The Roost at Retreat East, Hemingstone

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets? NO

Main Features


Enjoy a unique stay in luxury accommodation with a wealth of hotel-worthy creature comforts, at a stylish farm retreat with spa, in the stunning Suffolk countryside. No expense has been spared in the renovation of this special barn, with comfortable beds in both ground floor bedrooms and Philippe Starck en-suites. Socialise on the first floor in the large open plan living area comprising a designer kitchen, beamed dining area, and elegant living space. In spring and summer you can relax on your private patio, surrounded by fields, and warm your feet with the under-floor heating when the cold weather comes. Continental breakfast is included and, for a truly relaxing experience, complimentary use of the spa.

Sleeps 4 I 1 King I 1 Super King Zip/Link I 2 En-Suite Shower Rooms

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The Roost at Retreat East at Hemingstone

Ground floor:
You’re welcomed into the hall of this upside down house, with access to both bedrooms and en-suites beyond, the cloakroom and carpeted stairs rising to the first floor. For added luxury there's under-floor heating throughout with brick floors in the hallway, wood in bedrooms and pebble effect in the bathrooms.

Master Bedroom
Beautiful bedroom, with an attractive combination of brick and beamed walls with wood floor scattered with rugs. The king size bed takes pride of place with bedside drawers and additional storage in a wardrobe with hanging space and shelves, plus a dressing table with chair. Wake to a view of the fields through the double doors onto the patio where you can stargaze at night (virtually no light polution) or enjoy your morning coffee.

En-Suite Shower Room
Fully tiled with double shower cubicle, shower rose and adjustable handheld shower, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail.

Guest Bedroom
An equally elegant bedroom with double doors opening onto the bricked outside space making it light and airy, and underfloor heating for cosy winter nights. A padded headboard runs along the back of the super king zip/link beds, giving you the option of super-king or twin configuration, and there's an ornate chest of drawers and wardrobe for your clothes.

En-Suite Shower Room Two
This lovely walk in shower room has stunning pebbled flooring, with a walk in shower and a sink.

On the ground floor, there is also a separate WC which is simply a sink and a toilet.

First floor
This large open planning living area has everything you would need for a cozy evening in, or a fancy dining space for hosting, with enough seating for a party of six people. The large living space is cleverly separated from the kitchen with a great sofa and a range of armchairs, and a flat-screen TV. The first floor really offers a wow factor to the property with its beautiful furnishings and finishing’s, it really doesn’t disappoint!

Kitchen/Dining Room
The kitchen has a SMEG fridge- freezer with two-freezer shelf’s, a 4-slice Breville toaster, and matching kettle, a waist height Miele oven, and 4 Miele Hobs, along with a full size Miele dishwasher and a large sink, there is also a Russell Hobbs microwave.


With double doors out of both of the bedrooms accessing a gorgeous hard floor patio, with views over the grounds of Retreat East. There is a outside table and stools for a morning coffee or dining outside.

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 semi-detached 'upside/down' holiday accommodation is equipped with central heating and appliances include a Smart TV and Wifi. The kitchen is well equipped with a SMEG fridge-freezer with two-freezer shelf’s, a waist height Miele oven, and four ring Miele Hob, along with a full-size Miele dishwasher and a large butler’s sink. There is also a Russell Hobbs microwave tucked away and a charcoal BBQ for outdoor use.

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

You'll have every opportunity to cook up a feast in your designer kitchen or savor a meal from the in-barn dining menu, inspired by the kitchen garden and local suppliers. There’s also a bar where you can enjoy a fine selection of wines from the multi-award- winning East Anglian vineyard, Tuffon Hall.

Located in The Great Barn, the spa is a peaceful space complete with a well-lit gym, Finnish sauna, outdoor hot tub, and full-sized Turkish hamman. There’s also barn-style treatment rooms for luxurious massages, facials, body wraps, manicures, pedicures, and more. Please note that all treatments and therapies are chargeable (advance booking is recommended).
You’ll be staying on a magnificent 35-acre farm in the peaceful Suffolk countryside, roughly a 30-minute drive from the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. You’ll also be approximately seven miles north of Ipswich - the town best known for its coastal lifestyle, maritime history, and foodie culture.

Must-dos include booking a boat trip to sail down the River Orwell, admiring works by Thomas Gainsborough and John Constable at the 16th-century Christchurch Mansion, taking a stroll in one of the lovely parks, and whiling away an evening in one of the buzzy restaurants and bars on the Ipswich waterfront.

The Roost at Retreat East is a two-hour drive from London (by train, it’s just over an hour from Liverpool Street Station to Ipswich Station).
A 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 is subject to our conditions of booking.

Children under the aged 12 and under are only allowed to stay during Suffolk school holidays. Sorry, no smoking or unaccompanied teenagers.

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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