Tuckaway Cottage has a Narnia feel to it as you step through a simple door from King Street into an inner covered entrance followed by a long entrance hall which leads to the kitchen at the back. A cosy sitting room is off to the right as well as the shower room – ideally placed for salty sailing gear! Upstairs sit the double bedroom and two quaint cabin style single rooms, as well as a toilet. Original maritime memorabilia, nautical books, artwork and navigation equipment make this a fascinating seaside holiday cottage.
There’s unrestricted parking close to the cottage and plenty of space to securely store buggies, beach gear, bikes etc. in the covered entrance at the front of the cottage.
The front door opens into a long hall where the walls are filled with an interesting assortment of nautical memorabilia – ships steering wheels, oars, books, artwork, boats etc. A desk sits at the end for those needing to do a spot of work and the sitting room is off to the right with the kitchen at the far end. The shower room sits on the ground floor and stairs rise to the first-floor landing. A sisal carpet runs through the majority of the house with rugs, there’s linoleum in the kitchen and slate tiles in the entrance and shower room.
Comfortably furnished with sofa and selection of chairs with a sturdy blanket box, dresser heaving with CDs and games, drop leaf table which you can use for meals and plenty of occasional tables stacked with coffee table books and lamps. A wood burner sits in the attractive fireplace and doors open to the hall.
This traditional style kitchen sits quietly at the back of the cottage and is equipped with a free standing electric oven with four rings and extractor; slimline dishwasher, under counter fridge with ice compartment, washing machine and free standing microwave. You can enjoy meals at home with a sturdy kitchen table, chairs and stool.
Ideally placed for a shower after sailing or a salty swim. right next to the front door with large fully tiled shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
Steep wooden stairs rise and turn to the first-floor landing, with oars and chunky rope cleverly designed to steady you as you mount. The three bedrooms and WC open off the landing.
A carved wooden bed takes pride of place an eclectic mix of bedside tables and two chests of drawers. There’s a wash basin, ornamental fireplace and window overlooking a quiet courtyard.
Single Bedroom One
Furnished in a nautical theme with tongue and groove walls, tilly lamp, striped roman blind and cabin style bed (2’6” x 6’), plus a chest of drawers, wash basin, chair and west facing window.
Single Bedroom Two
A unique cabin style bed (2’6” x 6’) is a great feature in this single room furnished with drop leaf table, wash basin, chair, built in wardrobe and window overlooking the inner courtyard.
Simply a convenient WC close to all bedrooms which have their own basins.
There’s unrestricted parking close to the cottage and plenty of space to securely store beach gear, bikes etc. in the porch and open entrance courtyard.
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 self-catering holiday cottage is equipped with convector heaters and appliances include two TVs with storage heaters and appliances include two TVs with FreeSat and Wifi. The kitchen is equipped with a free standing electric oven with four rings and extractor; slimline dishwasher, under counter fridge with ice compartment, washing machine and free standing microwave.
A travel cot and high chair are not included as Tuckaway Cottage as the cottage is not suitable for 'little guests' due to the steep and winding stairs.
This nautical period holiday cottage is in a super location within a pebble’s throw of the beach and close to the high street in the picturesque town of Aldeburgh with its excellent restaurants, pubs, cafes and wide range of independent shops, convenience stores, art galleries and huts along the beach where local fishermen sell their wares.
The area is excellent for cycling, sailing or golf and there are many interesting walks and places to visit, including the nearby Aldeburgh Marshes, picture-postcard village of Thorpeness and world renowned Snape Maltings.
A well-behaved dog is welcome downstairs. 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.
Please note that the inner/rear courtyard does not belong to Tuckaway, it belongs to a neighbour and the door to it is for emergency exit only.
PLEASE NOTE THAT TUCKAWAY COTTAGE DOES NOT ALLOW CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF FIVE DUE TO STEEP AND TURNING WOODEN STAIRS BEING DANGEROUS FOR LITTLE GUESTS.
Sorry, no smoking or unaccompanied teenagers.
Please note that the stairs are typical of a period cottage, steep and with a turn so not ideal for anyone with a mobility problem, however there is a rope on one side to assist you and oars placed to use as a handrail. There's also a step in the hall and between some rooms on the ground floor.
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 http://www.bestofsuffolk.co.uk/terms-and-conditions
All bookings are subject to our terms and conditions which you can read by clicking here.