Barn | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
PEACE AND TRANQUILITY, thats what you will experience if you book a stay at Owls Nest .In fact many of our guests comment on the beautiful idilic location as soon as they arrive. This first floor accommodation is accessible via an external wooden staircase. The accommodation sleeps 2 people and has a bedroom with a double bed, bathroom with bath and shower, and a kitchen/lounge dining room. The kitchen is fully equipped including a built in fridge with ice box, washing machine, electric hob, and combi microwave. There is a breakfast bar with bar stools. The lounge dining room has a dining table and chairs a sofa and armchair with foot stool and built in cupboards. There is TV, internet access and oil fired central heating in the property.
The property benefits from lovely views to the back and front and has a light and airy feel with a large window in the main living area.
There is a shared grassed garden area to the rear of the property and plenty of available parking. Pets are welcome but must be able to climb stairs as the property is on the first floor. Also any pets must be able to get along with other dogs, cats 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 2, 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|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
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.
Owls Nest 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. Minsmere was the location for the BBC Spring Watch series in 2014.
There are plenty of country pubs in the area to visit if you enjoy eating out.
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19 Jul 2014
If you are looking for a wonderful Barn Conversion in a most peaceful and beautiful area then this is the place for you. The owners Clare and Chris are really friendly and so helpful. Owls Nest is sup… More
4 Jul 2014
"Owls Nest was exactly what we were looking for."
We really enjoyed our stay at Owls Nest, which was very comfortable and well-equipped. It was in a lovely location that was convenient for the places we wanted to visit, including Sutton Hoo and RSPB … More
1 Jun 2014
"Good location, no phone signal"
This was prefect height for me at 5foot 3, but unfornately my boyfriend is 5 11, and several features caused him some problems. The shower over the bath meant that he couldn't use it. The sloppin… More
I am not sure which network this customer used but we have never had the comment of 'no signal' before. We use Vodafone which has an excellent signal and I also know that O2 and Orange do have some signal especially from the elevated position of Owls Nest but I can not comment on all networks. With regards to the slopping roof, the main living area does have a high ceiling but maybe the ground floor accommodation 'Paddock Barn' would have been more suitable in this case as it has a large walk in shower and regular ceilings throughout.
21 May 2014
"Lovely rural setting, peaceful, well placed & comfortable"
Spent a very relaxing weekend at Owl's Nest. Well positioned to explore the Suffolk Coast and also lovely walks in the local area.Clare and Chris very friendly and helpful.
27 Mar 2014
"Home from home"
Had a fabulous few days at Owls Nest. Everything we needed plus welcoming refreshments and biscuits in the accommodation on arrival. Bright and modern very comfortable and in a lovely location. We explored all the Suffolk coast from our base as everywhere was in easy driving distance. The peace and quiet was wonderful. Definitely worth a revisit. Thanks Clare xx
23 Jan 2014
"Fabulous rural retreat"
Lovely and quiet, walked to nearby towns and drove to further places. Car is handy but not a necessity if you have everything you need with you.
26 Sep 2013
"Fantastic short break!"
Lovely barn conversion all you need for a short break. Adequate facilities, very friendly owners with lots of suggestions on places to visit. Just beware of the pitched roof as my partner kept hitting… More
16 Sep 2013
"Perfect place to get away from it all in beautiful surroundings"
I can't rate our stay here highly enough. The owners are welcoming and friendly, the property itself has everything you need for a perfect self catering stay. You can't help but wind down because it is such a peaceful, tranquil place. We will definitely be back.
11 Sep 2013
"Secluded but accessible"
This property would be difficult to find without a sat nav but once one has got one's bearings it is surprising how convenient it is for all the lovely villages and towns in that vicinity.There i… More
9 Aug 2013
"Perfect place for a peaceful break"
Claire and Chris couldn't have been more helpful. Owls Nest is the perfect place for a couple looking for a peaceful break. In the middle of the Suffolk countryside sharing the property with horses, dogs, chickens and ducks - our dog was made as welcome as we were! Lots of cycle rides along quiet country lanes and several pubs worth dropping in. Close to Woodbridge, Framlingham, Southwold and lots more. We will be going back - hopefully before too long. Thanks again.
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