£92 / night help
Price for guests, Nights

Watsons Farm – Home 107857 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Watsons Farm is ideal for those wanting peace and quiet and a chance to unwind.. It is 30 minutes from Southwold, Walberswick ,Dunwich and Snape Maltings concert hall.There is an excellent selection of pubs and restaurants in the area serving locally sourced produce. Outstanding amongst these is the Fox and Goose in Fressingfield itself. Farmers markets are held locally every Saturday,.The immediate area around Watsons Farm is popular with cyclists for its quiet country lanes and softly undulating countryside. There is ample storage space for bikes.

Please contact the owner by telephone

Further details indoors

Comfortably furnished sitting room with log fire, and French doors onto a secluded south facing hedged garden. with barbecue and garden furniture.There is a DVD player, freeview,CD player and HI-FI Wi- Fi, and an extensive collection of books. The kitchen dining room,leads into a small lobby with a writing desk . The bathroom with shower is on the ground floor. There are steep narrow stairs to the first floor,where there is one twin bedroom, and one double. The beds have duvets and all linen is provided.

Further details outdoors

Watsons Farm is situated in the middle of 5 acres of paddocks. There is a forty acre common at the end of the drive where wild orchids can be seen in May. There is plenty of parking space in front of barn complex.There are farm walks to the rear of the property.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
    Beds in other rooms:
  • 1 Family bathroom


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Staffed property
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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About the owner

Mary H.
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Calendar updated:
24 Mar 2019
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
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Languages spoken: English

This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 30 Nov 2009. Located in Suffolk, it has 22 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £344 to £630.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 24 Mar 2019.


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Guest reviews

Excellent – based on 22 reviews Excellent
22 reviews

Very Good

“very rural”

Reviewed 20 Sep 2018

a very warm welcome but very rural nearest town 10 miles a car is a must no upstair loo stairs very steep must be fit

Owner's reply: Watsons Farm is in a rural situation down a long drive surrounded by fields and this is what gives it its peace and tranquility, much appreciated by numerous returning guests.

“a little bit of Suffolk tranquility”

Reviewed 18 Mar 2014

Watson's farm is the wing of a beautiful farm house 1/2 mile down a farm drive surrounded by fields. The cottage provides all that you need. There is an enclosed garden for dogs, very easy access to some great walks around the fields. An open fire with firewood is included. The farm is approx. 2 miles from Fressingfield which has an excellent village shop and pub.

“Cosy and comfortable”

Reviewed 10 Feb 2014

It was easy booking with Mary and we found the property very comfortable, cosy and historical. All the amenities from home. Not too far down the road from a shop and various pubs and a restaurant. Look forward to our next stay.

“Paradise in Suffolk”

Reviewed 9 Jun 2012

This was the most peaceful & comfortable location we could have rented. The cottage is charming in a rustic way but full of all mod cons you would want in your own home. The kitchen is perfectly equipped to eat in and the lounge wonderfully comfortable to relax in at night. The bedrooms are lovely and comfortable and the whole property extremely clean. The garden out the back is so relaxing on a hot day that you never want to go in. The owner lives on site and is a lovely, friendly accommodating lady who goes out of her way to please. We struggle to find any negative points which must be a good sign. The only downside is the rickety staircase that you have to encounter in the night to get to the loo. However this is not a problem it is just that we all live in a world where we expect en-suites. The shower/WC is modern and hygenic. Although we have recommended the cottage for elderly travellers it would be a problem to anyone who is not too spritely. I highly recommend this property to others wishing to rent.

“A little piece of heaven!”

Reviewed 24 Jan 2012

We have holidayed at Watsons Farm on six occasions over the last five years during different seasons and it just gets better and better. Mary Hinde is always very friendly and helpful. The cottage is delightful and quirky. Our particular favourite season is winter, as after being out all day we can return to a roaring fire. The surrounding countryside is fantastic for peace and quiet. The location is wonderful for wildlife from hares in the spring to swallows in the stables in the summer and barn owls in the winter. Our daughters have spent time with Mary helping with the horses in her stables. The area around Watsons Farm is ideal for walkers and cyclists and it is not far from the Suffolk Heritage Coast. All in all we have always enjoyed staying at Watsons Farm and will continue to do so.

“We are about to return for the 4th time”

Reviewed 14 Jan 2012

We have loved starying at Watson's Farm. It is a beautiful cottage with everything you need (including log fire) in a fantastic location. Mary, the owner, is always friendly and helpful. Apart from its beauty, the surrounding countryside provides lots of interest with Southwold, Aldeburgh and Minsmere (bird sanctuary) all wonderful places to visit. We have also travelled a little further afield to Constable's birthplace and the Mediaeval town of Lavenham. The local pubs have character and also excellent reasonably priced food. We are looking forward to returning in April.

“Absolute peace in your very own home in the country”

Reviewed 1 Jan 2012

I have been going to Watsons Farm for years now and I go back because it doesn't feel like a "country cottage" but a home from home. I love old buildings and Watsons Farm has history in buckets, but with a warmth that is rare in rental properties. It is a great base to explore this wonderful part of Suffolk. You are only a short drive from so many wonderful places such as Blythburgh church, Southwold (for the antiques), Walberswick (The Anchor does great food), Snape Maltings and the concert hall etc. etc. The Fox and Goose in Fressingfield (the nearest village) is a mecca for foodies and has a wonderful store open all hours (don't do the Tesco thing!). I would recommend Watsons Farm to anybody who loves the English countryside, a warm welcome and wants relaxation.

“A peaceful location, ideal for visiting the Suffolk countryside & coast”

Reviewed 28 Dec 2011

This 17th century cottage is full of character but is comfortable and has a homely feel about it. It has a spacious lounge and Kitchen/diner and the two bedrooms have more than adequate wardrobe and cupboard space. The property has central heating and the lounge contains a delightful log fire. It is situated 300 yards from the nearest country road and is surrounded by spacious gardens and open fields. The nearby villages have well stocked stores and Halesworth & Harleston provide a more extensive range of shops. Above all was the warm & friendly welcome we received from Mrs Hinde and her friends, responding positively to any requests we made. Easy access to the coast by car and very pleasant motoring through the quiet Suffolk country lanes.

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