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Pretty period Suffolk cottage

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
  • Car essential
  • Nearest beach 15km

A sympathetically restored16th Century cottage with original oak beams throughout, set in the Ore Valley with a large private garden and patio area, Willow Cottage offers the perfect country escape whilst being centrally located for easy access to coast or countryside; situated just 2 miles from historic Framlingham and within easy reach of the beeches at Aldeburgh and Southwold.The secluded site comprises of the Cottage plus 2 further holiday chalets set in landscaped gardens with ample parking space; the whole package can be booked for family events .

Willow Cottage has a comfortable home from home atmosphere and provides all the equipment required for a comfortable, cosy escape. Benefitting from 2 double bedrooms, the master with King size bed and en-suite bathroom, complete with roll top bath; a further family bathroom with shower/steam cubicle is located on the ground floor; the bespoke oak fitted kitchen is complete with fridge, freezer, dishwasher, induction hob, cooker and microwave, scales and baking utensils/accessories plus iron and ironing board. A separate utility houses the washing machine and tumble dryer.

The cosy living area provides access to the patio and for cooler evenings the log burner set in original inglenook fireplace soon brings warmth and cheer. The original beam over the fireplace is complete with Apotropaic symbols used in the 16th and 17th Century to ward off evil spirits; the atmosphere in the Cottage confirms the success of this tradition as it wraps itself around you with a promise of a relaxing peaceful stay! Unusually high ceilings for a cottage of this age give a light airy feeling; perfect for 4 people although a 5th person could be accommodated on the comfy feather sofa! The original staircase in this property is narrow and steep which makes it unsuitable for those will mobility difficulties. Stair gates and a travel cot can be provided for people with young children.All set in a rural setting with a big garden.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Dunwich 15 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest railway: Train stations at Ipswich,Saxmundham and Campsea A 10 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking

The East Anglia region

The cottage is situated in the midst of rural Suffolk 2 miles from the historic market town of Framlingham with its large imposing castle nestled on the edge of this charming unspoilt town which can be easily walked to from the cottage ,with individual shops ,tea shops and pubs all waiting to be explored. Once in the car the east coast is within 10 miles with forest,heathland and beech walks also lovely coastal towns to explore.

Southwold boasts a fun pier and the Adnams brewery making it a must see and the more tradition seaside village of Walbeswick only a hop over the river in the small row boat ferry.

There is a farm park in Easton and a small riding stable within walking distance of the cottage,and Kessingland wildlife centre is a great attraction especially for the younger visitor .

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