Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
One of a collection of beautifully well appointed country retreats on Upper Langdales Farm, Chaff cottage is a charming and perfect haven for a romantic break away enjoying the tranquil setting of the beautiful Suffolk countryside. Make this your perfect holiday and relax for a week or two enjoying this calm and peaceful cottage surrounded by open fields and their abundance of wild life.
This property is ideal for a couple, the individual business person, rambler, golfer or wedding guests visiting the area and wishing to maintain privacy with the benefits of luxurious home comforts.
Entering into the cosy living room with dining area, this Suffolk country cottage is thoughtfully laid out for two guests.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Stansted 40 km, Nearest railway: stowmarket 4 km|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 1|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The East Anglia region
You may already know some of the many and varied places to visit in the surrounding area, here are some brief details of a few with some links for further information that might be helpful.
Suffolk has a wonderful heritage coastline with beautiful quiet beaches and many interesting coastal towns like Southwold with its pier http://www.southwoldpier.co.uk/ and Aldeburgh which hosts the world renowned music festival http://www.snapemaltings.com sail down the estuaries of the Orwell or the Deben and visit the ancient town of Woodbridge.
If your interest in music is more contemporary then you may be interested in the newly founded John Peel Centre in Stowmarket http://johnpeelcentreforcreativearts.co.uk/ or the very civilised annual music festival Latitude http://www.latitudefestival.com/ held near Southwold.
Visit Suffolk's countryside with its big skies and beautiful landscape which inspired the great 19th century artist John Constable, walk along the banks of the River Stour and step back in time into one of Constables paintings and the unspoilt tranquility of Flatford Mill.
Explore the old wool and market town of Dedham and be inspired by Sir Alfred Munnings' as you can view his paintings in his home and studio at Castle House, Dedham. Whilst on the trail of artists we are close to the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough at Gainsborough House, Sudbury.
If ancient history is your interest you will want to experience the special atmosphere of the anglo-Saxon burial ground at Sutton Hoo near Woodbridge. http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sutton-hoo/ or the magnificent 12th Century Framlingham Castle http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/framlingham-castle
Discover the many local craft and antique shops in some of the finest and picturesque medieval villages in the country. In the nearby wool town of Lavenham you will find a market place with a timber framed guildhall, fine medieval merchants' houses and the Little Hall. The towns magnificent church is one of many to be found in the surrounding villages all of which benefited from the generous donations of rich wool traders.
Love food, love drink, love Suffolk! With the rich soil of the region you will enjoy the freshest produce. From arable to orchards, beef to pigs and vines to vegatables, the local food and drink produced here is world-class.
Close to Upper Langdales you can find such quality at Alder Carr Farm with its restaurant in a converted Suffolk barn. Sumptuous fresh produce can be purchased in the farm shop
http://www.aldercarrfarm.com lookout for the old piggery pottery shop which is a wonderful local craft shop http://www.aldercarrfarm/pottery and don't miss The Suffolk Food Hall and the Cookhouse an experience to behold with breathtaking views accross the River Orwell.
For further information for farm shops, farmers' markets and local food producers .go to http://visitsuffolk.com/food-and-drink
Get involved with the children and make some Dens at Jimmy's Farm (as seen on TV); with the many activities on offer http://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/family-fun/Jimmys_Farm/1581. In the same region the more adventurouse can visit the Suffolk Leisure Centre where there is a dry Ski run offering various activities from Skiing, snowboarding to golf and the daring High Rope trail http://suffolkleisurepark.com
Alton Waters takes you away into the beautiful countryside and is set in 400acres offering an abundance of water activities in qualified hands. http://www.altonwaters.com
Upper Langdales is so wonderfully situated and is surrounded by an abundance of things to do. We musn't forget to mention the many and varied sporting activities, from thought provoking golf courses http://www.1golf.eu/en/golf-courses/united-kingdom/cities/ipswich/, fishing lakes http://www.quietsports.co.uk/index.html with information on the local Creeting Lakes, cycle routes http://www.routeyou.com/location/bike/47302307/biking-in-creeting-st-mary-overview-of-all-cycling-routes.en#c=52.16660849606672;1.0825600000000577&z=14, rambling trails http://www.ramblers.co.uk/walksfinder/walkInfo.php?id=339802 and equestrian centres. http://www.nhec.co.uk/
With lakes and rivers reflecting big skies; golden fields edged with wild flowers; and heathland, fens and forests full of wildlife, it's no wonder that people choose Suffolk as a place to enjoy the great outdoors.
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14 Aug 2014
Enjoyed a fabulous week at Chaff cottage. Perfect in every detail. Delicious cake waiting for us on arrival. Pretty garden to enjoy eating outside with lovely lanterns in the trees ..like a real life… More
3 Oct 2013
"A relaxing stay in high quality pet friendly cottage"
We wanted to have our first holiday away with our puppy and didn't want to travel too far. We found the cottage online and booked it but really didn't know what to expect. When we arrived we… More
1 May 2013
"Wish I had booked two weeks instead of one"
Chaff Cottage is an excellent place for a couple to stay for a quiet break. The cottage is both traditional and modern, a fusion that doesn't often work but does here. Situated far enough away … More
25 Mar 2013
"Visited before, and plan to return."
A beautiful cottage, in a quiet rural location. The decor of the cottage is of a very high standard. It is very clean and has everything you need for a relaxing break, including some welcome goodies f… More
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