Barn | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Nestled in the heart of the Suffolk country-side, our accommodation is perfectly located for the long weekend break, a leisurely midweek holiday or a longer stay.
Paddock Barn is a ground floor barn accommodation sleeping 2-4 people. It consists of a bedroom, lounge, kitchen/ dining room and a bathroom. The bedroom has twin beds and there is a double sofa bed in the lounge as well as a sofa and 2 reclining arm chairs. The kitchen is fully equipped and fitted with electric oven, fridge freezer, microwave & washing machine. The bathroom has a walk in shower and there is also further separate WC and wash basin. TV and internet access are available together with oil fired central heating.
Double patio doors open on to a paved area with garden seating and guests can also spend time in a shared grassed garden area to the rear of the barn. Plenty of available parking.
Dogs are welcome but we have to consider the safety of our own animals so any dog visiting must be able to get along with our cats, dogs and horses.
The barn enjoys a very quiet rural location with 17 acres of land encompassing the property and acres of farmland surrounding its boundaries which can be explored on one of the many public footpaths. The local landscape is mostly made up of various arable crops and hop farming is also popular in the area along with the odd field of sheep.
Quiet single track lanes lead to the nearest village of Charsfield about 1.5 miles away where there is a pub, petrol station, church and recreation ground with a tennis court. The nearest shop and post office is located in the village of Otley about 10 minutes drive away or alternatively at Wickham Market also a 10 minute drive where there are shops and amenities including Chinese & Indian restaurants and a fish & chip shop.
The Suffolk Heritage Coast has many lovely towns and villages to visit including Southwold, Aldeburgh and Orford, the later being about 15 miles from the farm. Forest walks are close by in the forests of Tunstall, Rendlesham and Dunwich.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Orford 24 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Norwich 70 km, Nearest railway: Ipswich 22 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
The East Anglia region
East Anglia is a beautiful part of England with plenty to offer visitors. There are miles of coastline to explore in the counties of Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk with many outstanding beaches and interesting sea side towns along the North Sea Coast.
Inland there are many historic towns and villages and miles of tranquil countryside for walking, cycling or horse riding. The landscape is varied and includes arable crops, animal farming, marshes, forestry and beaches. Across the region there are castles and stately homes waiting to be explored along with many other tourist attractions such as zoos, farms, museums and cathedrals Larger towns and cities include Norwich and Cambridge where a mixture of history and shopping awaits.
Newmarket in Suffolk is the home of horse of horseracing. There are lots of meetings during the flat season and during the Summer the race course hosts 'Newmarket Nights' where you can enjoy a concert by famous acts after the racing has finished. Newmarket is also home to the National Horseracing Museum. In the winter you can go racing at Higham, Ampton or Marks Tey point to point courses.
East Anglia is home to Constable Country. Rowing boats can be hired out at Dedham or Flatford, a great way to admire the scenery painted by John Constable and afterwards try a tasty cream tea at the National Trust shop.
East Anglia is a great place to visit if you are looking to relax and enjoy some peace and tranquility in the countryside.
Paddock barn is located in the Suffolk countryside about seven miles from the historic small towns of Woodbridge and Framlingham and about 15 miles from the Suffolk Heritage Coast.
Woodbridge is situated on the River Deben and walks along the river can be enjoyed from the town. It also has a very pleasant shopping centre with small interesting shops, pubs and restaurants, Woodbridge has a cinema, railway station and swimming pool
Framlingham also has plenty of history and is famous for its castle a magnificent 12th century fortress with a long and colourful past which makes a fascinating day out. The castle was once the refuge of Mary Tudor before she became Queen in 1553 and visitors can now explore over 800 years of life at Framlingham Castle. Like Woodbridge, Framlingham also has small shops and coffee shops to visit.
The Suffolk Heritage Coast, an area of outstanding natural beauty is within a short drive. The many places to visit include Aldeburgh which is well known for its international music festival. It also hosts an annual regatta and carnival. There are interesting shops and places to eat including famous fish and chips which can be enjoyed on the beach. Another is Southwold a charming town with a pier and beach and home to the Adnams beer where you can take a tour of the brewery.
At Minsmere you will find the RSPB reserve.There's so much to see and hear at Minsmere: splendid woodland, wetland and coastal scenery, rare birds breeding and calling in on their migrations, shy wildlife like otters, the booming call of bitterns in spring, beautiful bugs and colourful wild flowers in summer.
There are plenty of country pubs in the area to visit if you enjoy eating out.