Suffolk’s ten most popular holiday cottages in 2010 have been revealed by the county’s leading holiday cottage agency for stylish places to stay: Best Escapes, incorporatingBest of Suffolk.
From chic countryside retreats for two, to fabulous seaside houses for ten people, the following cottages were the agency’s top ten most popular holiday cottages in 2010.
Aldeburgh Cottage, Aldeburgh
A beautifully restored seaside cottage with contemporary luxury and period features. Light and airy throughout, it is clutter and chintz free, apart from the friendly painted wooden seagull you’ll find above the fireplace. Click here for more details
Chicoutimi, Thorpeness Sleeps 6
This beach-front house situated in one of the most sought after locations in Suffolk with uninterrupted views of the sea at Thorpeness, about a mile along the beach from the coastal town of Aldeburgh.
The Hay Loft is both elegant and stylish and is situated down a magical private lane, which was once the driveway to the Georgian Liston Hall, just one mile from the heart of the historic Suffolk Wool Town of Long Melford.
A large and impressive five bedroom house that has been tastefully renovated to a high standard. This house is ideal for larger groups or families wanting spacious accommodation within a short walk from Aldeburgh’s High Street and beach. Click here for more details
The Old Coach House, Aldeburgh
This is a spectacular contemporary conversion of a former coach house with fascinating historic connections: built in 1851 it was once owned by Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, the first female medical doctor and first female mayor in England.
This grand Georgian building has a prominent position on Aldeburgh High Street, and is very close to the beach. It was once home to Aldeburgh’s Old Cookery School and has a large kitchen/dining room once used for delicious cookery demonstrations! Click here for more details
Tiger Villa, Aldeburgh Sleeps 2
Saved from the brink of collapse and restored with great integrity, this award-winning period one bedroom property is ideally situated near the beach on the High Street in seaside Aldeburgh. Click here for more details
6 Town Steps, Aldeburgh
This pretty Georgian cottage is moments from the beach and the town’s popular restaurants. It combines the cosy atmosphere of a period cottage with smart contemporary fittings. Click here for more details
White House Farm, Sweffling, nr Saxmundham Sleeps 4
Set in the heart of the peaceful Alde valley within easy reach of Aldeburgh and Southwold on the Suffolk Coast, this historic farmhouse provides delightful accommodation is half-Tudor and half Georgian with simple, tasteful furnishings and a wood-burning stove. Click here for more details
The Workshop at Lime Tree Farm, near Framlingham Sleeps 2
The Workshop is countryside self-catering for two at its most chic! This spacious contemporary conversion of a Victorian stable building brings the best in 21st century design to a delightful period building in a stunning countryside setting.Click here for more details
Notes to Editors:
1. For more details and high resolution photographs contact Naomi Tarry on 01728 638962 or [email protected]
2. All of the top ten cottages were booked for well in excess of 200 nights in 2010 by Best Escapes and its sister website Best of Suffolk.