a large storage cupboard in front of you. To your right through a sliding door you have a large double walk in shower with a heated towel rail. To your left you have a separate WC and wash basin.

First Floor:

From the ground floor you have a beautiful spiral staircase leading up to the open plan living/bedroom area (please note restricted ceiling height). This is a light space with 5 velux windows with blinds on the ceiling, two end windows and double doors opening onto a Juliet balcony.

Living Area:

At the far end of the first floor you have the living area, with a beautiful two seater sofa and vibrant orange arm chair, perfect for sitting and watching out of the Juliet balcony onto a small wooded space. In the area you have a small dining table with two chairs, this space is great for enjoying meals or working. There is also a small flat screen TV on the wall.


This beautiful property gives you the option of having a luxurious super-king bed or twin beds. There are two bedside tables either side with lamps. There is ample storage with a chest of drawers, 2 ottoman boxes and wall hooks. There is a large full length wall mirror above the stairs.


This property offers a private secured gravelled courtyard garden with large wooden table and bench seat. There are beautiful views across the rolling countryside, and if you are lucky the owners three Alpacas may pay you a visit! The ultimate holiday cottage with alpacas awaits you! (Please do not touch).

Parking is available adjacent to the property.

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 detached self-catering holiday cottage is equipped with electric heating and appliances include a small flat screen TV. Kitchen Appliances include a oven, 4 ring electric hob, fridge with icebox freezer, slim-line Dishwasher, Kettle, Toaster and Microwave.

Borley is a picturesque hamlet situated on high ground between Long Melford and Sudbury, with panoramic views across the rolling countryside of the Essex/Suffolk borders. Borley offers the enviable combination of a rural, peaceful and tranquil location, whilst being within 1 ½ miles from the historic village of Long Melford, 3 miles from the market town of Sudbury and 6 miles from the medieval village of Lavenham.

Long Melford is an historic village, which contains a wealth of fine period houses and cottages along its linear settlement, one of the longest in England. It has an excellent range of facilities including many pubs, restaurants, galleries and a good range of shops.

Sudbury is a thriving and expanding market town and the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough. The town provides an excellent range of shops, supermarkets, a small quayside theatre and modern swimming pool/leisure complex.

Lavenham was founded on the prosperous wool and weaving trade, and home to a magnificent parish church dominating the village and a fine medieval Guildhall occupying one whole side of the market place, now in the care of the National Trust. There are many Tudor, Georgian and Victorian buildings of all sizes. The village offers a number of shops, which include a butchers, bakers, traditional grocer, pharmacy and two Co-operative stores.

1 small well-behaved dog is welcome, If you wish to bring a dog it 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.

Please note the owners have 3 Alpacas on the property grounds.

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

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

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