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Old Oak Barn

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 7 reviews

Old Oak Barn

Barn | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

This beautifully converted barn dating back to the 16th Century is located in Pages Green - a secluded part of the tranquil village - Wetheringsett.

Old Oak Barn is accessed through a chunky solid oak door with a natural stone entrance hall. Not only will barn enthusiasts get excited over the traditional, handcrafted, Suffolk latched doors, timber floors, massive supporting beams and distinctive floor to ceiling windows flooding light into this open-plan living and dining space, but they will also note the warm, friendly and welcoming character of the building.

The living space features dimable designer lights, leather sofas and a hearty wood burning stove. The large bespoke kitchen boasts a beautiful stone floor, thick luxurious granite work tops, traditional butler sink, cosy corner breakfast area and all the high-end appliances you would expect from a quality barn conversion.

Wander up to the spacious galleried landing where you will find a large comfortable sofa providing the perfect spot to read a book, snooze OR marvel at the large period lantern suspended in the hall. Retreat to the master bedroom where you will discover the super king size oak four-poster bed and from here you can lie back and gaze up at the stars through the full height windows on a clear night! A further super king bedroom with en-suite can also be found on the ground floor. Scale the flight of oak stairs with oak and glass banisters to find a stylish 3rd bedroom with a king size bed and an en-suite before crossing the bridge to two further bedrooms both with super king beds ensuring all the guests get a good nights sleep!

At the front of the property is a double garage with remote opening door. A rustic pea gravel drive gives access to the quiet leafy lane, with no through traffic, and provides off-road parking for 5-6 cars. Surrouding the property is the beautiful countryside, with south-facing uninterrupted views over the fields.

Ground Floor: The property is entered through the hallway which features the cloakroom with W.C. and hand basin as well as the utility room.

Living/Dining area: The bright open plan living/dining area is split into their respective sections by the oak staircase. The open plan living area features three comfortable leather 3 seater sofas, a wood burning stove, a flat screen TV with DVD player and a Sonos music system allowing you to play tunes from your smart phone wirelessly and stream music from the internet. The open plan dining area features a long oak trestle table with seating for up to ten guests.

Kitchen/Breakfast area: The luxurious open plan kitchen features a fridge/freezer, a dishwasher, a microwave, a large range style double oven with duel fuel and 6 ring hob. The open plan breakfast area opposite features a oak table with seating for up to twelve guests.

Bedroom 1: The master bedroom features a super king size four poster bed and a large wardrobe for storage with solid oak exposed beams throughout and the pretty feature window, which catches the view of the morning sun.

En-suite shower room for Bedroom 1: The en-suite shower room features a drench shower, W.C. and hand basin.

Bedroom 2: The second bedroom features two comfortable single beds that can be zip linked to make up a super king size bed and a wardrobe and chest of drawers for storage. Original oak beams are featured throughout with wooden flooring.

First Floor: A flight of oak stairs leads you up to the first floor with a spacious gallery that overlooks the open plan living and dining area. Featured here next to the guest suite is a comfortable three seater sofa.

Bedroom 3: The third bedroom, the guest suite, features a king size bed and a walk-in wardrobe for storage. Original oak beams are featured throughout with luxurious carpeting.

En-suite shower room for Bedroom 3: The en-suite shower room features a shower, W.C. and hand basin.

Bedroom 4: The fourth bedroom features two comfortable single beds that can be zip linked to make up a super king size bed and a wardrobe for storage. Original oak beams are featured throughout with luxurious carpeting.

Bedroom 5: The fifth bedroom features two comfortable single beds that can be zip linked to make up a super king size bed and a wardrobe and chest of drawers for storage. Original oak beams are featured throughout with luxurious carpeting.

Family Bathroom: The bathroom features an impressive Victorian roll-top bath, a shower, a W.C. and a hand basin.

Outside: Surrounding the property is the beautiful countryside and at the front is a double garage with remote opening door for 2 cars, and off-road parking for 5-6 cars on the drive. An open pond stretches approximately two thirds of the length of the barn and runs parallel to it and directly opposite it.

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 large self-catering Wetheringsett accommodation is equipped with remote controlled undefloor heating. Appliances include a flat screen TV with Freesat channels and a DVD player, a Sonos music system, eight-ring gas hob, large range oven, BBQ, a fridge/freezer, a dishwasher and a microwave. Wifi is also available. Wood is provided for the wood burning stove.

A travel cot and high chair are available from the property owners on request at the time of booking.

Sorry, no smoking or unaccompanied teenagers are permitted at this property.

A well-behaved dog is welcome in the kitchen and garage only. 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 terms and conditions.

Children are welcome, however, please note that there is a open pond parallel to the property which may not be suitable for children.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach Aldeburgh 40 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 6 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Stanstead 100 km, Nearest railway: Stowmarket 16 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites
Furniture Double beds (5), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking

The East Anglia region

Stowmarket

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13 Jan 2015

5/5

"Wow - Great place to get together with friends and family!"

We were a group of friends with two little ones 6 & 2yrs getting together to celebrate my 40th birthday. I'm so glad we agreed on The Old Oak Barn, it was perfect. I was welcomed with bubbly, chops and a card (most thoughtful) Each night each couple took turns in cooking which was no problem with the size of the kitchen and all the equipment you needed. We didn't get under each other's feet as the property is quite large, especially with each bedroom having its own en-suite and the boys loved the open lounge/dining area where they could have a run around or play with their cars without disturbing others.

It is quite a few miles from anywhere, there isn't a pub you can walk to, but if you don't mind a drive out Stowmarket and Diss are nice, major supermarkets are here and the unspoilt seaside town of Southwold is definately worth a visit.

Overall there were no real complaints about the property but a couple of suggestions firstly the sky lights in the bedrooms could really do with covering, it wasn't too bad in winter cause of the dark mornings, summer would be ok as long as your not one to lie in, it was very bright when the sun did come up, secondly a tumble dryer would be a good idea especially for the winter stays.

I could not recommend this property enough if you are a family or group of friends reuniting, Great area for partying and dining!

30 Oct 2014

5/5

"Magnificent barn furnished to a very high standard."

We are a family of 9, ages from 5 to 70 and this is our second visit to this property. We all wholeheartedly recommend the barn, the owners were on hand and very helpful in sorting any minor problems that we had ie when we could not get the Wi Fi to work.
There was lots to do for all of us whether it was riding on the local steam train, taking brisk early morning walks in the beautiful countryside and meeting the locals, eating at local hostelries and visiting the coastal towns of Southwold and Aldeburgh not to mention the many historical villages thereabouts, and for the birders there is of course the not to be missed Minsmere. ENJOY

11 Jul 2014

5/5

"Great place to get together and relax"

The barn is a beautifully restored property in a very quiet area of Suffolk but still easily accessible form London. The owner has spared no expense in making it a great place to get together with friends and family. It has been finished to a great standard with a good size kitchen and a big open entertaining area. The bedrooms are all finished well and en suite. The outside area is perfect for BBQs. Great time had by all.

23 Apr 2014

5/5

"Stunning, luxurious accommodation in tranquil surroundings."

Simply stunning accommodation, extremely homely feel with all modern facilities. Kitchen is very well equipped and has a beautiful range oven.
Large log burner in the lounge area and fantastic Sonos sound system which has influenced us to buy one!!

22 Apr 2014

5/5

"Beautiful barn!"

A group of us travelled down to stay for the weekend for a friends birthday. We were amazed when we arrived here. Despite being in the middle of nowhere the place it self was absolutely perfect and … More

18 Mar 2014

4/5

"A few niggles but a wonderful place for a large family get-together"

We booked the OOB for a family party of 6 adults and 4 children (10, 5, 4,1 years old). The OOB offers a great space inside for everyone to come together without getting op top of each other. Outsid… More

26 Jan 2014

5/5

"Lovely place to reunite with friends"

Beautiful barn with homely feeling. Not only was the master bedroom large and comfortable, the house was filled with charm. Beautifully decorated and cared for by its owner. All rooms made up to the… More

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Calendar last updated:28 Jan 2015

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