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Wood Hall Cottage, Near Lavenham

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets? YES

Main Features


This semi-detached period cottage offers somewhere unique and quirky to stay for a weekend or holiday exploring the fascinating mid-Suffolk region. Interiors are reminiscent of a boutique hotel, with an eclectic mix of fine antiques, chandelier, mirrors and accessories creating a chic laissez-faire French style throughout the large living room, kitchen and two pretty bedrooms.

Sleeps 4 | 2 Doubles | 1 Family Bathroom

What our guests say

"Beautiful cottage in lovely surroundings. Lots of lovely nearby family activities. Jousting at Heddingham Castle, Thomas the Tank Engine at East Anglian Railway and Easter fun at Kentwell. Lots more to explore, hope to be back soon!

"Thanks for letting us stay in your beautiful property. We loved the interior and the decoration. We lit the fire every night until the logs were gone. We enjoyed the surroundings and visited many cities and villages. We could even sit out in the sun!"

"Thank you for a lovely time in your beautiful home. Your house is sooo shabby chic with all mod cons for a perfect stay - wonderful x"

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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 2021 or a full refund, if preferred.

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Wood Hall Cottage at Near Lavenham

Ground floor
There’s a warm welcome from the moment that you step into the charming living/dining room, giving access to the kitchen/breakfast room, rear hall with door to the garden and bathroom. Hard flooring runs throughout and wooden stairs rise from the kitchen to the first-floor landing.

Living/Dining Room
Step into this elaborate room with a loved and lived in style which encourages you to recline and unwind on the huge corner sofa or one of the armchairs; with a Smart TV cleverly hidden in a vintage dresser, and an open fire for cosy winter evenings. A large circular table with four chairs sits beside the window and there's a chest of drawers under a decorative mirror next to the door opening into the kitchen.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
Lovely light double aspect room with windows looking onto the garden at the back, and drive at the front. This relaxed country style kitchen has an electric oven with four-ring hob, washer/dryer and a free-standing fridge with two shelf freezer above.

A marble-topped table sits in a sunny spot beside a bench with a couple of chairs under the window, and wooden stairs rise to the first floor.

An unusual bathroom with pretty accessories such as a chest of drawers with gilt mirror and a statue sitting in front of the shuttered window. The bath has a shower attachment over it with a screen and shower curtain, there’s a washbasin and WC.

First Floor
Wooden stairs rise from the kitchen/breakfast room to the first-floor landing where you’ll find a reading area and doors to both bedrooms; all with whitewashed wooden floors.

Master Bedroom
A beautiful French double bed takes pride of place here with a velvet-upholstered head and foot, flanked by cabinets and a stool at the bottom of the bed. There’s ample storage on a couple of practical hanging rails with shelves too, discretely tucked behind thick linen curtains, plus a dressing table with mirror and chair and a chest of drawers. A gorgeous antique mirror reflects light into this unique bedroom.

Cleverly furnished with a wrought iron bed, mirror and little side table with lamp so you can relax with a good book.

Guest Bedroom
Sun streams in through sash windows into this south-facing bedroom, furnished with a Louis XVI style double bed with bedside shelf and lamp beside it. There’s hanging space in a built in wardrobe, plus a wicker blanket chest, dressing table with mirror and chest of drawers.

The gravel drive takes you to the sturdy front door. A large south facing walled garden is at the back of the cottage with a picket fence dividing a section for your own use; you’re welcome to explore the wider garden, and go through the gate to the orchard beyond. Relax in the sun at the pretty wrought iron table with four chairs and a bench.

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 self-catering holiday cottage is equipped with storage heaters and appliances include a smart TV in the living room and additional TV in the guest bedroom and Wifi. The kitchen is equipped with an electric oven with four-ring hob, washer/dryer and a free-standing fridge with two shelf freezer above and a microwave.

A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.
Wood Hall Cottage sits in the quiet village of Little Waldingfield, with a beautiful Church, St Lawrence, rebuilt on a grand scale in the 15th century with aisles and a clerestory. The surrounding area of mid-Suffolk has so many wonderful things to do, including iconic historical landmarks, beautiful parks, wildlife centres and museums.

The cottage is just four miles from the medieval wool town of Lavenham with its beamed houses, beautiful church and Guild Hall (owned by the National Trust); as well as an abundance of independent produce sold in independent shops and served in an excellent collection of eateries, from fine dining at The Swan to a choice of traditional pubs.

Further afield are the villages of Long Melford, Clare and Cavendish, which can be explored by car or bicycle. "Constable Country" is also a fascinating area to explore - East Bergholt, Flatford and Dedham, where you can hire a boat for a day’s rowing on the river Stour.

The sandy beaches of Frinton, Walton and Felixstowe are just under an hour’s drive away while Aldeburgh, Walberswick and Southwold are near enough for a day’s excursion.
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.

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.

Please note that the garden is shared with the larger main house, Wood Hall, however guests do have their own section and are invited to explore the wider area.
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