Farmhouse | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 18
Elms Farmhouse is a wonderful luxury Suffolk Country farmhouse of 8 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, suitable for exclusive hire by groups of up to 18 people. It is located on the edge of the quaint village of Wangford, which boasts 2 lovely traditional country pubs within easy walking distance. The property is also only 3 miles from the delightful and trendy ‘Southwold’, with it’s famous pier, great beaches and fabulous shops, bars and restaurants.
Elms Farm house, which dates back to the 15th Century, has recently been refurbished to a high standard, including the classic large and excellently equipped country-style farmhouse kitchen, with walk-in pantry and all the modern conveniences chefs of all standards would require to prepare meals for all the household. There is a wonderful dining room, with a huge table big enough for the whole group to sit around - very regal!
After dinner, your party can relax in the large reception room arranged as a TV room, with internet TV, DVD and home cinema system, including a library of movies and music. There is another reception which is ideal for letting younger ones take over for those quieter moments. The house also boasts a small library available to guests use, for those quiet reading periods in front of the open fires or out in the private gardens.
There are 8 bedrooms, arranged as 5 doubles, 2 triples & 1 twin. Each room is finished with luxury linen, duvets and pillows to make going to sleep an event in itself. Linen TOC count is 500 (average is 180). The house has 4 bathrooms, (1 ensuite, 1 ‘Jack and Jill’, 2 family) each newly re-fitted.
Elms Farmhouse sits on it’s own private plot of 3 acres of mature gardens and lawns. There is a covered private swimming pool in the garden for all year round swimming. The old farm 'office' has recently been refurbished into a lively games room, containing full size pool table, dart board and table football games centre.
Elms Farmhouse is ideal for a large family & groups of friends looking for that perfect home to base their celebrations or simply to explore the famous Suffolk coastal villages and towns, along with all the many local attractions.
Everyone will quickly relax and feel like they never want to leave.
|Size||Sleeps up to 18, 8 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Southwold 4 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Norwich 45 km, Nearest railway: Beccles 13 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Private indoor pool, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (7), Double beds (6), Cots (1), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 18|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private indoor pool, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The kitchen is fitted with all modern conveniences and facilities required to prepare the most sumptuous banquets right down to simple fast packed lunches for day trips out. There are 2 x 4 slot toasters & 2 kettles and a massive teapot so no-one waits too long for tea and toast in the morning. If there exists a tool for the kitchen, it is likely in this one. With one huge separate reception room, and another very useful breakfast / reading room, you can all gather in one or split up, perhaps with the younger members of the group taking over the breakfast room as their own, or it could be used as a room for those quiet moments. It is also an ideal casual breakfast / children's dining area.
|Further details outdoors|
Elms Farmhouse sits on its own private 3 acre plot arranged as sweeping lawns and mature gardens. There are seats and tables for al fresco dining for everyone. The gardens back onto private farm land and there is an attractive large pond to the front of the house.
A small welcome pack will await your arrival of:
Red wine, white wine, milk, tea, coffee, sugar. We also provide a limited amount of dishwasher tablets & an arrangement of herbs and spices to help with your gourmet plans.
Each bathroom has a small array of personal care items for your use.
The East Anglia region
East Anglia boasts the driest weather in the UK. The whole area was home to the Angles before the arrival of the Romans some 2066 years ago. It was the largest and most developed area of civilisation for many years to come, with the Romans making their capital in the area. In medieval times, the area was home to a thriving wool trade and other important industries as well as farming. Some of the towns, such as Lavenham and Clare, became very prosperous and managed to hang onto their importance and grandeur even until now. Whereas Dunwich, the largest port in the world at one point, all but disappeared into the sea. Southwold and Aldeburgh expanded and are now sophisticated & cosmopolitan seaside towns, attracting thousands of visitors each year. The east Suffolk coastline is considered one of the best in the UK and there are numerous areas of designated interest or outstanding beauty as well as lots of activities and tourist attractions.
As East Anglia is a major tourist destination, the area hosts lots of attractions too numerous to list here. They range from large 'disney' style theme parks to nature walks and local museums. Do check out google for websites that list these.
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17 Jun 2014
"Amazing House, Beautiful Setting"
We returned from Elms Farmhouse yesterday and had to write this glowing review this morning. We were a party of 5 families with children 1yr-6yrs. The house is amazing, large rooms, huge garden and of… More
5 Jan 2014
"Beautiful spot and sorry to leave"
Have just returned from a lovely weekend stay at the Elms Farmhouse. Loved it! So many nooks and crannies to explore...spacious yet warm and cosy with an inviting atmosphere. I managed to completely … More
24 Nov 2013
"A beautiful house, in beautiful surroundings, exceeded all expectations and would highly recommend for family gatherings"
We celebrated my dads 70th birthday and felt at home as soon as we walked through the door of this amazing house. The photos do not do it justice , the rooms are big and spacious, especially the wond… More
14 Oct 2013
"Great for all the family"
We rented the property for our silver wedding anniversary and wife's 60th Birthday celebration for all our children, their partners and our grandchildren and of course our sons dog! Six individua… More
8 Oct 2013
"PERFECT FOR LARGE PARTIES"
Just had a lovely family weekend in Elms Farmhouse. Took a fog, kids and adults and it worked a treat. The house is really well proportioned and had ample room, never feeling crammed or cluttered. The… More
6 May 2013
We were a party of 12 plus four dogs, ages ranged from 6-78, a great time wasa had by all. The pool was sooo warm, and the cosy fire in the lounge at night just right for an April night. the kitchen was better equipped than my own, and TWO dishwashers was great, We loved the huge dining table, big enough for all dishes to be put out. All rooms were lovely and plenty of bath and shower rooms. It was great having breakfast room with TV for the kids, and the games and books. We went to Southwold Quay and walked across to Walberswick, The Quay has fresh fish and prawns etc, also Fish and Chips. before having a meal in the Lord Nelson. Elms Farmhoiuse is perfect for large groups as it is sooo spacious. lots of nooks and crannies, kids loved exploring. We will all return again for a longer stay, well done to the owners for such a great rental property. Didn't get to the Local pup as we had a great time in the evenings at the house, to good to leave.
23 Apr 2013
"Amazing, well-equipped farmhouse"
We had a fantastic time - the house is wonderful and perfect for a big group like ourselves. Sometimes properties are advertised as having space for a certain number when in fact its a real squeeze. … More
12 Apr 2013
"suberb house with outstanding facilities!!"
We have just returned from 5 days here. we were a large group aged 6-78. EVERYONE thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The house is massive with huge rooms, not crowded at all. Plenty of room for us all to relax and also eat TOGETHER. The pool was surprisingly large and lovely and warm. The beds were also extremely comfortable.Great location too...could not fault the place...will definitely return!
17 Feb 2013
"Nice Location Plenty of room"
A whole bunch of us stayed at Elms Farm in January to celebrate our friend's 50th birthday. On arrival at the farmhouse, we found that the house was very cold. This was probably due to not being… More
The heating points mentioned with regards to the house, pool and games room have all been fixed. We do provide tea towels and an oven glove in the kitchen but not bath or pool towels.
21 May 2012
"Excellent house for a large get together"
We had a long weekend at Elms Farm House in April to celebrate my partner's 40th, and it was the perfect choice. There are enough spaces that everyone in a large group can duck away for some priv… More
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